computers-hardware : Technology
Buying a new motherboard can be a difficult task. There are so many to choose from and so many different specifications to consider that getting it wrong can be easy to do.
Serial numbers for purchased or downloaded software allow owners get help or replacement software in the event of a program failure. In an age when everything seems to have a separate number that is not always easy to find, searching for the serial number for a software product can be frustrating. A
Sun VirtualBox is an excellent free virtual machine manager, capable of running nearly any operating system on the market. What many who are new to running virtual machines using VirtualBox don't realize is that their guest machine doesn't have to be isolated from their host machine. This will allo
Nothing is worse than when your computer gives out, taking your important files and documents along with it. To keep your data safe from hardware failure, electrical surges, user error and other problems, it is wise to regularly back up the files on your hard drive. While the Business, Ultimate, and
If you've noticed that your computer is slower than it used to be, you might want to find some ways to pick up the pace. There are several things you can do to help increase your computer's performance, and you do not have to be a tech guru for many of them.
The Unix operating system is an open operating system that allows users to fully customize and optimize their computer's interface. When using Unix, users must, essentially, build their computer's operating system from scratch. Because of this, there is a steep learning curve for those wishing to ju
A description of a few terabyte (tb) or greater external hard disk drives from major manufacturers that are ideal for Apple / Mac users. These drives have become surprisingly affordable and practical recently, and will guarantee you a very long lifespan of healthy storage space.
Aquastar is learning software distributed by the TIMO company. TIMO develops speech therapy software designed to help autistic children. Installing TIMO Aquastar is an easy operation that will take about five minutes to complete. In order to install Aquastar on your PC or laptop, you must first have
A Stratitec Inkjet Refill Kit provides you with all the necessary equipment to refill empty ink cartridges so that you don't have to throw them away and spend the money to purchase a new cartridge. You can use the injector and the ink bottles to give new life to the ink cartridges you have pulled ou
Most modern laptop computers come with multiple network adapters so that users can get online in more than one way. For example, many laptop models include both an ethernet and wireless adapter. When one of these adapters stops functioning properly, the Windows operating system can diagnose and fix
Operation of peripherals with earlier versions of Windows operating systems, such as Windows 98, are dependent on a component called the Win32 Driver Model (WDM). Unfortunately, Windows 98’s release was prior to the existence of many universal serial bus (USB) devices as well as some key impro
The passcode on your iPod helps protect your privacy by preventing others from accessing your data, especially if your iPod is lost or stolen. Unfortunately, if you forget your own passcode your options are limited. You'll either need to recall the code or restore the device with your primary comput
A backup, or recovery, disk is one that will enable you to restore your computer to its default factory state in the event of a system failure or other catastrophic event. While the use of a backup disk will vary slightly depending on your specific computer manufacturer, the general procedure is the