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Thursday, March 3, 2011

How To: Fix & Remove Shortcut Virus

The situation simple like this; when you plug in your pendrive, all your files & folder gone. Nothing more just shortcut you can see. It's simple how to fix this problem.

1. Show hidden files
please refer this link

2. Plug in your pendrive or external HDD or what ever device effected by the virus.

3. Scan the device with any Antivirus updated & remove the virus

4. Goto My computer, right click the device. Example my pendrive locate in drive E:\
so right click the drive E:\ and select explorer

5. Delete manually the virus if virus still in there. This step need little experiences to know which one.

6. Open command prompt (CMD), or hold windows key and letter 'R'. type 'cmd' and enter.

7. Type this command --> CD \

8. Change directory with this command (example my pendrive is driver E:\) --> E:

9. Delete all shortcut with this command --> DEL *.lnk

10. Change attributes for all files & folders --> ATTRIB -A -S -R -H /S /D

Now your done..... simple aight? >>:)

p/s: make sure before step No.10, you're in correct drive. If you try to fix drive E:\ , you in drive E:\. If you in drive C:\ you will know what happen, big mistake. my advice just follow step by step my tutorial

Monday, January 4, 2010

System Restore

Sometimes when we make some changes by setting configuration, install software or hardware, our computer become unstable or error and more worst you hate it and you want to go back to the way it was. How to do? We used system restore for roll back and it's like command to undo changes. But if you think about remove a virus using system restore which will undo change and may be you think if you used it, virus also not effected your computer like before, you wrong. For virus problem this is not a good solution even it's work for some virus.

I did some little experiment using system restore. I delete a folder which have a pictures inside and type something in excel file. I used system restore and after finish, the folder before this I delete restore back which have no pictures inside (just folder) and the excel file is empty even before this I typed something inside.

After that I did "undo my last restoration" and it's roll back which my excel file have data inside (back to normal before i did system restore). So I will show how to do it. It's very simple.

Follow step below:

1. Start Button > All Programs > Accessories > System Tools > System Restore

2. Select "Restore my computer to earlier time" & click next button (see picture below)

Select Restore my computer to earlier time

3. For this step, choose wisely. Select date which before your computer having problems. (See picture below)

Select date for system restore

4. Click next button

5. After select, click next button for comfirmation (See picture below)

Confirmation before system restore start

6. Wait until finish, your computer will start the process and will restart to complete the process.

p/s: If your fail (incomplete), please choose other date.

Thursday, December 10, 2009

How To: Increase Notebook/Netbook Battery Life

Most of people don't know how to make battery's life longer or to keep battery long working when we're not using power cable. There have a few steps to do this.

1. Disable wireless signal

When you are not using wireless, turn it off or disable it. Most of notebook or netbook now have button to disable wireless. It's can save your battery time because wireless can use a considerable quality of power.

2. Low backlighting screen

By using low backlighting on your notebook or netbook will help you spend more time. Less backlighting mean less using power from your battery. See picture below

Fn Button with volume & backlight function

3. Low volume

Same as backlighting, if you using low volume, it's can safe your battery power. See picture above.

4. Using correct power scheme

Windows contain a number of predetermined power plans, which control settings like how rapidly your notebook or netbook turns off and when your screen saver boots in.

Control Panel > Power Options

For max. Battery life from the "Power scheme" chooses the option "Max. Battery" and decline the list. There are good choices for you just like "Low Power Mode" and Portable /Laptop. They don't conserve as much power as Max Battery. After selecting a power scheme you click Ok button to finish the process. See picture below

For more power of time from battery, upgrade your battery. Buy new battery with more cell's which can stay uptime more example 4 hours, 6 hours or 8 hours. Extra tips, if you in your house which have plug outlet, take off your battery and just using power cord only. This tips can make your battery long life.

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