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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

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

Outlook 2016 Not Receiving New Email, Can Send, and New Email is Being Received On Cell Phone (Solved)

I had a client who recently installed Office 2016 Pro Plus and set up his Outlook account in IMAP.  He could send mail and his cell phone would receive mail, but he could not get new mail in Outlook 2016.

Posted in Cell Phones, Computers, Laptop/Notebook, Software

925-953-2879 933-184-3741New Number For Scammers Who Had The Nerve To Call Me

Just received a call 3 minutes ago from this number 925-953-2879 claiming to be Windows support.  The guy on the phone had an accent I could hardly understand.  Asked me if I was aware that someone was trying to access

Posted in Computers, Fraud, Laptop/Notebook, Security, Virus/Malware

844-258-9534 Virus Scam Image On Desktop

Do not call these guys claiming that they are Windows Help.  This is a SCAM.  These people are thieves;  they are the people producing the virus.  They are infecting sites and downloading this image to your computer to get you

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

The Signature of the Program is Corrupt or Invalid Solved

PROBLEM:    Any time I try to download anything it says that the signature of the program is corrupt or invalid, so I tried the Internet Options, Advanced Tab, scrolled down and checked Allow software to run or install even if the signature is

Posted in Computers, Laptop/Notebook, Software

1-800-208-0798 Virus Pop UP Scam Command Promt at Login c:\windows\system32 Ransome

I wrote about this scam many months ago to warn people when AOneTechSquad.com first started calling random people who fell for the scam.  At that time they were putting a password on the computers after they gained remote access.  They have

Posted in Computers, Fraud, Laptop/Notebook, Software, Virus/Malware

Outlook scanpst.exe Locations

The location of scanpst.exe depends on your version of Outlook and whether or not you are using a 64-bit version of Windows. When using 2002/XP or 2003, then the location also depends on your installed language of Office; <locale ID>.

Posted in Computers, Laptop/Notebook, Software