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The Things You Should Know Before Buying A Laptop Computer

By: Ailene B. Misa Posted: 29 Dec, 2009
At present, most individuals opt to buy a laptop rather than a desktop computer because it is handy and its function is almost similar to a desktop. If you are planning to buy a laptop for you, you might want to consider reading this article to have an idea of the things you have to consider. It will give you an overview of the standard criteria that an individual should learn to have the ideal laptop unit that will cater... continue |

Some reasons why your computer is very slow

By: Ailene B. Misa Posted: 29 Dec, 2009
When you buy a new computer you will be impressed on its fast performance or total efficiency. But after several months, you will start wondering what is wrong with your PC. It is now performing very slow, when you open your computer you experienced very slow start-up and when you started working everything is getting slow. The big question is what is going on with your computer.

Let me give you some scenario to answer that question. Sooner you will realize... continue |

Networking Basics

By: Vianca C. Villar Posted: 27 Dec, 2009

We may not be aware but networking is present in nearly every industry from offices, schools, establishments and even in our very homes making information available and accessible to everyone at anytime and making daily business operations possible.
Question is how does it work? How does networking allow the transfer of information from one computer to the other? Let's take a closer look and learn its basics.
Networking is described as the process of connecting two or more and even multiple... continue |

Why is my computer running slow?

By: Vianca C. Villar Posted: 22 Dec, 2009
Does it take longer than usual now to open or run programs on your computer? If you answered yes to that question, you might want to sit down and read through this article to pinpoint its cause and what you can do to solve the problem.
Decreased computer performance is attributed to one major factor, its registry. Hence, the equation, (slow computer =corrupt registry).
The registry is considered the computer's huge database, for it keeps all information in its system, including... continue |

Practical Ways to Take Care of your Laptop

By: Ailene B. Misa Posted: 19 Dec, 2009
As the saying goes "prevention is always better that cure", same goes in taking good care of our laptop. This article will provide basic practical that you can follow to protect your laptop and keep it in good shape.

1. Always bear in your mind that you have to keep your laptop away from any liquid. Water spill is very hazardous that it can totally damage your unit. You can drink but make sure you will place the bottle away from... continue |

Things to Consider Before Buying a Computer

By: Ailene B. Misa Posted: 19 Dec, 2009
You might be on your planning stage before buying a computer. Let me help you in your decision making as I enumerate the things that you might consider before buying a computer. I will be giving you some tips in a point of view of an end user.

Most of us, we always consider the budget. How much is your budget for this project? Everything will follow if you're decided on this matter. Are you decided how much will be allotted... continue |

What is plug in?

By: Ailene B. Misa Posted: 19 Dec, 2009
Most of the interactive sites contain plug-ins. For you to view that site, you need to have a plug-in player or applet. Most of the web sites will provide a link for you to download a player.

Have you ever wonder what plug-ins is, and why it is being used?

In this article, you will be provided with a brief overview on plug-ins specifically for web browsers. Also, you will know its history, system, frameworks and players.

Let us start by defining plug-ins.... continue |

Linux or WIndows? which is better..

By: Louie Jacinto Posted: 15 Dec, 2009

Which do you think between the operating system is better? Linux or Windows. Before we dig deeper into this OS war and for the sake of newbies out there Linux is an open source software which you can unlimitedly install and use it into your LAN or WAN networks without having to pay any licenses for its use. However, if you decide to use one of the compiled packages from various Linux distributions such as REDHAT, Debian, suse, mandrake etc... continue |

A Guide to IT Courses…

By: Vianca C. Villar Posted: 14 Dec, 2009

Have you decided to take a course in IT? Are you sure you picked the one for you? Over time, the proliferation of computer studies and schools offering computer related subjects has been observed in all parts of the world in response to the growing need of dedicated training and learning in Information and Communications Technology (ICT).

Basic Courses
A closer look on to what each course has to offer will give you a better idea in choosing which is it that... continue |

What you need to know about your laptops…

By: Vianca C. Villar Posted: 14 Dec, 2009

So, you bought a new laptop or are planning to buy one? Before you go all gaga in spending a year's worth of savings on technology's creation or swiping that credit card for your very first purchase these are just a few things you need to consider in making sure that you have everything you'll ever need in that portable PC and keep it running smoothly. Hard drive, Cache and Memory

First, let's look at the hard drive, as you may... continue |

Troubleshooting Internet Connection in Windows XP

By: Ailene B. Misa Posted: 12 Dec, 2009
This article will give you a glimpse on the basic process on how to troubleshoot internet connection for Windows XP computer. It provides frequent internet connection problems and the know how to repair it. This will discuss different ways to diagnose and determine the problem(s) in any of the following: internet browser, Telnet and FTP (file transfer protocol).

It assumes that you can connect and logon to your ISP server. Any problem with your ISP connection will not resolve in... continue |

Basic Facts of VoIP

By: Ailene B. Misa Posted: 11 Dec, 2009
Have you heard of the term VoIP? Are you aware how is this useful?

This article will discuss how VoIP works and its advantage compare to an ordinary telephone line. I guess after reading this article, you will then start your VoIP.

VoIP or Voice over Internet Protocol is a method of delivering voice communications over Internet Protocol networks like internet. It is also called IP telephony, Internet telephony, and broadband telephony/phone. This will take your analog audio signals (like the... continue |

A Quick Look of Computer Certification

By: Ailene B. Misa Posted: 09 Dec, 2009

It is a reality that IT course don't have a board exam. Almost every year there are thousands of students who enrolled and graduated from this course. It is also a fact that this is one of the most in demand job in the market.

You might be wondering how an IT professional is being selected or hired. What can be your edge as an IT professional against others who are also looking for an IT job?

Today, recruitment office... continue |

A Glimpse of the Core Processors

By: Ailene B. Misa Posted: 07 Dec, 2009
Technologies change very fast from one model to another. Let us consider the development of computer as well with the laptops. At first we have Celeron, Pentium and now the Core processors for Intel.

Most of the new laptop and computer models contain Core 2 Duo, Pentium Dual-Core inside, or Pentium D. But are you aware of it's' technology and structure? Does each differ from one another? The big question is which is the best for your needs?

This article will... continue |

What is Codec?

By: Ailene B. Misa Posted: 04 Dec, 2009
Did you experience playing a downloaded audio or video file in Windows Media player? Have you encountered an error asking for missing codec? You may ask yourself what is a codec and why do you need it. This article will help you understand codec and why do you need to have it.

When we say codec it is the term for software that is used to compress or decompress a digital media file like audio and video. Most of the... continue |

The What and How of Virtual Optical Drive?

By: Ailene B. Misa Posted: 03 Dec, 2009

I have a two year old daughter who knows how to manipulate my laptop.  She knows how to eject the optical disc and remove it.  I cannot punish my daughter especially when she took the disc and scratch in on the floor.  What I did was installed a virtual driver on my laptop. 

Did you experience installing a program like game in your pc and take away the disc from your optical drive?  When you start to open the program... continue |

What’s new with Windows 7?

By: Ailene B. Misa Posted: 02 Dec, 2009

Everyone is expecting that the release of Windows 7 will make a vast change for Microsoft products, to redeem the lost of Windows Vista. Windows 7 was designed and created to make Windows XP even better.

Windows 7 was released last July 22, 2009, and was out on market on October 22, 2009 almost three years after the release of Windows Vista. Take a look at the new and improved operating system of the Microsoft.

Better PC Security

Windows 7 offers... continue |

Computer Error Beep Codes

By: Ailene B. Misa Posted: 01 Dec, 2009

Have you experience turning on your computer and nothing appears on your screen? To your surprise you start hearing beep sounds? You start wondering what is that sound, and you start to panic. Your computer is trying to communicate to you through those beeps. As a computer user, you should learn to interpret each beep sound.

Beep codes are installed/programmed in your Basic Input Output System (BIOS). It is a unique chip in your motherboard. Even though we have different... continue |