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How to Check a LAN Network

How to Check a LAN Network

Internet browsers show Web pages with relative ease, but an abundant number of hardware, software and other services work together to present those pages. Many of those components, such as the Internet Service Provider (ISP), are out of Internet users' control. Further, a router creates a local area......[Read More]
How to Configure Group Policies

How to Configure Group Policies

"Group Policies" in the Windows operating system refers to the ability of other users on your computer or network to access particular files on your hard drive. You can configure group policies on a file, for example, to share only that file with a select group of people as opposed to the entire com......[Read More]
MacBook 250 Vs. 320

MacBook 250 Vs. 320

The numbers 250 and 320 refer to the number of gigabytes you can store on your MacBook's hard drive. These models also vary in the speed at which they work.......[Read More]
Save Money On Computer Consumables

Save Money On Computer Consumables

If you are careful you can make great savings by sourcing blank media and cheap printer cartridges from third party manufacturers. Buying from trusted retailers can take the risk out of this process.......[Read More]
How Can I Manually Create a Restore Point?

How Can I Manually Create a Restore Point?

The System Restore feature in Windows XP, Vista and 7 allows you to revert to an earlier version of your operating system should something go wrong with a program or feature you install. You can access the System Restore utility to recover the system to a previous restore point, and you can create m......[Read More]
Technician Job Information

Technician Job Information

Technicians are important when one of your new-age devices breaks or malfunctions. Technician is a term used to describe the people who repair and fix our electronic devices, automobiles and computers. The American Heritage Dictionary defines technician as, "One whose occupation requires training in......[Read More]
iTunes Not Detecting Apple TV, How to Fix?

iTunes Not Detecting Apple TV, How to Fix?

Can't you see the Apple TV set-top-box entry while using iTunes in windows 7 operating system? This has become a very common problem and most of the computer users are thinking how to resolve the issue. Go through the article and learn what types of steps could be taken to fix it.......[Read More]
The Difference Between a Compatible and Original Ink Cartridge

The Difference Between a Compatible and Original Ink Cartridge

Some people are unsure as to what the differences are between compatible (sometimes known as third party) and (OEM) original brand ink cartridges. 1.Cost The difference in cost is the first issue with compatible ink ... ......[Read More]
How to Change the Shared Memory in the BIOS on a Toshiba

How to Change the Shared Memory in the BIOS on a Toshiba

The BIOS is the most fundamental operating system on your Toshiba computer, required for the computer to even start. Changing the amount of shared memory on your Toshiba computer through the BIOS will allow you to control how much of your system RAM is being used to store video information. You can ......[Read More]
Metered Rackmount Powerstrips for Total Power Monitoring

Metered Rackmount Powerstrips for Total Power Monitoring

Rackmount Powerstrips come with many features. Of these, the metered varieties are the most popular as they enable you to monitor your critical power consumption.......[Read More]
Rough Guide To Buying A Desktop Pc

Rough Guide To Buying A Desktop Pc

There are less and less Desktop PCs in the world today, mainly due to emerging technologies, such as Laptops, Netbooks and Tablet PCs. Since persons have busier days and a more hectic lifestyle, they are obliged to take advantage of the mobility of the Laptop, or the usability of the Tablet.......[Read More]
How to Clean an Ink Printhead

How to Clean an Ink Printhead

If the documents printed by your printer are faded or distorted, and your printer is not indicating that the ink is low, cleaning the print heads will often restore the print quality of your printer. Each ink cartridge has nozzles that release the ink as the machine prints. It is not uncommon for th......[Read More]
How to Increase the Print Spooler in Windows XP

How to Increase the Print Spooler in Windows XP

The print spool folder on Windows XP computers stores all print jobs. Increase the performance of your hard drive and partition on Windows XP by moving the folder to another area on your computer--which also increases how quickly your print files become stored. Before you begin the process of moving......[Read More]
How to Establish a Wireless Printer

How to Establish a Wireless Printer

If you have your wireless printer's installation CD, it will guide you step-by-step through the configuration process. Many wireless printers also have a built-in wizard to help establish a connection with your wireless network, so even if you don't have the installation CD, you should still be able......[Read More]
How to Print Around the Edge on a Round Label

How to Print Around the Edge on a Round Label

Designing a custom label with text is a great way to manage and organize your media. Whether you want to customize a CD or DVD label, you can choose from a handful of software programs that allow you to add or create circular text. Microsoft Word, Avery DesignPro and Memorex's exPressit Label Des......[Read More]
How to Remove Recycle Bin Icon Gpedit.Msc

How to Remove Recycle Bin Icon Gpedit.Msc

Window's Group Policy editor can be used to control many different settings on a Windows-based system. The Group Policy editor is typically used by system administrators who are controlling many different computer settings on a network at one time, although you can use the Group Policy editor for lo......[Read More]
Reasons Why People Should Go For Universal Mobile Phone Chargers

Reasons Why People Should Go For Universal Mobile Phone Chargers

Statistics have it that nearly two billion new mobile and smartphones are sold worldwide year after year and people tend to add to this number whenever they see the need to replace their old mobile phones with the latest model. ......[Read More]
How to Check Exchange Server for TrendMicro

How to Check Exchange Server for TrendMicro

All email servers needs to have protection for the emails they deliver. TrendMicro is a product that can integrate with Microsoft Exchange to remove emails that contain viruses, as well as block spam messages.......[Read More]
How Does a Flatbed Scanner Operate?

How Does a Flatbed Scanner Operate?

Parts of a Flatbed ScannerA flatbed scanner is connected directly to a computer or piggybacked onto a computer printer. The connection can be by standard parallel port, USB, SCSI, or FireWire interface. Under the lid of the flatbed scanner is a transparent glass pane. Inside the scanner.........[Read More]
How to Create an Audio CD From Cassette

How to Create an Audio CD From Cassette

If you have albums on cassette and want to preserve or listen to them using modern formats, it is possible to have these transferred to CDs. Cassettes are an outdated format, but you do not have to get rid them. With this method, you can enjoy your old music today.......[Read More]