Computer Troubleshooting

Your RAM might still working

When your computer wont boot and you've done process of elimination confirming that the RAM is the culprit, mostly you might think of replacing the RAM. Before you throw away your RAM, you might want to try this troubleshooting first in this article. There is also the possibility that your motherboard's RAM socket is already loose, specially if it is already old. The motherboard's RAM socket contact pins might not all touching the RAM's golden finger.

How to setup a network printer in macOS X

I have tried the instructions available in the internet and none of them worked for me. The setup: the printer (Canon E600) is connected via USB on wireless router (ASUS WL-520gU) and Mac is running OS X El Capitan 10.11.6.

The following are the instructions:

  1. Click the Apple button at the upper left and select System Preferences from the menu.

How to fix inaccessible flash drive identified by computer as "USB Disk 30X USB Device"

Having a bootable Linux on flash drive is very handly tool for a web developer. When I was about to create one, my TDK 16GB flash drive becomes inaccessible in my Windows 7 file explorer. The Windows explorer detected it and shows "Removable drive (H:)". When I clicked the drive, it prompted me to insert a disk in Drive H: as if it were acting as a CD or DVD drive. I checked it on my "Device Manager" and found my flash drive registered as "USB Disk 30X USB Device". I tried some known fix: uninstalled/re-installed the drive's device driver, re-assigned new Drive letter and nothing worked.

How to fix bricked Seagate hard disk (with illustrations)

This is an image based tutorial that will show step by step on how to fix bricked Seagate hard disk (model ST3500320AS). This model ST3500320AS is a 500GB hard disk but it has known busy bug or BSY error. If the hard disk is hit by this bug, its size will be detected 0 bytes by BIOS. Disclaimer: webfoobar assumes no responsibility for any data loss or permanent damage executing the following tutorial steps (use at your own risk).

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