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How-To Fix Steam Error Cannot Play Modern Warfare 3 Multiplayer | iw5mp.exe has stopped working

My nephew sent me a text message recently saying he could happily play Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 Single Player Campaign and Spec Ops without any problems. But when he attempted to play the Multiplayer MW3 game it did not work. The error said something in the neighborhood of,... Read more


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How-To Fix Adobe Flash Player Errors on Firefox and Internet Explorer How-To Fix Adobe Flash Player Errors on Firefox and Internet Explorer

This has happened to me several times in the past, I am on YouTube, Facebook or some random website about to watch a video or play a game when I see an Adobe Flash Player error that looks something this… “Hello, you either have JavaScript turned off or an old version of... Read more


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How-To Make Windows 7 Automatically Logon to a User Account During Startup How-To Make Windows 7 Automatically Logon to a User Account During Startup

I have found it very convenient to set my Windows 7 PC at home to automatically logon to my main user account every time I turn it on or restart Windows. This is VERY unsecure if you don’t want another person to use your computer or get into your files without you knowing. But if... Read more


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How-To Make Call of Duty: Black Ops Run Faster (Performance Improvement Guide) How-To Make Call of Duty: Black Ops Run Faster (Performance Improvement Guide)

Since Call of Duty: Black Ops was released I heard a lot of people complain about how slow it played on their computer. In relation to COD: BO various people have asked many times on this site, “How do I improve performance?”, “How do I improve frame rate?”, “How do I tweak... Read more


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How-To Enable the Console (and Cheats) in Call of Duty: Black Ops Single Player Mode

Messing around with the console in Call of Duty has always been a fun thing to do in single player mode, especially during the Nazi Zombie levels. Through the console you can activate cheats and other cool things like an overlay display of your frames per second while playing.... Read more


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Test Your PC or Mac To See If It Can Play a Game How-To Test if your PC/Mac Can Play a Game (Can Your Computer Run it?)

Does my computer meet the minimum system requirements to play the game? Can I run it? Will my PC / Mac run the game fast or slow? Even if I meet the minimum requirements needed to run the game will it be best to upgrade my CPU, Graphics / Video card or both to play ...Read... Read more


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How-To Make Your Windows 7 Computer Immune to USB Drive Viruses for Free How-To Make Your Windows 7 Computer Immune to USB Drive Viruses for Free

The number one way computers get infected by viruses at my job is via USB drives aka “pen drives”, aka “Thumb drives”, aka “USB keys”. Almost everyone has a USB drive and all modern day computers accept them. So it is hard to avoid viruses transferred via USB... Read more


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How-To Perform an Advanced Virus / Malware / Spyware / Adware Removal Method How-To Perform an Advanced Virus / Malware / Spyware / Adware Removal Method

There many times when the virus, malware, spyware or adware that has infected your computer is impossible to get rid of. Sometimes your computer is unusable and the virus, malware, spyware or adware has hijacked your computer or at least appears to be doing so. If a computer has... Read more


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How-To Thoroughly Remove Malware, Spyware, Adware and Viruses from your PC for Free How-To Thoroughly Remove Malware, Spyware, Adware and Viruses from your PC for Free

The cleanup / removal of Viruses, Malware, Spyware and Adware is something I help people with a lot, almost every day. The three programs I use and recommend to do the job are Malwarebytes’ Anti-Malware, SuperAntiSpyware and Kaspersky Anti-Virus. I am able to clean almost 100%... Read more


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How-To Create Secure Passwords that are Easy to Memorize but Hard for Others to Guess How-To Create Secure Passwords that are Easy to Memorize but Hard for Others to Guess

The 3rd Grade level passwords many people use drive me crazy. Some of these people that I know in person I consider to be bright. That’s part of what drives me crazy when it comes to people and their simplistic password creation. Their brightness level does not impact the... Read more


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Learn BitTorrent Beginner Basics using BitComet Torrent Software Learn BitTorrent Beginner Basics using BitComet Torrent Software

After the highly publicized lawsuit against The Pirate Bay I had various non-techy friends ask me about BitTorrent technology. They wanted to know exactly what it was and how it was used for file sharing. I recommend that you check out Technobabble episode 2 for an explanation as to... Read more


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How-To Look Inside and Open Up Files with “.exe” Extensions How-To Look Inside and Open Up Files with “.exe” Extensions

Sometimes I want to install a wireless network card or printer driver on a computer. Some wireless network card and printer driver packages come with extra software you don’t need. A lot of times preventing the installation of this “bloatware” is impossible. When you... Read more


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How-To install and use Sumatra PDF (Lightweight Alternative to the Adobe Acrobat Reader) How-To install and use Sumatra PDF (Lightweight Alternative to the Adobe Acrobat Reader)

The Adobe Acrobat Reader takes up a good amount of system resources. It can slow down or even freeze your computer as you are attempting to open up and view an Adobe Acrobat .pdf file. There are older laptops at my work that can’t handle viewing .pdf files using the Adobe Acrobat... Read more


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How-To Thoroughly Delete Internet Browser History, Cache, Cookies, DNS Cache and More How-To Thoroughly Delete Internet Browser History, Cache, Cookies, DNS Cache and More

Hugely popular on the ClearTechInfo YouTube Channel are video tutorials that teach you how-to delete your Internet Browser history, cookies, cache, form data, passwords, etc. What you may not know is that when you delete your complete Internet history via your browser there is still a... Read more


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How-To Defragment your Computer's Hard Drive using MyDefrag How-To Defragment your Computer’s Hard Drive using MyDefrag

When your hard drive is “fragmented” all of the Windows system files, programs and personal files you created are scattered all over the hard drive. Think of it as a college dorm room that has not been cleaned in years even though it has had different people living there... Read more


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How-To Check if you are using an Administrator or Standard User account in Windows 7 How-To Check if you are using an Administrator or Standard User account in Windows 7

On occasion a person asks me for help with a problem on their computer. They can’t install Adobe Flash, other programs or are unable to make an important system setting change. I try to help them out with no luck. Then they send me a print screen image snapshot of the error... Read more


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How-To Lookup Your Windows Computer System Information using Speccy How-To Lookup Your Windows Computer System Information using Speccy

After 8 months to a year of owning a new computer I tend to forget my system specs… and I custom build the freakin’ things. Years ago when I would build a computer and I was unaware of any software around to grab the system info for me I would need to open up the ...Read... Read more


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How-To Download and Install the Adobe Shockwave Player on Firefox 3.6+ How-To Download and Install the Adobe Shockwave Player on Firefox 3.6+

While the Adobe Shockwave Player is not used nearly as much as Flash is, it is still being used. Adobe Shockwave is primarily used on sites that feature games and a few animation sites. The Adobe Shockwave Player is 100% free to download and use. The first time I was introduced to the... Read more


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How-To Download and Install the Adobe Flash Player on Firefox 3.6+ How-To Download and Install the Adobe Flash Player on Firefox 3.6+

The Flash Player from Adobe is most popular multimedia web browser plug-in on the Internet. Without it you cannot view all video content on popular sites like YouTube and Facebook (though this is slowly changing with HTML 5). Even this site requires that you have the Adobe Flash... Read more


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How-To Download and Install the Adobe Acrobat Reader in Windows 7 How-To Download and Install the Adobe Acrobat Reader in Windows 7

It is important to have an Adobe Acrobat “.pdf” file viewer installed on your computer. Most computer companies offer product manuals on their websites. Almost all of these manuals are in Adobe PDF format. There are also a lot of companies that send memos to their employees in PDF... Read more