Repairing is the process of fixing any sort of problem that arises out of a situation. It usually refers to mechanical or electrical systems as well as any other type of computer or physical infrastructure system.

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Vista reboots during loading, tried the usuals, and there is a problem finding the OS

OS: Vista 64, Desktop First thing I tried was to Boot In Safe Mode - I noticed that that it would hang on loading AVG???.sys (some AVG file can't remember), and since AVG was the one that asked me to ...
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Live tools for hard disk check, repair and reformat

In the old days, I had a floppy with CHCKDSK and other tools for checking hard disk failures, repairing them and, if necessary, reformating them. I recently tried to reinstall XP on an old computer, ...
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Repair and Parallel Installation using Windows 7

These kinds of installation were possible before in Windows XP. Are they still possible with Windows 7? So far, all the websites I've seen say it requires at least that the OS be bootable (or maybe I ...
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Repair Flash Disk

i have a flash disk, which i somehow **ed doing some formatings and all... now it doesnot work... it is loaded but i cannot copy any files to it and inside there is a large 3.85 GB file with no ...
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Looking for Driver Diagnostic and Repair Software

Greetings, I am currently plagued with BSODS on startup (both normal and safe mode) for my XP Pro. After much troubleshooting I have determined it is a driver problem. However, because I cannot ...
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Recovering/Repairing an external HD

My external HD gave out on me yesterday. I thought: let it rest for a while, but nothing gives. Before this, it was falling off and going back on every few minutes. I got tired of this and turned it ...
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Essential Macintosh Tools [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What are some “must have” Mac OS X programs? What are some tools you use a lot to diagnose and fix Macs? I'll start the ball rolling Temperature Monitor ...
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How do I rebuild the TCP/IP stack on XP?

Consider a computer has been hit with a spyware bomb and it has destroyed the internet connectivity in almost every way. (no ethernet, wireless, or dial-up) Because it would take forever to backup ...
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Fixing a damaged stand on a white 20" iMac

I've been asked to look at an old(ish) 20" white iMac, which was apparently dropped by a courier, and has stopped the stand from holding the screen at a sensible angle. It swings so that it leans as ...
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Windows 7 boot process is completely dead

It's been eight hours now that I try fixing my windows system. After I uninstalled ubuntu, and moved the windows seven partition to fill the space freed by the operation, I tried to fix the Windows 7 ...
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I recently reinstalled Windows XP SP2 while having Windows 7

I can't boot Windows 7 and I don't have the bootable Windows 7 DVD to repair, but I have a DVD image from which I installed it, but when I start setup it shows only the option of installing it. How ...
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How often do netbook parts break?

I need to know a list of how many percentage of all components break within a year. For example I would need to know how many percent of all netbook RAM is calculated to break within a year? This ...
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What causes Mac OS X Permission errors?

This is out of interest rather then looking for a fix to a problem. What actually causes permissions on Mac OS X Systems to become messed up? Its an easily fixed problem (i.e. there's a quick and ...
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Fix NTFS partition

Okay, so i was about to resize one of my NTFS partitions but suddenly the partition tool showed me an error and it crashed, so i was no longer able to use my partition - even when i tried mounting it ...
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My Quicken 401(K) account has changed to Checking. How do I fix this?

This is actually the second time this has happened to me, but I don't remember what I did last time (nor can I find the original forum post that helped then). I'm using Quicken Mac 2007. My 401(k) ...
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Help in recovering partition

Okay so i had one NTFS partition and i wanted to resize it, but while resizing it with partition magic some error occurred and now i am not able to enter in my partition anymore. I have slackware 13 ...
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XP Pro repair CD - does Pro/Home disc matter?

I'm trying to repair an XP Pro install using the repair cd. The issue is a corrupted registry. Following the MS help center instructions, I made a batch file to replace the registry. It's not ...
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Can I fix a hard drive that fell on the floor and started making a nasty grinding noise?

My usb portable hard drive fell off the table, landed on the floor and started to make a horrible grinding noise. I assume the platters fell off the spindle? (I think i'm making these terms up) If i ...
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SFC identified damaged files, but where to get source files for repair?

I have run SFC /SCANNOW on my Vista notebook. SFC identified server files that it said were also damaged in the backup location. The log in \windows\logs\cbs\cbs.log identifies all the problem files - ...
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How to repair permissions on a non-system HD?

I have my user folder on a another (internal) disk. Now I have to repair permissions and don’t know how to do it. I suppose to do this via the terminal would be the proper way. If there is any tool, ...
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repair corupt acl

My friend is running windows vista and it's not working any more. I've run diagnostics and found that three files in the C:\Windows\System32 folder have corrupt ACLs. System repair fails because ...