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How To Fix: Diagnostic service policy is not running

 I haven’t had a chance to try this one out, but it looks like a fairly obscure problem with a fairly easy fix.  If you get “diagnostic service policy is not running”, try this.Open an administrative command prompt, and paste in the following commands: net localgroup Administrators /add networkservice net localgroup Administrators /add localservice Restart …

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Removing old Antivirus that cause slowness and instability

Antivirus programs are notorious for leaving behind “stuff” that will cause a computer to be slow and unstable. Getting rid of old anti-virus programs is a pain in the neck, but once you know a little secret, it gets a lot easier. The trick is to get rid of any left over drivers from old …

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Switching gears, technologically speaking

Things have been moving right along at Tidbits for Techs, quite literally! Toward the end of February, we got word that a rental home was available. We were living in an apartment that was just too small for our family of four, and the house was big enough and then some. The price was right, …

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