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Be the Master of Your Printer
Sometimes you need a print immediately, other times you need to continue working with your application while printing. You can make your printer accommodate your needs by configuring your printers "Spool Settings" and "Print Queue". 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 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 ...

Printer Cartridge Price Fixing
The ink cartridge for a low end HP printer, containing only one tiny ounce of ink, costs a mind boggling $30.00! That?s price gouging, and all printer manufacturers are doing it. That?s called PRICE FIXING and it?s illegal. 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 ...

Why Not Defragment Your Hard Disk Today?
Does your computer run as fast as it did the first day you brought it home from the store? If you have been using it for several months or more, more than likely it has begun to operate more slowly. The most common cause is a fragmented hard disk. More ...

How to Add or Replace a Graphics Card
Remove the old graphics card, if you had one. Your monitor may have been connected to the integrated graphics card. You won't be removing this one. Take the new card and place it in the slot you just took the old card out of, that is, if this card is made for the same type of slot. More ...

Free TweakUI User Interface Configuration Utility
TweakUI is one of a group of utilities called "PowerToys" that you can download from Microsoft's web site for free. TweakUI makes it easy to configure several Windows Interface options that are difficult to find or are not available in Control Panel. More ...

Upgrading Your Memory to Improve Performance
Increasing your computer's memory is one of the most powerful ways to improve performance. The following 12-step guide illustrates how you can install your desktop memory upgrade in 10 minutes or less. More ...

Graphic Cards - How to Choose the Best
if you do plan to work with graphic arts or plan to play a lot of games on your computer you will definitely need to get a graphics card that has a lot of memory as well as a high-speed processor. 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 ...

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 ...