Archives for Laptops

My Laptop Powers On But The Screen Does Nothing/Shows Black

So you turn on your laptop and it powers on, but the screen does nothing. Your first instinct might tell you that the computer is broken. Don’t go throwing it agains the wall or out the window just yet, you may want to try one of these tricks first to save some of your hard earned money from buying a new one. Sometimes computers get stuck in sleep mode and it ends up resulting in your screen doing nothing when you turn your computer on. Hopefully this is the case for you because there are a couple things you can do to
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How To Restore Your MacBook To Factory Settings

Here is a quick tutorial on how to wipe out everything from your Macbook and restore it to the factory settings. Step 1 To start, make sure that all of your files are backed up elsewhere. When you revert your MacBook Pro back to factory settings, you will also be wiping out all of the data on your hard drive. If there is anything you want to keep, take the time to move it all onto an external hard drive. Step 2 Once your files are backed up, shut down your MacBook Pro. Plug it into the AC adapter, and
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My iPhone Wont Charge! Check These 5 Things First To Diagnose

Your iPhone is plugged in, but it’s not charging. Why won’t the iPhone charge? Is the iPhone broken? Is it time to freak out? Probably not, in fact there are some really common reasons an iPhone won’t charge, and most of the time it has nothing to do with the iPhone itself (unless it was damaged, but more on that in a moment). How to Check if Your iPhone is Not Charging First things first, how do you definitively know if an iPhone is charging the battery or not? When the device is plugged into a power source, look in
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My Computer Starts With Black Screen And Blinking Cursor

A family member just gave me their Toshiba laptop and told me he was just getting nothing when turning it on. So when I got home and powered it on I immediately got a black screen with a blinking underscore at the top left of the screen as pictured below. My first instinct tells me it has something to do with the hard drive. Either the hard drive itself is not getting a stable connection, some sort of memory error – or worst case scenario, the hard drive is faulty and no longer works (which means it needs replaced). Luckily there are a
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