Tuesday, February 7, 2012

Fixing a Crashed Computer

English: A Windows 9x/Me Blue Screen of Death.
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Being in a situation with a crashed or damaged computer can be one of the most frustrating and frightening things for any computer owner.  Most computer owners have important and often cherished files on their computers, and being suddenly cut off from those files without any possibility for data recovery is a scary situation for any computer owner.  There are several basic and initial steps to take that any computer owner can perform before requiring external help.

The first thing to do is to troubleshoot to see if there is an easy fix solution like a cord being out of place or a bulb being burnt out.  Quite often this is not the case, however it is always good to get the help from someone else if you are not all that computer savvy.

The next best thing to do is to determine if the crash was caused by a physical or logical failure.  Quite often the same error messages appear for both problems.  If your computer will not start, and you hear clicking or grinding noises, then it is more than likely a physical drive failure.  At that point, it is best to stop trying to boot the computer and to contact the best available customer service for the computer you have.

When you are out of luck with figuring out how to fix the problem on your own, and dealing with customer service is now out of the question, calling a data recovery services company can help save a huge amount of time and effort on your part.
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February Technology News

Technology Is Not Technology
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We love to stay up to date with technology trends.  That is why we've scoured the web and put together some of our favorite technology related stories and news from the month of February so far.  Here's what we've found, if you have any suggestions or have anything to share, we would love to hear it!

SenSource Adds 3D Video Technology
Viral Video of the Day
Corning's Vision Of Our Touchscreen Future (Video)
Advantages and disadvantages of using technology
Technology These Days
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