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Posts Tagged ‘repair

How to Fix JVM Error 517 on BlackBerry Curve 9830

Saturday, 19 October 2013

There are some things in this world that makes me wonder how would a non-IT person deal with those things. One of those things is cryptic error messages from our gadgets, devices, appliances, and whatnots. Today, I encountered one of those messages from my spouse’s BlackBerry Curve 9830. Why she still has one of those […]

How to Repair That Friggin’ PC’s Display Driver

Friday, 23 April 2010

This one’s personal, guys. So please don’t be offended or anything. Just move along as this one only applies to myself and that friggin PC of mine. Log-on to safe mode. Uninstall the display driver for that friggin Nvidia GeForce 5200 FX. Use the My Computer > Manage > Device Manager link. Reboot. The display […]

How To Fix Windows XP Error “Windows XP could not start because the following file is missing or corrupt”

Thursday, 18 March 2010

This lousy error happened to my sister-in-laws Acer Aspire One ZG5 netbook. Windows fails to completely boot everytime and returns this error. Windows XP could not start because the following file is missing or corrupt: \WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\CONFIG\SYSTEM After frantically looking for someone to borrow an external DVD-ROM drive – the puny netbook doesn’t come with any […]

How to Jumpstart Your Car with Jumper Cables

Tuesday, 19 August 2008

Yesterday, my car battery went dead at the parking lot of a hypermarket in Kembangan. I forgot to turn the lights off, unfortunately. Lesson #1: don’t forget to turn all lights off prior to leaving the car. While I was pondering on how best to get the car started, the family whose car was parked […]