Category: How To

How To Repair XP Automatic Update service when it has been deleted

After removing that XP Antivirus 2011 malware, I had two XP machines that did not have the Automatic Updates service even installed, and therefore it would not run. After some googling I found the Microsoft KB883614 that addresses both this problem, and that of the BITS (Background Intelligent Transfer Service) missing. I’ve copy/pasted it for …

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How to rewrite the Master Boot Record MBR in case of rootkit Windows XP Vista 7

Whether it be due to hard disk corruption, or more likely a boot kit or rootkit, you may need to rewrite the Master Boot Record. Rewrite the MBR in XP: Boot into XP Disk, repair mode, recovery console Then type fixmbr c: and press enter Vista and 7 (32 or 64 bit) To run the …

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Dell: Primary Drive 1 Not Found or Primary Drive 0 Not Found

This problem typically crops up on older Dell Dimension and Optiplex desktops but could also happen on the Inspiron and Latitude laptops. It seems scary because it acts like the hard drive is dying but usually its a lot simpler than that! The solution: Boot the computer and immediately start tapping the F2 Key¬†to get …

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