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HashTab Tutorial 2 – Using HashTab

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HashTab Tutorial 2 – Using HashTab

In this short video tutorial we’ll demonstrate how HashTab can help you find corrupt or tampered-with files. We’ll look at three seemingly identical images and show you how HashTab can quickly compare them to find the odd one out.

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Finding file hashes with HashTab

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Finding file hashes with HashTab

A file hash is a mathematically generated finger print for a file. If you want to make sure a file has not been tampered with, or corrupted during download or transfer, checking a known file hash is a great idea. One easy way to check file hashes on your machine is using HashTab.

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Installing the .NET Framework V2, V3 and V3.5

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Installing the .NET Framework V2, V3 and V3.5

This quick tutorial will show you how to install the .NET framework on your PC. This is required by many popular Windows programs. The .NET framework is a software framework that programmers can use to develop all kinds of Windows applications. It is included with some versions of Windows, but may require manually downloading on others.

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Using the Windows 8 or Windows 10 Task Manager

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Using the Windows 8 or Windows 10 Task Manager

In this video, we show you the Windows 8 Task Manager. This handy little tool can be accessed at any time and can help you troubleshoot applications that have frozen, become unresponsive or locked up. Need to close a program but can’t seem to close its window? Need to check if a program is running invisibly in the background? The Windows Task Manager can help you.

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Using the Registry Editor (Regedit)

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Using the Registry Editor (Regedit)

Occasionally when troubleshooting your PC or a specific program, you will be called upon to edit the registry. Perhaps you are following a troubleshooting guide published by Microsoft, or need to change some keys in order to get a legacy program working. Whatever the reason, you should always exercise caution when editing the registry. Learn how to use the Registry Editor (regedit) safely and effectively on your Windows PC with this easy guide.

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Using the deployment image servicing and management tool (DISM)

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Using the deployment image servicing and management tool (DISM)

If you ran the system file checker on your PC and the tool was unable to repair corrupt operating system files, you may wish to try DISM. The DISM or Deployment Image Servicing and Management tool can download fresh copies of corrupt Windows system files directly from Microsoft.

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