October 2019

Computer Repair Series 04 – Acer Aspire ES1-531 Laptop does not power up because of faulty power jack

6th October, 2019|Categories: Computer Repair|

Cause of common problem of laptop does not power up is either; (1) Faulty AC Adopter (2) Faulty Power Jack and cable to a motherboard (3) Faulty Motherboard (fatal) I attended Acer Aspire ES1-531 Laptop 2016 model the other day not powering up at all. First, I checked attached AC Adopter using a mulitimeter and [...]

September 2019

Apple Myth 10 – macOS Mojave Timemachine restore finishes but system does not start

27th September, 2019|Categories: Apple|

There are many articles and posts available on the net regarding macOS Timemachine restore failure. But so far, I have not yet found any fundamental cause of failure. The following is just one of the posts appeared on Apple community. Failed to restore from Time Machine I attended iMac 27 inch 2013 issues the other [...]

Windows 10 Myth 07 – Windows 10 featured update saga continues

25th September, 2019|Categories: Windows 10|

Although, Microsoft stopped forcing twice a year big featured update, the company is very much determined to make users apply update in variety of ways. Featured image of this blog post popped up after applying ordinary update for Windows ver 1809 (released early October, 2018 and Microsoft pulled back public release in two days - [...]

Windows 10 Myth 06 – Forced Windows 10 featured update schedule changed

2nd September, 2019|Categories: Windows 10|

Software giant Microsoft finally stopped forcing twice (2) a year big featured update. Microsoft featured update ver 1809 (Released in early October 2018) caused much of chaos where many of Avast and AVG antivirus software users lost their personal files after the update. Microsoft took ver 1809 out of public distribution system and took about [...]

June 2019

Apple Myth 09 – Apple is on track releasing new macOS Catalina and survival guide to use old Apple devices

30th June, 2019|Categories: Apple, iPad|

New macOS Catalina is coming Yes, Apple is very much on track releasing a new macOS once a year. This time, coming macOS is named after Santa Catalina Island which is located in southern California. Most likely, final version is available for general public September or October, 2019. You can find "New features" from the [...]

Widows 10 Myth 05 – Windows 10 updates deletes important partitions

25th June, 2019|Categories: Windows 10|

This is not an isolated incident. Windows 10 simple updates wipes out very important partitions beyond recovery. This "Windows updates deletes partitions" reported since Windows 7 days. Recently, I attended my client's 3.5 inch 2TB internal hard drive (used for system and data) fail to start after a simple Windows 10 updates. When my client [...]

April 2019

Widows 10 Myth 04 – Windows 10 ver 1903 is now available for MSDN before released to General Public

21st April, 2019|Categories: Windows 10|

I will not touch with the new features of this update as it's already available on the net, such as. WINDOWS 10 VERSION 1903, MAY 2019 UPDATE: ALL THE NEW FEATURES AND CHANGES I have downloaded both 64 bits version and 32 bits version of MSDN (Microsoft Developer Network) release for this version. Size of [...]

Windows 10 Myth 03 – Fail to fix Start Up problem

20th April, 2019|Categories: Windows 10|

1. This is how story begins "Windows 10 fails to start up" A morning of birthday, a young girl finds a present on her room desk - state of art modern laptop running on Windows 10 given by her parents. She is so excited and starts using the laptop - opens up entire world of [...]

March 2019

Windows 10 Myth 02 – Beware a trap of old PCI card

9th March, 2019|Categories: Windows 10|Tags: , |

Once upon a time, a boy got the best present in the world called "Computer". It made his dream come true connecting the outside world pushing his knowledge of boundary far beyond. But it was a little old computer almost left behind by the evolution of the "Operating System Giant". Luckily, the boy was given [...]

February 2019

Apple Myth 08 – Upgrading your old Mac computer

10th February, 2019|Categories: Apple|

The more I deal with Mac computer repairs, I notice many Mac users tend to stay on with the initial OSX installed on the Mac when purchased. As the matter of fact, there are still many Mac lovers use OSX 10.6 - Snow Leopard released in June, 2009. But eventually, those old OSX users face [...]

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