Windows Recovery

How To : Build a custom Windows recovery disk

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How To : Manually remove ThinkPoint / Fake MSE from your PC

If you've ever seen something called ThinkPoint Antivirus on your computer, you have gotten one ofhte most widespread and infectious fake antivirus malware programs out there. To get it off your PC, follow the instructions below, or watch this video for an alternate method if ...more

How To : Fix the "hal.dll is missing or corrupt" error

If you've received the "hal.dll is missing or corrupt" error message from your Windows machine, then you're in luck! This video will show you how to correct that problem with the Recovery Console tool that comes with the Windows 2000 and XP CDs. Using the Windows Recovery Cons ...more

How To : Reset or recover your Windows password

Windows is a mess sometimes, full of problems. And your password just might be the biggest problem of all, if you've lost it, of course. What should you do when you forget the password to login to Windows system? Ask an administrator to reset the log on password for you. If y ...more

How To : Fix a Windows "blue screen of death" (BSOD)

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

How To : Fix or Retrieve Data From A Bad Hard Drive

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

How To : Back up and restore the Windows 7 registry

This video tutorial from Britec09 presents how to backup and restore Window 7 registry.First, press Start button and enter regedit command into Start Search area.Registry editor window will open, click File-Export.This option works on all Windows operating systems.Type file na ...more

How To : Recover Deleted Files in Windows

Everyone has deleted a file or folder on accident before. Sometimes people even delete stuff on purpose, only to find out that they needed the files after all. If you're experiencing one of these mishaps, don't worry, file recovery is possible in most cases! When a file gets ...more

How To : Recover Deleted Files in Linux

File recovery on Linux is a bit different than Windows. It requires different software than the Windows counterparts because every OS has their own file system. Windows uses NTFS, or FAT file systems, while on the other hand, Linux uses ext-based file systems. I personally use ...more

How To : Restore Windows 7 after it crashes

In this video, we learn how to restore Windows 7 after it crashes. First, turn on your computer with the Windows disc inside of it. From here, click on the 'repair your computer' link on the bottom. Then, it will give you a recovery tool to choose from. To restore this to an e ...more

How To : Fix a missing or corrupt ntoskrnl.exe on an XP PC

In this tutorial, learn how to fix a missing or corrupt ntoskrnl.exe file on your PC. Cause: 1.Keyboard issue Solution: Swop out with new keyboard 2.Miscellaneous corruption Solution: Safemode last known good configuration. 3.Corrupt boot.ini file. Solution: bootcfg /rebuil ...more

How To : Recover lost files with Windows XP and Vista

In this video tutorial, Mike shows how to find a missing file in Windows XP and Vista with three different options. In the first option, open Windows Explorer or My Computer. Then open the recycle bin to check for your missing files. If you don't see your file there, close the ...more

How To : Downgrade iPhone 3G To 3.1.X

So, you're all excited you went ahead and 'upgraded' your iPhone 3G to IOS 4.0X so you could reap all the benefits of all the new features. As it turns out, many of the best features in IOS 4.0X are not available for the 3G, such as the Bluetooth keyboard, selectable backgrou ...more

How To : Install RemoteJoy on Windows Vista/7 64-Bit

You can install Remotejoy on Windows vista/7 64-Bit. First turn on your computer and press the F8 button during the startup and disable the driver signature enforcement in advance boot option. Now download the Remotejoy and plug-in your PSP into your computer and copy all the ...more

How To : Jailbreak & unlock iPhone 3G/3GS FW 3.1 w/ 5.11 BB

I hope you haven't updated past here if you want to jailbreak your iPhone. Jailbreaking gives you access to many open ended applications and games. This video will demonstrate exactly how to jailbreak and unlock your iPhone 3G/3GS firmware 3.1.2 and 5.11.07 baseband. This is ...more

How To : Reformate your computer acer hard drive

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to reformat an Acer computer hard drive. Begin by clicking on the "Empowering Technology" logo on the top of the screen and select Recovery Management. Then click on the Restore button and click on Restore system to factory default. En ...more

How To : Jailbreak the iPhone 3GS on 3.0 with PurpleRa1n

In this video from sjsharksiPodtouch we learn how to jailbreak your iPhone 3Gs with firmware 3.0 using a Windows machine. With your iPhone plugged it, download the PurpleRa1n file and click make it rain. Then your iPhone will enter into recovery mode. You'll see the PurpleRa1n ...more

How To : Jailbreak an iPod Touch running firmware v. 3.0

In this Electronics video tutorial you will learn how to jailbreak an iPod Touch running firmware v. 3.0. First open up iTunes, right click and select back up. It is better to back up first so that you don't lose any important data in case something goes wrong. Now hold both b ...more

How To : Do a system restore in Windows Vista

In this video, we learn how to perform a system restore on an HP Touchsmart PC. A system restore will return your computer to a previous point in time. This will not change anything you've currently downloaded or any files you have. First, go to the main desktop then click on ...more

How To : Create a Partition in Windows 7

This tutorial will be based on creating a partition in Windows Seven. I have seen so many people attempt to do this themselves without guidance. Ultimately, they end up with a corrupt system. The aim of this tutorial is to make sure you don't corrupt your system. What does th ...more

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In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to recover and restore deleted files using Recover. Recover is a freeware data recovery program. Recover recovers files deleted from your Windows computer, Recycle Bin, digital camera card, or MP3 player. Start by selecting the type of ...more

How To : Restore an iPod Touch to fix freezing and errors

This how-to video is about how to restore iPod touch to fix freezing and other errors. To restore the iPhone/iPod touch we need to put the iPhone in recovery mode so that we can restore it. When we restore iPod it goes back to last synchronization state with iTunes. To restor ...more

How To : Recover files on your PC after reformat

Sometimes data is lost on your hard drive by accidental deletion from recycle bin, or due to reformat or other reasons. In this video the instructor shows how to recover data even after a reformat. Contrary to popular belief that data is completely lost after a permanent delet ...more

How To : Unroot & Revert Your OnePlus 5 or 5T to 100% Stock

To please those of us who love to mod and root our Androids, OnePlus has made both the OnePlus 5 and 5T relatively easy to customize — so much so that the 5T topped our list for the best phones for rooting. Unfortunately, unlocking the bootloader and using root to modify the f ...more

How To : Root Your HTC 10 & Install TWRP

There are many great reasons to root your phone, but if you're not experienced with tools like ADB and Fastboot, it can seem like a daunting task. Fret not, because if you want to root your HTC 10, we're here to walk you through the process. Rooting is the only way to take fu ...more

How To : Root Your T-Mobile LG V20 Using Dirty COW

It's been little over a month since the official release of LG's latest flagship phone, the LG V20. Despite a few minor hiccups, the V20 has been attracting attention from all over for being an amazing phone. But like with most Android phones, there's no better feeling than ro ...more

How To : Root Your OnePlus 3 or 3T & Install TWRP Recovery

The OnePlus 3 and 3T are two of the most modder-friendly devices to be released in 2016. Not only that, but they're both extremely solid phones which happen to sport a very reasonable price tag. Among the things that make these devices such a joy for tinkerers is the fact that ...more

How To : Root Your OnePlus 5 & Install TWRP Recovery

The OnePlus 5 had been in the hands of the public for a meager twenty hours before developers on XDA released a custom recovery image to be used in conjunction with SuperSU to root the device. The installation process is simple enough, but it can be somewhat confusing if you'r ...more

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