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    • Not a Valid Win32 Application

      Not a Valid Win32 Application

      The Not a valid Win32 application error message may occur in a number of different scenarios. This indicates that an executable file, application, or program is not able to communicate correctly with the Windows API. The error may occur during or after the installation of an application, program, or in certain cases – hardware. The

    • VMWare Error 1335

      VMWare Error 1335

      Computer professionals have used the VMWare workstation for a number of years to test software on different types of operating systems on a single computer. Those who purchase and download the VMWare software from the online store often encounter VMWare error 1335. This error is typically as a result of downloading the incorrect software build,

    • What is a Windows OEM?

      What is a Windows OEM?

      OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) is one of the terms used to describe products that come directly from the manufacturer. This applies to both hardware and software designed to be used on a computer system. Microsoft’s Windows Operating System with OEM license is available for purchase. OEM versions of Windows function just like any other Windows

    • 0x800a0007 Windows Update Error

      0x800a0007 Windows Update Error

      Even though it might be alarming to see “0x800a0007 Windows Update Error” on one’s computer, it is quite easy to repair. Computer users receive this error message for various reasons, especially when trying to update software. Some common reasons for receiving the 0x800a0007 Windows Update Error are incorrect settings in Secure Socket Layers (SSL), incorrect

    • 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

    • Data Error Cyclic Redundancy Check

      Data Error Cyclic Redundancy Check

      The “Data Error Cyclic Redundancy Check (CRC)” is a problem with the mathematical process the computer does in order to ensure that data is properly transferred from a particular source to a specified destination. During the cyclic redundancy check, the computer determines if the data being transferred is not damaged. When users get a “Data

    • Error 0x8000ffff

      Error 0x8000ffff

      Microsoft has bundled their basic Firewall application with the Windows Operating System (OS) since Windows XP SP 3. The firewall is used to provide consistent protection against Internet intrusion and attacks on computers and will block connection attempts that have previously been associated with malicious behavior. Error 0x8000ffff can be generated when the Microsoft Firewall

    • 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 Fix a “Cannot Find Server or DNS” Error

      How to Fix a “Cannot Find Server or DNS” Error

      A server is a computer that ‘serves’ the network that it is connected to. It performs functions that are useful to the network. For example, there are file servers that store data and print servers that handle the network printing jobs. Businesses and other institutions often use servers to store important, possibly confidential, information and

    • I/O Device Error

      I/O Device Error

      A common error encountered by Microsoft Windows users when trying to read or write from a drive, disk, or portable media device is the I/O device error. When this error is generated, the transfer mode that the operating system is attempting to use for the operation may not be recognized. The I/O error may be

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