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5 Ways To Backup Your Data...

The data on your hard drive is the most critical item inside your computer, and the only item which can not be replaced. It may be an unwanted hassle and expense to replace a defective memory module, .
(November 23, 2004)
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Pop-ups - 5 Ways to Stop

5 Ways to Block Pop Ups. . . Advertisers are constantly looking for any way to draw attention to their products. Although typical banner ads are still used heavily, they now seem to be almost ..
(December 10, 2004)
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Microsoft Update - 5 Reasons to Update Service Pack 2

Microsoft released Service Pack 2 (SP2) for the Windows XP operating system back in August (2004), representing significant improvements in many areas, especially system security. For those people ..
(December 10, 2004)
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Power and Your PC

The power coming into a computer is the most critical component, and it may be one of the most overlooked. It is just taken for granted that it will always be there and working properly. A top of the .
(December 10, 2004)
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ABC's Of DVD Drive Abbreviations

The number of different formats available in DVD drives can be confusing to anyone in the market for one. The list is much longer, but to address a few of the common formats, we have DVD-ROM, DVD-R, ..
(January 06, 2005)
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ATA vs SATA

Hard Drives: ATA versus SATA The performance of computer systems has been steadily increasing as faster processors, memory, and video cards are continuously being developed. The one key component ..
(January 10, 2005)
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How To Choose A Computer Case

Things to Consider When Choosing a Computer Case In the past, computer cases were all very similar… Clones of the same boring, beige box. With all of the choices available today, this is no longer ..
(January 11, 2005)
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Basics of RAID

A couple of the recent Tech Tips from www.geeks.com have made mention of RAID, but the level of detail required in those tips didn’t shed much light on what RAID actually is. The number of ..
(January 28, 2005)
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Bluetooth Basics - Bluetooth Technology Tutorial

Bluetooth Basics Bluetooth technology is nothing new, but in many respects it still seems to be more of a buzz word rather than a well understood, commonly accepted technology. You see advertisements .
(January 28, 2005)
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Flash Memory, Part I: MMC and SD

MMC and SD Flash memory is available in so many formats that it can be difficult to know what will work with any particular device. Devices such as MP3 players, PDAs, mobile phones, digital cameras, ..
(February 04, 2005)
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Motherboard Basics

A recent Tech Tip covered the basics of selecting a computer case and made mention of the various sizes that correspond to motherboards of different form factors. A few people wrote in expressing ..
(March 07, 2005)
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Expansion Cards Part 1: (of a 3 part series)

PCI The expansion slots available on motherboards allow for a variety of upgrades in a computer system, but matching the appropriate card to an available slot needs to be addressed before making any ..
(March 08, 2005)
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Expansion Cards Part 2: AGP

Expansion Cards Part 2: AGP The first in this series of Tech Tips on expansion cards took a look at the PCI slot, and the variety of devices that may find their home in one. Graphics cards are one of .
(March 08, 2005)
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Expansion Cards Part 3: PCI Express

In the first two installments of this series of Tech Tips, we took a look at PCI and AGP, undoubtedly the most common expansion slots in a computer today. With a few key improvements over both of ..
(March 11, 2005)
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Wireless Networking, Part 1: Capabilities and Hardware

Wireless Networking, Part 1: Capabilities and Hardware These days it isn’t uncommon for a home to have multiple personal computers, and as such, it just makes sense for them to be able to share .
(March 16, 2005)
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Wireless Networking, Part 2: Setup and Security

The first installment in this two-part series of Tech Tips provided an introduction to the basic capabilities and hardware involved in wireless networking. In the final installment of this two-part ..
(March 24, 2005)
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Choosing a Portable MP3 Player: Part 1

MP3 players are everywhere! It seems that the number of makes and models in this market is growing daily, with features and capabilities intended to appeal to just about anyone shopping for one of ..
(April 01, 2005)
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Seven Things to Consider When Choosing a PDA

In the early days, Personal Digital Assistants (PDAs) were not much more than glorified calculators with the ability to store contact information and brief notes. Now, the line between personal ..
(May 16, 2005)
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How To Choose a Computer Mouse

Computer Mice Every computer user can hopefully identify their mouse and the importance it plays in the daily operation of their computer. Mice are nothing new and for the most part are nothing ..
(May 16, 2005)
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Building Your Digital Music Collection

The previous two Tech Tips took a look at eight basic features of portable MP3 players worth considering before laying down some serious money on one of these devices. Once you have a nice new MP3 ..
(May 16, 2005)
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