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How do I Connect Two Computers With a Patch Cable?

How do I Connect Two Computers With a Patch Cable?

A patch cable is another name for an Ethernet cable. Ethernet cables can come in two styles. Straight-through cables transfer data one way. These are your typical Ethernet or patch cables. There are also crossover cables. These types of cables allow data to travel in both directions which trans......[Read More]
How to Check the CPU Temperature of XP

How to Check the CPU Temperature of XP

There are many ways to check the CPU temperature of a computer. CPU temperatures can be manually checked in the computer's BIOS, but users are unable to monitor the temperatures while running the computer's operating system. The most ergonomically efficient way to check and monitor computer temperat......[Read More]
How to Convert Amazon UnBox Downloads to the iPod

How to Convert Amazon UnBox Downloads to the iPod

If you have some Amazon UnBox downloads on your computer you may have noticed that they have some protections built into them so that they will only play on the Amazon player. If you want to be able to use the Amazon UnBox downloads that you bought with your iPod, you can convert the files. Before y......[Read More]
How to Fix a Retractable Screen

How to Fix a Retractable Screen

Retractable screens are most commonly found in windows. These screens improve your view and let in more light. They fit snugly into the top of the window opening and are held in place by snap clips or magnets. And they move from side to side so the sliding window can stay open. Air can easily flow t......[Read More]
Notebook Repair Techniques

Notebook Repair Techniques

Notebooks are very useful and amazing electronic gadgets. Their slim and sleek construction will help the people to carry them with ease. Notebooks can be used at office, home, during journey or when spending a ... ......[Read More]
eMachines T2245 Motherboard Problems

eMachines T2245 Motherboard Problems

The eMachines T2245 is an older model desktop computer manufactured by eMachines. Symptoms of motherboard problems are various and can include a machine that locks up, refuses to shut down or fails to recognize new hardware.......[Read More]
Micro Sd Card Ideal For Small Products

Micro Sd Card Ideal For Small Products

The measurement of micro sd card is equivalent to the size of a postage stamp and also appears slim.......[Read More]
Mouse Pad Properties

Mouse Pad Properties

Mouse pads can be made of a wide variety of materials, depending on the amount of money that you spend, and the ergonomics that you are after. Most mouse pads are made of a rubbery foam material, known as neoprene. Some are made of plastic, which is filled with a sort of gel to provide support for y......[Read More]
How to Boot With a USB Keyboard

How to Boot With a USB Keyboard

The term USB stands for Universal Serial Buss and it is a common way to connect external devices to your PC or laptop. A USB keyboard is a keyboard that connects to your computer or laptop via a USB cable and port. As of 2010, USB is quickly becoming the standard format for connecting peripheral dev......[Read More]
How do I Erase All Internet Files on a Work Computer Without Administrative Privileges?

How do I Erase All Internet Files on a Work Computer Without Administrative Privileges?

When you're using the internet at work, it's courteous to clean up the history when you're done. Not only does this protect your privacy, but it also keeps the computer running efficiently by removing useless files. You do not need administrative privileges on a computer to erase your internet files......[Read More]
How to See File Attributes on a Mac

How to See File Attributes on a Mac

The "Get Info" command in Mac OS X is a quick and convenient method to use to view file attributes. The Info window provides you with the file attributes of any file you select. It displays the file's kind, size, location, label, date of creation and date of last modification. You can also view any ......[Read More]
How to Reinstall the Msimg32.Dll Application

How to Reinstall the Msimg32.Dll Application

DLL files are interchangeably used by both the Windows operating system and third-party applications installed on your PC. DLLs contain pieces of programming code that other programs can borrow and use. This saves the disk space an application takes on the hard drive because it does not need to cont......[Read More]
Physical Disk Recovery

Physical Disk Recovery

If your hard drive is corrupted, you may have lost the system files that allow you to boot your computer normally. Even though you lose the use of your operating system, specialized programs can locate and recover data from the physical hard drive.......[Read More]
How to Use a Micro SD Memory Card

How to Use a Micro SD Memory Card

A micro SD memory card is commonly used in cell phones and other mobile devices. The card is roughly a third of the size of a typical SD card. Most card readers do not support micro SD cards. There is a work around, though. The work around basically turns the micro SD card into a regular size SD car......[Read More]
How to Run XP Disk Defragmenter

How to Run XP Disk Defragmenter

Computer support has become an amazingly important item for companies that need timely support from PC problems. Without such problems, users cant progress, companies cant progress the way that they want to.......[Read More]
GPS Receiver Specifications

GPS Receiver Specifications

GPS recievers have a variety of different specifications.D-BASE/Stockbyte/Getty ImagesAccording to NASA, the Global Positioning System (GPS) is a navigation and precise-positioning tool. GPS receivers have many applications. When looking for a GPS receiver it is important for you to keep.........[Read More]
Can You Make an HP Printer Wireless?

Can You Make an HP Printer Wireless?

With the right type of printer and equipment, making a printer wireless is a relatively simple task. This is true not only of newer HP printers, but of most printers that either come equipped with wireless capabilities or can accommodate additions like Bluetooth or a wireless print server. All three......[Read More]
How to Adjust My LG L196WTQ Monitor

How to Adjust My LG L196WTQ Monitor

The LG L196WTQ is an active-matrix LCD computer monitor. It can accommodate an analog input using the D-sub connector port or a digital input using the DVI connector port. You can also connect two computers to the monitor and select which input port is active. You make adjustments to the monitor's s......[Read More]
In Tough Times, Businesses Can Utilize Used Cisco Equipment For Reliable, Cost-Effective Networks

In Tough Times, Businesses Can Utilize Used Cisco Equipment For Reliable, Cost-Effective Networks

The business climate continues to be challenging, and many companies are finding it necessary to maximize resources in order to maintain their competitive edge. By utilizing used Cisco equipment to build their network, businesses can save a lot of money on the cost of networking hardware.......[Read More]
6800Gs Vs. 7600Gt

6800Gs Vs. 7600Gt

NVIDIA is one of the leading developers and manufacturers of high-end graphical processing units, often referred to as video cards. The video card is instrumental in the rendering of three-dimensional graphics and their elements, such as shadows, lighting and animation. The GeForce 6 series was rele......[Read More]