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    • COM Surrogate Has Stopped Working

      COM Surrogate Has Stopped Working

      A common problem that Windows Vista users face is getting the “COM Surrogate Has Stopped Working” error message whenever a folder that contains multimedia or video files is opened. COM components that third party applications that are not fully compatible with the Windows Vista (and other versions of the Windows platform) install normally cause this

    • How to Monitor Windows Server

      How to Monitor Windows Server

      People monitor system resources in order to evaluate their computer workload, observe changes and trends in resource usage, test configuration changes, and diagnose problems. Task manager presents a snapshot of programs and processes that are running on the computer and provides a summary of the computers processor and memory usage. System monitor logs performance and

    • Blue Screen Stop 0x00000024

      Blue Screen Stop 0x00000024

      Blue Screen Stop 0x00000024 refers to a BSOD (Blue Screen of Death) error message that is displayed whenever there is a conflict with the NTFS.sys file, which is the file responsible for reading and writing to NTFS hard drives. A number of problems can cause this error, with the most common reason being that the

    • Device Driver has corrupted the executive memory pool

      Device Driver has corrupted the executive memory pool

      If you receive an error message which reads: Windows error "Device Driver has corrupted the executive memory pool., it basically means that there is a corruption with a driver somewhere on your system. This issue can occur when an attempt to touch invalid memory at a process IRQL that is too high occurs. This is

    • How to Fix “Page Fault in Non-paged Area” in Windows 7

      How to Fix “Page Fault in Non-paged Area” in Windows 7

      A “page fault” is a term used to describe a miscommunication between a computer’s page file and non-paged area. Page faults are also known by the “0x50 Stop Error” code and often result in a complete computer crash and a BSOD (Blue Screen of Death). When this happens, the user is required to restart his/her

    • Error 0x0000007e

      Error 0x0000007e

      Windows error 0x0000007e is a system error message that is displayed whenever the computer’s operating system is unable to access system files, optical drives, ports, hard drives, or other installed hardware on the computer. Under normal system operation, the Windows error handler will discover the issues upon booting the device and display the error prior

    • Cannot Copy and Paste in Windows

      Cannot Copy and Paste in Windows

      Copy and paste are Windows commands that allow users to copy content from a source that is then “pasted” in another window or program. The process can be done by selecting any supported content such as text or a file on the disk, right clicking to open the context menu, selecting copy from the list,

    • What is a Segmentation Fault?

      What is a Segmentation Fault?

      The term “segmentation fault” refers to an error received on computer systems, especially Unix-based operating systems, when a program is attempting to perform an action that is unavailable or not allowed. Segmentation faults often arise when a program is attempting to access memory that the computer cannot locate or when a user or program is

    • Error 1603

      Error 1603

      When installing software that is packaged with the Windows Installer, users may get an error 1603. The actual error message that displays is “error 1603: A fatal error occurred during installation.” There are a few things that cause this to occur. Windows Installer and Encrypted Folders Users cannot install software packaged in the Windows Installer

    • Blue Screen of Death

      Blue Screen of Death

      If you have been working on computers or are just starting to use them, one of the most disturbing events that can occur is the BSOD or Blue Screen of Death. The BSOD is actually an error screen that is displayed by specific operating systems informing the user that a critical system error has occurred.

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