Tip – How To Create A Password Protected Folder In Windows 7

Tuesday, January 1st, 2013

In this guide I will show you step by step a very easy way how to create a secure password protected folder in windows 7. You might want to store secret / private files in here that you don’t want anyone else to access. The best thing about this guide is that you don’t need any 3rd party software to do this. Read the rest of this entry »


How To Fix IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL in Windows 7 32-bit

Tuesday, January 1st, 2013

I got a help desk today from someone who was suffering from constant blue screen of deaths,  The hd said the following

hi, im having blue screen on my computer when i shut down or restart it. not all the time, but i think 6 times already. my computer is kinda new. so im not really sure if the hardware is to blame. im getting the IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL in Windows 7 32-bit. anybody knows how to fix this?

I went to visit the user to see if I could resolve this IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL blue screen of death problem.  The user told me that the blue screen doesnt happen all the time and appears to happen at random times.  I asked the user to call me when the blue screen happened again. Read the rest of this entry »

Resolution For windows update error code 643

Tuesday, January 1st, 2013

You might get the error “windows update error code 643” when you manually run windows update on windows xp / vista and windows 7.  You also get the error when you install or upgrade microsoft .net framework.

The windows update error code 643 usually appears because there is some sort of issue with the microsoft .net framework that is installed on your machine.  To resolve this issue take a look below. Read the rest of this entry »

ati3duag.dll causing BSOD Issues

Tuesday, January 1st, 2013

Today I found that the file ati3duag.dll was causing BSOD Issues on some of my work machines that had ati graphic cards installed in them.  All the machines affected by this issue had windows 7 installed, (I dont think the issue is isolated to only windows 7 )

Further to this post I found that the file ati3duag.dll was causing the bsod’s because the driver was out of date.  To stop the blue screen of deaths on my machines I simply updated the ATI driver to the latest version.  To get the latest version go to the ATI website and download the driver from there

Blue Screen Of Deaths and ATI Graphic Cards

Tuesday, January 1st, 2013

I have noticed that quite a lot of my computers at work suffer from random blue screen of deaths which are caused by the ATI graphic cards.  There are many reasons why an ATI graphics card can cause a blue screen of death and the most common cause is because of out of date driver.


How do I know its the ATI graphic card causing the blue screen of death? Take a look at this screen shot above  Read the rest of this entry »

Welcome To kurties New Computer Blog

Tuesday, January 1st, 2013

Hello and welcome to my new retro computer blog.  I plan to use this site as an online diary to document all the computer issues I resolve at my work place.