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Spooler SubSystem App Stopped Working

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Follow the guides below to fix the spooler issues:

  1. Click Start
  2. Click My Computer/Computer
  3. Navigate to: C:WindowsSystem32spoolPrinters
  4. Delete everything in this folder.
  5. Restart the computer and attempt printing again.

If that does not work, attempt the following:

  1. Click Start
  2. Click Run
  3. Type: regedit > Press Enter
  5. Right click and delete the printer registry keys
  6. Restart the computer.

If that does not work, attempt the following:

  1. Click Start
  2. Click Control Panel
  3. Click Add/Remove Programs or Uninstall a Program
  4. Click Turn Windows Features On/Off (left hand side menu)
  5. Navigate down to Print Services
  6. Make sure LPD and LPR are ticked, if not tick them.
  7. Restart your computer.


SmartSound Quicktracks Plugin Issues

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This issue commonly occurs on DVD Flick installations but also known for other problems that deal with video codecs. Follow the steps below to repair:

  1. Download the “Windows Installer Cleanup Utility
  2. Install the Windows Installer Cleanup Utility
  3. Once, installed run the cleanup utility and select the Smartsound Quicktracks plugin listed.
  4. Remove the plugin and click ok
  5. Restart your computer and attempt your installation again.

Note: In some cases you can cancel or skip the error that is complaining about Quicktracks plugin and continue the installation.

How to set-up your own Action bar in Diablo 3

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Playing Diablo 3 and want to use abilities that are on the same tree and change the ability locations? Here is how you can do it.

  1. Click on Options
  2. Click Gameplay
  3. Check Elective Mode
  4. Click Ok
  5. Now right click the skill that you would like to change and using the side arrows you can select the skill you would like to add to that slow.


Spotify Crashes Randomly

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Having issues with Spotify? Few minutes or seconds after opening it crashes, follow the prompts below to repair:

  1. Make sure Spotify is closed (there is no icon in the notification tray by the time).
  2. Click “here” to go to Facebook’s Application
  3. Remove Spotify, by clicking the small x (you might have to do it twice).
  4. Relaunch Spotify (it should now work)

Note: If Spotify doesn’t work reinstall Adobe Flash Player

Internet Explorer & Firefox Webpage display issues

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Missing buttons and getting weird colours in both Internet Explorer & Firefox? Try the following:

  1. Click Start
  2. Click All Programs/Programs
  3. Click Accessibility
  4. Click on the Display Settings
  5. Look for High Contrast settings and disabled them.