Advice 1: How to restore Windows Media player

It often happens, when after a system update or install some applications cease to function correctly certain programs – for example, player Windows Media. In this case, it is possible to try to recover.
How to restore Windows Media player
First check whether you have enabled system restore. Just right click the icon "My computer" on the desktop, select "Properties". In the opened window select the tab "system Restore". If the line "turn Off system restore on all drives" is not set by a bird, all right, you can start the recovery procedure.
Open "start" - "All programs" - "Accessories" - "system tools" - "system Restore". In the opened window must be marked "Restoring an earlier state of the computer." Click "Next" in the new window, select the calendar day are marked in bold – that as of this day, you can try to restore the system. Again click "Next", read the warning and start the recovery process.
You should know that the above-described recovery helps not always, in many cases, to roll back the system to a working state is not possible. In this case, try to reinstall the broken components. Open "start" - "control Panel" - "add or remove programs". Select "Windows components". In the opened window, locate the line "Windows Media Player" and remove the bird. Click "Next" player will be deleted. Then restart the computer.
Now re-install Windows Media. Reopen the Windows components and put a bird in front of the line "Windows Media Player", click "Next". Try to play a music file – the player should work.
In that case, if the fault is serious, and restore the player has failed, you must install it again. This will require the installation file, locate the latest version of the player. Run the installation file and follow all the instructions. If you have a licensed operating system, any difficulties should arise. When using unlicensed Windows installations may cause problems, as the installer will authenticate with the OS. In this case, replace the operating system license, or use other players, e.g. Winamp.

Advice 2: How to restore My computer on your desktop"

One of the fastest ways to access files or folders on a personal computer are shortcuts. Shortcuts are icons of files or folders on the start screen, the tablecontaining the links and automatically opens them after activation. Typically, the folder shortcut "My computer" is placed on your desktop automatically after installation. But to return the shortcut of this folder on your desktop after the removal (if this happened) is easy.
How to restore "My computer on the desktop"
You will need
  • Primary skills of personal computer.
For starters, call up the task Bar and click on the "start" menu the basic and most frequently used folders and programs. In the start menu's" find the line "My computer", move the cursor, click and hold the left mouse button on the line. Then, without releasing the left mouse button, drag the icon "My computer" on any available shortcuts place Desktop.
You can return the folder "My computer" on the desktop and other way. To do this, click "start" in the menu that appears, find the line "My computer", click on it once with the right mouse button. In the pop-up menu, select the line "Display at work Desk" and click on it with the left mouse button once. After that, the folder shortcut "My computer" will appear on the Working table.
In some operating systems, a shortcut to "My computer" can have an English name - "My Computer", so carefully review the names of all shortcuts present on the Desktop.
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Open folder "My computer" you can also without labels. For this you need to bring up the taskbar and click on the "start" button. In the appeared menu it is necessary to find the line "My computer" and open it by pressing the left mouse button once. You will see a folder "My computer".

Advice 3: How to restore system fonts

Many users of the operating systems of the Windows family know that the printing operation can vary with different fonts than the default. You can add them using the applet "Fonts". Sometimes you want to restore the original font package.
How to restore system fonts
You will need
  • - distribution of the operating system;
  • - system program "Command prompt".
To restore fonts in several ways and each of them will be true. For example, if you have recently been working with a personal computer and you have a familiar, which is the same version of the system, you can refer to it. It can copy the contents of the folder fonts to any media.
All fonts from the system and ending with the Amateur, can be found in the folder C:WINDOWSFonts. If during system installation the path to the system folder has changed, for example, instead of the directory Windows you WinXP, etc. therefore, it is necessary to look for the Fonts folder in the appropriate directory.
Copy all the fonts that you brought a friend, pressing Ctrl + A and Ctrl + C. Go to the folder with system fonts, press Ctrl + V to emerging queries on the replacement of the file, and answer positively. Also the distribution with the fonts you can download from some online resources if someone you know is different from your installed version of the operating system.
This is not the only way and you can do everything much faster if you have an operating system distribution, from which the installation. Before using it you must restart the computer and log on to your system using safe mode. When the computer boots, press the F8 key, from the menu select "Safe mode".
Using Windows Explorer, locate the folder with the fonts, select them and delete by pressing the Delete button or press Ctrl + Delete. You can now begin restoring to the standard set of fonts.
Open the tray of CD/DVD drive and insert the disk with the Windows operating system.
Press the key combination Win + R (click start, Run and type Cmd. In the opened command prompt, copy and paste the following line expand-r E:i386*.tt_ %SystemRoot%Fonts. Press the Enter key. It is worth noting that the letter E is accepted by the letter of the CD/DVD drive.
If you remove all fonts from the appropriate folder, do not forget that the system file Decktop.ini cannot be deleted. If this happened, open any text editor and in a new document copy the following lines:
Then press the Ctrl +S in the file Name box, type the Decktop.ini specify the Fonts folder as a directory in which to save the file.

Advice 4: How does new social network Medium

The two founders of the popular microblogging service Twitter has created a new portal that should bring blogging to a new level of development. The platform of online diaries has a lot in common with Twitter, but according to the creators, yet equipped with all the features that are planned. However, the fundamental function of promoting the highest quality content she has already decided.
How does new social network Medium

A new system of blogging does not involve the presence of each of the posters own page messages of various authors are based on their topics, a few General collections. Within these collections of news are ranked according to their popularity and novelty. The popularity is determined by readers - they can "like" any entry, and that voice will be on a scale taken into account in determining the ranking of the ratios of hits/rewards. This system eliminates the Institute of "followers", "Twitter" and makes unnecessary special measures for the artificial rise of popularity of messages.

Among the collections available to the authors, for example, had This Happen To Me - "It happened to me," When I Was a Kid - "When I was a kid" etc. a Similar system has long operated in the popular mostly in the West, the social network Pinterest. However, in addition to General collections of Medium users have the ability to create your own, closed collections, which will not get reports of other authors.

Twitter and Medium have a common system of authorization - the user of the new platform is not required to create a separate account on the portal. Therefore, the new network in some extent can be regarded as an additional service to microblogs Twitter. For example, if your new message does not fit in 140-character limitation of the old engine you can put it on the new portal, where there is no such restriction. And for those who are generally uncomfortable to exist in such a cramped format and always want to illustrate your news photos Medium will be the main blogovi service. However, while operates in a restricted mode to read the messages can do everything, but the authors of the Postings are selected through a system of personal invitations.

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