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Blue Screen of Death (also known as a blue screen or BSoD or a STOP error) is an error screen displayed on a Windows computer system after a fatal system error, also known as a system crash: when the operating system reaches a condition where it can no longer operate safely or Windows must stop completely. It usually appears when Windows encounters a critical error and it cannot recover. There is a number of blue screen types and it also depends on the version of Windows operating system.

How to fix the MacBook stuck on Apple logo while booting issue?

MacBook or MacBook Pro stuck while loading? How to fix?

Apple MacBooks are the leading products in the marketplace. They have great performance, superb user interface, and unparalleled security. MacBook's applications make the best use of it's hardware potential. However, it's not a secret that crashes may happen even in Apple products. MacBooks are not an exception, there are plenty of circumstances when errors and crashed may occur. Note that in the majority of cases these crashes are not a major issue and they can be easily fixed even by less tech savvy computer users.

How To Manage Google Chrome Passwords?

How To Easily Manage Your Google Chrome Passwords?

Google Chrome is a free Internet browser officially released by Google in the end of the year 2008. Its features include synchronization with Google services and accounts, tabbed browsing, in-browser translation and spell check, and its integrated address bar/search bar. Chrome works quite well with Google sites and services such as YouTube and Gmail. It also manages its system resources differently than other browsers. Google Chrome is a tool which many of us are using every day because of the great performance - probably the fastest browser out there.

How To Fix "The program can't start because api-ms-win-crt-runtime-l1-1-0.dll is missing from your computer" Error?

How To Easily Fix "The program can't start because api-ms-win-crt-runtime-l1-1-0.dll is missing from your computer" Error On Windows 10?

A DLL file (Dynamic Link Library) is a type of file that contains instructions for other programs about how to perform certain operations. Multiple programs can share data allocated to a single file simultaneously. It is called "dynamic" because the data is used only when the program needs it. In this way, data is used only when necessary, rather than having it constantly available in memory. Unlike executable programs (with .exe file extension), .DLL files cannot be run directly. They must be called by other code that is already running. Despite this, .DLL files have the same format as .EXE files and some may even use the .EXE file extension.

Repair your MacBook's decreased performance. How to reset your Macbook?

How to repair decreased MacBook performance by performing a factory reset?

Has your MacBook performance reduced and the machine is unable to perform your requested tasks, or you suspect that the system is corrupted? Perhaps your laptop hard drive is crowded with junk files and you must store important documents and files using an alternative storage such as external drives or cloud storage. Or maybe you have purchased a new computer and you are planning to sell or give away your unused MacBook? These are some of the most common circumstances in which you might need to reset (restore factory settings) your computer.

Can't Log In To Windows 10 - how to fix?

What To Do If You Can't Log In To Your Windows Account 10?

In newer versions of Windows, you can sign in using the Local Account or Microsoft Account. When you are installing or starting up a new installation of Windows, you must to choose which of these accounts you want Windows to use.

How to disable auto-renewing subscriptions on Mac?

How to cancel auto-renewing paid app subscriptions on Mac?

Many developers seek to make a profit through paid subscriptions, which repeatedly generate charges. The most common apps based on subscriptions are music, magazine, news and video, photo services, and other media services. This type of subscription is very different to one-time purchases or in-app purchases. You should be cautious and remember any paid subscriptions that you have signed up for, since they will automatically renew until you manually disable them or change your plan settings.

How To Remove Locked Files And Folders?

How To Easily Remove Locked Files And Folders On Windows 10?

Locked files can be annoying, since it is often not clear why are they locked and inaccessible. A locked file or folder is a computer file that can be used only by a single program or process concurrently. Most operating systems employ locked files. The purpose of locking a file is to ensure that it cannot be moved, edited, or deleted while in use - either by the current user or another computer process.


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