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Toshiba laptop built-in webcam problems

Toshiba laptop built-in webcam problems Problem: Toshiba laptop Camera Assistant Software on Vista (or similar) is no longer working. When you try to run the application you get an error along the lines of: ‘Access violation at address … in module ‘CEC_MAIN.exe’. Read of address …’ ‘Cannot open file C:\Program Files\Camera Assistant Software for Toshiba\NewSkin1\active.bmp’ […]

How to speed up Vista instantly

How to speed up Vista instantly If you’re using Vista, you may have noticed how heavy it is in hardware-resource terms. If you’d like a faster computer and are prepared to compromise on the aesthetics, here is a very simple and quick way to get things moving more quickly. This method will also give you […]

Setting up a computer from new

Buying a new computer isn’t a simple as they’d have you believe. Here are the steps I took to get the most recent laptop I bought ready to use

Microsoft SQL Server update problem

Q. I am unable to install the Microsoft SQL Server 2005 update KB970892 on windows Vista. What should I do? A. You’ll need to edit your registry for this one so, as ever, back everything up first. If you’re not sure what you’re doing, seek professional technical help first! In the ‘Run’ box, type in […]