In this video, we learn how to fix the red ring problem on your Xbox 360 with pennies. First, unplug your console and then remove the casing around the insides. Make sure to set your screws aside by each side so you know where you place them. Once you have this opened, find th ...more
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Corrupted registry keeping your Windows XP desktop or laptop computer from booting up? This clip will teach you everything you'll need to know to get it back up and running. It's easy! So easy, in fact, that this home-computing how-to from the folks at Britec can present a com ...more
Need help resolving a disabled task manager or registry editor problem (as caused by a virus or malware) on a Microsoft Windows XP? It's easy! So easy, in fact, that this home-computing how-to from the folks at Britec can present a complete overview of the process in just unde ...more
Run Windows 7 on your Mac using virtualization software like VMWare or Parallels only to find that the Microsoft OS can't see your Ethernet connection? Learn how to resolve that common problem with this free home computing how-to from the folks at CNET TV. For specifics, and t ...more
When it rains, it pours. If all sorts of electrical systems on your car have seemed to break at once with no relation to each other, they might actually be related. Watch this video to learn how multiple electrical problems in a car can often be traced to one source and fixed, ...more
Apple's iOS is a great operating system, but it's not without its faults. Minor quirks have plagued the Apple community for years, such as a general lack of customization, a poor notification system, and some interesting UI choices like the intrusive volume popup. With iOS 11 ...more
The latest Google Play Services update has somehow broken major functionality in both Titanium Backup and Substratum. Titanium Backup has suddenly become stuck at zero percent while restoring, and Substratum simply fails to apply themes anymore. Both of these apps do require r ...more
When your iPhone is being sluggish, one thing you can do to get performance back up to snuff is clear the device's random access memory. It's not a publicized feature from Apple, but it's there nonetheless. And while it's easy enough to utilize on iPhones with Home buttons, th ...more
Sure, bubbles may be something fun to play with when in a bath or getting your groove on in a club, but too much can be bad. Oversudsing in your washer can lead to problems that you really don't should't deal and can easily be avoided. In this quick to follow tutorial, you'll ...more
Want to know how to fix a lighting problem after the fact? With Adobe Photoshop Elements, it's easy! And this clip will teach you what you need to know. Whether you're new to Adobe's popular raster graphics editing software or a seasoned professional just looking to better acq ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to fix a convergence problem on your rear projection TV. First, go to the menu on your television and see if you can fix the convergence through this. If this doesn't work, then try replacing the STK IC's that are inside of the TV. This will requ ...more
This video demonstrates how to fix the batter length problem on a jailbroken iPod. First, make sure that you have a Wi-Fi connection so you could download the necessary files. Turn your iPod Touch on and locate the Installer icon. Wait until the installer program loads. Then, ...more
This is a guide on how to fix the Dreamcast Random Restart Problem
Learn how to open up your turntable platter in order to fix a wobble on your table, getting those records to play smooth. While DJing might appear simple to the untrained eye, truly mastering the turntables requires as much time and dedication as mastering any other instrument ...more
In this automotive repair guide, we learn how to troubleshoot and repair a "no heat" problem on a Nissan Altima car. For all of the gritty details, including step-by-step instructions, and to get started resolving your own Altima's no-heat trouble, watch this video tutorial.
In this clip, you'll learn how to troubleshoot and resolve "Not Charging" problems on an Apple iPad — a frequent problem among those using non-OEM power adapters with their units. For all of the details, and to resolve this problem on your own iPad, take a look.
If you have a problem with an overcharging battery on your RV, you may want to tune in for this video. In this tutorial, the RV Doctor explains what may be the problem behin a battery that is continually overcharging. There are many possible reasons, but in this video is focus ...more
This video is for XBox owners who are experience the "open tray" problem. This is when you insert the disc, a few seconds later, it'll ask you to open tray again, and then it won't even acknowledge that there's a disc in the tray. Assuming you know how to open up your XBox, yo ...more
Jeeps, for all their rugged charm, are not very well-made cars. They are rife with mechanical issues, and the '02 Jeep Liberty is no different. In this video you'll learn how to fix the A/C draining issues in these cars that leads to the passenger side carpet getting wet.
Faced with a missing log-on screen startup problem? This clip offers some advice for resolving it. It's easy! So easy, in fact, that this home-computing how-to from the folks at Britec can present a complete overview of the process in just over five minutes. For more informati ...more
The iPhone 4 shipped with a poorly designed antenna that can be disabled simply by holding the phone in the manner that most people hold phones. To make matters worse, when asked about it, Steve Jobs responded like the snooty prick that he is, saying that people should just ch ...more
When CD and DVD players stop working, it's usually because of the drawer not opening and/or shutting. For this CD player, the problem turned out to be a broken belt between the motor and the wheel that has the gear that opens the drawer. Look at these two video tutorials to se ...more
Verizon Wireless's most recent Android smartphone, the Motorola Droid Bionic, is having quite a few problems with activation. If you need support activating your Droid Bionic, take a look at this walkthrough for a quick little work around for the activation problem.
RSBot / powerbot is a great piece of software for hacking Runescape and making it more fun, but it can be difficult to use sometimes. If you're having loading issues with version 2.16+, watch this video for a fast guide to fixing it..
Is your power drill making a funky high pitched noise when you try to use it? Or why your chuck on your drill doesn't spin? You first reaction may be to throw it on the ground in anger, but this could actually be simple fix. Sometimes, the gear switch can get stuck in-between ...more
Hello there learners and readers! I figured I'd show you guys my problem and how I solved it, hoping that it would help people who are facing the same issue. Today, we'll be talking about the solution of read failed: Network is down ioctl(SIOCSIFFLAGS) failed: Operation not ...more
Normally, when you press the lever on your toilet in your bathroom, you expect it to flush, but sometimes your toilet just won't flush completely, or you have to hold the lever down to get it to work. Lowe's tells you that the problem might be the flapper, and they show you ho ...more
Have you ever had a problem with a Xbox 360 and the infamous ring of death? Learn how to fix with problem by overheating the system and letting it cool down. This should alleviate the problem and allow you to play games worry free. Fix the 'ring of death' on the Xbox 360 with ...more
If you have owned a lot of hard drives, you probably have experienced the clicking of death that indicates that your hard drive is having serious problems. This video will explain why the click of death happens and show you some processes you can try to fix the problem yourself.
Plasma TV's are awesome but extremely fragile. If all that happens when you turn your plasma set on is a blinking LED light or it works for a while then turns off, you may have a blown capacitor on your power supply board. This video will show you how to fix the problem yourse ...more
If you are the proud owner of a 1997.5 - 2004 Buick Regal, chances are that at least one of your dash lights has gone out by now. Worry no longer, as this is an easy and cheap problem to fix. Watch this video for step-by-step instructions on fixing your gauge cluster, includin ...more
Does your car engine blow white or blue smoke when your first start it up and then stop? That usually means that your engine valve seals aren't working correctly. Watch this video to learn how to find and fix the problem.
Does your car A/C make a horrible smell when it's on? The most likely culprit is a clogged air conditioning drain. Fortunately for you, all you need to fix the problem are jackstands and a ballpoint pen. This video will show you how to combine the two to clean your drain and g ...more
One of the most annoying of the many annoying types of errors on Windows computers is when you computer won't recognize parts that have always been a part of it, like the drives or keyboard. If your computer has stopped recognizing your CD or DVD disc drive, watch this video. ...more
If the speedometer on your car isn't working and the check engine light is on, get your scanner out and look for code P0500. If you get that code, watch this video to learn a quick easy fix for the problem.
Does the clutch pedal in your car go all the way to the floor? You probably7 have a problem with your hydraulic clutch cylinders. This video will teach you how to diagnose the problem and then fix it yourself at home.
Error code P0300 is one of the most infamous in auto maintenance, indicating random misfires in the engine. This can mean several different things, and in this video mechanic Scotty Kilmer will teach you how to figure out where the problem is and fix it.
The Hitachi disc drives included in many XBox 360 consoles are prone to a specific kind of malfunction that results in a unplayable disc message when you try to play games and a telltale grinding noise from the drive when it spins. Fortunately, this is a pretty simple problem ...more
If you pull the spark plugs out of your engine and they are covered in oil, that might seem terrible, but the problem really isn't that bad in all likelihood. Your probably have a spark plug tube leak, and this video will show you how to find and fix just such a problem.
This is a workflow tutorial for people who use the Nikon D90 camera and do most of the post production in Adobe After Effects. Convert, cut and export your video easily, and even fix the stair-stepping problem that might crop up.
If you've done major work on your engine recently, you may find yourself with error code P1345, which means your timing is off. In this video you'll learn how to use a lab scope to both diagnose and fix a distributor timing problem.
When your clay is too tough and not malleable beneath your fingertips, you've got trouble. Pottery, after all, requires smoothe and flexible clay that can be molded into any shape you desire. Fix this consistency problem by watching this tutorial by Simon Leach. Leach will sh ...more
When a car gets old enough things start going wrong with it you never imagined when it was new. Watch this video to learn how to fix one common old car problem: removing broken exhaust studs that are stuck on the manifold.
The internal combustion engine is hot by it's very nature, and keeping it cool is vital to keeping your car running. In this video you'll learn how to figure out why your car is overheating and fix some common causes of the problem.
If your car cranks but won't start, there are one of two main things that could be wrong: the fuel system or the spark plugs. In this video you'll learn how to figure out which problem your have and how to fix it.
Mac owners— life just got a little easier. No longer do you have to wait in line for the newest version of iLife. No more searching Amazon or eBay for the best price on Aperture. And no more Angry Birds on your mobile device's small touchscreen! Yes, the new Mac App Store wa ...more
This video shows you how to fix a Windows "Blue Screen of Death". You should know what to look for when you get the BSOD. You should look for the error code first and then the stock code. You should hit the F8 button upon start up to go to the last known good configuration and ...more
Do you have an old furnace that just won't stay lit? Are you constantly relighting your pilot light? Then this tutorial is here to help you. In this three part video series, learn how to diagnose the problem with your appliance and either fix it or ditch it. This professional ...more
This interactive Kodak printer tutorial takes you through every step necessary to fully remove a stuck cartridge on a Kodak EasyShare G600 Printer Dock. If you have a Kodak EasyShare digital camera, you probably have one of these G600 printers, and you've probably had a proble ...more
This interactive Kodak printer tutorial takes you through every step necessary to fully remove a stuck cartridge on a Kodak EasyShare G610 Printer Dock. If you have a Kodak EasyShare digital camera, you probably have one of these G610 printers, and you've probably had a proble ...more
Color cast? What is it? It refers to an unwanted tint of a particular color in your photograph, which effects the whole picture evenly. It can be a ghastly sight, destroying an otherwise beautiful photo, but there is a cure. It's a common problem in digital photography, but a ...more
Someday, maybe not today, maybe not tomorrow, but someday, you'll find yourself on the road in your car, maybe on the highway, and you'll hear something. With your air conditioning on full blast and your stereo so loud your ears feel like they are bleeding, you normally would ...more
If you're still rocking a 2nd generation iPod Touch, the frozen screen you have no is probably not the first problem you've had with it, Fortunately this one shouldn't be too hard to fix and this video will show you how to unfreeze you screen and get back to music.
If you've got oil leaking into the spark plug wells on your Honda Accord, you're not alone. This a pretty common problem, and fortunately for you this video is here to show you how to fix it, assuming you're decent at auto maintenance already. Make sure you line everything up ...more
This is an intermediate guide on how to easily fix or retrieve data from a bad hard drive. What we're trying to do: 1. Fix a hard drive with a corruption problem (i.e., blue screen) or that is full of viruses to the point of being inoperable. 2. Retrieve data from a hard dr ...more
This interactive Kodak printer tutorial takes you through every step necessary to fully clear a cartridge jam on a Kodak EasyShare G600 Printer Dock. If you have a Kodak EasyShare digital camera, you probably have one of these G600 printers, and you've probably had a problem w ...more
This interactive Kodak printer tutorial takes you through every step necessary to fully clear a paper jam on a Kodak EasyShare G600 Printer Dock. If you have a Kodak EasyShare digital camera, you probably have one of these G600 printers, and you've probably had a problem with ...more
You probably have some cute digital pictures of your pets that are perfect but for a common problem known as red eye, or in this case pet eye. Use Adobe Photoshop to fix pet eye and make your photos look professional.
Whether you use a Singer, Brother, Janome or other model of sewing machine, you'll still be able to use this tutorial. If you find that your stitches are too tight, too loose or bunching up on one side, the problem is likely with your thread tension. Here are a few ways to adj ...more
How to Watch Hulu on your Xbox 360. The problem is HULU doesn't look good on some old PCs. Fix this by running it on your TV or projector. This uses the program PlayOn to run Hulu through your XBOX 360. This will tie it into your Media Center. This will make YouTube, Hulu and ...more