PC / Computer randomly reboots and then warns to run Chkdsk

Follow Us Hard disk drive problem: PC reboots randomly and warns to run chkdsk hard-drive diagnostic tool My desktop PC runs Windows 7 Professional. Sometimes it reboots of its own accord. Recently, at startup, dire warnings appeared asking me to run Chkdsk with a surface scan. It seems to be getting worse with time. I…

Useful free PC diagnostic tools / utilities

Follow Us Useful free PC diagnostic tools/utilities that provide useful information on a computer’s components, diagnostic tests or that monitor their activities   There are several very useful free diagnostic and information and monitoring tools that are either provided as part of Windows XP/Vista/7/8.1/10 or by third-party developers. The following list of free tools can…

After Windows 7/8.1/10 changes drive letters for USB flash drives backups fail

Follow Us Backups fail after Windows 7/8.1/10 changes drive letters for USB flash drives Often backups fail if Windows changes the drive letter of a USB flash drive that was used to create the backup. This makes subsequent backups fail. If you use USB flash drives to store backups, you might have discovered that Windows…