Tech Tips 4 U started in 2001 as a few guys doing tech support all day wanted to post some things that people called us about all the time. The site was down for awhile while we all moved on to other things but we thought we would bring it back.
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Settings up Department ID’s in the KX Driver
Settings up Department ID’s in the KX Driver: Step 1: Make sure the proper driver is installed, below is a link to the website where the KX driver is located along with a screenshot. https://www.kyoceradocumentsolutions.eu/index/service/dlc.false.driver.TASKALFA5052CI._.EN.html# Step 2: Once the driver is installed go to devices and prints and […]
Windows loads with a temporary profile
This can make you want to pull your hair out but the good news is that it isn’t hard to fix. Just log in with the temp profile or another account Click start and type regedit and hit enter **WARNING** Hosing your registry will really jack up your system so […]
What ‘s a “browser?”
A browser is a tool on your computer that lets you “surf” or look at things on the internet. When you click that “big blue E” you are opening a browser called “Internet Explorer.” It’s a browser that comes built-in to your Windows operating system. It’s good to know that […]
How to Convert a Document into a PDF File- for free
You don’t need Adobe’s pricey software to make a PDF (portable document format) file from a Word or other document. You can find a bunch of FREE ONLINE PDF creation programs here, at Gizmo’s Best Freeware (one of my favorite sites): Best Free Online PDF Conversion Tools. These are […]
It feels good to be back online.
Malware. It’s the “stuff” that those who help others maintain their computers have nightmares about. To many, talking about “malware” seems like speaking a new language. But, here’s a nice summary: Malware, short for malicious software, is any software used to disrupt computer operations, gather sensitive information, gain access to […]
Got photos? Make a FREE printable photo calendar!
I just love things like this. You don’t even have to download anything to your computer (well, other than the PDF file at the end, which is what you will print out on your local color printer!) www.freephotocalendar.net/ Create your own printable photo calendar for free! All you need to […]
Disable Search Box from Taskbar in Windows 10
If the search box at on the taskbar takes up way too much room on the screen the easy way is to remove it. I don’t like it when you can just click start and start typing so there is no real reason for it anyway. Right click any blank […]
“Unmountable Boot Volume” Win XP
When booting up to Win XP you may get a error that reads “Unmountable Boot Volume”. This is probably because your boot.ini file is messed up. So, what do you do about it, panic and try to mount your boot in your computer…… No that is probably not a […]