Common Computer Problems and Easy fixes!

Computer_Problems

When users come across problems frequently in their computers, there are chances that they get frustrated and decide to buy a new computer. Of course it is easy to buy a computer, if you’re rich enough to do this. What if your pocket doesn’t allow you to buy one? You do not have to fret over the old computer, but you can try few tweaks to get it in the previous working state. Here are few of the tweaks for different sorts of problems.

Slow computer:

Slow PC is a common thing to happen, in an eventual course of time. This doesn’t mean that you have to go for a new system. You can try few things to make it work as before.

  • If you can see the slowdown of the performance after the installation of new programs, then uninstall those programs.
  • Cluttering of hard disk could be a problem. Run a disk defragmentation for organizing the files in your hard disk.
  • You can try cleaning the fan of your PC.
  • Install antivirus and scan your computer.

Blue screen of death:

Blue Screen Death is a rare happening, but once it happens, it is pretty irritating. Reasons could be many.

  • Recall if, you have installed any program or update lately. Many times, it is the reason of blue screen death and if that is the case, you should uninstall that particular program.
  • Are you sure that there is enough space in the hard disk partition? If there is not enough space in the primary partition of the hard disk, blue screen death may occur.
  • Another chance is that a virus attack in the Master Boot Record. Run an antivirus scan and recover the system of a virus attack.

Hal.dll error message:

‘Hal.dll is missing’ is a very common error message. Reasons could be many for its occurrence. Read on, to find few of the fixes.

  • Try restarting your PC. If it doesn’t work, then you can try out the other fixes.
  • Changing the boot order may also be a cause of this error message. Switch to the previous boot order.
  •  Use your Windows CD and restore the ‘hal.dll’ file from it.
  • If nothing seems to work, reinstall your operating system. This will definitely solve this issue.

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This guest post is contributed by Robert at My Tech Gurus. Get good Tips and tricks for resolving technical issues with computers and for computer repair. For computer technical help, contact technical experts who can diagnose the problem and provide the relevant solution.

Simple Tricks to Convert Magnet links into Torrent Files

If you hate or don’t like Magnet links to download individual file from torrent site, then here I’m sharing few tricks to convert magnet links to torrent file.

Few days before pirate-bay has stopped serving torrent file which has seeds less than 10 and switched to magnet links. Magnet links are just a link which contain meta-data. This has been done to save space and reduce load on their server.

Magnet links into Torrent Files
Magnet links into Torrent Files

Why to Convert Magnet links into Torrent file

There are few reasons to hate magnet links and love .torrent files:

  1. They are slower than torrents file and take more time to fetch meta data.
  2. It is slightly difficult to download specific file via magnet links than torrent file.
  3. You cannot save magnet links to your computer as you can save torrent file for future downloading.

How to Convert Magnet Links into Torrent File

Method 1 : Use utorrent or Vuze ( previously called as azureus)

Download meta-data of any file by using magnet links. After downloading do as following:

For Vuze client:

Press Window+R  button from your keyboard and then type  this %appdata%\Azureus\torrents and then copy the torrent file that you wanted it.

Tip: Also if you delete file from vuze, then you can get torrent file in recycle bin.

For uTorrent client:

Open Run by pressing Windows+R button and then type this %appdata%\uTorrent\ and press enter to get torrent files.

Method 2 : Make use of Hash Info

You can copy hash of any individual file which you wanted to download and search it on www.isohunt.com to get your torrent files.

Method 3 : Use magnet2torrent.me to convert magnet links

Magnet2torrent.me is free website which converts magnet links into torrent file. You have to just paste magnet link and it will give you an option to download torrent file.

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Add Email Signature to Gmail or any Email client

If you want to add an HTML Email Signature to your Gmail or any other email client  then here I’m showing how to do that.  To add your Professorial looking Email Signature you have to download and install WiseStamp add-on or extension for chrome .You can download WiseStamp for both browsers Mozilla and Chrome .

email signature by wisestamp

An example of Email Signature.

After installing WiseStamp you can see an icon of appearing on right side top of your Gmail bar from which you can edit your HTML signature. Wise Stamp has many Email application like your recent tweet, your latest blog feeds, eBay products etc. You can also add your social profiles and Instant messenger icons. It also provide you some inbuilt Template to choose which include your name,contact info,Company logo, etc. [Visit wisestamp App Gallery ]

Wisstamp gmail signature addon

Now to create your HTML signature you have to set up your email apps and Social icons  and then you  have to click “apply” and “ok”.  To  insert your signature in Gmail simply click wisestamp icon and choose your signature you want to insert. You can create two kind of signature, one for personal and other for business use.

insert your html signature in gmail

You can also upgrade to pro version which have more extra features and functionality.

Below is the official video from Wisestamp:

Tip:

Wise Stamp is for only Gmail but if you use  Wise Stamp from Firefox then you can add the signature to any email client.You have to just right-click in your browser and click on “Insert Signature” to add your signature. See screenshot below:

insert email signature on any email client

 

I hope it will work for you. Please share this post if you find it useful.