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If you have never heard of, or had experience with the Windows error BAD_POOL_HEADER, it can be scary. The BAD_POOL_HEADER error is usually associated with the way Windows allocates memory/RAM to devices and applications. Device drivers are usually the most common cause. Other causes including hard drive disk write errors and bad sectors that only surface intermittently. RAM = Random Access Memory errors would be suspect for memory pool issues overall.

The Fix

Shut down your PC and disconnect all external USB devices except the mouse and keyboard. Turn your PC back on. That should do it.

My suggestion, use your computer for as long as you can without plugging your USB devices back in. Memory errors can be difficult to troubleshoot because they usually happen when we least expect. Give it a few days or so before plugging your USB devices back in. This has worked for me on my personal PC as well as my customer’s.

If you find the Windows BAD_POOL_HEADER error happens often, you could always continue unplugging your devices before you boot up, just so you are able to get to your desktop. If you like to troubleshoot, figure out which device(s) are responsible for the windows error by testing how your PC behaves when only 1 USB device is connected. If you have no problems, connect another etc. You could also try replacing or increasing your Memory/RAM.

There are a few other fixes for the BAD_POOL_HEADER, but they rarely need to be used. If this fix does not work for your particular situation, please explain in the comments below.



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System running low on resources – Cannot log on as new user [Fixed]

I had a client with this Windows 7 Error “System running low on resources – Cannot log on as new user”. Read on to see how I fixed it. Keep in-mind, the fix for this isn’t the same on all systems, so what works on one system may not work on another.

How it works

Upon restarting the clients computer the error “System running low on resources – Cannot log on as new user” would pop up. This particular error usually happens when there are more than one user accounts on a single system and the system is having issues with managing it’s memory. So rather than the user closing all programs and logging off, they would switch user accounts before shutting down programs. The next time you reboot your computer you will more than likely see the “System running low on resources – Cannot log on as new user” error. Why Because you “switched” user accounts rather than “logging off”, and you let virus programs, web browsers and games run. Whether you get this error or not usually depends on how much resources your system has available and how well your operating system manages it’s memory. These errors are usually found on lower end computers with small amounts of memory. This error was pretty common on Windows Vista.

The Fix

Make sure there are no programs starting up with each account. Make sure both accounts are free of viruses and unnecessary browser extensions. Log off the second user account, log into the Administrators account, restart the computer. The error should be gone. This worked for me.

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Windows 7 Update Service Not Updating [Fixed]

Today I had the privilege of updating a room full of Windows 7 desktops, about 28. A few of these Windows 7 desktops would not update. Basically the “Windows Update Service” is not responding to the update request. If this happens to you on a Windows 7 desktop, follow these quick and easy instructions for the fix.

Click on the Start Button, then type “cmd” in the search box and hit enter, right click on the program that displays and select to run as Administrator. At the command prompt type: net stop wuauserv and hit enter. Next type: net start wuauserv and hit enter. A restart does not need to happen, just give your Windows Update Service about 10 seconds to completely start.

After you complete this process make sure your Windows Update Service is on automatic.

Windows Update Service Not Updating

Transfer iPhone Media to Windows

Transfer iPhone Media to Windows

1. Http://
2. Install.
3. Close iTunes.
4. Plug your iPhone into your Windows computer.
5. Drag and drop your “photos” to your desktop or where ever you want to save them to and do the same for your “iTunes_Control” folder.

Hope this helped!

If not, please post your comments below.