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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

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

Import .NK2 into Outlook 2016

To import .nk2 files into Outlook 2013 or Outlook 2016, follow these steps: Make sure that the .nk2 file is in the following folder: %appdata%\Microsoft\Outlook Note The .nk2 file must have the same name as your current Outlook 2013 or Outlook

Posted in Computers, Software

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

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

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

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

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