Maintain and Upgrade Your PC
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 ...
Installing An Optical Drive Guide
Adding a fast optical drive will increase your PC's flexibility and even if you're
on a budget, drives that read and burn any format won't put you in the poorhouse.
For less than 100 bucks you can get an 8X DVD combo drive that writes to all major
formats of rewritable DVD. 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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
A Quick Guide to Wireless Networking
The first thing to do in setting up a wireless home
network is to get the correct equipment. A wireless home networking kit typically,
these come with a firewalled wireless router (e.g. the immensely popular Linksys
WRT54G). Some also bundle a wireless PC card for connecting laptops to the network,
or a wireless USB adapter for connecting desktop PCs. More ...
Using Your PC as a Home Theater
What could be better than relaxing at home watching a film, browsing the Internet, enjoying your favourite music or TV show in digital High Definition, or spending a couple of hours whacking your enemy in World of Warcraft. Once upon a time you needed at least half a dozen different expensive items of hardware in your home to do this, but not any more. 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 ...
Wireless Router Setup
A wireless network is set-up for sharing access to the internet, files, printers, and other computer functions. A Wireless network is also used in offices and homes so one can have internet access and local network connection anywhere in the office or at home. More ...
Configure Windows Defender on Windows 10
McAfee and Norton are top notch antivirus programs, and if you're configuring a business computer, there are reasons you should stick with one of those. The disadvantage for the home user is that you have to pay for them. But Windows Defender is Windows 10 built-in antivirus program. More ...