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Windows troubleshooter just fixed a problem on my PC

 
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intoTheRain
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PostPosted: Tue Jan 29, 2013 3:19 pm    Post subject: Windows troubleshooter just fixed a problem on my PC Reply with quote

I had no internet connection.

I selected "Troubleshoot __________"

It troubleshooted, it found a solution and I was connected to the internet again.

The first time in all history it's ever solved a problem for me. It is a beautiful day. I don't even know why I chose to click it today, I guess I was just lazy and feelin' lucky.

Has windows troubleshooter ever fixed your problem?
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PostPosted: Tue Jan 29, 2013 3:31 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Yeah no more having to tell people to pull up a command prompt and entering "Ipconfig/release" and then a "Ipconfig/renew"
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PostPosted: Tue Jan 29, 2013 3:38 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Sourdeez wrote:
Yeah no more having to tell people to pull up a command prompt and entering "Ipconfig/release" and then a "Ipconfig/renew"


Thatd normally be my first step, but 98% of the time it doesn't work. I'm a Rogers customer, the internet going down once a day is common if you know anything about rogers. And it's usually just an issue on their end. Lunch break, or something.

edit: believe it or not i went to college for computer networking
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PostPosted: Tue Jan 29, 2013 6:09 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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PostPosted: Tue Jan 29, 2013 6:17 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I used the troubleshooter for net connection issues for a long time now and rarely does it not work.
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PostPosted: Tue Jan 29, 2013 7:28 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Green_Lantern wrote:
I used the troubleshooter for net connection issues for a long time now and rarely does it not work.

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PostPosted: Tue Jan 29, 2013 7:56 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

intoTheRain wrote:
believe it or not i went to college for computer networking


Good to hear. So did I. Now if I can stay out of a call center I can keep my sanity.


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PostPosted: Tue Jan 29, 2013 8:23 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Green_Lantern wrote:
I used the troubleshooter for net connection issues for a long time now and rarely does it not work.


craziness.
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PostPosted: Tue Jan 29, 2013 9:12 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

That troubleshooter is the worst. But I'm glad that someone out there has had a positive experience.
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 30, 2013 7:12 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

It fixed a mic problem I had once, which was just as shocking. At that time, I had 3 places I could configure the mic input volume, and I had found 2 of them. Troubleshooter found the 3rd....
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 30, 2013 9:07 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Sadly, I Google what problem I'm having and look for answers.
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