Author Archive | Alan

ERD Commander – Managing Startup Programs Using Autoruns

 Microsoft Diagnostics and Recovery Toolset  MSDaRT 5.0 for XP, MSDaRT 6.0 for Vista, and 6.5 for Windows 7 is a complete suite of powerful and versatile tools released by Microsoft (formerly Winternals) that allows you to repair unbootable or locked-out systems, restore lost data, and diagnose system and network issues while the system is safely offline. Detailed information […]

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Free Download Hirens Boot CD ISO – Create a Bootable USB Flash Drive

Hiren’s BootCD (also known as Hiren BootCD, Hirens Boot Disk, Hiren Boot Disk or HBCD) is a bootable software ISO containing a large number of Freeware diagnostic programs In the past it also contained several commercially available software programs, but since version 11 it almost entirely contains Freeware. For Comprehensive list of programs see below Although the normal method of running Hirens Boot […]

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Restoring the Alps Dell Touchpad in the Notification Area

Alps Dell touchpad icon disappears from  Notification Area I have a Dell Latitude ES 6520 with an ALPS Dell Touchpad and Trackpad (also called a Trackpoint or Trackstick) The drivers for this are DELL_MULTI-TOUCH-TOUCHPAD_A10_R315893.exe Title      : Input:Dell Multi-Touch Touchpad Driver Version    : A10 OEM Name   : Dell OEM Ver    : 7.1208.101.125 Computers  : Latitude – […]

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Using ERD Commander for Windows XP

Using ERD Commander CD to Boot Your System What is a Boot Disk? A boot disk is a CD or USB Flash Drive that contains software which can boot a non-responsive or dead Windows PC in order to perform diagnostics or repair – it is sometimes called a Windows Recovery CD or Windows Recovery Disk  See also Free […]

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Create an ERD Commander Bootable USB Flash Drive

The Emergency Repair Disk Commander, known also as ERD Commander, is very useful tool for troubleshooting Windows using a a pre-installed environment and interface. See also ERD Commander for Vista and Windows 7  – instructional videos at the bottom of the page See also Download ERD Commander for Vista and Windows 7 through Microsoft TechNet Subscription See also Free ERD Commander […]

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