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Windows 7 Made Simple by Kevin Otnes

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Using Windows 7 to Fix Problems

Oops! You did something wrong. You lost something. Or so you think. The sooner you discover something is wrong, the easier it is to fix it. There is no panic button that will magically make everything right again. But a few Windows features and good practices will help a lot.

So let's say that one day your computer works fine, but the next day it is slow or some programs do not work right. There are several possible causes:

  • A new program you installed
  • A new device you added
  • Changes or customizations you made through various Windows settings
  • A virus or spyware infection on your computer

Windows 7 provides several features that can help you fix your computer. They can help you at every level—from Windows not starting ...

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