Hard- and software problems

It is essential that your computer has an up-to-date antivirus program installed and the patches from

Windows Update.


If you are looking for a driver for a piece of hardware, try the manufacturer's site first.

If that fails, these are good general sources of drivers:



Help Drivers

Mister Driver


'The #1 resource for Windows support/drivers.'


Apple - Computer Repair Tools, Tips, and Manuals

'An informational resource for technicians and users to repair computers, with specific info about Apple Macintosh computers'

CNET Help.com

Answers from computer newsgroups.


Many forums esp. software.

Daily Telegraph Bootcamp

Sorry - you'll need to search for the Bootcamp archive, but it is well worth it!

Experts Exchange

'Experts Exchange has pioneered the IT professional collaboration marketplace since 1996, enabling its members to quickly find specific solutions to their specific questions. Through its Network of IT professionals, Experts Exchange developed an open marketplace where Experts compete and collaborate with each other through the process of answering questions. Each Expert receives recognition in their area of expertise through the accumulation of Expert points and satisfaction grades supplied by the questioner.'

FAQs- Internet FAQ Archives

Free Answers


From PC World.

Internet FAQ Archives

Mac OS X Hints

Microsoft Help and Support

Microsoft TechNet


Products Designed for Microsoft Windows

Save yourself hardware compatibility problems when using e.g. Windows 2000 and XP.

Tech Support Alert

Rated listing of best technical support sites and freeware sites.


'Information written by IT professionals for IT professionals.'

Tom's Hardware Guide

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