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The AMD Catalyst 14.7 RC3 (release candidate 3) graphics driver gives many AMD users an increase in graphical performance. Find out where to get it.

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Not all PCs are created equal, and a PC that is excellent for running Windows XP might not be able to handle an upgrade. Find out whether you can upgrade.

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Sometimes you double-click on a file, and it opens the wrong application. Associating it with the correct one is a bit of a process. We show you how.

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It’s a bit tricky to change the background on the two different screens in Windows 8.1. Here’s how.

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If you’re still using Internet Explorer 6, Office 2003 or Windows XP, you’re going to want to upgrade now. Find out why.

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Why Windows XP is a Bad Idea

It’s just not a good idea to use Windows XP anymore. Microsoft is cutting off support in April. Learn about that and other great reasons here.

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How to boot into Windows 8 Safe Mode

One of the most common first steps when it come to PC troubleshooting techniques is booting your PC into Safe Mode. Safe Mode allows you to boot your PC into a limited version of Windows. In Safe Mode only the absolute essential drivers and files are loaded. This is often useful to repair problems caused by malware infections, recent hardware changes, or faulty updates. Getting into Safe Mode is a simple process for older versions of Windows (you hit the F8 key repeatedly before the Windows logo appears when you …

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Your computer has served you well over the years, but lately you’ve been running into issues that you haven’t experienced in the past. You haven’t made any notable changes to your system and so you’re a little baffled by what’s causing the problem. Sound familiar? You’re starting to see blue screens, your hard drive is making a horrendous noise, or your computer beeps at your when you turn it on. Hopefully it’s something as simple as a driver or software update but maybe you’re about to experience a hardware failure. …

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When your computer starts slowing down, there could be any number of reasons for this happening, and with a bit of troubleshooting you can often determine the culprit. We offer a number of free resources within the ReviverSoft Blog if you want to do it yourself and we also have a number of products on our website that will do a lot of the work for you. Working through this troubleshooting process can tell you whether you can solve the problem with some maintenance and optimization, get by with an …

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One of the most common complaints among Internet Explorer version 10 users is its continual crashing. One minute you will be happily browsing the Internet, and the next you will receive a message stating, “Internet Explorer has stopped working and needs to close.” If this scenario sounds all too familiar, here are some tips and tricks that may just help you solve this problem. The number one reason Internet Explorer (IE) encounters problems is the introduction of Add-ons, Toolbars, Extensions, Junkware, and Spyware. Sometimes these programs can be reset or …

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At some point, you may find yourself needing the installation disc of the Operating System of your Windows computer. If you don’t have it stored somewhere, the easiest way of getting an installation disc is to order it directly from Microsoft, your PC manufacturer, or any other retailer (or e-tailer) selling OS’s, as they will conveniently ship the disc(s) to you. However, this does not mean that you cannot make it yourself. It’s pretty easy really, all you need to so is download the ISO file (an ISO file is …

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Free memory and available memory sound like the same thing, but Windows defines them differently. Find out more about your RAM here.

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Repairing Windows 8 Apps that Don’t Work

Sometimes, your Windows 8 Modern apps won’t work anymore. There are several troubleshooting steps to fix this issue.

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Fixing Windows Update Errors

Sometimes Windows Update fails to start, or fails to finish. Here are several troubleshooting methods to fix this problem.

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