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When Should You Consider Having a Laptop Repaired Rather Than ..

You may use your laptop every so often where it’s much less important if it breaks down and cannot be mended for a few days. On the other hand, if you're a business user or perhaps have got to ..
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Things to Consider Whenever Hooking up a Notebook, Laptop or a .

Most netbook, notebook and laptop users would prefer to hook up their mobile computer to the Internet using a WiFi link. It will be more convenient to use a wireless connection since this avoids ..
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Tips on how to Easily Replace or Exchange a Shattered Laptop ..

Typically a laptop user knows right away if the display has been damaged as the laptop screen will either be totally unusable or spoiled by cracks, marks, color changes or maybe no image at all. ..
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How to Make Sure That a Crook Cannot get Data From Your old ..

Documents when recorded on a hard drive are almost impossible to eliminate. Many computer users fail to appreciate that whenever they put images, letters or go online that details are continuously ..
(November 28, 2011)
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Is it Safe to Take my Laptop on an Airplane?

Laptops are usually delicate items of electronic equipment which could be easily ruined by rough handling or contact with extremes of heat, cold or radiation. Based upon your plane journey the laptop .
(November 17, 2011)
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Common Laptop and Notebook Touchpad Faults

Laptops lack a mouse but come with a touchpad; the user operates this by dragging a fingertip over the flat pad rather than moving a computer mouse across a surface. However, it may fail either ..
(November 09, 2011)
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How to Decide When Your Laptop Battery Charger has Failed

If the charger does not work then the laptop battery will eventually discharge as soon as you start up the laptop. When the re-charge warning light on the laptop doesn't illuminate after you hook up ..
(November 03, 2011)
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How to Update or Replace a Hard Drive in a Laptop

It is easy to upgrade or exchange a defective hard disk drive in many laptops as long as a few easy preparations are made first, and the exact size and type of laptop hard drive is utilized. If the ..
(October 25, 2011)
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Why do I Need RAM, Should I Add Extra RAM to my Laptop?

Random access memory is normally shortened to RAM can be found inside of a laptop and is critical for software applications to work smoothly. If there is inadequate RAM then some software will ..
(October 21, 2011)
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It can be Useful to Know how to use Some of the Many ..

There are a wide range of electrical connectors located on the side and back of a typical laptop computer. These are seldom even noticed by most users, however, by being aware of what these ports are .
(October 14, 2011)
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Do Laptops Last for a Long Time?

Rarely do laptops or notebooks work for beyond 5 years, however, the majority of people would expect them to go on considerably longer than this. The average TV or vacuum cleaner can be expected to ..
(October 07, 2011)
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Let Your Laptop Overheat and Most Likely Your Video Chip Will ..

The video chip can be found within your laptop, usually connected to the motherboard. Without a video chip a laptop would not produce a display on its screen and is prone to failure particularly if ..
(October 01, 2011)
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Can A Laptop Computer Or Notebook Be Upgraded To Make It Run ..

Unfortunately, few individuals consider their future requirements at the time they purchase a new laptop. An upgrade to the hard disk drive or RAM may be required in a short time to help keep ..
(September 24, 2011)
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All Computer Users Ought to Seriously Think About Data Backup ..

Should you loose computer data it usually cannot be restored unless an appropriate backup has previously been made, whereas programs might be reinstated by reinstalling them from original media. This .
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How to Examine and Test a Dropped Laptop

Dropping your laptop from a small height is almost sure to result in some damage; the amount of the damage is going to be dependent on many factors and will be analyzed in this article. As soon as ..
(September 15, 2011)
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Boost the Laptop Battery's Working Time

By carefully altering just a few settings in your laptop computer the battery life can be extended. Some of the following hints will save more power than others but overall a substantial increase in ..
(September 11, 2011)
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Beware Cheap Laptops, They May Not Be A Great Bargain

Never before has there been such a large range of laptops on the market, many at budget prices. If the novice is to buy a bargain great care and thought should be exercised before the purchase is ..
(September 09, 2011)
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Find Out How to Look After Your Laptop, Notebook or Netbook ..

It is apparent that any piece of electronic equipment may be damaged by careless handling or contact with fluids, however, many computer users do not realise how easy it is to render their notebook ..
(August 29, 2011)
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How to Decide Which Laptop or Notebook is Best for My Needs?

Before purchasing a netbook careful consideration should be given into the specification as opposed to the cosmetic features and its presentation. Fairly often the purchase of a notebook it is made ..
(August 28, 2011)
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Which Should I buy a Laptop or A Desktop Computer?

Deciding whether to buy a laptop or desktop is sometimes difficult. Desktops and laptops are both computers but each has its advantages and disadvantages under different operating environments. In ..
(August 24, 2011)
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How to Decide if a Computer Program is Compatible with your ..

Often it is hard to decide if a computer program will operate on your laptop or desktop pc. And then decide if it will just run at a slow speed or perform at full speed as its software writer ..
(August 20, 2011)
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How to Detect Sound Faults in Laptops, Notebooks and Netbooks

Many audio faults such as poor sound quality, intermittent sound and no sound at all can be caused by software or hardware faults on your laptop. High quality audio is essential for game playing, ..
(August 17, 2011)
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How to Tell Whether your Laptop Power Supply is Faulty or ..

Usually it is clear that a laptop power supply has failed but this is often not the case. This article will help you decide if it is faulty or is failing. You may notice any of the following ..
(August 12, 2011)
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How to Determine Whether a Laptop is Running Too Hot

A laptop when new usually runs cool and operates correctly, however, over time the vents and fan may become blocked causing the CPU and other chips to overheat. Even with a correctly venting fan it ..
(August 05, 2011)
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How to Ascertain if a Laptop Screen is Faulty or is Failing

It may be very hard to decide if a laptop display problem is caused by a faulty screen or other laptop component. Sometimes it is obvious if the screen is cracked but more often the fault is more ..
(August 03, 2011)
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