Category Archives: Tweaks and Fixes

CryptoPrevent – Protect Windows from Cryptolocker Infections

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Computer Technicians and System admins across the internet are hearing more and more about the Cryptolocker threat. If you havent heard about it, Cryptolocker is a nasty piece of ransomware that will seek out certain files on computers, attached drives and networks and encrypt them. Once it has finished encrypting …

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Print from iOS with Windows AirPrint Installer

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I have had few clients have asked me about how to print from their iPads and iPhones because certain applications such as Notes and Mail have had a print button available since iOS 4.2.1. The problem is unless you have a printer with a feature called “AirPrint”, you cannot print …

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Tweaking.com Windows Repair – Fix Common Windows Problems

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Tweaking.com Windows Repair is a small, portable and free all-in-one repair tool designed to help you fix common Windows problems. Dial-a-Fix used to be a great tool for this task but it does not work on Windows 7 and has not been updated for years. Windows Repair is a great …

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OfficeIns – Repair Tool of the Week

OfficeIns is a small, portable and free application designed to display all of the installed add-ins for Microsoft Office products including Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Project, Access, Visio, and FrontPage. Once displayed, you have the ability enable/disable them and change how they start up. Why would you want to do …

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XP_Fileassoc.bat & XP_EXE_Fix.reg – Repair Tool of the Week

I have been seeing the Facebook Password Reset Virus on a lot of computers lately and one of the things that this virus does is disables the EXE association with the computer. Basically what this means is that you cannot open .EXE files and since most of your software repair …

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7 Quick Fix 1.0 – Repair Tool of the Week

7 Quick Fix is a small, freeware and portable tool designed to quickly fix common errors that may occur under Windows 7 and is able to re-enable certain parts of the system (such as Task Manager) after a virus attack. 7 Quick Fix can fix 21 common errors including Slow …

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Reprofiler – Repair Tool of the Week

A common problem that occurs with just about all modern Windows operating systems is when a Windows user loses access to their data and settings. For some reason, Windows no longer recognizes a profile belonging to its user and the next time that user logs on, it appears as a …

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SSDTweaker – Repair Tool of the Week

While technically not a “repair tool”, SSDTweaker is an application designed to tweak an operating system to get the most out of a Solid State Drive. Solid State Drives (SSD) have a massive speed advantage over older hard drives because there are no moving parts. However, one of the disadvantages …

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Rizone TakeOwnership Extension – Repair Tool of the Week

Microsoft has tightened up security in Windows Vista and 7 by disallowing access to critical system files using a Unix like permission system. While this is great for the average user because it helps protect them from viruses and themselves preventing them from being able to accidentally delete a critical …

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ei.cfg Removal Utility (Windows 7 Universal CD) – Repair Tool of the Week

One of the biggest frustrations when installing Windows XP was making sure you had the correct CD for your license key. Windows Vista fixed this problem by having a universal CD that contained all versions (all 32bit versions or all 64bit versions, not both) and simply installed the version that …

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