Wednesday, December 11, 2019

A+ Articles & Videos

“Bootmgr is missing” error and solutions

Sample video from the A+ Troubleshooting Techniques LiveLessons product. Shows how to fix the "bootmgr is missing" error. You can purchase the entire product...

How to Reduce the Size of the Winsxs Folder

- Describes the Winsxs folder and demonstrates how to reduce its size using Disk Cleanup and the dism.exe tool. Links: Analyze the Windows Component Store and...

SATA Terminology & Measurement Confusion – Solved

- Dispels some of the confusion surrounding SATA measurements (bits vs. Bytes), and SATA encoding.  

SATA Terminology & Measurement Confusion – Solved

- Dispels some of the confusion surrounding SATA measurements (bits vs. Bytes), and SATA encoding.  

Why is my 500 GB drive displayed in Windows as 465 GB??

- Explains why the Windows displayed hard drive size appears smaller than the hard drive manufacturer's stated size.

Win10 preview installation error 0x0000005D in VirtualBox

Explains why the error code 0x0000005D is received when installing the Windows 10 Technical Preview to VirtualBox.  

Troubleshooting an IP issue with ipconfig (220-802)

Quick answer to an IP question in my inbox. Solution uses ipconfig options. Pass the A+ exams with confidence using my Authorized CompTIA A+ Exam Cram...

Sharing and Mapping in the Command Prompt

Quick video about sharing and mapping in the Windows Command Prompt with the net share and net use commands. Example of net share and net...

Msconfig Usage (220-802)

This video demonstrates how to disable an application and corresponding service in the System Configuration utility. Click the maximize button in the lower-right hand...

Fix a Computer that won’t Boot (220-802)

This video shows how to fix boot issues with the Command Prompt in WinRE (System Recovery Options). Duration: 4:13.  Pass the A+ exams with confidence...