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Open PC CaseLooking for help with your PC problems? Then you've come to the right place. As part of our work here at QBS PC Help we repair all sorts of desktop and laptop computers and have built up a large database of the most common problems that we come across day to day.

This free pc help and accessible online information will no doubt help you to fix your own PC problems.

Our Database is fully searchable and contains features, tips and solutions for all the Microsoft Operating Systems from Windows 98SE right through to Windows 7 and Windows 8.

Get your PC repaired by QBS

If you want us to repair your PC for you please check out our services and prices page and our office location to see if this is practical.

The QBS Blog

If our database cannot provide a solution to your computer problem you should try checking out our PC Help Blog. This has hundreds of posts about computers and other technology news.

Here's a copy of the latest blog post -

Your PC will be out of date after a while and you may want to replace it with newer and better technology long before you really need to replace it. That's fine, but if you want to maximise the lifespan of your PC then read these top tips - Read More..

The QBS Twitter Account

QBS PC Help also have a Twitter account that is actively managed and is based mainly on computer technology.

Computer Guides and Other Articles

We provide a number of technical articles that can help with those really difficult computer repair problems such as a PC not booting, booting but producing a series of beeps, booting into Windows but slow in operation (spyware, adware or virus problems), switching on but no power.

The article library keeps on growing and currently features 150 articles comprising 104 PC articles, 33 web design and SEO articles and a handful of articles covering affiliate marketing (2), business tips (8) and social marketing (3).

To see the full list of articles visit the QBS pchelparticles Library.

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Windows Support Bulletins

By using the QBS PC Help database you will gain access to a list of key Windows support bulletins. These appear on the right hand side of each search page and are listed by operating system i.e. Windows 7, Vista, XP, 2000, ME and 98.

Here are a few of the latest Windows Vista and Windows 7 bulletins:

How to use the Bootrec.exe tool in the Windows Recovery Environment to troubleshoot and repair startup issues in Windows Vista and Windows 7 (927392)

The update is not installed successfully, you receive a message, and the computer restarts when you try to install an update in Windows Vista and Windows 7 (949358)

Vulnerability in Windows Vista Firewall Could Allow Information Disclosure (935807)

Error message when you use Windows Media Center to burn a CD or a DVD from a folder that represents the root of a drive in Windows Vista: "An error has occurred in burning the CD/DVD" (952983)

After you install a device or update a driver for a device, Windows Vista may not start (927525)

Windows Vista no longer starts after you install an earlier version of the Windows operating system in a dual-boot configuration (919529)

How to back up and restore the registry in Windows Vista or XP (322756)

You may experience problems after you resume a Windows Vista-based computer from sleep or from hibernation (929734)

A Bluetooth device may no longer work correctly when you wake a Windows Vista-based computer from sleep (929577)

You cannot configure Windows Mail to use a Web-based (HTTP) e-mail account in Windows Vista (926374)

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Finally, if you need help in tracking down PC problems take a look at my 208 page Easy PC Repair Guide.

The next issue of the QBS Free PC Tips Newsletter will be sent on 18th August 2017