Maintain and Upgrade Your PC
Clean-up Your PC
In order to keep your system clean, you need to properly install and uninstall applications.
Many applications tend to leave permanent files laying around on your hard disk.
Your system does not need these files and so, apart from wasting space, sometimes they
may adversely affect the performance of your system. 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 ...
Vista's New Boot Loader Architecture
The boot sequence of Windows Vista and later systems is slightly different from previous versions. For Windows Vista, the MBR instead loads the Windows Boot Manager (BOOTMGR), which accesses the Boot Configuration Data store (BCD). More ...
Hacking Windows Vista
Microsoft has poured millions of person-hours into Windows Vista. Guess what: A few
hours of your own time could make it a whole lot better - more convenient, more
efficient, faster, more secure, and less frustrating. More ...
Video: How to Install More Memory in Your Laptop
This video shows you: How to determine how much memory you have in your laptop, the location of the memory access door on your laptop, how to select the proper memory for your laptop, and how to install more memory in your laptop. More ...
Printing Troubleshooting Guide
You troubleshoot printing issues like you would any other computer/network related
problem. You start at a general point and rule out the possibilities until you have
the specific cause. The first question that you need to answer is: "Is the problem
hardware, software, network or performance related?". More ...
How and When to Upgrade Your Sound Card
Installing a new dedicated sound card in an empty expansion bay will greatly improve
the quality and sound of anything you listen to on your computer, especially those
awesome in depth games you play. 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 ...
Video: How to Install a Graphics Card in Your PC
This video shows you how to install a graphics card in Your PC. Tools required, how to open the computer's case, how to remove an existing video card, how to install video drivers, and much more. More ...
How to Update Your Computer's BIOS
A computer's Basic Input-Output System (BIOS) is embedded software on a motherboard
that will control attached hardware. All BIOS components are serviceable via a
firmware upgrade that is known as "flashing" this process is called "updating the BIOS". More ...
How to Create an Emergency Repair Disk
If your operating system is Windows XP Professional or Windows 2000, it isn't bootable
with a boot disk. With these operating systems you need an Emergency Repair Disk that
works with the systems built-in repair functions. More ...
Do We Really Need Windows Vista?
Windows Vista requires new equipment and more memory to run efficiently and it may
have problems using current XP hardware or software. In this article I'll look at
whether we actually need Vista. More ...