Msconfig Error – Access Denied »

When you run the System Configuration Utility, you get an Access Denied error as soon as you make changes and click on Apply. I had to repair a very troublesome PC that had this error. I wanted to make it load Windows XP faster, so I attempted to run msconfig in the hope of removing a few programs from the […]

Blue Screen With nv4_disp Error »

I have recently found out that many PC users have experienced the error with the graphic card driver nv4_disp.dll, and unfortunately, I’m one of them. This is what happened: my screen worked normally for a while before the Blue Screen of Death appeared, showing some kind of error. I was only able to see the […]

Windows Error Codes »

Have you ever seen Windows error messages that display 3, 4 or 5 digit error codes, such as error #1056, or error #690 and so on? Do you know what they mean? Usually the error message comes with a “More Information” link, which leads you to a Help page explaining why the error occurred. Once you […]

Data Invalid Error – Cannot install USB Device »

Have you ever experienced this problem: When you plug in a new USB device such as mouse, external hard drive or digital camera, the new hardware is detected but automatic driver installation fails every time with a ‘data invalid’ error message? Don’t worry, there are several possible solutions that you can test. Solution 1: Use […]

Windows Installer Error »

Windows XP sometimes displays the following error message: “Windows Installer service could not be accessed. This can occur if you are running in Safe Mode or if the Windows Installer is not correctly installed.” This was probably caused by a damaged registration service. To repair the registration service, follow these steps: Open cmd.exe by clicking […]