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Toshiba Satellite C675-S7200 FN Function Key Locked Windows 10 Upgrade

Uninstall Synaptics driver.   Everything will work again.

Posted in Computers, Drivers, Hardware, Laptop/Notebook, Software

Rotate Screen with a Keyboard Shortcut

Hit CTRL + ALT + Up Arrow and your Windows desktop should return to landscape mode. You can rotate the screen to portrait or upside-down landscape, by hitting CTRL + ALT + Left Arrow, Right Arrow or Down arrow.

Posted in Hardware, Laptop/Notebook

Can’t go to google.com with any browser

Caused by virus. Open up notepad, click on File, Open, browse to C:\Windows\System32\drivers\etc and open hosts Delete anything you see other than this:   # Copyright (c) 1993-2009 Microsoft Corp. # # This is a sample HOSTS file used by

Posted in Computers, Hardware, Laptop/Notebook, Security, Software, Virus/Malware

Delete Hybernation File in Command Prompt to Make SSD Hard Drive have more room

Open a command prompt with administrative privileges. Enter “powercfg.exe -h off” no quotations.  Also set Paging file to 0 in advanced settings.

Posted in Computers, Hardware

Force Eject Disk on MackBook Pro

I recently had one that would not post to video, so all functions were useless.  Eject key, no go.  Power on while left clicking mouse, no go.  Command and E, no go.  No OS and no post so using Disk

Posted in Apple, Computers, Hardware, Laptop/Notebook, Software

Windows 10 Upgrade Assistive Technology Stuck on 99% in Windows 7

Change Windows Update settings to never install updates.  Then open Administrative command prompt and type: net stop wuauserv  and push enter.  Once the service stops you will be able to install the upgrade.  Windows updates for Windows 7 is stuck

Posted in Computers, Hardware, Software

Hosted Appliance or Web server behind Comcast Cisco modem (Loopback issue) Solved

Recently I moved my office from one location to another.  The prior location had a Comcast SMC modem,  and I was hosting my Turbo Meeting  Appliance in-house.  A-records were entered for my new IP address for my new location at

Posted in Computers, Hardware, Security, Software, Web Development

HP EliteBook 8440p Screen Won’t Come Out Of Sleep Mode, RESOLVED

HP EliteBook 8440p screen will go to sleep while you are working on the laptop and won’t wake back up, even if you try to press keys or move the mouse.  This is a well known problem with this particular HP product. In other forums, people

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Macbook Pro Mouse click will not select what I have clicked on and is basically unresponsive

I replaced the keyboard and had to replace the touchpad on my Macbook Pro and now its not working.  Every time I click it will not select what I have clicked on and is basically unresponsive, it even messes up any other

Posted in Hardware

Windows 7 64 bit Drivers for HP Pavilion 500-046 AMD USB

Follow the link below to get drivers for SM Bus Controller and Universal Serial Bus (USB) Controller http://support.amd.com/en-us/download/auto-detect-tool First Install Catalyst , then under driver version amd-catalyst-omega-14.12 follow this http://support.amd.com/en-us/download/chipset?os=Windows%208%20-%2032 to get Chipset Drivers Windows 7 64 bit.

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