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Everyone Needs Backups
I have no backups. Most people do not have any form of backup for their data. Many people do not see this as a necessity. This book covers: Understanding the importance of backups Knowing what you should (and should not) backup Making a backup plan Using the ...
Reading Machine Temperatures & Voltages
Watching your temperatures is an important part of managing any machine, especially a gaming rig. There are several tools that can work for this, some may not work on all CPUs (Ryzen most notably). When reporting your temperatures to people, please use Celsiu...
Verifying Disk Health
Definitions S.M.A.R.T. - this is a monitoring system included in disk drives(HDDs and SSDs). Its primary function is to detect and report various indicators of drive reliability and health. Sectors - these are sections of your hard drive that store data. Your ...
Cleaners CCleaner CCleaner and all other cleaners can be very destructive. The use of these to clean excessively can lead to increase wear on SSDs when temp file are constantly being written and deleted. The use of any registry 'cleaner' can also be detrime...
Disk & Partition Management
Disk Managment You can open disk managment by pressing Win+R and typing diskmgmt.msc. Disk managment can only be run from a installed copy of windows, and has limits on what partitions and disks can be edited. For a more robust solution, consider using diskp...
Anti-Virus and Malware tools
For information about how to clean malware from your computer, or prevent it in the future, see this malware guide Definitions AV - Anti-Virus runs constantly in the background, scanning files on download, on access, or on a schedule AM - Anti-Malware shoul...
Killer Network Drivers
Killer networking drivers and software are known to cause various issues. To troubleshoot follow these steps: Download the universal drivers Uninstall all Killer software such as the Killer Network Center Install the universal drivers Reboot
Rules of the /r/TechSupport
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Clean Installing Windows 10
Warning: All files on the drive you plan to install Windows to will be deleted if you follow this guide - this is intended. Please ensure you have an adequate backup policy in place before proceeding if you have files of value. Using a USB flash drive at leas...
Backup your sh$t
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Troubleshooting With a Live Session
This book contains all documentation relevant to making and using Linux or Windows PE on a USB for recovering systems, files, or querying hardware issues.
Purpose & Scope of this Guide: This guide is designed to inform you of the best ways to remove malware from your computer, and how to best protect yourself from malware in the future. Not all malware is created equal, even the best protection and most knowledg...
Linux Live Environment
Crypto-ransomware is a large threat today and is only expected to get worse. The key to it’s success is the business model employed for many strains and the method of deployment used. I am infected! Please help! Remove your infected machine from the network t...
I viewed explicit content on my work network or device
Clicked on a NSFW Link or 'accidentally' watched porn for 15 minuets at the cubicle at work? It happens.. more than you think and we dont care unless you give us a reason to. The rule of thumb here is, do we need an excuse to look in to your internet and offic...
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 data 2 of the copies are on different devices on-site 1 copy is 'off-site' In a perfect world this would mean that your Thesis.docx exists on your computer, on your...