What Is 404? 4 Common Website Errors and What They Mean

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Most of the time, visiting a website is a simple affair. You type in the name of the site you’re interested in or click a browser bookmark, and you see it within a few seconds.

But what about when it goes wrong? Sometimes, you’ll see various errors alerting you to problems with visiting that website

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How to Remove a Broken Headphone Jack From a Phone or Tablet

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Holding a broken headphone jack, and wondering where the end is? Pulled the earphones too quickly from your tablet or smartphone, only to discover a bit was left behind?

Sadly, earphone jacks aren’t built for regular and repeated insertion and removal. If a piece of your earphone jack is stuck in your phone, tablet, or even MP3 player, you’ll need to remove it before you can use any replacement earphones.

These six methods should help you retrieve the lost part.

6 Ways to Remove a Broken Headphone Jack

All too often, the end of a broken headphone jack gets stuck in your phone or […]

How to Fix the “Critical Process Died” Stop Code in Windows 10

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The dreaded “blue screen of death”, infamously known as BSOD, can wreck your day. There are more than 500 BSOD error codes, but the Critical Process Died Stop Code gets the most attention.

In fairness, BSODs are much less common in Windows 10 than they were in previous versions of the OS, but when they happen, it is still annoying. Losing the stuff you were working on is the least of your worries.

So, how do you fix this unforeseen error in Windows 10

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How to Convert MBR to GPT Without Losing Data in Windows

How many hard drives does your system have? One? Three? Ten? Regardless of how many drives you have, they all need one thing to keep track of what’s on the drive: a partition table.

The partition table describes the partitions (sections) of the drive and helps your system find the files you need.

Your Windows system uses a master boot record (MBR) or GUID Partition Table (GPT) depending on the age, operating system, and your system firmware. Sometimes it is necessary to switch between MBR and GPT, but to do that you need to wipe your drive first. Using traditional tools like […]

How to Disable UEFI to Dual Boot Any Operating System

Have you ever tried to install a second operating system alongside Windows? Depending on what you tried to install, you might have encountered the UEFI Secure Boot feature. If Secure Boot doesn’t recognize the code you’re trying to install, it will stop you. Secure Boot is handy for preventing malicious code running on your system. But it also stops you booting some legitimate operating systems, like Kali Linux, Android x86, or TAILS.

But there is a way around it. This short guide will show you how to disable UEFI Secure Boot to let you dual boot any operating system you like.

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How to Force Restart an iPhone and Enter Recovery Mode

There are now two distinct families of iPhone, and two different ways of performing some of the most basic tasks. Inputs like taking a screenshot or restarting your device are a bit different on the latest models.

In 2016 Apple dropped the mechanical home button in favor of a capacitive touch panel instead. Less moving parts means a more reliable device, but since the new iPhone home button relies on software, it’s no longer used to hard reset your device.

So let’s look at how to force restart each iPhone, and how to enter recovery mode to reinstall iOS.

Jump to your device:

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How to Back Up and Restore the BCD File in Windows 10

The Boot Configuration Data (BCD) file has been part of Windows since the Vista days.

It’s not a file that many people will come across on a regular basis, but it’s vital to your operating system. If the BCD file is accidentally deleted or becomes corrupted, your entire Windows operating system could fail to load.

If something does go wrong, and your unfortunate enough not to have a backup, you might need to perform a clean install of Windows to get your computer up and running again. Not only does this mean endless hours lost to reinstalling all your apps, but you […]

Why Is My Netflix Not Working and How Do I Fix It?

It’s a sad reality of the modern world that none of has enough free time. We’re all too busy with jobs, kids, and responsibilities to actually pursue our hobbies.

When you eventually do get the chance to relax a little, the last thing you want to worry about is your Netflix not working. However, it turns out there are plenty of reasons why Netflix goes wrong.

This shouldn’t come as any great surprise. Like any other app, Netflix can go wrong, despite the fact you’re paying for it. You’re not paying enough for Netflix
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