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troubleshoot

[′trəb·əl‚shüt]
(computer science)
To find and correct errors and faults in a computer, usually in the hardware.

troubleshoot

To find out why something is not working properly in order to fix the problem. Troubleshooting a computer may first require determining whether the problem is hardware or software. See debug.
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Lord Jones explains how The New Troubleshooter came about, and how he came to pick up the baton from his 'hero' Sir John Harvey-Jones, who presented the first series in 1990.
The first Troubleshooter launched in 1990 and saw former ICI chief Sir John Harvey-Jones help businesses for five series.
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Before the Troubleshooter series hit TV screens for the first time in the late 1980s he served as Chancellor of Bradford University and was a member of the Advisory Council of the Prince's Youth Business Trust.
Administration troubleshooter Chon Gutierrez, acting director of the California Lottery, said the agency has ``worked closely with the state attorney general for two years to ensure Mega Millions is in accordance with the California Lottery Act's mandated standards and law.
com has unveiled the latest release of their top-selling PC utilities program, The Ultimate Troubleshooter.
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He is probably best known for his two BBC Television Series Troubleshooter filmed in 1986,and in 1990.
He was considered the company's troubleshooter for complicated tasks.