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How to uninstall AOL EasyStart

As of 30 June 2015, AOL will discontinue the AOL EasyStart product. AOL EasyStart was based on ReviverSoft’s Start Menu Reviver, so to continue using this style start menu, you can update to Start Menu Reviver. There is no cost and you will not lose any of your tiles or settings. Download and install the latest version of Start Menu Reviver now. If you do not wish to use Start Menu Reviver, please uninstall AOL EasyStart by following these steps: Click on the Start button to launch AOL Easy Start …

What do my registry problems mean?

Registry Reviver conducts a comprehensive and thorough analysis of your PC’s registry. Problems identified can lead to issues such as slowed PC boot times, performance issues, software crashes and general system instability. So, what does Registry Reviver scan for and what does it mean for your PC. App Paths What is it? The installation folders for some programs are saved in the registry. This lets these programs be started through the Run dialog without entering the complete application path. Registry Reviver will identify orphaned references that no longer exist and …

How to uninstall PC Reviver

PC Reviver is very easy to remove. At ReviverSoft we believe very strongly in allowing people to remove applications that they do not wish to keep. Of course we hope you do not feel this way about PC Reviver but in case you do, here is how to remove it: Firstly you need to open the Windows Control Panel. Then choose ‘Programs and Features’. This will bring up a list of all applications on your computer. Scroll down this list until you find PC Reviver. Select PC Reviver and then …

How to install PC Reviver

PC Reviver has been created with ease of use in mind, and so it is very easy to download and install. All you need to do is go to the PC Reviver Product Page and click on the ‘Download’ button. This will usually bring up a prompt from your browser asking you if you would like to download this file. Confirm that you would like to continue and then once the download is complete open the file that is downloaded (PCReviverSetup.exe). You should then receive a Windows message asking you …

EventViewer

Crashes and other errors can be more than just a nuisance. They can slow your computer down, or in some cases, may even cause you to lose important information. There are some useful tools within Windows that can help you diagnose and correct these errors to help you get on with your activities in no time. The Event Viewer is one of Windows’ most vital diagnostic tools. The Viewer can display which errors occurred and help you find out why they occurred. It will also display the level of urgency, …

Season’s Greetings

“Season’s Greetings from Everyone at ReviverSoft”As 2013 is coming to an end, we wanted to take an opportunity to wish you and your loved ones a happy and safe festive season, and all the very best for 2014. For those of you who have been with us for a while now you will know that we recently celebrated our 4 year anniversary, and what an incredible journey it’s been to date. 2013 will be a particularly memorable year for us as we were not only able to release significant updates …

One of the biggest frustrations about trying to troubleshoot any computer problems is that the cause of the offending errors are often hard to identify. Computer malfunctions and errors sometimes seem to pop up out of nowhere and with no apparent reason. One minute your computer is working perfectly fine; the next minute it’s taking forever to boot up or programs aren’t functioning smoothly. Fortunately, Microsoft Windows comes equipped with a helpful program that is little-known among many Windows users. Event Viewer logs every event that occurs on your computer …

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How to find out the cause of your BSOD

The Blue Screen of Death, or BSOD, has been a constant source of frustration for Windows users over the years. A BSOD occurs when Windows runs into a critical error. When these errors occur, Windows halts whatever it is doing, displays a screen with relevant error information, and restarts the system. Not only are these errors an annoyance, but they can lead to the loss of important data and signify a serious problem with your machine. How to find out the cause your BSOD BSODs are serious errors, and unfortunately …

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How to boot into Windows 8 Safe Mode

One of the most common first steps when it come to PC troubleshooting techniques is booting your PC into Safe Mode. Safe Mode allows you to boot your PC into a limited version of Windows. In Safe Mode only the absolute essential drivers and files are loaded. This is often useful to repair problems caused by malware infections, recent hardware changes, or faulty updates. Getting into Safe Mode is a simple process for older versions of Windows (you hit the F8 key repeatedly before the Windows logo appears when you …

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Internet Explorer is running slow

Despite the rise in popularity of many new Web browsers such as Google Chrome and Mozilla’s FireFox, Microsoft’s Internet Explorer is still the browser of choice for many PC users. According to recent statistics from Wikimedia, Internet Explorer is still the browser of choice for over 23% of PC users. Internet Explorer (also known as IE) is often the target of criticism for it’s sluggish performance (and sometimes security issues), but over the years Microsoft have made some great improvements in the browser and no wonder it still hasn’t gone …

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Introducing PC Reviver

After many, many months of research and development we are absolutely ecstatic to announce the launch of our newest product, PC Reviver. “The all-new PC Reviver” PC Reviver is our new all-in-one repair, maintenance and optimization utility. It includes the essential tools and resources to help you restore optimum performance to your PC and keep it that way. The way we see it, PC Reviver is the only utility you are ever going to need to get your PC back to running at it’s best and keeping it that way. …

WindowsEasyTransfer

Buying a new PC is a fun and exciting experience, that is until you realize your new PC will usually not come with all of your favorite software applications installed, nor the vast amount of personal data like your documents, music, photos and movies that are all perfectly organized like on your old computer. Microsoft has a pretty cool application that has made the process of transferring data across computers a little less stressful (and thankfully pretty simple) for everyone. What’s cool is that you can also move data across …

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HDMI audio out does not work

More and more people are cutting the cord on their cable TV subscriptions and instead opting to stream shows directly from their computers directly to their TVs, using a HDMI cable. Unfortunately, a HDMI connection does not always work as smoothly as many people would like, as getting the sound to go through the TV speakers is often a bit of a challenge. Check your video drivers. While it may sound counter-intuitive, the sound going out of your HDMI port is controlled by your video card rather than your sound …

WinUpdate

Your computer has served you well over the years, but lately you’ve been running into issues that you haven’t experienced in the past. You haven’t made any notable changes to your system and so you’re a little baffled by what’s causing the problem. Sound familiar? You’re starting to see blue screens, your hard drive is making a horrendous noise, or your computer beeps at your when you turn it on. Hopefully it’s something as simple as a driver or software update but maybe you’re about to experience a hardware failure. …

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How do I fix 0x000007E Blue Screen error?

Even seasoned computer users get a shiver of fear over blue screen errors. They are well known for their cryptic messages and that they sometimes can be difficult to troubleshoot and repair. Fortunately, if you know which blue screen error you have, you have won the most difficult part of the battle. Now that you know that you have a 0x0000007E error, you can get down to the much easier task of fixing it. Check your hard drive for problems. This is a very common error when you have a …

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