Tag Archives: “Microsoft Windows”

[RESOLVED] Your computer may stop responding when you run an application, Software Firewall or anti-virus package that uses the Windows Filtering Platform API

Your computer may stop responding when you run an application, Software Firewall or anti-virus package that uses the Windows Filtering Platform API This issue affects the following operating systems:
  • Windows 7 - Service Pack 1
  • Windows Small Business Server 2011 - Service Pack 1
  • Windows SBS 2011 - Service Pack 1
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 - Service Pack 1
  • Windows Small Business … Continue Reading ››

Troubleshoot a Blue Screen of Death BSOD or Crash Dump on a Microsoft Windows Operating System

It's probably the thing we all dread most, evereything has been working great for weeks/months/years and then suddenly your machine starts randomly crashing to a Blue Screen of Death or BSOD All is not lost though as Windows will often generate its own crash dump a report of what happened to cause the crash, this is … Continue Reading ››

Microsoft Windows – Network Printer/s Unexpectedly Show Offline

When using Microsoft Windows (various editions and versions) you may find that your Network Printer Unexpectedly Shows Offline.¬† This can occur for a number of reasons and todays blog will try and help get you printing again. First you should verify that you can ping the printer you are trying to print to, you can usually … Continue Reading ››