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What You Need to Know About PDF File

PDF stands for portable document format files. These are some of the common files used in the current world. There is a chance that any file that you download or have downloaded from webs like  www.youpdf.com is a PDF file. Any file that you download and it ends with .pdf is a PDF file. Therefore, here are essential things about PDF file you need to know:

Why Use PDF Files

PDF converterIn organizations, the sharing of files occurs in almost every second. For example, the human resource department creates a memo in Microsoft Word that needs to reach all departments. However, if the whole organization is not using Microsoft Word, there is no guarantee that the memo will get to all employees. Since word document is easily edited, there is a possibility that tests and formatting will tamper. On the contrary, if the human resources use PDF, the departments will only view the document. PDF files are not for editing. Notably, PDFs are popular because they preserve the original form and ensure everyone views the intended message.

Opening PDF Files

Opening and viewing a PDF file is a simple process. Some browsers will directly open the pdf files when you click instead of downloading. However, if your browser can not open the file, click the download button then double click to open once downloaded. If you are using the modern browser, and if you need to access the document later, save a copy on your computer. When viewing the document just once, it is usually easy to open it on the web browser. The processes vary depending on the type of browser you have.

Editing PDF Files

email to PDFAs mentioned above, PDFs are mainly meant for viewing and not editing. Nevertheless, you may encounter files that allow you to add certain information such as email, name, address, or occupation into the documents as well as save the changes.

Creating PDF Files

The process of creating a PDF file will depend on the device you are using. For example, when using Windows 10, one can go to the print dialog box and choose PDF from the list. It allows the user to create printable PDF files such as emails, documents, or webpages. When using windows 8, one can use software supporting PDF export like Opera, google chrome, or Microsoft office. Similarly, one can create PDF files using PDF convert apps that convert various files into a PDF format.…

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How to Repair Windows 10 Corrupted System Files

Most Windows 10 users face similar problems with corrupt file systems. There are various reasons as to why a file becomes corrupted. When it happens, it is almost impossible to repair. However, there’s no need to worry.


Deployment Image Servicing and Management (DISM) is a tool that instantly fixes corrupt files. Select the window and type cmd and run the command prompt. Then type DISM/online/cleanup-image/restore-health on the command prompt and hit the enter button. Ensure that you launch the command prompt as an administrator to avoid error pop-up.  Also, be patient because the process can take up to 10 to 15 minutes to complete.


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System File Checker (SFC) is another Windows tool that scans and fixes any corrupt file in your device by itself. Notably, ensure you run DISM on your PC first before opting for the SFC tool. Therefore, launch the SFC tool as the administer in your device. Type sfc/scannow in the command window and press the enter button. The system will initiate a scan to fix the issues, which will take a few minutes to complete. If the SFC fails to locate any corrupted file in the systems, it means that your Windows 10 OS is in good condition. Notably, if the tool locates corrupted files and repairs them successfully, the details will be in the file. If it fails to resolve the problems, it means one must replace the files manually.

Windows Start-Up Repair

If your PC is taking longer than the usual boot-up, you can carry out start-up repair to help hasten the process. You can do this by pressing and holding the shift-key on the keyboard then click the restart button to obtain power options. Select troubleshoot, advanced options, click start-up repair to initiate the procedure, and patiently wait for process completion.

Windows System Restore

Windows 10 errorYou can revert your device’s condition to a previous point in time using Windows restore feature. Ensure that you have permitted system restore on the Windows 10 settings and establish a restore position in the past to achieve the desired outcomes. Windows restore feature is not functional without a restore point.

Reset Windows 10

If none of the above solutions works for you, reset your Windows 10. This is taking your PC to its original default state by uninstalling and reinstalling Windows 10. Ensure that you backup your data by resetting Windows.…

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Signs That You Need to Replace Your Graphics Card

When it comes to video games and professional 3D works, a graphics card plays a major role as a critical component, and its failure may make your PC unusable. A graphics card a is a hardware added to your computer, and it usually has its own set of issues. It can be frustrating to use a computer whose graphics card is not working properly. Graphics card may fail in different ways, with various warning signs hints on the need for replacement.

Computer Crashes


Graphics cards with a problem can make a PC to crash. The crashes are usually varied and may give you a simple bluescreen or a total lock-up where the PC freezes but shows no bluescreen. Moreover, you may notice other PCs having random restarts or powering off. Also, please note that not all computer crashes are a result of graphics card issues. However, if you get memory dumps enabled, then the graphics card driver could be the culprit.


Artifacts are usually caused by dust buildup, heat, or excessive over-locking. Although sometimes the issue can be fixed by a restart, you can be certain to experience re-occurrence if your graphics card is faulty. You will notice unusual visuals on the screen; the colors will appear strange, stretching of the 3D models with no reason, or the whole screen will be covered with visual garbage. Moreover, digital snow may appear on the monitor.

Loud Fan Sounds

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You may need to be a bit keener when the fan noise becomes louder than normal. It could be an indicator that your card has malfunctions leading to overheating. In some cases, it may sound like a small jet is taking off within the PC.

Once you find out that it’s the fan on your graphics card, it may be a sign that it is faulty. Furthermore, you can try to clean out your PC to remove dust buildup. However, if you cannot quiet down the fan, then it is a possible internal problem. In other incidents, your screen may go black for a few seconds. As it returns, you get information about video drivers having been crashed and needed to be restarted.

Besides, your entire PC will not crash, but it cannot be very pleasant when it occurs often. However, be notified that malware, RAM problems, or a drying hard drive can cause problems. Therefore, do not conclude by one sign. For instance, if you experience stuttering with other warning signs, you have a right to say that it is your graphics card.…

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