SOLVED: Cannot uncheck proxy server in Windows 8

This fix is super-easy and should work in Windows 7 and Vista as well. The use case here was a computer that had been massively and severely infected by malware had a proxy server set in the Internet Explorer internet settings. Every time I unchecked the proxy server,...

Solved: 0x0000007b at start-up

This is a sort-of “when all else fails” fix. There are a lot of reasons why you might get this error, take a look here before you try my solution: https://neosmart.net/wiki/0x0000007b/ This computer is in for repair, is running Windows 7 and has a failing...

Solved: Poweliks Removal & Cleanup

Poweliks Removal – OK, I’m not going to tell you how long it took me to fix my first Poweliks Malware attack, but I will say that the second one wasn’t nearly as bad. Here’s what I did (this should work for Windows Vista and Windows 7, see...