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
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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
Earthworm Jim is a classic SEGA video game from the early nineties that made its way to almost every conceivable gaming console known to man. Now, the Xbox 360 gets it chance. The remake is entitled Earthworm Jim HD, and has been available on the Xbox Live Arcade (XBLA) since ...more
Keeping the incredibly hot parts of a car (including you) cool is vital to the car running well. If the cooling fan on your 1997 Ford Windstar isn't working, you may have a problem with your cooling fan dropping resistor. This video will show you how to find and fix that part.
If you jailbroke your iPhone 3G or iPod 2G with redsn0w, you may encounter a problem when upgrading to iOS 4. If you have recently upgraded and your iBooks is not functioning properly, check out this clip and learn what happened and how to fix it. Happy reading! Important lin ...more
In this Final Cut tutorial, Richard Harrington discusses the common problem of backlighting, exposure and what can happen when shooting video outdoors. Proper exposure of all elements in a shoot can be a pain to achieve with a bright sun and blue sky but using the three way co ...more
Lowe's talks about a common toilet problem in this video tutorial about a slow-filling toilet. Most toilet tanks should refill within a three-minute timespan, depending upon the water pressure in your area. If it's taking longer than that, or if it isn't refilling at all, reme ...more
Many of you who tried to wake up to your iPhone's alarm clock this morning didn't. Reports say that after the stroke of midnight last night, the alarm clock application on all iOS 4 devices simply didn't work— unless you set a recurring alarm. Something like this happened to ...more
If you have a photograph with an extreme red eye problem, then you will have to take steps above and beyond using the built-in red eye reduction tool in Adobe Photoshop. In extreme cases, red eye will actually contain colors outside of the red spectrum of light. Since the red ...more
The EGR system on a car doesn't break very much, but when it does diagnosing the problem can be difficult. Watch this video to learn about your EGR system and the "ported" vacuum it operates in, and use that knowledge to diagnose problems with various cars.
According to bhaufschild, cat urine smell is a major problem in houses these days. in this video he demonstrates how to get rid of the cat urine smell. One of the best is a product called odor fix plus which extracts the cat urine smell out of the house completely. To use this ...more
Antivirus programs usually aim to prevent malicious software from crashing your system, not ARE malicious software that crashes your system. Except, that was the case with AVG Anti-Virus yesterday when they released a software update that rendered 64-Bit Windows 7 systems usel ...more
If you're having some microphone troubles on your Ubuntu Linux system, this video might help you troubleshoot and solve the broken mic problem. This is about fixing the microphone input specifically. This tweak should fix it. step 1. Launch terminal and type " sudo gedit /etc ...more
STANDP'S WINDOWS 7 "ASTON-2" CUSTOMIZED DESKTOP IT ROCKS COMPLETELY!. DEC 07 Computer Backup If you have taken good care of your computer then you know what you have to do to keep it running smoothly. It has to be cleaned regularly so there isn't any dirt and dust on it. It ...more
Restoring your Apple device to factory settings is the last ditch way to fix an otherwise unfixable problem with your iPod or iPhone. But what to do when even that doesn't work? You may need to update iTunes, and if that doesn't work, here are a few other ideas you can use to ...more
Sometimes, due to wear and tear from age or frequent use, your laminate flooring will start to give way. The glue will loosen and you may find your laminate threshold popping up. While you can call a handy man or floor expert to come in and fix the problem, why waste hard earn ...more
Aharon Rabinowitz discusses one of the most common After Effects mistakes: importing image sequences at the wrong frame rate. Of course, he tells you the effects and solutions to fix the problem. Fix videos imported with the wrong frame rate into AE. Click through to watch thi ...more
If you have a washing machine or dryer that tends to wobble a lot, you can easily fix this problem using a couple different solutions. A wobbling machine can be a problem for people who live in an apartment and can result in damage to your machine or the surrounding area. In ...more
A flickering light isn't just annoying; it can be dangerous. Learn how to fix the problem. You will need patience to find the problem, a flat head screwdriver, a new cord, and time. Watch this video to learn how to fix a flickering light yourself, without calling an electrician.
If you are pulling your clothes out of your high efficiency washer, and find they are soaking wet, you have a problem. There are a couple of easy ways to help fix this problem, before calling in a professional. This tutorial will cover those troublshooting steps to prevent yo ...more
Have your drawers dropped in your RV? If so it could be a simple problem to fix. Professor of RVing, Jim Twamley shows you how to fix a broken Face Frame Drawer Socket.
Ever run into the problem while DJing where your beat gets off. Well DJ Tutor teaches you how to fix that problem.
Tree Climbing Man demonstrates how to lay ceramic tile with drywall spackle. You don't need to rip up your existing floor and put down plywood or a sub floor to lay down a new floor. You can put ceramic tile right over existing linoleum with less work, less heartache and less ...more
When your printer jams, it can destroy your productivity and even your professional life! If you want to be able to fix the problem quickly, watch this video. It will give you ideas for steps to take to repair the problem and get your document.
So many of you like to save up your gold coins to buy things like castles, treasure cards and clothing. But sometimes when you buy something, an error message pops up. One of them is this extremely annoying one: "Transaction was not successful."This error happens mostly when b ...more
If your front load washer is taking forever to fill up with water, there may be a problem that you don't know about. A machine that fills too slowly, uses up energy and can waste your time. So in this tutorial, you're going to be finding out how to fix your problem with a few ...more
Ramps are great for allowing car owners to get underneath their vehicle to perform regular maintenance. But for some, their car bumpers tend to get damaged and cause scratches. So to fix that problem, this tutorial is going to show you how to make an extension in order to pre ...more
If your car overheats in traffic but not on the highway, you may have a broken radiator fan clutch. In this video you'll learn how to find and fix this problem on a truck, with special consideration for the massive size of such vehicles.
Plugged into the earphone jack, but you're not getting any audio? Sometimes, if you remove and then plug the audio jack back in, that may fix your problem by forcibly having the iPhone recognize the earphone and reroute the audio.
If you're washing your clothes and feel like there is not enough suds in the machine, adding more detergent won't make a difference. It can acutally hurt your clothes and the machine, making it work harder to clean clothes or clean up a mess. This tutorial will tell you why y ...more
Missing a button and in a hurry? Instead of waiting a couple days when dropping off your dress shirts at a seamstress, why not fix the problem yourself within an hour? In this video, learn how to hand sew a button on a shirt with "How To Sew with Jenny T".
This quick video tutorial will show you how to unfreeze an iPod Nano or Classic. To unfreeze your iPod, do the following: Hold the "Menu" and "Center" button for 10 seconds. Once you see the Apple Icon, hold the "Center" button, and the "Play" button at the same time, for 10 s ...more
Gluten-free batter tends to be very dense, which results in not-so-fluffy crumb cakes. To fix this problem, you only need to add some hot water at the end and mix it till the batter becomes loose like pancake batter. This simple tip can make your crumb nice and fluffy!
A sticking bifold door can really cramp your style, and access to your linen closet or pantry. To fix the problem, you'll have to take the door off the hinges, and take a sander to it. Phillips Woodworking shows you how to sand down the sticking part, and cover it up with some ...more
Sometimes it's really difficult to get a good view of the inside of a model you are working on in SketchUp. This troubleshooting video from Chapter 16 of the book "Google SketchUp for Dummies" will help you fix the problem.
Having Internet connection problems? Is your PC's net connection dead? Learn some steps you can take to troubleshoot and fix the problem including dealing with cables, routers, ISPs, and Windows network settings. Reset your Internet connection. Click through to watch this vide ...more
Welcome to Compute & Conquer! This article may seem a little basic. We all have an idea of what a computer is but the fundamentals are necessary. Without knowing how something works, how can we determine a problem and find a solution when something goes awry? Way too often, I ...more
A common XBox problem is a malfunction that causes a circular groove in your CDs and games. In this tutorial, learn how to fix that horrible circular scratch at home, and hopefully play your game normally again. This fix could save you a bunch of money, since Microsoft won't r ...more
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to fix the Wi-Fi problem on an iPod Touch or iPhone. Begin by clicking on Settings and select General. Then scroll down to click on General and select Reset Network Settings. When a confirmation window pops up, click on "Reset Network ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to open .zip files. First, go to the start menu and search for "regedit.exe", then press enter. After this, a new window will pop up, open the computer icon, then open "current user", "software", "Microsoft", "Windows", then "current version". No ...more
If you own a VW Beetle Bug and are constantly hitting or scraping the door when closinng, you may have a problem. So it's important to locate and fix that problem before more damage occurs. In this tutorial, you'll do just that. So check out the video above on how to find and ...more
It never a good sign whenever there is any kind of bleeding ir leaking of any fluid in your car. Gas, oil, brake all lead to one thing: there is a problem with your car. So in order to fix that problem, you'll need to know how to do so. In this tutorial, you'll find out how to ...more
If you're experiencing some problems with your GE oven, don't call a service person just yet. Sometimes the fix is so simple that when the homeowners realize it, it may already be too late and they'll need to fork over a ton of money. In this video tutorial, you'll find out h ...more
If you're tryng to wash clothes and the detergent or bleach is not getting to them, you may have a problem with your dispenser. If you find it to be leaking or it's clogged there are a couple of easy to follow steps that should fix the problem. To find out those solutions, ch ...more
A reoccurring problem that many iPod Touch/iPhone users are encountering is their device entering a permanent "recovery mode" state by using firmware. SamlvnErin has an immediate, and effective solution which can fix your problem with little hassle and the procedure is absolut ...more
Watch our video for step-by-step instructions showing you how to replace/install a broken power door lock in the front of a Chevy Trailblazer or GMC Envoy (2002-2006). We'll show you an easy way to fix this common problem with simple hand tools, which any do-it-yourself mechan ...more
If your iPad is no longer responding to your touch, it might be frozen. You can fix this sometimes by holding down the wake button on your iPad, then slide it off. Hold down the power button until you see the Apple logo, and then let go. That may reset your iPad and fix the fr ...more
Got water stains on your ceiling? See how to get rid of them with this DIY home repair guide. Provided you don't have an active leak, the problem's easier to fix than you might think. So easy, in fact, that this clip can present a complete overview of the repair in just a minu ...more
Accidentally make a shape where you meant to generate a mask? This clip offers instructions on how to fix that common problem. Whether you're new to the Apple's popular motion graphics editor/compositing application or a seasoned digital video professional merely interested in ...more
Despite all the great things a washer can do, it's still only machine and can be prone to problems that may need it to be fixed. One issue that can occur is a dispensar that is clogged, leaking, or not dispensing. A dispenser is an important part of your machine and makes it e ...more
The trouble with jewelry that's been made by a mass retailer or even a hipster/indie artist is that it's made without any care to your wrist, neck, or finger size. Often this means that bracelets may sling too big, or necklaces wrap around your neck too tight. Fix that proble ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to recognize a backwards knitting stitch. Sometimes if you have to undo stitches, you may need to recognize where the stitches are so you can fix the problem. The front leg will be sitting in front of the one in the back when it's done correctly. ...more
In this video, we learn how to reset your wireless router. You can use this if you are getting the "server can't be found" error, and it will work most of the time. First, grab your router and unplug the electricity and DSL plugs that are in the router. They will be round and ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to find an oil leak using florescent dye. First, you want to pour the dye into the oil canister and let the car run for about 10 minutes. After this, turn the lights off in the garage and grab a florescent light, and bring it into your engine. Yo ...more
Having a great storm water drainer attached to your home is not only important for preventing any damage to your home, but can be used to save on utility costs. Without a drainer, water can seep under your home and potentially damage your foundation. But it's an easy problem t ...more
Go to type something on your keyboard only to receive a string of numbers? Your Num Lock key might be engaged. Luckily, it's an easy problem to fix! So easy, in fact, that this home computing how-to from the folks at CNET TV can present a complete (and somewhat talky) overview ...more