Computer Basics 101


http://www.computer-hardware-explained.com/computer-basics.html

http://www.computer-hardware-explained.com/learn-about-computer-hardware.html

http://www.computer-hardware-explained.com/boot-process.html

http://www.computer-hardware-explained.com/computer-hard-drive.html

http://www.computer-hardware-explained.com/computer-ram.html

http://www.computer-hardware-explained.com/cd-rw-drives.html

http://www.computer-hardware-explained.com/best-external-ssd/

http://www.computer-hardware-explained.com/computer-motherboards.html

http://www.computer-hardware-explained.com/computer-video-card.html

http://www.computer-hardware-explained.com/computer-monitor.html

http://www.computer-hardware-explained.com/what-is-a-network-card.html

http://www.computer-hardware-explained.com/computer-power-supply.html




Computers for Dummies



“FORGOT PASSWORD” (Google it)

http://www.pcworld.com/article/3138820/windows/when-your-windows-10-login-password-fails-you-need-a-recovery-drive.html

http://www.pcworld.com/article/3138820/windows/when-your-windows-10-login-password-fails-you-need-a-recovery-drive.html

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PILDBTObzLw

http://www.howtogeek.com/96630/how-to-reset-your-forgotten-windows-password-the-easy-way/

http://www.lostwindowspassword.com/bypass-windows-7-password.html

https://www.ifixit.com/Answers/View/120630/How+can+I+reset+password+without+reset+disk

http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_7-security/i-forgot-my-password-for-windows-7-for-my-laptop/d3bb29fc-6533-4887-b266-604af142b8e2

http://www.pcmag.com/news/349095/how-to-launch-windows-without-entering-a-password

https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT201487

https://www.lifewire.com/recover-yahoo-password-1174485



http://www.pcadvisor.co.uk/how-to/windows/how-gain-access-your-windows-account-if-you-lost-your-password-3433989/

http://www.pcworld.com/video/61943/i-forgot-my-windows-10-password


Black screen HP
http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c03518165/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=41Rxs3BUeUE

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4nirfs6oJaA


SHORTCUT KEYS

http://www.computerhope.com/shortcut.htm

BIOS and CMOS keys F2 or newer, F10
http://www.computerhope.com/issues/ch000192.htm 


HP and FN key
http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c02951398

http://www.dummies.com/computers/pcs/how-to-use-the-fn-key-on-your-laptop/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NzARbNdokOg



Can’t CONNECT to WIFI 


Boosting your Wireless Signal

http://www.tomshardware.com/answers/id-1762774/laptop-connect-wifi.html

https://www.lifewire.com/cant-connect-to-the-internet-try-this-817794

https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT204051

http://www.dummies.com/computers/pcs/what-to-do-when-you-cant-connect-to-your-wireless-network/

http://www.pctechbytes.com/networking/laptop-cant-connect-to-the-internet/

http://superuser.com/questions/736235/cant-connect-to-internet-through-wifi-but-can-with-cable 


Is someone stealing your home WIFI?
http://www.cheatsheet.com/gear-style/find-someone-stealing-wi-fi.html/?utm_source=zergnet.com&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=zergnet_1171139


PCWORLD GOING BACk an OS Version http://www.pcworld.com/video/65877/windows-10-how-to-return-to-windows-7-or-8

PDFCREATOR DOWNLOAD

https://sourceforge.net/projects/pdfcreator/


CNET DRIVERS WINDOWS TIPS

http://download.cnet.com/windows/

http://download.cnet.com/s/drivers/windows/


SLOW LAPTOPS

https://www.cnet.com/how-to/5-reasons-why-your-laptop-is-slow/

https://www.cnet.com/how-to/remove-delete-yourself-from-the-internet/

http://tips4pc.com/computer-maintenance-help/15_ways_to_speed_up_your_compute.htm

http://www.wikihow.com/Speed-Up-a-Slow-Windows-Computer-for-Free

http://www.pcworld.com/article/2058086/speed-up-a-slow-pc-without-buying-new-hardware.html 


Speed UP WINDOWS 10

http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2364937,00.asp


VIDEO FREEWARE EXPLAINED CNET

http://download.cnet.com/Puran-Utilities/3000-2094_4-75764049.html 


CNET HOME NETWORKING


https://www.cnet.com/how-to/home-networking-explained-part-1-heres-the-url-for-you/

PCWORLD FREE UTILITIES LISTS

http://www.pcworld.com/article/223276/tremendous_free_pc_utilities.html

PINIFORM CCLEANER, RECUVA DEFRAGGER download

http://www.piriform.com/ 


TONI ARTS HOME

http://personal.inet.fi/business/toniarts/ecleane.htm 


MALWAREBYTES DOWNLOAD

https://www.malwarebytes.com/

GOOGLE CHROME DOWNLOAD

https://www.google.com/chrome/browser/desktop/ 


FIREFOX DOWNLOAD

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/new/ 


ADOBE OPEN OFFICE

http://www.openoffice.org/

GIZMOS FREEWARE

http://www.techsupportalert.com/


ZDNET Homepage


http://www.zdnet.com/
Microsoft DOWNLOAD
http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download 


DELL


http://www.dell.com/en-us/ 


HP


http://support.hp.com/us-en/

http://support.hp.com/us-en/drivers

http://h30434.www3.hp.com/


HIDDEN ADMIN ACCT WIN 7.8,10

http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/windows-vista/enable-the-hidden-administrator-account-on-windows-vista/

http://www.prophethacker.com/2016/06/enable-hidden-administrator-account-windows-7-10.html


BOOT PROBLEMS

http://www.smartpcfixer.com/support/343/boot-problems

http://www.smartpcfixer.com/support/343/boot-problems

http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/32523/how-to-manually-repair-windows-7-boot-loader-problems/



http://www.pcworld.com/article/148575/boot_shutdown_problems.html

http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/solve-windows-boot-problems/



http://www.wikihow.com/Troubleshoot-Computer-Startup-Problems

https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb457123.aspx

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/tutorials/repair-windows-with-windows-startup-repair/ 



REINSTALLING WIN 7 

http://www.pcworld.com/video/28441/windows-7-reinstall
http://www.tomshardware.com/news/win7-windows-7-mbr,10036.html 




HIDING ACCOUNTS WINDOWS 7 and LOGGING IN 

http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_7-security/how-to-logon-to-a-hidden-account-in-window-7/9e42a4fb-a85b-e011-8dfc-68b599b31bf5 



Windows 8 and 10

http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_10-update/windows-10-boot-problems/2896f8f2-1394-4627-9652-f91abdc6acb8

http://www.windowsnetworking.com/articles-tutorials/windows-2003/Troubleshooting-Startup-Problems.html 


WIN 10 NO PRODUCT KEY
http://www.pcworld.com/video/68796/why-you-lost-your-windows-10-product-key 


VISTA WIN7

http://www.quepublishing.com/articles/article.aspx?p=1718476

Windows XP Operating System

https://neosmart.net/wiki/xp-boot-problems/ 



MAC STARTUP ISSUES

http://www.cultofmac.com/50685/how-to-fix-common-mac-startup-problems-macrx/


VISTA SHUTDOWN PROBLEMS
https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms700677(v=vs.85).aspx

http://www.vistax64.com/tutorials/80322-shutdown-vista-keyboard.html

https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc962586.aspx

http://www.walkernews.net/2007/06/01/windows-vista-never-shutdown-by-default/

http://changevistashutdownbutton.blogspot.com/




BIOS SETUP HARDWARE DISCUSSION

http://www.computer-hardware-explained.com/bios-setup.html 



MALWARE ISSUES


https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/safety/pc-security/malware-removal.aspx

https://www.malwarebytes.com/

http://www.pcworld.com/article/243818/security/how-to-remove-malware-from-your-windows-pc.html

http://lifehacker.com/5227896/five-best-malware-removal-tools


VIRUS REMOVAL TOOLS

http://www.avg.com/us-en/virus-removal

https://www.microsoft.com/security/scanner/en-us/default.aspx

http://electronics.howstuffworks.com/how-to-tech/how-to-remove-computer-virus.htm 


Best FREE VIRUS REMOVAL TOOLS

http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2388652,00.asp


WHY INSTALL CCLEANER ON ALL PC’s Review, then DOWNLOAD


https://www.lifewire.com/ccleaner-review-2625143
http://www.piriform.com/ccleaner


CHANGING PC HARD DRIVES
http://www.wikihow.com/Change-a-Computer-Hard-Drive-Disk

https://www.techwalla.com/articles/how-to-replace-a-hard-drive-in-a-computer

http://www.tomshardware.com/answers/id-2248266/replacing-hard-drive-windows.html

http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/bph03429

http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/install-hard-drive-replace/

https://www.lifewire.com/upgrade-a-laptop-hard-drive-without-losing-data-and-programs-2378113 


CHANGING LAPTOP HARD DRIVES

http://www.pcworld.com/article/261599/how_to_replace_your_laptop_hard_drive.html

http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c03291169/

http://www.notebookreview.com/howto/how-to-replace-a-laptop-hard-drive/



COMPUTER CLOCK BATTERIES

http://www.computerhope.com/issues/ch000239.htm 



ADDING COMPUTER MEMORY


http://h20564.www2.hp.com/hpsc/doc/public/display?docId=emr_na-c00820047

http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/bph03886/

http://www.wikihow.com/Add-Extra-Memory-to-Your-Computer

http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,1765595,00.asp

http://www.wikihow.com/Add-RAM



VIDEO…HOW TO…LAPTOPS


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pcBwnb8rENQ


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