Do it Yourself With Schrock

Some computer problems are completely repairable without the help of a technician.

Schrock offers these free Do It Yourself articles so you can tackle the easy problems on your own and save the tough ones for our expert technicians.

Recent Do It Yourself Articles:

Install the Latest Java Update 11 Patch ASAP

Posted on January 14th, 2013

This weekend on both the KFOR and the KFAB radio shows Thor told his listeners about a HUGE vulnerability with Java that could literally hand your computer over to a hacker and result in a $200+ repair bill EVEN IF …

Homeland Security Says Kill Your Java Now! (overreaction?)

Posted on January 12th, 2013

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ZDNet is reporting today that the U.S Department of homeland Security is advising PC computer users to disable their Java software to protect their computers against active cyber attacks taking place across the Internet.

According to ZDNet:

Hackers have discovered

How to Set up Secure Browsing on Facebook

Posted on December 9th, 2012

Before you post your next Facebook update from a coffee shop, airport, or other public WiFi network, you might want to think about who else could be watching what you type.

When you use a public WiFi or network to …

How To Remove HDD Low

Posted on December 29th, 2010

There are instances where you computer’s anti-virus system fails to stop particular malware intrusions – when that happens, it’s up to you to remove the bug yourself. In this tutorial we are going to discuss – step by step – …

Download Malwarebytes For Free

Posted on December 28th, 2010

Malware can infect your computer without warning and often at the most inopportune times. There are even instances where some of the industries best anti-virus software like Norton 360 and McAfee 2011 fail to stop malware from infecting your computer. …

Backup Your Windows 7 Computer in 10 Easy Steps

Posted on October 22nd, 2010

Windows 7 comes complete with all of the software you need to backup your computer’s hard drive completely and safely.

One of the most expensive procedures in computer repair is recovering data from a failed hard drive. You can save yourself the heartache and money of a costly repair by following these simple directions below.

What Do I Need?

* A computer running any version of Windows 7
* A blank CD-R disc
* A removable hard drive

How to Backup Your Windows 7 Computer

Posted on September 26th, 2010

Windows 7 comes complete with all of the software you need to backup your computer’s hard drive completely and safely.

One of the most expensive procedures in computer repair is recovering data from a failed hard drive. You can save yourself the heartache and money of a costly repair by following these simple directions below.

Completely Uninstall MoviePass Mediapipe Software From Your Computer

Posted on September 24th, 2008

Completely Uninstall MoviePass
Mediapipe Software From Your Computer

This is a uninstall MoviePass tutorial that will explain what MoviePass is (also known as MovieLand and MediaPipe), how you got MoviePass on your computer, and what you need to do IMMEDIATELY

Remove Moviepass Automatically with a Live U.S. Technician

Posted on September 23rd, 2008

If you are infected with the MoviePass or MediaPipe infection and you can’t seem to remove it on your own, you can now enlist the help of a trained Schrock Innovations computer technician to remove the infection live over the Internet while you watch!

Whois lookup for movieland.com

Posted on September 23rd, 2008

Whois lookup for movieland.com.

Whois Server Version 2.0

Domain names in the .com and .net domains can now be registered
with many different competing registrars. Go to http://www.internic.net
for detailed information.

Domain Name: MOVIELAND.COM
Registrar: DOTSTER, INC.
Whois Server: whois.dotster.com…

Remove MoviePass Files, Folders and Registry Keys

Posted on September 23rd, 2008

Return to the Remove MoviePass tutorial

This is a technical listing of all known MoviePass and MediaPipe files, folders, and registry entries. This technical information can be very useful when you
attempt to remove MoviePass. Each category of items is …

Remove MoviePass Despite MoviePass Terms

Posted on September 23rd, 2008

This tutorial will explain what MoviePass is (also known as MovieLand and MediaPipe), how you got infected with MoviePass, and what you need to do IMMEDIATELY to remove MoviePass from your PC and cancel the MediaPipe account that has been opened for you with MoviePass.

Completely Delete MoviePass Mediapipe Software From Your Computer

Posted on September 23rd, 2008

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How to Disable the “Automatically Restart” Feature in Windows XP

Posted on September 22nd, 2008

When Microsoft released Windows XP Home and Professional in 2001, there was a major emphasis placed on dealing with the dreaded “Blue Screen of Death” or BSOD for short. In Windows 98 and ME when there was a problem with …

Movieland.com Whois Information

Posted on September 19th, 2008

Whois lookup for movieland.com.

Whois Server Version 2.0

Domain names in the .com and .net domains can now be registered
with many different competing registrars. Go to http://www.internic.net
for detailed information.

Domain Name: MOVIELAND.COM
Registrar: DOTSTER, INC.
Whois Server: whois.dotster.com…