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What to Do When Your Computer Won't Start

Photo of an angry man with a broken computer

One of the worst feelings first thing in the morning is to find that your computer won't start. Here's what to do.

PC Support Spotlight10

JetClean v1.5.0

JetClean is a registry cleaner program with all the features you'd expect like auto registry backups and more. Here's my full review of this free tool.

Wise Registry Cleaner v8.21

Wise Registry Cleaner has great features like auto registry backups and scheduling. See my full review of of this free program from Wise Cleaner.

How To Change Drive Letters in Windows 8 or 8.1

Here's how to change drive letters in Windows 8. You can change the drive letter of any drive in Windows 8 except the one that Windows is on.

How To Format a Hard Drive in Windows 8 or 8.1

Detailed tutorial on how to format a hard drive in Windows 8. You have to format a hard drive before you can save files to it in Windows 8.

How To Partition a Hard Drive in Windows 8 or 8.1

Here are details on how to partition a hard drive in Windows 8, a process that makes the new drive available to be formatted, and used, in Windows 8.

How To View a Device's Status in Device Manager in Windows 8

Here's how to view a device's status in Device Manager in Windows 8. Checking a device's status is a good first step when hardware isn't working.

How To Burn an ISO File to a USB Drive

Getting an ISO file onto a USB drive isn't as easy as copying the file. Here's a complete tutorial on how to burn an ISO to USB, like a flash drive.

GSmartControl v0.8.7

GSmartControl is an advanced but easy to use hard drive testing tool with support for a variety of popular operating systems. Here's my full review.

DiskCheckup v3.3

DiskCheckup is an excellent hard drive testing tool with some interesting monitoring features as well. Here's my full review of this free program.

HDDScan v3.3

HDDScan is an easy to use, portable hard drive testing tool that works from within Windows and supports most types of drives. Here's my full review.

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