Rape.exe

Rape.exe

Have you ever heard of the rape executable file also known as rape.exe? RAPE.EXE is a type of EXE file associated with Master Hacker developed by Core Publishing Inc. for the Windows Operating System. The latest known version of RAPE.EXE is 1.0.0.0, which was produced for Windows. This EXE file carries a popularity rating of 1 stars and a security rating of “UNKNOWN”. No, this is not what it seems, not about rape or Korean comfort women. First, what are .exe files? EXE (“executable”) files, such as RAPE.EXE, are files that contain step-by-step...
Pop-ups and Restarts – What To Do?   

Pop-ups and Restarts – What To Do?  

In the first article, there was an introduction on the importance of being able to troubleshoot one’s own computer. There was also the first mainstream computer problem, regarding how to troubleshoot if your computer is processing slowly. In the previous article, it discussed on how to fix connection issues. Pop-up books are better than Pop-up Ads! It would be common to find several pop-up ads in your internet browser. As it is embedded in the website itself, as some sort of advertisement in exchange for supporting the said website. The problem comes in once you find...
Slow Downloads – What to Do?

Slow Downloads – What to Do?

In the last article, there was an introduction on the importance of being able to troubleshoot one’s own computer. There was also the first mainstream computer problem, regarding how to troubleshoot if your computer is processing slowly. In this article, more mainstream problems would be discussed. It’s the Apocalypse and my downloads are still down…downloading! Okay, while the title may be sort of a hyperbole, some downloads take forever, less than forever but more than weeks. First thing that should be done is to test your Internet speed. This could be done by...
Computers that Won’t Start   

Computers that Won’t Start  

In the previous articles, basic PC troubleshooting on different areas such as slow downloads, hardware related problems, lagging programs, and other common problems were presented. The equivalent productive measures to fix them, and on saving money by avoiding to call a tech support or a computer technician each and every time something goes wrong with your computer. In this issue, the two most problematic and horrifying computer problems would be tackled. And yes, before hope is all lost, there are still basic troubleshooting techniques for them. Defibrillator! Help! My...
Slow Computer – How to Fix It   

Slow Computer – How to Fix It  

With all kinds of technology readily available, it is very convenient to access the internet, and all kinds of applications that are needed for everyday use—especially for communication. With that, it is easy to download, chat, save, and even watch movies online as well as do significant things such as write, read, and even edit. But with the convenience also comes with a lot of setbacks, these setbacks being commonplace of course. These mainstream problems occur almost daily. And first of all, there is no need to panic! There is no need to waste money calling an IT...
Basic PC Troubleshooting Techniques

Basic PC Troubleshooting Techniques

When your monitor does not want to work, or your cursor keeps on shaking, or there is a static sound coming from your speakers, there is no need to call for an IT specialist or hire a computer technician to fix these minor issues. Don’t panic! You could fix it on your own! General tip to keep in mind first of all: before going for the software, check the hardware. That is the rule of thumb. You might make the problem worse if you reboot or reformat, or even uninstall a program thinking that it might be the root of the problem. Always check for the hardware first, it...
Booting from a CD or USB Flash Drive

Booting from a CD or USB Flash Drive

To boot from a CD or USB drive here are the basic steps: Restart your computer and wait for that first screen to pop up. Often, it’ll say something similar “Press F12 to Choose Boot Device” somewhere on the screen. Press that key now. Give it a moment to continue booting, and you should see a menu pop up with a list of choices on it. Highlight your CD or USB drive and press Enter. Alternatively, you can set your computer to always check for a bootable CD or USB drive. That way, when you have one inserted, it’ll boot from it automatically, and when...
The ever-famous Blue Screen of Death

The ever-famous Blue Screen of Death

When your PC is crashing with the blue screen of death at random intervals, you should make sure that you first disable the automatic reboot after the blue screen, and then write down the error message so you can Google it later. If you’re able to get back into Windows, you can try using the BlueScreenView tool to give you some extra information about the error message. It is a free, portable system utility that displays your last Blue Screen of Death, so you can more easily see the error message—while you use Google to figure out the problem. BlueScreenView...