Category Archives: Workbench

Workbench: XFS Format NAS Drive Recovery

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A few days ago while I was helping my brother reinstall his Operating System, one of my Buffalo Terastation’s drives went kaput, thanks to bad sectors. With a whole lot of irreplaceable data ranging from Workbench Project backups to priceless media. Something I could not afford to lose. So I set out to recover as… Read More »

Workbench: Windows 10 Black Screen Problem

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A lot of people out there are apparently having an issue with laptops upgraded to Windows 10 from other operating systems, in the form of black screens. The typical example includes seeing the spinning dots, and eventually, just a black screen. As of recently I have looked at a computer exhibiting such symptoms and have… Read More »

Workbench: Why to keep your computers files organized

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Almost everyone these days has a laptop, however very few people keep it organized correctly. As a result, when their OS crashes, it makes the lives of the Technician behind the keyboard, nervous and flustered. Luckily in the case of the Toshiba I am working on, things are kept nicely stored in their respective folders. Windows… Read More »

Workbench: Toshiba Satellite A7200 won’t boot into Windows 10

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So with the amount of side work I do fixing computers, it beneficial to start a new category here that I am going to call Workbench. To kick this off, I had someone bring me a laptop that would not boot. A Toshiba Satellite P75-A7200. I started by observing its characteristics. A reboot loop after… Read More »