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Solve ByeByeAds.EXE error issue

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We may meet a lot of error pop-ups like these if we get stuck with the ByeByeAds.EXE error:
“ByeByeAds.EXE is wrong”; “failure in loading ByeByeAds.EXE”; “Unable to launch the software located at path: ByeByeAds.EXE”; “There was a problem starting ByeByeAds.EXE. The specified module could not be found.”; “ByeByeAds.EXE cannot be found.”; “Access Violation File ByeByeAds.EXE”; “This program can’t start because ByeByeAds.EXE is missing from your computer.”; “This application requires the file ByeByeAds.EXE, which was not found on this system.”; “Runtime Error. ByeByeAds.EXE pure virtual function call.”…… Continue reading →

January 21, 2015 Uncategorized

See what to expect at CES 2015

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Here are several products to keep an eye out for: EchoStar (home automation), Dish (an over-the-top video service?), Intel (new Broadwell PCs), Ford (its new SYNC3 entertainment system) and Samsung (just about everything).

Smart home turns into a networked playground

In 1999, TiVo and DVRs defined CES. In 2014, so did wearables. And in 2015, it’ll be the connected house. There was a time when this technology was accessible only to wealthy households and hardcore hobbyists with the ways to hire custom installers. But that time has passed. 

A breakout period for 4K TVs

We’ll see 4K TVs–curved and flat, cheap and pricey–all over the show floor. I’m expecting to see LG pushing its new OLED technology and joining Sony, Samsung and other manufacturers in touting new displays based on “quantum dot” technology that shall be able to deliver a wider color gamut. Because no one will purchase a 4K TV without 4K programming to watch on it, look for service providers to announce new products to fill that niche.

Wearables: Here we go again

It might be much too generous to say wearables are “growing up” this year, but apparently the consumer tech industry is advancing and spreading the definition of what a wearable can be. At the CES this year, we can expect a new generation of much more niche and mission-specific wearables–perhaps a reaction to the fact that activity trackers have become ho-hum commodity hardware; that Android Wear and Apple Watch have sucked all the oxygen out of the smartwatch space; and all current-generation wearables are still struggling to win a receptive audience.

Cars rev to catch up to phones

Smartphones are changing very fast, while cars are not. That’s made their relationship tough, but CES 2015 will mark a milestone, where cars aren’t just catching up to smartphones–they’re converging.

In mobile, Sony might seize the moment

I don’t usually expect too much from CES in the mobile space–at least not when it comes to Android tablets and smartphones. Intel and Nvidia typically announce Android-compatible mobile processors, but beyond that it’s usually quiet until a few months later, when Mobile World Congress takes place in Barcelona.

And let’s not forget about the PC

For PCs, the most shocking news that will cut across all brands will be the unveiling of Intel’s 5th-generation Broadwell-U chips.

Making sense of it all

The problem with CES is that both reporters and readers can be quickly overwhelmed by the flood of new products. I’m not going to waste your time on the minutiae. Look for me to identify the trends you need to know about, and the products you’ll want to have.

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Routine maintenance of Desktop PC

Many users will encounter problems of PC sudden strike, such as image flickering, sound missing, keys not working, PC slow running, or even sudden blue/black screen, such problems bring us brought lots of troubles during work and life. We can avoid a lot of unnecessary trouble if we can pay attention to the PC daily maintenance. Continue reading →

December 22, 2014 How-to-Guides

Microsoft released a new Cortana update to developers: adding French, Italian and other languages

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Microsoft Cortana voice assistant is going to visit more countries, and can apply to more languages.

Microsoft plans to release the update Preview for Microsoft Windows Phone Developer at local time Friday, Cortana voice assistant will support French, Italian, German and Spanish.

But the ordinary version does not yet support the new language for the Windows Phone 8.1 users. After all,the Alpha version of the update is only available for the developer preview version user to develop a subscription and for testing. Continue reading →

December 9, 2014 IT News

How to completely remove the hidden residual icons

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In the task bar, there are hidden inactive icons in notification area, sometimes some software are uninstalled, there still remain their shadows. So how to completely remove the registry so that we can get rid of those “shadows”? Here operate the steps with me!

First, in the Start menu, right click and select properties. Open the property. Then click Customize to enter custom notification, and here we can set to hide or display icons. Next let’s look at those software we have already removes, icons still there! Continue reading →

November 24, 2014 How-to-Guides

Want to open your computer file a bit faster? There is how

What do you know about compression feature of Windows? This feature helps you to compress file and force them to occupy a smaller space in the hard drive but leave, but it will keep the compressed file stay in their native format. This technology is widely use in Windows OS, and we found that using NTFS compression not only save your computer drive space but also increase your hard drive performance. Here I’ll show you how to compress file and directory to let you gain better system performance, especially file open speed. (FYI: this method is not feasible with SSD drive computer)

To experience the maximum performance increase, you’ll need to compress the following directories:

• Users (Documents and Settings in Windows XP)
• Program Files
• Program Data (Windows Vista and Windows 7)
• Windows
• All your .exe and .dll files

NTFS file compression is done through the Command Prompt with a simple command: compact /c /s /i. Before you open the Command Prompt, make sure that you are logged in as administrator.

OK, let’s get started!

1. Click on Start, type cmd in the Search box (Run box in Windows XP) and press Ctrl+Shift+Enter.

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2. In Windows Vista and Windows 7, type CD \Users and press Enter to change the directory. If you are on Windows XP, type CD \Documents and Settings and press Enter. Continue reading →

November 11, 2014 IT News

Software uninstallation on Windos8 system

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In Win8 system, it’s more convenient and more compact to uninstall the program or software compared to Win7 and XP system, where we can not only uninstall the program in the traditional interface, in the third-party, even we can also uninstall in the Metro interface, below I share some Win8 uninstallers.

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Laptop, windows8.1 system

Method 1
1. First, we enter to control panel, find “Programs and Features”, double-click to enter, then we can see the programs has been installed, you can double-click to uninstall whatever you want. You can also right-click the pop-up “program Uninstall / Change” and then uninstall it.

2. Right-click “Win icon” in the lower left corner, computer information will pop up, where we can see the “Control Panel”, click to enter. In the lower left corner of the control panel we can see the “Programs / uninstall”, click on “Uninstall a program” below the “Programs” to enter into the “Uninstall or change program.” Find the program you want to uninstall, double-click or right-click to uninstall in the “program Uninstall / Change”.

3.Of course, we can mouse over the desktop right corner “Charm Toolbar”, down to select the device. Here we can also find the same control panel.

Method 2
Third-party software to uninstall program is actually the best way which is way more convenient and fast. Today’s computer security guards basically have the uninstaller feature with various classification includes software name, software size, installation path and usage.

Method 3
Use Metro application to uninstall. Not only the .exe program we installed can be found in Metro application, also a visual program to uninstall option. In the program you want to uninstall bar you can seen “Program Uninstall”, choose Uninstall a program, pop-up “User Account Control”, confirm the program, uninstall it.
But part of the program at Metro applications did not have the corresponding uninstall option, then how to uninstall it? Let’s just find the one we want to remove,right-click it, at the bottom there will be a pop up of uninstall option, we can click to uninstall it then.

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November 7, 2014 Computer Knowledge, How-to-Guides

8 tips to prevent computer crashes

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1. DO NOT use those origin-unknown soft disk and CD-ROM, for software attached in E-mail, use KV300 or Rising or any other anti-virus software to check before you download it, so if you careless about virus daily protection, after infection, it’s definitely a system crash waiting for you.

2. When the application software is not finished properly, do not turn off the power, otherwise it will cause the system files corrupted or missing, even more, causing the automatic start or crash when running. it is extremely important for Windows98 / 2000 / NT these system. Continue reading →

October 27, 2014 PC how-to

Hope is nice, prevention is nicer

The Best Ways to Back Up Your Data

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There are a lot of things that can make your computer slow. Some of them are pretty harmless, but some have the potential to ruin your PC. I’m talking about things like hardware faults and virus attacks. And some of the incorrectly applied speed-up techniques, especially registry hacks, can also kill your PC. I bet you’re thinking that it won’t happen to you because you have good hardware, the “right” drivers, and a good anti-virus. And I bet you are careful when it comes to tweaking. It’s good that you are so confident, but I can tell you that the “Nah, it won’t happen to me” attitude is no good. Because one day it will. Are you comfortable about losing all your files, photos, music, videos and all your programs, including the ones you paid for? No? Well, then you should start backing up your computer today.

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Accelerate Computer Startup Guide

One of my previous post has mentioned how to speed up Windows startup, well, here is another tips to help you make your PC boot even faster. Normally, computer users need to wait for 30 seconds during the system startup to allow the operating system being loaded (If your computer startup takes far more than 30 seconds, you may need to clean up Windows registry first), actually you can make this 30 seconds wait much shorter like around 5-7 seconds, see the howto below:

For Windows 7 users

  • Find out Computer icon, right click on it and select Properties.

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  • Click Advanced System Settings in the section of Tasks.

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October 20, 2014 Computer Knowledge, How-to-Guides