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Windows Maintenance

Cleaners CCleaner CCleaner and all other cleaners can be very destructive. The use of these to ...

How to Appeal a Ban

This pages details how to appeal a ban on /r/techsupport. This applies for both the subreddit a...

Whitelist

This serves as a master list of recommended and permitted software that we permit in the communit...

Rules of the /r/TechSupport

Any and all rules are subject to /r/TechSupport Moderators discretion, any and all rules could ...

Creating a Backup Process

The 3-2-1 Rule The basis of all backup plans revolves around the 3-2-1 rule. 3 copies of your...

Disk & Partition Management

Disk Managment You can open disk managment by pressing Win+R and typing diskmgmt.msc. Disk mana...

Wiping disks

This article relies on the live media created here HDD nwipe is a fork of dwipe which is the ut...

Clean Installing Windows 10

Create a bootable USB flash drive using the Media Creation Tool from Microsoft. This will also ...

Troubleshooting port forwards

This is not a guide on how to port forward, it is only made to address issues once your forward i...

Reading HWiNFO logs

Download Generic Log Viewer from here Install and run the program, it will look like this: ...

Running Memtest86+

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Getting started and creating boot media

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Killer Network Drivers

Killer networking drivers and software are known to cause various issues. To troubleshoot follow ...

Verifying Disk Health

Definitions S.M.A.R.T. - this is a monitoring system included in disk drives(HDDs and SSDs). Its...

Anti-Virus and Malware tools

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Subreddit Commands

Command and output Comment any of the below commands to have automod print the relevant message ...

How to Describe a Technical Problem

You are facing a technical problem and want to resolve it. That’s why you went on /r/techsupport ...

Clean Chrome Malware

Chrome is often a vector for malware, if you are facing a stubborn infection do the following. ...

HWiNFO - Full Guide

To start troubleshooting using HWiNFO, follow this guide. It will walk you though how to setup lo...

DISM and SFC

All commands require an admin CMD or Powershell Using SFC SFC is a basic command to check and...