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Sticky Thread How to create a mirror image of your hard drive

The computer that you use has a hard drive in it, which stores everything that you put on it, plus all the settings that you prefer.
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74,482 03-07-2006 11:48 PM by Sami Go to last post
 
 
Various Editions of Windows 7

Windows XP was launched with only 2 editions - Home and Professional editions and it was easy to take decision as home users used home edition and business users used professional edition.
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2,054 11-01-2009 05:35 AM by victorsegal4u Go to last post
 
 
Locating The Perfect Laptop Computer

Laptop computers are the perfect choice for people on the go. They offer all of the features of a desktop personal computer with the added benefits of portability. There are many kinds of laptop... Read more
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3,526 01-25-2006 08:05 PM by ChatMod#1 Go to last post
 
 
Retrieve Windows XP Administrator Password With USB Drive

Hereinafter will show you some methods to recover/reset Windows XP password with USB drive or prevent you from forgetting Windows XP admin password. Why I want to introduce recovering Windows... Read more
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6,171 04-12-2013 11:22 AM by Atexval Go to last post
 
 
Resolving “This file was compressed using an unknown compression.” Error in .zip file

A Zip file format, also known as an archive format, is used to compress one or more files to reduce the file size and the storage space of the files. This is done to facilitate easy transfer of the... Read more
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7,192 11-02-2009 07:31 AM by suzismith85 Go to last post
 
 
“Windows has blocked the file..” Error Appears While Extracting the Zip File

Though, zip format is a useful method of compressing the file size, it is of no use when the files cannot be extracted from the zipped folder. Sometimes, Windows blocks the extraction of files... Read more
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6,008 11-07-2009 05:59 AM by suzismith85 Go to last post
 
 
Zip file corruption due to "WinZip Self-Extractor Zip file is damaged..” Error

A self extractor is an executable file or program that enables you to extract the archive. Talking about the WinZip self extractor, it allows you to extract the files from the zip archive even if you... Read more
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6,348 12-15-2009 02:09 AM by suzismith85 Go to last post
 
 
A Dozen Ways (plus one) to Save on Toner and Toner Cartridges
By Larry Andrew

There is no question that toner is the most expensive part of owning a laser printer. Statistics show that the average laser printer life span is approximately five years.
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2,383 02-07-2006 03:44 AM by Sami Go to last post
 
 
Strategies to Maximize the Life of Your Hard Drive
By Alex Bezborodov

If I asked you the question: which part of your computer is the most fragile, what would you say?
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3,551 02-08-2006 03:57 AM by Sami Go to last post
 
 
1 Attachment(s) Why do we Defrag the Hard Disk?
by Stephen Orgill

Defragging is process done to a hard disk in order to improve performance and recover some lost disk space. Defragging is an essential part of a PC's upkeep as it keeps all the data on your hard disk... Read more
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6,930 04-13-2006 03:18 AM by ChatMod#1 Go to last post
 
 
Buying the Perfect Computer - The FIRST Time
Dan Preston

So you’ve finally decided it’s time for a change. No matter what advice you follow that old work horse of a desktop computer you have has outlived its usefulness with slow loading applications... Read more
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3,886 04-17-2006 02:00 AM by Sami Go to last post
 
 
Laser Printers or Inkjet Printers? A Buyers Guide
David Haysom

Should you buy an inkjet or a laser printer? Often people buying a new printer are confused about whether to buy a laser printer or inkjet printer.
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2,196 05-02-2006 01:18 AM by Sami Go to last post
 
 
10 Important Tips to Finding the Best Laptop
Tamara Williams

Taking the time to review laptops is time well spent especially when wanting to have the best working laptop for all your specific needs.
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2,520 05-04-2006 02:02 PM by Sami Go to last post
 
 
Uninstall Windows Media Player 10 and Start Enjoying Your Media Again
Ken Savage

Windows Media Player 10 has been full of bugs from Microsoft since they offered it as a download from their site. Windows Media Player 9 was nice and simple.
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5,036 05-06-2006 01:19 AM by Sami Go to last post
 
 
5 Tips For Buying An External Hard Drive
Niall Roche

So you've finally decided to buy an external hard drive as a backup option for your computer. This is a great choice for you because you're making backing up your data faster and easier than you... Read more
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2,537 05-06-2006 01:31 AM by Sami Go to last post
 
 
10 dumb things users do that can mess up their computers
Deb Shinder

Users find plenty of ways to run into trouble, from gunking up their system with shareware to leaving it exposed to attackers to forgetting about using surge protectors. Share this list with your own... Read more
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3,321 05-21-2006 02:08 AM by Sami Go to last post
 
 
1 Attachment(s) Get A Computer Flat Screen You Will Not Regret It
by George Johnson

There really isn't any reason not to get a computer flat screen if you are putting together a new computer. The amount of money you save by choosing a CRT monitor won't be very much anymore, and... Read more
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7,161 05-26-2006 01:04 AM by Sami Go to last post
 
 
AMD vs. Intel: Which Chip Offers More Bang for Your Buck in Gaming PCs?
Jordan Hall

Computer enthusiasts have long known of the ongoing rivalry between Intel, the processing giant, and Advanced Micro Devices, or AMD. Since the early nineties, Intel and AMD have vied for technical... Read more
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3,414 05-26-2006 01:33 AM by Sami Go to last post
 
 
Megabytes, Megabits and All the Rest
Mike Bryant

Megabytes, Megabits... What's the difference? Well, a lot, actually. Very often people use the terms bits and bytes interchangeably when they mean very different things.
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3,107 06-10-2006 12:44 AM by Sami Go to last post
 
 
Laptop Batteries 101 - A Buyer's Guide
Samantha Spiegla

If you are among the increasing number of mobile executives who are switching from PCs to laptops, it is inevitable that you will soon face a situation where you will need to educate yourself about... Read more
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3,225 06-10-2006 12:56 AM by Sami Go to last post
 
 
What To Do With An Old Computer System
Eric Scribener

Anyone who has purchased a computer system has learned how quickly they lose their value, and become obsolete. This rapid devaluation often leads to the dilemma: what to do with an older system,
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3,350 06-26-2006 01:57 PM by Sami Go to last post
 
 
Apple Tiger vs Windows Vista
Danny Wirken

Microsoft's next-generation operating system is coming in early 2007, offering improvements that are both impressive and unprecedented in the Windows world. On Apple's side of the world, Tiger, the... Read more
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4,318 06-26-2006 02:08 PM by Sami Go to last post
 
 
How to keep data private
Bill Bennett

Despite their name, personal computers aren't always that personal. You may have to share your machine with others. This can be a problem if you need to keep some of your data private.
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2,739 07-22-2006 12:50 AM by Sami Go to last post
 
 
Broken Computer - Fix or Fling?
Tony Roberts

Okay, so your computer has stopped working for whatever reason. Is it the hard drive? The processor? Is it some adware, a Trojan, a virus? Has a chip on the RAM blown or the CPU overloaded?
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6,020 10-22-2006 12:26 AM by Sami Go to last post
 
 
How To Speed Up Your Computer The Easy Way
Norman Dreamer

I have seen many computers, especially older ones that take a long time to boot up and are also very slow on the internet. I devised a list of things you can do to "fix" computers that lag.... Read more
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3,238 11-22-2006 02:36 AM by Sami Go to last post
 
 
What Dual Core Technology Means To You
Michael Quarles

Both Intel and AMD are putting on a big advertising push for their dual core processors. The commercials and print ads sound as if a new world is being opened in personal computing. But what does... Read more
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2,677 11-22-2006 02:46 AM by Sami Go to last post
 
 
What Every Computer User Should Know
Margaret Riley

For many of us, personal computers have become an indispensable tool. Computers are everywhere. In our homes, in the office, schools, the grocery store, library and installed in some of our cars.... Read more
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4,657 07-29-2010 05:24 AM by abduul Go to last post
 
 
How To Maintain Accurate Time On Your PC
David Evans

PC's have internal real time clocks designed to maintain system time. The internal clocks rely on relatively low-cost crystal oscillators, which are notoriously inaccurate. In many cases PC system... Read more
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3,762 02-22-2007 07:27 AM by shubham Go to last post
 
 
Windows Vista, Is it really worth the trouble?
Dr. Richard L Golden

I have read hundreds of articles about the new Windows Vista Operating System. After reading the pros and cons of what the public has to say, the Cons outweigh the Pros by about 90%
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2,434 02-20-2007 02:37 AM by Sami Go to last post
 
 
Recover your Hard Drive Data 101
Tony Roberts

Most people do not realize the importance of backing up their files. As the cliché goes, you only realize the importance of something once it is gone. You accidentally delete your file or your hard... Read more
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2,994 02-22-2007 03:47 AM by Sami Go to last post
 
 
Troubleshooting Computer after Dusting
Joel Rivera

Dusting a computer is one of the most important task a user must do to keep the computer alive, but sometimes problems arises after dusting.
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3,922 05-17-2007 12:36 AM by Sami Go to last post
 

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