Did Your PC Freeze? Try This Windows Hotkey BEFORE Restarting Your PC…

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In case your Windows PC ever freezes, you actually DON’T have to restart the computer. It turns out that Windows has a generally unknown keyboard shortcut that restarts your video drivers, which is basically what you could try to fix freezes that would otherwise need a forced restart. What this key combination does is restart the graphics subsystem for Windows 10 and Windows 8 computers; no keyboard shortcut for restarting your graphics drivers exists on Windows 7. Continue reading “Did Your PC Freeze? Try This Windows Hotkey BEFORE Restarting Your PC…”

J.R. Showplans Sim Blue Screens – WIRed #117

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It’s time for Episode 117 of WIRed, where Montez McCrary discusses your favorite homes from TV and movies as floor plans, who created the Blue Screen of Death, dirty pirates get a surprise in The Sims 4, and OH BAI GAWD Jim Ross to announce for MMA fights! Welcome to WIRed, bringing you the nerdy-geekery on architecture, technology, gaming, and pro wrestling.
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Remember the Blue Screen of Death? Steve Ballmer Wrote That…

Oh, the Blue Screen of Death; the bane of the existence of anyone who’s used a Windows PC, as it’s the most ubiquitous symbol of computer failure known throughout the world. The menace that disrupted, corrupted, and ruined hours of hard work and/or gaming sessions. It’s an evil whose namesake has spread to other technological gadgets (i.e. the Xbox 360’s Red Ring of Death, the PS3 Yellow Light of Death, and that fake error screen from Eternal Darkness on the Nintendo GameCube). And we all have Los Angeles Clippers owner Steve Ballmer to thank for that. THANKS STEVE!
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