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Safe Computing
Introduction It's very easy to secure your computer against hackers, viruses, spyware, and spam, and it's mostly free! Just follow the guidelines...
Tue, 20 Nov, 2018 at 4:10 PM
Your Software Broke My Hardware
Our software does not, and cannot break any hardware. It is simply not possible. A computer system comprises hardware and software. Hardware is the physica...
Tue, 20 Nov, 2018 at 4:11 PM
The Format of the Text Log File
This article describes the format of the text log files in SyncBack. Text log files are recommended only when the log file must be parsed by another program...
Thu, 23 May, 2019 at 5:36 PM
The Differences Between File Systems
The differences between file systems (FAT, FAT32, NTFS, ReFS, etc.) The following Wikipedia article provides information about the different types of file ...
Thu, 22 Nov, 2018 at 4:01 PM
Assigning a drive letter to external USB
Assigning a permanent drive letter to an external USB drive, flash drive, or memory stick in Windows This article provides information about assigning a...
Thu, 25 Apr, 2019 at 12:21 PM
How to set the error level for a batch file
How to set the error level - exit code - return value for a batch file The following is an example Windows batch file that returns the exit code of 123: @...
Mon, 26 Nov, 2018 at 1:02 PM
HTML Help File Problems
The following represent issues concerning the use of HTML Help Files (.CHM help files). Note that 2BrightSparks provides a fully searchable on-line vers...
Thu, 25 Apr, 2019 at 12:22 PM
How to troubleshoot hibernation and standby issues in Windows
Please see the following Microsoft support article for Windows 7: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows7/Sleep-and-hibernation-frequently-asked-que...
Mon, 26 Nov, 2018 at 1:48 PM
Programs or processes that are being used
How do I know which program (or process) has a file open / locked or is using a file? Download a free program called Process Explorer here: http://technet...
Mon, 26 Nov, 2018 at 1:50 PM
How to Quit a Frozen Program
To stop a program that is running that does not respond to any keyboard command you will need to force the program to quit (known as 'Force Quit'...
Tue, 27 Nov, 2018 at 6:56 PM