Maintain and Upgrade Your PC
Working With the Registry
The Registry is normally modified through Administrative or Control Panel utilities,
but it is possible to edit the Registry directly. It's wise to backup the Registry
before making any changes. More ...
FREE Ebook - How to Speed Up a Slow Windows Computer for Free
Does your computer run slower than a 69 AMC Gremlin? Before you toss it out that second floor window try a few things suggested in this ebook. There are many things that can make a computer run slow, and most of them can be easily fixed by you. More ...
The most important part of installing memory is to make sure you are using the correct
type of memory for your motherboard. Its important to study the manual that came with
your motherboard to determine exactly what type and speed of memory is required. More ...
How to Upgrade Your PC's Graphics Card
Almost every motherboard has integrated video circuitry, but it's usually not sufficient for today's power 3D game enthusiast. They always replace the on-board video circuitry with the latest high-performance video graphics card. Here's how to upgrade your PC's graphics card. More ...
Guerrilla Overclocking Primer
How would you like a PC 30 percent or more faster, for FREE, and with very little risk? It's a bit of a no-brainer really isn't it? Overclocking is becoming more popular than ever as a means of getting more out of your PC without having to spend any money. More ...
Give New Life to Your PC Without Upgrading
How about making your PC faster without upgrading it? We've brought you a list of easy-to-perform tips that not only give new life to your PC and save you from spending a great deal of money and time. More ...
How to Protect Your Electronics from Electrical Surge Events
In this article you'll learn what are Electrical Surge, Spike Events are and how you protect your electronics from them. Here are some guidelines that you should use when selecting a Surge Protector. More ...
Removing and Installing the Hard Drive
Before you remove the hard drive, you should backup all files on your old drive and
capture your system information using a separate utility. Even though you may not
need this utility, it's worth its weight in gold should something go wrong with the
installation of the new drive. More ...
Recognize And Understand Home Networking Components
If your computers are in the same room, the Wireless network should not be considered.
Computer that may be close to each other but cannot be seen may and have phone jacks
close by can easily be networked with the HomePNA Network. While PCs that are far
from each other can be connected with the powerline network, assuming wall outlets are nearby. More ...
Turn Off Windows XP Service Pack 2 Firewall
If your PC is running Windows XP Service Pack 2, the first thing you need to do is turn off the firewall. Why? Because a serious firewall blocks unwanted inbound and OUTBOUND connections. SP2's firewall does not block unwanted outbound connections. More ...
Installing A Power Supply
When you've upgraded your PC system by adding on a number of new peripherals it might
be time to upgrade your power supply as well. Please note that many popular PC systems
use power supplies made especially for those systems and cannot be replaced. Read your
instruction manuals to make sure your PC's power supply can be upgraded. More ...
The Truth About Power Supplies
Because your power supply is so important to the life of your system, when it's time
to buy a power supply it is essential that you know the difference between a good
power supply and one that is merely adequate. So, what should you look for in a power supply? More ...