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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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74,462 03-07-2006 11:48 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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5,025 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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2,530 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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3,311 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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7,151 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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3,404 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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3,097 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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3,215 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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3,342 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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4,312 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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2,731 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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6,011 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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3,228 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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2,667 11-22-2006 02:46 AM by Sami 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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2,424 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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2,983 02-22-2007 03:47 AM by Sami 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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3,741 02-22-2007 07:27 AM by shubham Go to last post
Access Internet Faster
Tamish Mehra

Detailed Information on How to access internet faster with a set of tools . Recommended for Dial up Users , Mobile Users too . This is a lot better solution than configuring the settings of... Read more
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3,751 03-07-2007 12:37 PM by kingofqueens Go to last post
Why My MS Office Files Do Not Open?

Have you ever wondered why is your office file not working or is not opening up with its respective program. Read on to know why all this happens and how can you correct this on your own.
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7,888 04-09-2007 05:39 AM by [email protected] 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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3,911 05-17-2007 12:36 AM by Sami Go to last post
The Fate of Internet Radio
it is fast becoming an endangered specie

Do you know that you can actually listen to music through a radio in the Internet? Internet radio is a service given free of charge by independent broadcasting companies that transmit music... Read more
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2,506 05-22-2007 11:16 AM by deepeedeegee Go to last post
Four new mice on the market
better looking too!

Microsoft has launched its newest models of mice, along with the Microsoft Vista. They are designed according to what the usual computer user needs and wants, as well as for the professional... Read more
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2,342 05-23-2007 11:12 AM by nicetwice Go to last post
The Extended Warranty
Do we really need it?

In buying things, I always want it to work for a long period of time. But if it gets busted way before its life span, then I want the company to fix it for me or replace it. But it does not... Read more
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2,763 05-24-2007 04:52 PM by Cobalt Go to last post
Monitors Anyone?
A review of monitors on the market today

A review of LCD monitors was conducted according to its appearance and ergonomic design, features, image quality, and response time. All monitors were constant in their size of 20.1 inches with... Read more
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2,696 05-25-2007 11:31 AM by donnagonzales77 Go to last post
Online Shopping: The Pros and Cons and More
everything you have to be reminded of when shopping online

Computer technology has taken every aspect of our lifestyle. Shoppers and sellers have taken advantage of this through the emergence of online shopping. Shopping has never this fun and with... Read more
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3,281 05-25-2007 12:22 PM by juls.dave Go to last post
5 Reasons why you should get a Digital Camera

In our digital age and fast paced world, who would have missed this wonderful innovation of camera? Long before people have to buy films and develop it inside a dark room. Then later on shoot... Read more
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2,883 05-25-2007 02:27 PM by hvios2007 Go to last post
The low downs of BitTorrent
basic things about a P2P client BitTorrent and its Pros and Cons

The low downs of BitTorrent One of the past times of most internet users nowadays is downloading. People do not just download pictures and music but also television shows, movies and... Read more
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3,817 05-28-2007 08:05 AM by eloisa_g Go to last post
.TIFF, JPEG, GIF: Photo files lingo and more
the difference among the three

In our digital age everything is connected or can be connected from cell phone to computer, to printer, and of course your digital cameras. You have been connecting your digital cameras to... Read more
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6,181 05-30-2007 05:34 AM by eloisa_g Go to last post
Scanning 101
all the basics about scanning

Aside from printer there is also another hardware that we usually have but seems not to understand and that is the scanner. Scanner can do lots of wonders to every user. It actually works... Read more
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2,686 05-31-2007 06:01 AM by ran_ran_diaz Go to last post
Getting to know RSS
an overview about RSS: basic steps on how to use and some advantages

Internet users and most of us have certain favorite websites that we frequently visit and sometimes it gets tiresome to always go back and check for updates. Email became an option for... Read more
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2,777 11-30-2007 09:25 AM by benzaloy Go to last post
3 Ways to detect spyware and adware without special software!

Just in case you are one of those people who are through, or you don’t trust your anti-Spyware applications. Or if you are afraid that a new strain of malicious software has decided to invade your... Read more
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3,192 04-05-2008 05:45 PM by Sajid Go to last post

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