Having hard-drive trouble? Don’t panic! Odds are, there’s a fix.
If the CPU is your PC’s brain, then the hard drive is its heart,
pumping necessary data throughout your system. Hard drive troubles
are the PC equivalent of a heart attack, but the tips
below will ensure that your data has a long life!
Free online tools can help speed your downloads and Web browsing.
First, use a free connection analyzer to find out exactly what your optimum settings
should be. Then, use a free tweaking tool to actually make the changes.
The Internet is useful, and fun, as long as you keep it safe.
Kids are bound to be attracted to the Internet, and many of them like
to chat with and e-mail friends, as well as make new friends. This week,
I’ll tell you how to monitor their instant-messaging use to ensure
your children aren’t falling into a predator’s trap.
Having Vista is surely a thrill for many of you, but you may find that the
thrill is gone when your applications don’t work correctly.
Mixing the new with the old isn’t always easy. This week I’ll explain how to make
your legacy application’s help files work with Vista.
For some, Windows Registry cleaning is a waste of time. For others, it’s
Here’s how to tell if your PC might benefit from a thorough cleaning of its
Log files can be useful, but they mainly just take up space.
Trim away your useless log files to gain space and make your backups and
restores smaller and faster!
Firewalls are great tools, but some people find them a bit frustrating.
This week I explain a bit about firewall technologies, firewall performance, how to
extract and use information from firewall logs, and how to remove a certain firewall
if the need should arise.
Usually a major hardware change causes endless software hassles. It doesn’t
have to be this way.
If your current PC doesn’t have "PCI Express" technology, your next one most
likely will. Here’s the scoop on PCI Express and what it means for Windows
Sometimes you want to permanently erase data from your systems, and other
times you want to recover data.
This week, I bring you more information about what does and doesn’t work when
erasing data from your systems. I’ll also discuss your options when your hard
drive fails and you need to recover data.
There are currently 265 different "top level domains" (.com, .edu, .org,
etc.) to choose from when registering your domain. What’s best?
First, let’s help a reader who’s wondering if he got ripped off in buying a
.name domain name.