Friday, May 25, 2012

Fix Sims 3 Pets Crashing

When making a family; say consisting of one Sims, two cats, two horses and two dogs, the screen may went back and Sims 3 Pets crashing can be experienced. An error may come up saying Sims 3 has stopped working and has to be closed.

There are different approaches to fix this error. Some of them are discussed below:
  • Add TS3.EXE and TS3EP05.EXE to DEP Exception List
  • Delete Groups.Cache File
  • Delete Custom Contents
  • Scan and Fix Registry Entries
  • Rename “The Sims 3” Folder


Add TS3.EXE and TS3EP05.EXE to DEP Exception List
DEP stands for Data Execution Prevention. It usually highlights problems with the non-compiled and older software.

Fix Sims 3 Pets crashing by adding TS3.EXE and TS3EP05.EXE to the DEP Exception List. Do the steps given below:
  1. Click Start, right click My Computer and select Properties.
  2. Click Advanced System Settings at the left hand side of the new screen.
  3. Click Advanced | Settings (Performance) | Data Execution Prevention.
  4. Select the second option, click Add button.
  5. Add the following two files:
  6. C:\Program Files\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3\Game\Bin\TS3.EXE
  7. C:\Program Files\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3 Pets\Game\Bin\TS3EP05.EXE
  8. Click OK | OK | Close.
Delete Groups.Cache File
Groups.cache file is a part of Sims 3 data. To fix Sims 3 Pets crashing delete this file as there are chances of it becoming corrupted.
  1. Click Start, select My Documents | EA Games | The Sims.
  2. Select Groups.cache file, click File | Delete.
  3. When you’re prompted to confirm, click Yes button.
Delete Custom Contents
The custom contents which you have downloaded can be the reason behind this problem. Fix Sims 3 Pets crashing by removing all the custom contents.
  1. Click Start | My Documents | Electronic Arts | The Sims 3 | Mods | Packages.
  2. Press Ctrl + A to select all files.
  3. Press Delete key and click Yes to confirm.
Scan and Fix Registry Entries
Usually Sims 3 Pets crashes to the desktop because of problems in the internal registry set-up. Scan all registry portions including local machine and current user, etc and fix any problems found in them. Download a Registry Cleaner to do so.

Rename “The Sims 3” Folder
In My Documents directory there is a folder “The Sims 3” which you can remove so as to fix Sims 3 Pets crashing. Here’s how:
  1. Click Start | My Documents.
  2. Double click and open Electronic Arts folder.
  3. Right click The Sims 3 folder and rename it to The Sims 3 OLD.

Thursday, May 24, 2012

Best Online Backup Service

Due to increasing number of computer problems and worries of data losses it has became important to daily backup our documents online. The main advantage of best online backup service is that our documents are stored in a safe, secure and protected place- i.e. company servers located worldwide. Such servers are not in use as like we use our computer so data losses and concerns of security issues are very rare.

Selecting a good online backup service is important. The company should offer a free trial- may be in the form of time limit or otherwise restriction on total size of data stored on their servers. The company would provide you a Backup Software through which you can backup and restore your data. It should run on Windows 7, Windows Vista and Windows XP operating systems.

In this tutorial we will discuss how to backup your documents and files online and restore them when required.

How to Backup your Documents Online?
A best online backup service gives you an automatic backup facility so you don’t need to remember this task at all. However for the first time when you launch their application, you’ll have to set-up the things properly.

Here’s how:

Freely subscribe to MyPCBackup Online Backup service. They will provide you a Backup Software which is compatible with Windows 7, Windows Vista and Windows XP machines. Just download it.

Install the software by following the step-by-step wizard which appears on your screen.

MyPCBackup software would open. The Drag & Drop feature is very user friendly. Simply drag and drop the files in the main window which you wish to backup.

Now it’s time to schedule your backup so that the application will automatically backup the files which you will select in the next steps.

Click Settings icon on the top of the window.

MyPC Backup Settings dialog will load.

Click Backup Schedule tab, select Daily or Hourly option as per your requirement. Otherwise use Advanced Schedule option for additional options such as selected days in a month and so on.

Select the Start Time at which you would like the backup should be performed. For example: 1:00 PM.
Thereafter click Backup Selection tab.

If you want to backup contents of only My Documents folder then select the first option; or otherwise select the second option Manual Backup Selection (Advanced Users) and click Edit Selection link.

In the Backup Selection dialog select the drives and/ or folders that you would like to backup. For example: I selected My Documents, My Videos, My Pictures and My Music folders.

Optionally if you wish you can change Connection Security options. Click Security tab. There are two options, viz. Use HTTPS and Use HTTP. If the information which you’re backing up on company servers is confidential in nature then do select Use HTTPS option, otherwise leave Use HTTP option selected. This step is optional. It is suggested for those users who are concerned about security of their data while transmitting and receiving information across the world wide web.

Confirm it by clicking OK button.

Now don’t worry as the selected folders or drives will be automatically backed up by best online backup service. It supports Windows 7, Windows Vista and Windows XP.

How to Restore your Backups?
Let’s come to the point how to restore your backups. The software application provided by Best Online Backup Service makes it simple to restore your files easily and quickly.

In the main window click Restore icon on the top.

Under Select a device drop down box select the computer whose backup you would like to restore.

The list of all backups would appear. Simply check-up some of the files and click Restore Selected Files button. You’re done.

Tuesday, May 22, 2012

How to Make a YouTube Video - A Tutorial

YouTube is a great medium to share your videos with millions of people around the world. It is widely used for sharing videos which are dedicated to a particular group of people. Hundreds of thousands of new videos are daily uploaded on it. They could be anything including entertaining, informative tutorial, TV shows, movie trailers, family videos, birthday celebrations and so on.

If you’re curious to know how to make a YouTube video you have come at the right place. We will teach you how to make a YouTube video and upload it there. Let’s begin!

Download this MuveeReveal X for easiest movie editing.

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1. Open your web browser and visit YouTube website:  On the upper right hand side click Create Account link. (See following figure)

2. In the new page fill-out the form. Provide basic details such as your name, the username of your Google account, birth date, gender, mobile number and current email address. Specify a strong password for your YouTube account and enter the capache shown in the image.

Agree with the Google Terms of Service and click Next Step button.

 3. You'll be asked to upload your profile image. Click Add Profile Photo button.

4. In the Photo Upload screen click Select a Photo from your Computer button.

5. Browse and select the image that you wish to keep as your YouTube Profile Picture. Then in the Image Crop screen, crop it and then click Set as Profile Picture button.

6. Click Next after a message appears telling the photo was successfully uploaded.

7. Your new YouTube account will be created. You'll see the following screen on your desk:

8. Now, download Windows Movie Maker free-of-cost from the following website. It's a part of Windows Live Essentials software. This is a basic tool. If you are looking for advanced technology to make a Youtube video which is high in quality use the tool mentioned above.

9. Click Download Now button.

10. Once the download is finished only install Windows Movie Maker on your computer and then run it.

11. First connect your webcam to your computer. Then on the ribbon interface click Webcam Video icon under Home tab.

12. Under Webcam tab, click Record icon to start recording from your webcam.

13. The video recording would start. You'll see the following screen:

14. When you finished recording the video, click Stop button and then save the recording as a file. Provide a file name, select a parent directory and then click Save.

15. You can play, rewind and forward the video sequences/ slides using the following slidebar.

16. Select a movie theme for your slides.

17. Select animations as below:

18. You can zoom some slides if you wish to do so.

19. Set Visual Effects for selected sides.

20. You can record your sound using Sound Recorder application in Windows 7. Click Start, type Sound Recorder in the Search box and press ENTER.

To start recording, click Start Recording and follow it.

21. You can adjust the volume of your video.

22. Now save the video by clicking Save icon. Provide a file name, select a parent directory and save it.

23. It's time to publish your video on YouTube. You have two options to do so-

First option is to use Publish Movie on YouTube icon in Windows Live Movie Maker. And the second option is to go to YouTube website and upload video manually.

Select the best resolution for your video. In my case, the Movie Maker recommended 320*240 resolution.

Sign-in to Windows Live email account. If you don't have it then create a new by clicking Sign-Up link.

Alternatively, go to YouTube website and use the Upload link to manually upload the video and publish it.

You're done! Enjoy!!

Friday, May 18, 2012

How to Fix Event ID 7000 Error

A computer running ISA server may show Event ID 7000 error. It most likely appears if the computer is heavily loaded or the registry is incorrectly modified. In this article we highlight several ways to fix this problem.
  • Fix your Registry
  • Make Certificates Console
  • Make New Services Profile
  • Disable Parallel Port Operation
  • Change Local Computer Policy Settings

Fix your Windows Registry
Incorrect changes made in the registry by several programs can cause this error. To fix Event ID 7000 error repair your registry as shown below:

  1. Click Start, select Run.
  2. Type RegEdit and then press ENTER.
  3. Locate following registry path:
  4. HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control
  5. Click Edit | New | Key.
  6. Specify ServicesPipeTimeout name to the new key.
  7. Double click it to modify. Enter 60000.
  8. Click OK and close.

Make Certificates Console
Using Microsoft Management Console make certificates console and verify the CRLS were added. Do the steps given below:

  1. Click Start, select Run.
  2. Type MMC in the Open box and press ENTER.
  3. Click File menu and select Add/ Remove Snap-In.
  4. Under Available Snap-Ins column select Certificates option. Click Add.
  5. Select Computer Account option, click Finish | Close.
  6. Expand Certificates (Local Computer) | Intermediate Certification List | Certificate Revocation List.
  7. Now reboot your computer.
  8. Click Start, type Event Viewer in the Search box and press ENTER.
  9. You’ll see two information entries namely PJEVTSVC which is an Event Service and ProjectQueueService.
  10. Click OK.
Make New Services Profile
With the help of a Services Manager program make a new services profile with limited number of services. This is because most of them times you receive this error because of some services running in the background.
  1. Install and run a Services Optimizer.
  2. Click Optimize Services button.
  3. Select a services profile and click Apply.
Disable Parallel Port Operation
A Parallel Port is used to connect several peripherals with a parallel communication. Disable the parallel port operation to fix Event ID 7000 error. Here’s how:

  1. Click Start | My Computer.
  2. Press F3, type DS1410D.SYS in the Search box and press ENTER.
  3. From the search results delete this file or rename it as “BACKUP_DS1410D.SYS”
  4. In the same manner, search and delete/ rename another file IB10E32.DLL
Change Local Computer Policy Settings
Following are the steps that you have to do on a computer which is a member of the administrators group. Do the following steps to fix Event ID 7000 error:
  1. Start Local Computer Policy Snap-In.
  2. Expand the following:
  3. Local Computer Policy | Computer Configuration | Windows Settings | Security Settings | Local Policies.
  4. Select User Rights Assignment.
  5. Right click on Log on as a service from the right hand side pane and select Properties option.
  6. Click on Add User or Group.
  7. Add a user and then click OK | OK | Close.

Thursday, May 17, 2012

Diablo 3 Error 71

Are you not able to play Diablo 3 because of error 71? Are you searching for a solution for it? If so you have come at the right place. This article will briefly discuss a few reasons why would one come across this error and what are the technical steps that are useful for getting rid of it.
  • Disable Interfering Programs
  • Turn Off Firewall Protection
  • Optimize the Internet
  • Enable Window Mode

Disable Interfering Programs
There are certain programs listed below which cause Diablo 3 error 71 as they sometime try to use the same resource files that Diablo 3 is using. Using Task Manager, end all processes that belong to the following programs after you have saved the changes.

  1. Fire up Task Manager by pressing Ctrl + Alt + Delete.
  2. Select Launch Task Manager option.
  3. Click Processes tab.
  4. Right click and end each process listed below: EVGA Precision.exe ,  MSI AfterBurner.exe ,  XFire .exe ,  Dxtory.exe   &  Mumble.exe
  5. Close Task Manager.
Turn Off Firewall Protection
Running a firewall protection simultaneously can also cause Diablo 3 error 71. Fix it by turning off the firewall temporarily. You may enable it at any time after you finished playing the game.

  1. Click Start, type Windows Firewall with Advanced Security in the Search box.
  2. Press ENTER.
  3. Click Actions menu, and then Properties.
  4. In the new dialog, for the first three tabs select Firewall State to Off.
  5. Click Apply | OK.

Optimize the Internet
Having a little internet issue can also cause this error by slow speed or stuck in received data. Optimize your internet speed using a simple internet optimizer to fix it automatically.
  1. Install an InternetOptimizer program. Run it.
  2. Click Internet Optimizer tab on the left hand side. Select your connection speed and click Optimize Internet button.
  3. The process would start automatically; just wait a while.
  4. After finishing restart the game to get rid of Diablo 3 error 71.

Enable Window Mode
If you’re getting Diablo 3 error 71 then try window mode. Because on certain machines it was seen that the problem is eliminated once the window mode is applied.

  1. Click Start, select My Computer.
  2. Go to C:\Program Files\Diablo III folder.
  3. Find a file called IIID3Prefs.txt stored in it. Use the Search box on the upper right side to quickly locate it.
  4. Double click it, search for the following command: DisplayModeWindowMode ‘1?
  5. Replace the above command with the following one: DisplayModeWindowMode ‘0?
  6. Click File | Save and exit.
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Atikmdag.sys BSOD

Computer is designed to facilitate you in your daily tasks. The blue screen is one error which brings blue screen on the monitor and needs to restart or reboot your machine. This article will provide you information about how to troubleshoot Atikmdag.sys BSOD problem in Windows 7, Vista and XP.

Why blue screen error occurs?

Most of the time blue screen comes while launching game or video application. Suddenly your system or the application you are using would freeze or crash. In addition, system might automatically exits application and shows desktop. Eventually, you will be diverted to a blue screen on your computer. Sometimes, it displays an error message on your monitor screen stating that “Display driver stopped responding and has recovered”. It may refer some display drive files.
What is the major cause?

Major case of error Atikmdag.sys BSOD is Timeout Detection and Recovery (TDR). Usually the inbuilt feature of Windows Vista and Windows 7 recognize that the Graphic Card (GPU) is not responding with the predetermined timing. However, this is not the only cause; there are several other issues which cause TDR. These issues are briefed as under:

Your system may have inadequate PSU:

It might be an issue of inadequate power supply (PSU). For power supply adequacy you need to contact to a hardware expert.

It can be a hardware issue:

Several time blue screen troubles occur when RAM, motherboard, processor or graphic card would be instable. So, it is not a layman task to determine and resolve this trouble. Again you need to contact your hardware expert.

Error occurs while using a specific application:

If you detect that Atikmdag.sys BSOD error occurs while using a specific application. It could be trouble in this particular application. It is recommended to reinstall and check the installation runs cleanly.

It could be an issue in your Operating System:

In many cases the blue screen appears when your system’s Operating System have corrupt registry files. You need to clean your system with a quality Registry Cleaner/PC Optimizer regularly. It will resolve Atikmdag.sys BSOD issue with your system.

We have identified and explained the causes of blue screen error. Apply them to your system and you will find the solutions suggested above the resolving ones. Have fun!!

Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Online Healthcare Education

INTERNET evolved the traditional activities to hi-tech mode. Technology not only reduces administrative hassles but also saves time. Education which is supposed to be a classroom activity can be delivered through internet to large audiences around the world at the same time at a remarkably low cost. Online collaboration among institutions, government bodies, NGOs and the people to people contacts has provided us with plethora of opportunities to add to human knowledge.  Today various institutions provide online degrees in several fields and these degrees are getting accepted at as equivalent to those of schools and colleges degrees.  The same is true for healthcare education. With the usage of internet a specialized healthcare institution in one city can teach thousands of deserving students in far flung areas. This is a real revolution. 
Are you doing job and want to get degree/certification in healthcare education? Are you not able to go to campus due to your job timings? Don’t worry. Online healthcare education is there to help you out. 
Say goodbye to the hectic traditional campus learning:
With online education you can say goodbye to the hectic traditional campus learning. Your campus is your home and even your room! This convenience can only be availed by getting admission in an online education institution. 
Educate yourself in your leisure time:
Online education system does not demand time punctuality. You can learn things, get lessons, attempt quizzes, and can interact with your fellows at an online community portal.
Become certified professional:
If you are working as a healthcare professional and lack professional education you can easily get desired certification through online learning management systems.
The only thing which could affect you is institute selection. Right institute selection can give you right results. Therefore, before selecting an institute you should check the things mentioned below:
 Check institute registration:
The institutes registered with concerned healthcare education department can only give you an accredited degree/certificate. Hence, checking institute registration is quite important. 
Check institute recognition:
There are several education departments which categorize institution in A, B, C category. Always check institute recognition before admission.
Check learning system:
Before starting any educational program it is wise to read the details about courses and the structure of examination. These details can help you plan things in an easy manner.
Healthcare professionals are fast acknowledging and accepting that online healthcare education with on-job training is the same as that of the traditional healthcare education.  

Monday, May 14, 2012

How to Take Gmail Backup

You, me and lot of other are regularly using Gmail to get connected with our professional and personal fellows. If our email id gets down, it will be a great loss for each of us on individual level. Actually, it happened in reality. Gmail users faced this situation in March, 2011. It was the time when almost 0.02% i.e. more than forty thousand Gmail users were affected by a bug. That bug made them unable to access their Gmail account. Cause of that bug was storage software update. This event left Gmail users mindful about their mails.

But, now you can take Gmail Backup. Google, the big giant in the industry, has developed new storage software which enables you to take email backup and save your precious communications in a local folder. It provides you complete backup system and stores your communication along attachments. So, now you can save your communications to local folder in your computer. Steps to install the storage software and take Gmail Backup are as under:

·         Download Gmail storage software from

·         Install the software, after installation you can launch it from your start menu and it will look like that:

Now in your Gmail Backup software you:

·         Need to put your E-mail address and password in the relevant fields to activate the software
·         Need to select the destination folder where you want to store your data
·         Need to select the period “Since” and “Before” to specify the mails you want to store
After going through the above process, Gmail storage software will look like that:

Now you need to click the backup button and you will have local copy of your Gmail messages with all attachments. After storing your emails in local folder the folder will look like that:

You can open all your E-mails stored at local disk in Outlook Express or similar program. It is not the end.You can restore your local emails again to Gmail by clicking the restore button and it looks like that:

Now getting Gmail Backup is as easy as clicks. Go and get your Gmail Backup. 

Thursday, May 3, 2012

Minecraft Internal Client Error

Playing Minecraft on server could result in several internal client errors. This article will be helpful in fixing Minecraft Internal Client Error. In this article we have identified the major causes and briefed them.

Identified causes:

1. Connection lost. internal client error java

2. Chipset is not designed for gaming

3. Server is down

4. Reinstall java

5. Optimize internet

Connection lost. internal client error java: 

This error occurs when server not respond and login took too long. For this some tricks could be useful to restore the connection with server. There is chance to maintain connection by:

· Resetting your router

· Reboot your computer

· Downloading up-to-date mincraft.jar

· Downloading up-to-date micraft files

· Checking firewall settings, there should not occurring unnecessary blocks

If all the above not work for you. It would have been trouble from Minecraft itself. You need to contact them for solution of this issue.

Chipset is not designed for gaming:

There might be a case in Minecraft Internal Client Error that your graphics chipset is not designed for gaming. For this you have look to your hardware and find that if it supports minecraft or not.

Server is down: 

The most common trouble faced in Minecraft Internal Client Error is because of down server. This error is not from your end, it needs rectification from the Minecraft itself. So be patient and wait for server recovery from provider end.

Reinstall java:
Reinstalling java can resolve the Minecraft Internal Client Error. If your encounter that kind of error you are advised to reinstall latest version of java.

Optimize internet:
Optimizing internet allows you to enhance your browsing as well as internet connection speed. It is quite hard for a common computer user to optimize internet speed. Therefore, we recommend you to get utility software such as REGINOUT System Utilities which optimizes your internet connection for you.