Why Is My PC Slow?
Ever turn on your PC only to be rewarded with an exceptionally slower than normal computing experience. It may not be your imagination, if your PC is running slower than molasses, you may be infected with spyware.
DLL Errors in Windows XP and 2000
Windows DLL errors are incredibly annoying. What’s up with the obscure messages such as “Your system has performed an illegal operation and will be shut down?” Windows XP DLL error messages are a little more straightforward in that they say things like, “Missing or corrupt DLL,”, “…caused an invalid page fault at DLL…” and “A required DLL was not found” but really what does that mean?
Exploring EXE Errors
EXE (short for executable) is the extension of files that are used to run or launch and application. There are many times when EXE files will become corrupt or unstable. This happens for many reasons and fixing these issues can be a headache. How does one go abouts resolving this issue?
Wash Out Windows Errors
There are thousands, if not tens of thousands of errors that are related to the Windows operating system - whether you are on Vista, XP or earlier versions. The trick to solving these problems is determining what the underlying cause of the error is. Learn some tips and tricks that will help you get past these annoyances.
Typical Internet Explorer Errors
Internet Explorer, also known as IE, is the most popular Internet browsing application that is in use today. The second most popular browser if FireFox. Internet Explorer reports errors related to web, DNS, and client settings but will also sometimes report errors that are in computer jargon or display error codes that have no obvious meaning.
Runtime errors occur when an application is in use and encounters a problem that was not expected nor were caught by the testers / developers of that application. These errors are often followed by the user saying "What the &*@^$?" because in most cases, the application that has encountered the error doesn't even know what to do. In most cases, the application will not return a human friendly response but rather some strange error message that almost any non-programmer would understand.
There are many reasons why a computer may not start properly among them are hardware failures such as a failed hard drive, bad memory, failed CU or failed power supply. If the hardware isn’t the issue, the operating system’s software could be at fault. In the past, if the software became corrupted, a complete reinstall would be necessary and all of the programs, settings and data would be overwritten.
The last time you installed or removed a computer program there’s a good chance you used Windows Installer.
Windows Installer is a utility provided by Microsoft that manages an application’s installation and removal. It also allows for making modifications and repair of an application. It can be used as a command line utility as well as a service for managing the installation and removal of applications on the Microsoft Windows operating system.
Some of the advantages to Windows Installer include the set of consistent installation rules, better management of shared components and dynamic configuration and control.