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Entries from March 2009

Fixing Icon Problems By Rebuilding the Windows’ Icon Cache (XP/Vista)

March 29th, 2009 · Comments Off on Fixing Icon Problems By Rebuilding the Windows’ Icon Cache (XP/Vista)

If you have icons that are not displaying correctly (for example, showing a different icon), you may need to rebuild Windows’ icon cache. This does not change any icons, but only clears the cache to get rid of corrupt information. After clearing the icon cache, you may want to increase its size to prevent future […]

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Posted in: Guides

Using MemTest86+ To Diagnose RAM Problems

March 11th, 2009 · Comments Off on Using MemTest86+ To Diagnose RAM Problems

MemTest86+ is a diagnostic program used to detect hardware problems with RAM (memory) modules. Since it can be run from a bootable CD, it is faster, safer, and more accurate at detecting memory problems than similar tools which would be run from within Windows.

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Posted in: Downloads