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Encryption, the next level of protection for your information

By: Mon Peter I. Damiles Posted: 29 Apr, 2015
It is not a secret to all of us that hackers are everywhere. They have the skills and devices to hack into your system for their personal gain. They could acquire anything and everything once they got in, they could steal your pictures, videos, emails and most importantly, information about you. If these hackers has acquired info about you, your family and your bank accounts then they can use is against you. Hackers could either steal money from your bank account or black mail you to extort something.

If your computer contains sensitive information that you want to protect, I would recommend using a good encryption program. This way, hackers could not easily steal any info about you. For those who are not familiar with an encryption program, I will explain it here on how it works.

First of all, encryption is a next level of protection that scrambles the contents which could not be accessed by someone without its secret key or password. Encrypting a data could be compared to a zip file with a password wherein you need to input a password first before you could get the files inside. To cite an example, encryption can also be seen on... ... continue |

Reasons why an outdated antivirus can be critical

By: Mon Peter I. Damiles Posted: 27 Apr, 2015
As we all know, an antivirus is a type of application that helps us guard our computers from viruses. It prevents malwares and other viruses to penetrate into your systems. It is a must for computers to be installed with an anti-virus software.

Most people think that when an anti-virus software is already installed, they are already 100% protected but that is definitely not true. Anti-virus software needs to be updated regularly to ensure protection from new viruses.
Almost every day, new viruses are being developed and that is why we also need to update our software to make sure that even new viruses could be prevented.

I once have a client who does not have an internet connection and then suddenly called me and complains that his computer is starting to slow down. I immediately checked his computer and discovered that his computer was infected by a virus from a flash drive. He asked me that how did it entered his system even though an anti-virus is installed. This is the question that you will normally hear from clients.

Before I install any anti-virus application, I do explain it to clients that an anti - virus software needs to be updated regularly... ... continue |

Monitor your computer’s temperature with Speed fan

By: Mon Peter I. Damiles Posted: 28 May, 2014
With the kind of weather that we are experiencing right now, it is not only us humans can experience the summer heat but also our computers. This kind of heat could result to an overheating computer but this could be monitored to prevent any damages. With the program called speed fan, you could easily check your computer's temperature at any time.

Speed fan is a program that could easily monitor your computer's temperature. One thing that I liked most about this program is that it monitors not just the case temperature but also the temperature of your hard drive, processor and video card.

With the help of this program, it would be easier to distinguish which component is causing excessive heat. Troubleshooting an overheating computer isn't easy but this program could really help you a lot. If the program suspects an overheating component, below would be the steps that you could do to fix the issue.

System / Case - If there is a system overheating issue, adding additional fans could help but if not, upgrading your case to a better one would be a good idea.

Hard drive - If the program detects an overheating hard drive, you could try reseating it... ... continue |

The end of Windows XP

By: Mon Peter I. Damiles Posted: 30 Apr, 2014
After more than a decade of existence, Microsoft has now decided to end the support for Windows XP. According to Microsoft, they have decided to stop giving out updates for XP so that they could invest more on new technologies. This means that all XP computers won't be able to receive updates anymore which could result to a computer vulnerable to viruses and the like.

If you still want to use XP, you may still do so but do bear in mind that without the updates, you're computer is at risk. I would really recommend upgrading your OS to a newer version of Windows for you to have a peace of mind.

For those who would want to transfer their files, a simple partition or even a flash drive would do the trick. You could save your files to a separate partition or to your flash drive so that when you need to install the newer version, you could just copy it back but this would only copy your files and not the settings or programs. It could also be possible to use Windows update but it would depend if your computer could meet the requirements.

I know that many are still... ... continue |

Make your computer invulnerable with Deep Freeze

By: Mon Peter I. Damiles Posted: 21 Aug, 2013

Most of you might already experience having problems with your computer. Encountering errors or viruses is something that we couldn’t avoid all the time even if you have an updated antivirus program or a computer optimizer program.  As a computer technician, I’ve already encountered hundreds of errors and viruses that literally gave me a headache. Most of them can be fixed easily but some are also hard to repair.

Having a computer is like having a car wherein you also need... continue |

Useful widgets for Windows 7

By: Mon Peter I. Damiles Posted: 14 Nov, 2011

If you’ve used Vista before, you definitely know what a widget is. Widgets was basically introduced in Vista and normally was used for clock or news feed only. Widgets can also be used to monitor your system. Below are some examples of widgets that could be helpful for you.

Traffic Gadget – If you live in the US, this could be useful because it could provide you traffic updates and even help you choose the best way going to your destination.

Desktop... continue |

The disadvantages of having a pirated software

By: Mon Peter I. Damiles Posted: 03 Nov, 2011

What is the difference of a pirated software from the original one? There might be someone out there who is still asking for this question. As we all know, pirated softwares are illegal. Most of us wants to save money especially on softwares but is it worth it? You can even acquire a software for a couple of bucks or even free but the big question is, “is it reliable?” I’ve been a technician for a few years already and... continue |

The importance of updating your windows

By: Mon Peter I. Damiles Posted: 31 Oct, 2011

Windows update is a feature from Microsoft which enables you to receive new updates or patches from them. Your computer might be working fine without any updates but it is really advisable to use this feature once in a while. To understand it well, I’ll be explaining why it is important.

Bug Fixes – If you’re experiencing any bugs, updating your computer might do the trick. This is common especially if the Windows that you are using is new or still... continue |

Windows 7 step by step installation

By: Mon Peter I. Damiles Posted: 23 Oct, 2011

As we all know, Windows 7 is the latest operating system from Microsoft. As I’ve said in my previous articles, Windows seven is almost like the speed of Xp but the graphics of Vista. So if you’re still using Xp or Vista, you could use these steps if you want to switch to Windows 7.

Before you proceed with the steps, make sure to backup all important files before anything else.

Step 1: Put the DVD in the drive and make sure... continue |

How to add your Gmail account on Outlook

By: Mon Peter I. Damiles Posted: 21 Oct, 2011

Microsoft Outlook is commonly used as an e-mail application though it also has added features like notes, contact manager, calendar, task manager and more which makes it more useful especially for business people. This is program is part of the Microsoft Office.  In this article, I’ll be showing the steps on how to integrate your Gmail account on Microsoft Outlook.

Step 1: First of all, in order for your Gmail account to work on outlook. You must first enable IMAP in... continue |

How to uninstall a program correctly

By: Mon Peter I. Damiles Posted: 17 Oct, 2011

As we all know, all programs installed in a computer can also be removed. Uninstalling a program is a very easy thing to do though some users do it the wrong way which can even result to a computer crash. Normally, users uninstall a program because they are not using it anymore or the disk space is very low which uninstalling is pretty much needed already.

First of all, when uninstalling a program, make sure that you backed up any important... continue |

The Importance of Having Updated Device Drivers for your Computer

By: Mon Peter I. Damiles Posted: 29 Jul, 2011

In computers, a device driver is used for a certain device for it to work.  There are devices that supports plug and play like the mouse, keyboard and some web cams but most devices really requires drivers for it to function well. In this article, I’ll be discussing about the importance of having updated device drivers.

Errors / Bugs – Having an outdated driver is not good for your computer because it can cause unwanted errors which can cause your computer... continue |

List of Useful Windows Shortcut Keys

By: Mon Peter I. Damiles Posted: 17 Jul, 2011

Most computers in the world are using Windows, the operating system developed by Microsoft, one of the biggest companies when it comes to computers. You might already be familiar with windows but it might not be enough. In this article, I’ll be sharing some of the shortcut keys for windows which can really help you work faster.

Shortcut keys are designed not just to work faster but can also be an alternative if the mouse is not available. Some of the... continue |

How to Protect yourself from Key logger A password stealing program

By: Mon Peter I. Damiles Posted: 17 Jul, 2011

Key logging is basically a way of capturing every stroke made by a user. This is a program installed at a computer that can collect data by recording the strokes of the user which can be used to acquire passwords and info’s. In this article, I’ll be discussing some tips on how to prevent being a victim of key loggers.

To avoid key logging, never enter important details in an internet café because it is really not safe. Internet café’s are... continue |

How to Monitor your Employees computers in the office wihout them knowing it

By: Mon Peter I. Damiles Posted: 12 Jul, 2011

In a company, there would always be some employees who would take advantage of their jobs. There would be some that would just play games instead of office works. This is one of the biggest problems of companies. Delaying work could result to missing deadlines given by the boss. To prevent this kind of problems with employees, a program that could monitor employees could be helpful.

If you want to monitor your employee’s computer, there would be programs that could help... continue |

List of Freeware Security Programs

By: Mon Peter I. Damiles Posted: 22 Jun, 2011

For those people who are looking for free legal programs, this might be the one for you. In this article, i'll be enumerating some free security programs that can be used for your home.

Avast antivirus – This antivirus program can be downloaded at their website. They offer free antivirus for home use only. If you want avast antivirus for your office, you need to buy or order it through their website.

Spybot Search & Destroy – This program is capable of... continue |

The danger of running a computer without an antivirus

By: Mon Peter I. Damiles Posted: 21 Jun, 2011

For those who are not yet familiar with what an antivirus is. An antivirus from the name itself is a program that is in charge of protecting computers from viruses. A computer virus is also a program that can damage your system, delete your files or make your system slow down.

Many users think that having a computer without an antivirus is safe, think again. As we all know, computer viruses won’t stop and will be present for the next years... continue |

A Complete step by step guide on reformatting and Windows XP installation (part 2)

By: Mon Peter I. Damiles Posted: 20 Jun, 2011

Step 10: At the middle of the installation, the Regional and Language Options will appear. Just click next and fill up the name and the company text box. You can leave the company blank if you want. Click next again.

Step 11: At this point, you are required to enter the genuine product key of windows xp. Enter the 25- character key and then press next. Make sure that the product key is correct because the system will detect if it... continue |

A Complete step by step guide on reformatting and Windows XP installation (part 1)

By: Mon Peter I. Damiles Posted: 20 Jun, 2011

What is reformatting? Reformatting is a process in which you remove/delete all files, documents and even your previous installed windows xp in your hard drive. Reformatting is done before installing or reinstalling your OS or operating system to make sure that you’ll be installing it in a clean or a newly formatted hard drive to avoid errors. In this article, you’ll learn the complete step by step guide on how to reformat and how to install your windows xp operating... continue |

How to Remove a Computer Virus

By: Megan B. Bolivar Posted: 04 Jun, 2011
Removing a computer virus from your computer can sometimes be easy and sometimes hard. It really depends on the type of virus that infects your computer.

One of the common viruses that infects a computer is the computer worm virus. This type of virus infects one computer in a network and then crawls and infects other computers that are connected to your Local Area Network.

Computer worm virus can render your netwok inoperable by clogging your network with tons of data traffic,... continue |

Why is Windows 7 has slow internet?

By: Tesa Mari S. Sabao Posted: 29 May, 2011

“Why is Windows 7 has slow internet?”- is the question often asked by those who switched from Windows XP to Windows 7. How come the internet connection becomes sluggish with an upgraded operating system?

Microsoft didn’t fail in creating Windows 7. In fact, it is well designed for maximum user convenience and better performance. It is just set in default to include your computer in a network. Primarily, this new operating system is ought to maximize networking and sharing. Hence, in... continue |

How to Repair Windows Registry Errors

By: Ailene B. Misa Posted: 22 May, 2011
In my previous article I discussed Windows Registry. With different errors and problems with it, I will give you practical on how to clean your registry.

Maybe you are wondering how Windows Registry affects your computer; remember it contains all the hardware, software and other preferences of your computer. As a result, most of your computer activities are connected to the registry.

Have you experienced slow computer start-up and shut down? Do you have any difficulty in opening application software? Here are... continue |

Shutdown And Startup Errors Coping Up Techniques

By: Cresencio Daffon Jr. Posted: 16 Mar, 2011

You are not far from errors and inaccuracies even when you shutdown and startup your system, like for example, the Dynamic-Link Library error which arise through Application Programming Interface connectivity of the software of a mobile phone manufacturer; the Dynamic-Link Library error arise from generic type of process; and the one arise from an audio driver of a telecommunication company.

You may need to do the necessary action to prevent future incidents of inaccuracies and errors, because you may... continue |

MS Word Bookmark Option - B

By: Cresencio Daffon Jr. Posted: 04 Mar, 2011

(This is the continuation from MS Word Bookmark Option – A.)

Now let’s continue our discussion about the bookmark option for MS Word.

Of course, all the possible things you can do with bookmarks do not stop there because you can use them in connection with the tools for Cross-Reference and Hyperlink. Again, you may go to your first section for you to view how Hyperlinks go with bookmarks, and then in your text’s first line you may modify what you have... continue |

MS Word Bookmark Option - A

By: Cresencio Daffon Jr. Posted: 03 Mar, 2011

Not most people are into using bookmarks but have become present in Microsoft Word as one of its special features. Today is the time that you have to consider switching in to Microsoft Word 2010 and 2007 for bookmarks purposes. The first thing to do is to create a mock document with pages and text on it for you to see how bookmarks are used and created, then form sections to divide your document. The next thing you need to... continue |

GIMP For Image Resizing

By: Cresencio Daffon Jr. Posted: 03 Mar, 2011

Now, you can use your Photoshop files with the help of a program that is free called GNU Image Manipulation Program or GIMP. On the contrary, there are many people who find GNU Image Manipulation Program a bit hard to use that is its negative aspect and downside due to the fact that most of us are used to the way how things done. The positive side is that what you have invested for GNU Image Manipulation Program will be... continue |

Troubleshoot Your Personal Computer Using Linux – Diagnosing Hardware Problems with Ubuntu 2

By: Cresencio Daffon Jr. Posted: 26 Feb, 2011

(This the second part of CPU burn testing and discussion about Memtest86+ to test your Random Access Memory.)

CPU burn
testing (continuation)…

For about ten to fifteen minutes your personal computer is most likely to shutdown if it does have cooling, power supply, or Central Processing Unit issues. This can immediately crop up if there’s an issue, but it is advisable not to leave it running all-night because of the strain it can cause on your computer.

As soon as you start running... continue |

Troubleshoot Your Personal Computer Using Linux – Diagnosing Hardware Problems with Ubuntu 1

By: Cresencio Daffon Jr. Posted: 26 Feb, 2011

Sometimes you are wondering what is going on your personal computer because you are seeing it’s not the way it should be. Now, it is a good thing to know that there is something you can use whenever you encounter issues like hardware related dilemmas or the computer memory becomes worst.

Luckily, there is a Live Compact Disk you can use to diagnose most of your personal computer issues that is called Ubuntu Live.

CPU burn

One indication that your Central Processing... continue |

Troubleshoot Your Personal Computer Using Linux – Ubuntu Password Resetting / Modification

By: Cresencio Daffon Jr. Posted: 25 Feb, 2011

There are very few people who know how to use Linux for troubleshooting issues on their personal computers.

On this article, you will learn about resetting or modifying an Ubuntu password.

Ubuntu Password Resetting or Modification

Of course, if you want to modify or reset your password, there are many reasons behind such as you have too many passwords in mind and you simply can’t remember all passwords at the same time; while on the process of installation of Ubuntu... continue |

Techniques To Print Electronic Pictures The Right Way – B

By: Cresencio Daffon Jr. Posted: 22 Feb, 2011

(This is the concluding part of this article series.)

Printer’s Settings Adjustment

The behavior of all printers will mainly depend on the various settings it was made up. Majority of users go for printers that have default settings which boost speed to the limit when you print ordinary documents which are white and black. Most preferably, if you decrease your ink utilization the default settings of your printer will improve its speed.

On the other hand, it is not always preferable for... continue |

Techniques To Print Electronic Pictures The Right Way – A

By: Cresencio Daffon Jr. Posted: 22 Feb, 2011

For an ordinary person nowadays, electronic type of photography has indeed dominated over the use of film. Most electronic camera users have experienced a lot of advantages using it compared to the old traditional way.  Take note that the pictures from electronic cameras are easier to share and it’s simpler to use because you only need to perform few strokes of the key for you to send photos to your friends and family.

You can create your pictures’ physical copy... continue |

Caps Lock Key Taming Method

By: Cresencio Daffon Jr. Posted: 20 Feb, 2011

It will be annoying to realize that sometimes when you are typing important file for a rush then all of a sudden you discover that the key for uppercase letters is locked or the Caps Lock is active. On this article, you will know the method to avoid the annoyance of unknowingly using the Caps Lock.

In the registry, you may change the functions of the keyboard which is applicable for Windows 7, XP, and Vista, respectively.

Now, here are the methods... continue |

Windows 7 or Vista Restoring Techniques

By: Cresencio Daffon Jr. Posted: 20 Feb, 2011

Your way on how to interpret things depend on your own perception, one of them is change. It is but a natural reaction to a person to be jealous if a different person who belongs to the same group of society becomes more successful than he is, right? This also applies to the progress and development of features in Windows 7 and Vista. You will be a amazed on how things change and improved when you use Windows 7 or... continue |

Running Restricted Windows Programs Easily

By: Cresencio Daffon Jr. Posted: 19 Feb, 2011

Nowadays, it will be advantageous for a computer user to have several means of protecting the system, especially, when it comes to downloads, hidden risky Web pages & sites, and other factors associated with traps of malicious software. The best move you can do is to run the wholeness of an account with privileges of a system that is limited which is one of the general technique. It will be for the good of the user to protect his computer... continue |

Movie editing tools

By: Mon Peter I. Damiles Posted: 15 Feb, 2011

In our technological world today, movie editing is not as hard as it looks unlike the past years. Several movie editors are made to make it easier for people to create movies at home or at work for their own reasons. In the past Editing is only done by film makers and advertisers, but today anyone can do editing even without so much knowledge about it.

We make movies to provide entertainment and/or visual presentation of ideas to other people like... continue |

Free Top Software For Slideshow: Free Version Converter Of Photo To Video

By: Cresencio Daffon Jr. Posted: 29 Jan, 2011

(My apologies, this is actually the final cut of our article all about – Free Version Converter of Photo to Video.)

There are four fast techniques for slideshow making like video outputting, music and transition selection, photo adding, and preview which is another program that is simple to use called Socusoft, a free version converter of photo to video.

The best program feature of this converter is the Drag and Drop because through this you can drag and drop effects of transition... continue |

Free Top Software For Slideshow: Graphic User Interface / Digital Versatile Disc Slideshow

By: Cresencio Daffon Jr. Posted: 28 Jan, 2011

(This is the concluding part of our article.)

The platform for users of different tools which are essential to your own photos of slideshow is Graphic User Interface / Digital Versatile Disc slideshow. This is full of the latest features approved by majority of users. On the other hand, using Graphic User Interface / Digital Versatile Disc slideshow is not as intuitive and simple like Photo Story.

With this program, you may also include on your project supplemental types of media like... continue |

Free Top Software For Slideshow: Foreword And About Photo Story

By: Cresencio Daffon Jr. Posted: 28 Jan, 2011

For you to make your own unforgettable or preferred picture collection slideshow, you may rely on what the software for slideshow of photos permits you to do as well as converting several images to a file video which is standard for personal computer playback or other forms of gadgets for media purposes.

If you use a program for digital picture slideshow, you may add to your slideshow a voice narration or a music background; on slides you may insert text which... continue |

Connect to Any PC Remotely with Team Viewer

By: Cresencio Daffon Jr. Posted: 26 Jan, 2011

The splitting of Vista and its successors is one of the most annoying decisions that Microsoft Corporation have ever made. The concept of Home and Professional was brought about by Windows XP. The professional version have included features that the working and corporate class needs like it is able to put together a domain which is managed centrally instead of just a workgroup type of setting, while the home version have included everything that users at home or in private... continue |

The Tool Used For Troubleshooting Windows Corrupted System Files

By: Cresencio Daffon Jr. Posted: 25 Jan, 2011

You may never know when your most significant system files for Windows that you have stored for a longer time will get damaged. The problem will be obvious if you receive alerts about a certain issue or about files of Dynamic Link Library which are missing. The name of the tool used for troubleshooting Windows corrupted system files is System File Checker that we will give much focus on this article.

All latest Windows version have this tool on their command-line... continue |

Notepad Can Do Something More Right Before Your Eyes

By: Cresencio Daffon Jr. Posted: 25 Jan, 2011

You might think that Notepad is just a simple note editor of Windows which comes automatically along with the program when you install it. Further than you may know, Notepad can perform different wonders and functions right before your very eyes. The following are the things Notepad can exhibit beyond what you are expecting.

  • Sending cursor to a specific line

You may enter the number you like after pressing the combination CTRL+G from your computer keyboard; you can send to a... continue |

Windows Folder Enclosing Techniques

By: Cresencio Daffon Jr. Posted: 24 Jan, 2011

For you to keep others in seeing your personal data, the best thing that you can do is Folder Enclosing. This is your shield for those people who are spying on your data, and it would be the best technique to secure your precious private information. On the other hand, Folder Enclosing has an adverse effect as well. Because with this method, another user who are trying to get an access to a visible folder will have a loud clue... continue |

Easy-To-Do Tips When Encountering Error Alerts On Your PCs

By: Cresencio Daffon Jr. Posted: 23 Jan, 2011

The categories of computer errors may be classified as hardware-related, and the other one as application errors which is easier to resolve and lesser risky.

You may need not to be a professional or specialist when it comes to fixing errors of the application. An ordinary user can resolve most of errors encountered for an application with the help of the perfect software for maintenance and protection with only just a little know-how.

For fixing errors of application, you may employ the... continue |

Coping With Repetitious Issues Of Your Personal Computer

By: Cresencio Daffon Jr. Posted: 23 Jan, 2011

You are about to learn easy to do tips which you can follow to cope with repeating errors of Dynamic Link Library and acquire solution which is of permanent basis from this article.

You may jot down the messages that you see behind the error and then make a thorough research regarding the right solutions for the problem using the Web which is the first move you need to perform immediately after seeing the error. You need to learn that majority... continue |

Coping With Inaccuracies Of Dynamic Link Library

By: Cresencio Daffon Jr. Posted: 23 Jan, 2011

Issues and inaccuracies dwell in our PCs just like any other computers. File inaccuracies of Dynamic Link Library is a common issue all computers deal with most of the time.

You must learn that files of Dynamic Link Library are an essential part of your PCs easy running and operation, and that’s what we will be tackling on this article. The short term or abbreviation for Dynamic Link Library is DLL. There are a lot codes for Dynamic Link Library which... continue |

Easy-To-Do Troubleshooting Tips For Repetitious Errors Of EXE Files

By: Cresencio Daffon Jr. Posted: 22 Jan, 2011

For computer users, their frustration would be the presence of PC inaccuracies and errors. Your mood swings will be worsening because of what you’re experiencing with your computer and that will also affect your productivity level. The most common computer program is EXE or files which are executable for running and launching different features, therefore, inaccuracies and errors are most commonly EXE in nature.

This article will tackle and focus mainly on easy-to-do troubleshooting techniques for your personal computer’s EXE errors... continue |

Fixing Dilemmas Of Mobile Gadgets Linked To Computers

By: Cresencio Daffon Jr. Posted: 22 Jan, 2011

Because of the mobile gadgets’ market penetration on a large scale, it made itself big in the industry and it’s not just a sole gadget but it now can be linked to your personal computers, notebooks, and other types of gadgets. It is more possible that you already have experienced a lot of inaccuracies and other issues linked to the files of mobile gadgets as you are using your personal computers which are directly connected to your mobile gadgets.

... continue |

Fixing Techniques On Personal Computer Issues

By: Cresencio Daffon Jr. Posted: 21 Jan, 2011

There are many questions in mind on how to resolve common PC problems which can be answered instantly as we go by our discussion to assist you in resolving your computer issues as of the moment, and then your computing life will be easier, simpler, and modified. Because of the most common reasons, majority of Windows computer problems happen. These reasons are infections caused by malicious software, application files which are damaged or lost, and files which are outdated.

For you... continue |

Troubleshooting Dynamic-Link Library Inaccuracies

By: Cresencio Daffon Jr. Posted: 21 Jan, 2011

Let’s admit it, but the things which essentially contribute to success are performance and speed. Our world is revolving with the existence of fast food, fast cars, and of course, fast PCs. Of course, it will not be acceptable for us all the elements that make our lives slower. For you to go back from where your worked stopped, it is logical that you want to resolve the issue involved right away from the very minute the problem occurs.

For this... continue |

The Difference Among Computer And Cyberspace Dilemmas

By: Cresencio Daffon Jr. Posted: 19 Jan, 2011

After reading this humble article, you’ll definitely be out of confusion because you’ll be oriented about the difference among Computer or Internet Viruses, Malicious Software, Spyware, and Adware which we are going to give focus on. Most people nowadays still cling on the notion that the terms mentioned are the same which is actually wrong for these have separate meanings or significance.


  • ·          Computer or Internet Viruses

Computer or Internet Viruses is a totally different element of computer destruction which is... continue |

Sound Rules For Your PC

By: Cresencio Daffon Jr. Posted: 19 Jan, 2011


  • It takes time to learn anything like how to secure your personal computer system. So you better not force yourself to learn everything.
  • You need to get and utilize a program for antivirus which is certified. In purchasing antivirus software, you need to verify the track record of the product if it is constantly working on... continue |

iPhoto Rating Techniques: 2

By: Cresencio Daffon Jr. Posted: 17 Jan, 2011

After we have discussed the first two techniques for iPhoto rating such as Stars-ranking technique and Sets of photo galleries or smart album technique, this second part is the continuation of our article, but this time it will be about the steps you need to follow for Sets of photo galleries or smart album technique and the concluding one which is Best shots rating technique.

  • Sets of photo galleries or smart album technique (continuation)

 These steps should be followed:

-You may press... continue |

iPhoto Rating Techniques: 1

By: Cresencio Daffon Jr. Posted: 17 Jan, 2011

For good photographs, you may assign star ratings to manage your iPhoto well.

When you scroll over dozens and dozens of pictures in a photo gallery during the arrival of iPhoto 4 seven years ago, one of the features it carries was improved quality. The moves in favor of the hardware during that very important day, it was surprisingly a job well done. The iPhoto galleries of the people were growing because of new images that blown into thousands and... continue |


By: Cresencio Daffon Jr. Posted: 14 Jan, 2011

This is the second part of our discussion. 

As the events lead to the issue, you may open the attachment that contains the Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions-Hypertext Markup Language file and see bit by bit once the user sent you the Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions-Hypertext Markup Language file. Just a reminder, Problem Steps  Recorder Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions-Hypertext Markup Language file may not properly deliver in browsers other that Microsoft Corporation’s Internet Explorer because it has yet to be regulated even... continue |


By: Cresencio Daffon Jr. Posted: 14 Jan, 2011

I’m sure everybody who is in to computers get into frustration when it comes to fixing their units, whether you are a type of person who goes to technicians when problems or issues arise regarding your computers or you yourself are an established technical support specialist or professional. To figure out what is going on, you have to rely on communicative explanations from a non-technical person, and when you are not sitting physically at the system you’re trying to repair... continue |

The Whole New 2011 Excel Spreadsheet: Part 2

By: Cresencio Daffon Jr. Posted: 07 Jan, 2011

Thank you for bearing with me and for waiting for this second part of our article about 2011 Excel Spreadsheet which will concentrate on tracking trends through sparklines, and smarter spreadsheet through cell styles and themes.

Now, let’s continue our discussion about the rest of the two topics. 

  • tracking trends through sparklines

You can now look at a single cell more easily to view your data trends with Sparklines of 2011 Excel spreadsheet. The sales tracking worksheet includes month by month statistics by... continue |

The Whole New 2011 Excel Spreadsheet: Part 1

By: Cresencio Daffon Jr. Posted: 07 Jan, 2011

If you are still using 2008 Excel or older, you better think of switching to the newest version which is 2011 Excel which got a lot of new exciting features. We are going to tackle 3 major things about the changes and updates on the new Excel version for 2011.

But at this point, we will give our focus on key values and trends revealed by formatting conditionally.  

  • key values and trends revealed by formatting conditionally

The key values and trends in your... continue |

The Simplification Of Software For Computer Aided Design

By: Cresencio Daffon Jr. Posted: 06 Jan, 2011

This year 2011, you will witness a lot of modifications, innovations, and new additions to our industry’s line of software and one of which we are going to put our highlight of discussion is the Computer Aided Design called PE Design from Alibre which are available in two main versions, namely, Expert and Professional, for the price of $1399 and $699, respectively.

If you want a PE Design version which includes programs for exporting and importing files, more tools and libraries... continue |

Techniques on How to Search Data from a Database or List

By: Kenneth Tello Posted: 29 Dec, 2010

Learn the basics of linear and binary search algorithms

One of the most important features of every website or system is allowing users to search for particular information within the program; be it product model on an e-commerce site, a particular user for social networking site, or a book title on a library information system. Providing such a feature on your website saves users, visitors and potential customers the burden of taking too much time finding a piece of information on... continue |

Google Presents: “All About Android”

By: Cresencio Daffon Jr. Posted: 24 Dec, 2010

Google mainly focuses on developing Android for sharing different features and procedures for using its product. Now, Google unleashes apps, ideas, hints, and tips on its Web log according to what was published by its senior VP of product management for Android.

To begin with, you’ll be learning a bit about different applications from Google like the following:

Tango - A system developed to enable automatic submission of new content to Google for indexing of published works in seconds.

SoundHound  An application... continue |

Using The Web In Windows 7 Troubleshooting: Series 3

By: Cresencio Daffon Jr. Posted: 22 Dec, 2010

I apologize to keep you waiting for this third installment of our troubleshooting series. Now, we are going to continue the discussion on tools for troubleshooting Windows 7 using the Web on this third part of the article. At this point, we are going to tackle about Problem Steps Recorder.

Problem Steps Recorder is a very helpful utility from Windows 7 which allows step-by-step documentation of a computer problem that has been created or the moves that lead to a certain... continue |

Using The Web In Windows 7 Troubleshooting: Series 2

By: Cresencio Daffon Jr. Posted: 21 Dec, 2010

Here is the continuation of our discussion about the techniques in troubleshooting Windows 7 using the internet.

Now, what we are going to tackle about is Remote Desktop Connection.

You may use Remote Desktop Connection if you would need to regularly connect with a remote system which lets you control personal computers from distant locations that are of value for admin assistants who need to connect to either critical systems or servers.

You may choose System after going to Control Panel, or select... continue |

Using The Web In Windows 7 Troubleshooting: Series 1

By: Cresencio Daffon Jr. Posted: 21 Dec, 2010

It is for sure that you are finding ways on how to troubleshoot Windows using the internet. Now, Microsoft Corporation is offering the best techniques to connect your busted system using Web-based solutions.

If you are sitting at the keyboard in front of it, you may control your remote personal computer with Problem Steps Recorder, Remote Desktop, and Remote Assistance which is drive saving. Through this you can prevent situations such as shortcomings in accurately identifying dialog messages and settings or... continue |

Why Do You Need To Upgrade To Windows 7 In the Coming Year?

By: Cresencio Daffon Jr. Posted: 20 Dec, 2010

Many of us are still using Windows XP until now, isn’t it? This is a reality because until now most computer users are comfortable with Windows XP’s features and quality that match our needs. But, what do you think? Will you remain an XP user forever even after beyond new years? I guess all of us need to be informed that its time to change our OS to Windows 7 to experience better programming for your computers.

It’s now your turn... continue |

Procedures On Setting Up PC Multiple Users

By: Cresencio Daffon Jr. Posted: 19 Dec, 2010

If you like to always track both your next month’s budget allocation and next week’s work plan of action, and to keep homework and photos in order, you need to follow the procedures in setting up multiple users on your personal computer.

Procedures to follow:

  • To fire start the process you may click Control Panel after clicking Windows Orb to open the Start Menu.


  • You may click the icon that shows two virtual people tagged as User Accounts if you are on... continue |

Software Engineering Tips in Designing Program Input and Output Screens

By: Kenneth Tello Posted: 17 Dec, 2010

Graphical User Interface (GUI) is the part of the program that interacts with the user, allowing them to enter data, take command on how the data are going to be processed and view and generates the needed output and printouts. You as programmer, your main responsibility are to provide user the easiest and most convenient way of interacting the program and generating output; be it an inventory system, a payroll system or an enrollment system. Before you get hyped with... continue |


By: Cresencio Daffon Jr. Posted: 14 Dec, 2010

I’m sure there are a lot of ways you’re thinking about to enhance the features and quality of using your Window Explorer, but you can’t do anything since you don’t have the right and authority to do program modifications. Well, you don’t have to keep on thinking and conceive things beyond your capability because I have the right answer to your questions.

You may try FilerFrog if you want to improve the way you look on Windows Explorer, that is if... continue |

Managing Software Assets Can Bring Savings To An Entity

By: Cresencio Daffon Jr. Posted: 14 Dec, 2010

Nowadays, effective accounting and managing Information Technology expenses is becoming more important for entities in today’s world crisis and job scarcity. Along with this is the expensive and complex works which is a mistaken notion that goes for managing software asset. But there is the most economical and simplest way that entities can do their tasks of managing their software. This is a program called Managing Software Assets, which is implementation of a set of procedures, policies, and processes for... continue |

Folder lock, Protect your important files and folders

By: Mon Peter I. Damiles Posted: 14 Dec, 2010

Do you want to protect your files? Do you want to have a peace on mind that your files are safe? Then this might be the program that you need. This program will be the perfect one for you. Folder lock is one of the fastest programs when it comes to encrypting files because of its 256- bit AES encryption that uses on the fly encryption to ensure that your files are safe. Below are some of the features of... continue |

PDF File Convesion Techniques

By: Cresencio Daffon Jr. Posted: 13 Dec, 2010

Most computers are capable with the help of built-in software for viewing Portable Document Format (PDF) that makes it easier to print and share. The best thing about PDFs is that it is very difficult to change or edit which makes our document secured and format preserved. All you need to have is an Acrobat Reader from Adobe or Foxit Reader, which is a similar PDF reader product for easy viewing and printing of a PDF file. You need to... continue |

Useful Ways To Fix Your PC Dilemmas

By: Cresencio Daffon Jr. Posted: 13 Dec, 2010

There are a lot of issues involved when it comes to problems your personal computer encounters. 

On this article, you’ll know 10 different issues and its corresponding resolutions to use when dilemmas hit your PCs. 

  • Large icons are only visible to your folders 

When you are using Windows Vista and its entire folder seem to have large icons visible within, you may change your default in Windows Explorer by clicking on Tools Folder Options after setting the right view on any folder. Then... continue |

Advantages of Updating Computer BIOS (Basic Input Output System)

By: Cresencio Daffon Jr. Posted: 11 Dec, 2010

When you need to update your PCs Basic Input and Output System (BIOS), you have to take a deep breath and relax first, because if you do it the other way around, it might lead to your computer’s disaster. The advantages of updating your BIOS are:

  • The overall performance of your computer improves
  • Compatibility issues are treated
  • Booting time is shorten

Through BIOS updating, your OS or operating system is supplemented by the way its finding your personal computers hardware elements and your OS... continue |

Windows Explorer Tips To know

By: Cresencio Daffon Jr. Posted: 10 Dec, 2010

There are many things you can do with the latest features of Windows Explorer like; renaming setup files downloaded, showing file extensions, and quickly finding multiple files at no time.

When you are to select multiple files you can press the Ctrl key and at the same time clicking on each files on the list. It is more convenient for you to click a check box located on each respective file that you want to choose instead of holding down the... continue |

The Best Thing To Do To Reinstall Windows And Recover Corrupted Files

By: Cresencio Daffon Jr. Posted: 10 Dec, 2010

What will you do if nothing seems to be the way it was when you last install a free firewall, or Windows crawling like a snail, and other programs look like it’s not going to work the way you want it? The worst comes to worst when the System Restore option, anti malicious ware programs, and cleanup tools are all busted. You might be thinking of a solution that can recover all lost files and help restore your system back... continue |

An Anti-Virus Protection Review Using Avast

By: Cresencio Daffon Jr. Posted: 09 Dec, 2010

When it comes to anti-virus protection for your computers, avast! Antivirus Home Version has a faster scan speed and reliable malicious ware detection features which make it one of the top free antivirus software downloadable from the web where it was developed and originated from the Czech Republic. However, this free antivirus tool for your computer needs updating to improve more on its quality and dependability.

Based on current information gathered, this program blocked a distinctive percentage of computer and internet... continue |

China Shall Never Give Up From Using Internet Explorer Version 6

By: Cresencio Daffon Jr. Posted: 07 Dec, 2010

You may not believe this but until now Internet Explorer 6 is still being used in China. Based on 45.2% statistics from Net Application data gathered by web analytics, the Chinese people are still using IE6 even Microsoft Corporation likes to declare it’s already obsolete.

When Net Application released the date last November, it seems like China’s usage of Internet Explorer 6 is greater than five times than any other countries in the world. Last month, the usage statistics of IE6... continue |

Your Printer Should Be Password Protected

By: Cresencio Daffon Jr. Posted: 06 Dec, 2010

Nowadays, there are a lot of hackers and spy wares roaming in cyberspace, that’s why we need to protect our computers and files to be sure that what you’ve worked for will not be exploited or destroyed by using a personalized password. But how about your printers, does it need password protection as well? Did you know that giving others the freedom to use the printer may lead to digital material theft, and likewise it will also be wasting your... continue |

Adobe, Google release sandboxed Flash Player for Chrome

By: Cresencio Daffon Jr. Posted: 04 Dec, 2010

Both Google and Adobe is working together to bind the link between Adobe Flash Player and Google Chrome.

This is a great innovation from the two IT giants because with this “sandbox” technique it isolates on your computer to stop malicious software to escape from an application and devastate your PC. The real mission is to decrease both impact and extent of security dangers through using “protected mode” which is included with the sandbox procedure. This may said to help only... continue |

How to prevent a computer virus from infecting your computer

By: Megan B. Bolivar Posted: 24 Oct, 2010
Computers are vulnerable to virus especially if you are using it everyday browsing the internet. Preventing virus from infecting your computer is the best way to make your computer healthy. There are lots of virus removal tool in the market and some are offering it for free if you are using it for your personal computer or for home use

Prevention is better than cure. It is a good practice to avoid computer virus from infecting your computer. We can... continue |

Compare and contrast: What is the similarities and dissimilarities between Java and .Net?

By: Melissa Reyes Posted: 13 Sep, 2010

            Being professional, web designer is characterized by eclecticism for he knows best what fits for his website. Before starting his program, he needs stable mindset to what is accessible and appropriate to suffice his visitors’ interests and needs. Yet he knows Java and .Net are the most popularly used to build web applications, he, in all aspects weighs the pros and cons of both. Though we hardly decide as to what is better or winner but what is fascinating... continue |

What is Artificial Intelligence?

By: Melissa Reyes Posted: 09 Sep, 2010

What is artificial intelligence? I believe almost everyone knows the word artificial intelligence. Its definition may vary from one another. According to, it is the ability of a computer or other machine to perform those activities that are normally thought to require intelligence.

Though the meaning is regarded as relative and its definition is very broad, it simply results in with its main idea of which a machine exhibits intelligence regardless of what measures it does. It has been... continue |

Useful programs for computer technicians

By: Mon Peter I. Damiles Posted: 29 Aug, 2010

Being a computer technician isn’t that easy because not all errors can be fixed instantly. There are some errors and viruses which requires more patience in trying and in researching. In order for you to make things a lot easier, I’ve listed some of the most useful programs for computer technicians.

CCleaner -  A freeware program that allows you to clean your system. This can optimize your system by removing unused files from your computer. This can also clean your registry... continue |

Understanding computer hacking

By: Mon Peter I. Damiles Posted: 29 Aug, 2010

Computer hacking is the act of gaining unauthorized access of computers and networks. People involved in hacking are called “hackers”. These persons are capable of entering your resources without your permission. Hackers are classified into two types: The Black Hat Hackers and the White Hat hackers. Black hat hackers are basically the one with bad intentions, they usually will enter or access your resources to steal, gain information, to destroy something or even delete your files while White hat hackers... continue |

Device doctor, easiest way to download your missing drivers

By: Mon Peter I. Damiles Posted: 29 Aug, 2010

Are you tired of manually downloading missing drivers after reformatting? Many computer users usually loose their cd drivers for their devices and the only thing you can do is manually look for your drivers on the internet. Some drivers are easy to find but some are not. Drivers are needed by computer devices for them to run. Drivers must also be the correct one so that it can run your device properly. There are times that a device doesn’t work... continue |

An effective way to secure your computer

By: Mon Peter I. Damiles Posted: 29 Aug, 2010

Deep freeze, a program made by Faronics. This program is very useful especially in schools, offices and even in internet shops. The main purpose of this program is to instantly restore settings made by users after restarting. This can really be helpful to prevent system changes, deleted items, and installed softwares. This must be installed into your system. After installing this one, your system will automatically be in the “freeze” state meaning that when your restart your computer, all changes... continue |

When to format and Why you need to format a computer

By: Megan B. Bolivar Posted: 08 Aug, 2010
Formatting your computer will totally wipe out all your data and programs installed. so before youe decide to format your computer you need to weighin the benefits of formatting or not formatting your hard drive.

Here are the reasons why people format their hard drive.

1. Computer Virus Infection

People will format their computer if their computer is infected with a virus because formatting their drive will definitely remove viruses from their computer at the same time it will also remove all  data... continue |

How to clean a virus infected computer! - level 2

By: Megan B. Bolivar Posted: 06 Aug, 2010

If Doing the first level of removing viruses in your computer does not give you a positive result then its time to move to the next level of removing virus from your PC.

Try to disable the virus from its launch pad

Virus are triggered from two locations in your computer.these are from:
1. the Registry
2 and the Startup folder

To remove the program that will launch the virus in the registry you have to know how to edit your registry setting. Editing the... continue |

An effective way to speed up your computer

By: Mon Peter I. Damiles Posted: 02 Aug, 2010

Is your computer running slower than usual? This may be caused by program errors, structural defects or registry errors. Having a computer that has numerous errors can cause your computer to slow down. The said errors can be repaired and removed by a program called Tune up Utilities. This program is very effective in speeding your system up. This is an all in one maintenance tool for your system. Some of the best features of this program are listed below.

TuneUp... continue |

The importance of an effective antivirus

By: Mon Peter I. Damiles Posted: 26 Jul, 2010

An antivirus as the name itself is a program being installed on a computer to prevent viruses from infecting your computer. Antivirus is normally installed after the installation of the operating system. An antivirus is one of the most important software that every computer must have. A computer without an antivirus is critical because it is prone to viruses which can damage your system. You must make sure that your antivirus is up to date to be sure that your... continue |

How To Make People Visit Your Website Again and Again

By: Melissa Reyes Posted: 23 Jul, 2010

Have you checked your website so far? How many visitors opened your website today?

I have previously mentioned one of my articles that you should have to automate your website and make it sure that others have something to download in your site more importantly be done as quickly as possible so that they frequently go back to your site.

What is more important here is to keep potential customers visiting your site. Here are other ways to make your site visitable... continue |

How to properly uninstall an application in your computer

By: Melissa Reyes Posted: 21 Jul, 2010

This article aims to give insights on installing and uninstalling. To install an application software or even hardware is not as difficult as it is thought even though you are not a computer technician or a computer expert. This can be done through a guide. Nonetheless, uninstalling is not as easy as deleting it. This is not the proper way to completely remove any program or application. In your system, some files might not be properly removed; consequently, the application... continue |

Making a website is as easy as counting 1-2-3

By: Melissa Reyes Posted: 15 Jul, 2010

Are you into running your own business? Does it bother you a lot to make money from it? The question is how to promote your business. Well, obviously, making your business exist online is the best! Your website is the best instrument to market your business in any way. It is called your “online store”.

It is said to be the most convenient marketing strategy because you don’t need a workforce to do your jobs. You haven’t just lessened your expenses... continue |

How to protect your computer from hackers

By: Melissa Reyes Posted: 06 Jul, 2010

What would you do if your computer didn’t work at a surprised? You wish to check your email, but all of a sudden, you were wide-eyed for you couldn’t open your mail. Have you forgotten your password? Of course not! What’s wrong! You hurriedly call a technician, a customer service operator or an internet customer provider. You must be shocked if you heard that they had your account turned off because of “ABUSE!”  

This scenario is a commonplace because there... continue |

how your website get listed on

By: Melissa Reyes Posted: 28 Jun, 2010

Not only you but almost all web designers are harried and overly concerned how their site will be placed in the first page, that any search engine such as Google finds it as quick as possible. We can’t deny the fact that is still the best when it comes to searching. You can hear from students “you google  it” when they mean you search the information from the internet.  Google searches five times faster than the others. However, the... continue |

Programming Tips on Accuracy: How to Know If Enough is Indeed Enough

By: Tesa Mari S. Sabao Posted: 28 Jun, 2010

Once there was an expert programmer who was contracted to encode a bank’s monetary system. He crafted the deposits and the withdrawals to a limit of hundredths place.  For instance you have an exact savings of 499.999998 pesos, what will register in your account is 499.99 pesos.

Nope, he did not rounded off and cut off the remaining 0.009998. Clever enough to gain more than the payment he received, he programmed these excess digits to his own bank account. The bank... continue |

Easy Programming Revealed: A Guide for Beginners

By: Tesa Mari S. Sabao Posted: 27 Jun, 2010

Contrary to common perception programming is not a hard subject. There are certain ways you can make programming easier than what you expect. First let’s take a closer look how programming works.

Programming is the creation of a set of commands to obtain an expected output. The different kinds of programming system available nowadays have all same principle. You need to write the right commands in correct sequence to get the result that you wanted. To make this goal achievable as... continue |

Are computer programmer and chess player alike?

By: Melissa Reyes Posted: 24 Jun, 2010
       Computer has been clearly defined as to compute data. However, this machine couldn't process itself without the interference of a human being. Similar to a person, computer has also its brain called the microprocessor. Technically, this processor receives instructions from a plain language which is known as computer programming. This language is instructions to the microprocessors. However, the microprocessor needs support from other hardware to properly and clearly convey the result to the user.

      Computer programs are those instructions... continue |

PHP- the most remarkable tool for web designer

By: Melissa Reyes Posted: 22 Jun, 2010
Basically, programming is interesting course but it leaves a notion that is nerve-racking, brain dumps or ground-breaking. Despite its difficulties and complexities, many take the challenge to be a web designer, Being novice, web designer undoubtedly face difficulties as he go along and become a proficient PHP programmer

However, Java scripts helps but honestly it does not complete the dynamic works of PHP, For instance, if you submit email, it will automatically be sent however the service is limited because it... continue |

Computer Treats: Top 3 PC User Enemies

By: Tesa Mari S. Sabao Posted: 21 Jun, 2010

Computers were made for good objectives, but some with bad intents use its capabilities in taking advantage in harming others or gaining self interests. Here are the major treats in computers and its users:

Scams. Bullies are roaming around the World Wide Web. All of them with different schemes and plans drafted from internet’s loop holes to lure you into giving them what they want even at your expense. They are often called “cyber criminals”. Some of them thrive on people’s... continue |

Why are e-mails susceptible?

By: Melissa Reyes Posted: 16 Jun, 2010

Recently, the independent testing laboratory is too harried to program virus signatures to completely stop computer viruses. Likewise, the network administrators are troubled and hurriedly apply virus signature every time they find some symptoms that their computers are being attacked. With all their efforts, their discovery comes to realization however; it requires alot of hours or days before these vendors of anti viruses software  to develop this cure. As a matter of fact, the industries leadears in anti virus... continue |

The release of Microsoft Office 2010 and its features

By: Melissa Reyes Posted: 12 Jun, 2010

Go with the trend! This slogan is well known to all people not only in the field of fashion but it also applies to the world of information technology. In workplace or even in personal computers, you need to boost your creativity and ability to upgrade and to be up-to-date specifically on Microsoft offices being used in businesses and in personal. You always want to accomplish the task assigned to you faster and easier by using tools that are flexible... continue |

Common symptoms when your computer was infected by viruses or Trojans

By: Melissa Reyes Posted: 08 Jun, 2010

Is your computer protected? Or Is your computer infected with viruses? In this event, what remedy comes first to your mind? Let say, you haven’t installed any anti-virus software yet, what will you do? Basically, the antivirus software probes malicious programs that have found the door and run to your computer. Are you aware of what’s going on? So that you don’t deserve criticism for being ignorant, here are some clues:

1. The space of the disk reduces

Without any cause,... continue |

Protect your system programs from viruses using Sandboxie

By: Ryan Elvin O. De Guzman Posted: 16 May, 2010

Installing an antivirus program is the most common effective way to protect your computer from annoying viruses. Resident Shield is the most popular technique that an antivirus program is using to prevent a virus to make changes to your system without your knowledge. Now, some users are aware that some programs have virus but still they wanted to run the program and used it, why? Well it's simple, because some programs contains important information; they want to take risk instead.... continue |

UNTANGLE: manage your network, secure and easy

By: Ryan Elvin O. De Guzman Posted: 09 May, 2010

What is Untangle? Untangle is a software that helps network administrators to deploy and manage network with ease. This software also allows network administrators to configure network policies or restrictions with confidence.  This software application is light and easy to use even though you don't have a good knowledge in network administration, installing is very easy. Simplified, fast, compact, affordable, and most of all, they have a free-to-use version, nice! Now, let's start by discussing their products one by one,... continue |

Why you should use Media Player Classic Home Theater than any other player?

By: Ailene B. Misa Posted: 23 Mar, 2010

Everyone tighten their belts due to the economic crisis that we are experiencing.  At present, most of us are contented of watching movies at home instead of going to cinema places.  We say that it is more convenient and practical. 

Today we have a lot of P2P downloader which I discussed in my previous articles.  This software allows us to download any file like music and video files over the Internet.  There are some who prefer this method instead of buying... continue |

Learn the Power of Virtual PC

By: Ryan Elvin O. De Guzman Posted: 09 Feb, 2010

This software can help IT's deal with their old application. For those who are still not familiar with this application you'll find this article helpful.

Do you love your old operating system but can't use it anymore, because you’re now using the latest hardware and operating system? Who cares about that old operating system? Maybe for some people they still want it installed not just because of the OS, but also for their legacy application that won't simply run on new... continue |

Upgrading Windows XP to Windows 7 with Automated Installation Kit (AIK)

By: Ryan Elvin O. De Guzman Posted: 05 Feb, 2010

Windows 7 is the new operating system from Microsoft that was already released its final version. Here's a quick overview why people like this operating system.

Before the final version was released in the market, Microsoft posted a beta version (an incomplete version of an application but still useable and almost all features has it) for download. Anyone can test and evaluate the product for free. Most of the users comment said, that it was fast and more stable OS compared... continue |

TeamViewer: The easiest way to share your Desktop

By: Ryan Elvin O. De Guzman Posted: 05 Feb, 2010

Have you heard about remote access? It is a technology that was used since Windows XP has develop this technology using a graphical user interface to help other users at the other end of the network computer. Remote access uses the Remote Desktop technology to allow assistance to the user that are also using Windows platform.  However, configuring remote access is also a hard task to do for novice who is having trouble with their computer. Since we assume that... continue |

In Focus: Remote Desktop Soft ware

By: Vianca C. Villar Posted: 05 Feb, 2010

My first encounter with this kind software was during one of our conference calls with our offshore clients whereby we were able to share desktops, files and presentation material direct from abroad. The next instance was with IT personnel who were troubleshooting my computer from his station via a remote desktop tool helping me pull up an application I was trying to use. It was absorbing to sit and watch as my mouse moved around the screen without any of... continue |

How to Share PowerPoint or Open Office Presentation On-line?

By: Ailene B. Misa Posted: 04 Feb, 2010
Are you a student who was assigned to give a report? A teacher or facilitator who needs a visual presentation of your lesson or topic? A sales executive who sells products with visual presentation?

Most of us we opt to discuss our ideas, reports and even concerns through visual presentation. Most of us opt to use software application like Microsoft PowerPoint to do our report.

From an individual in a very young age up to the president of chairman of Top... continue |

Learning the BIOS Boot up process

By: Vianca C. Villar Posted: 04 Feb, 2010

Ever wonder what goes on in the background or within the computer's system or motherboard once you press the power button on? Which program runs or software runs first?  Let this article take you through the process.

Once your computer is turned on, its microprocessor found on a single micro chip which functions as its central processing unit (CPU) awaits for its first command. The instruction cannot come from the Operating system since it is stored on a hard disk and... continue |

How to Grab or Download Video From YouTube?

By: Ailene B. Misa Posted: 28 Jan, 2010
These days most of the popular web sites allow users to upload their personal collection of images and videos anytime and anywhere. Not only that, anyone can upload any video clip from any TV program or concert, even those which we can say with copyrights. On the other way around, it also allow others to view those uploaded file.

One of the most popular sites that provide uploaded video of any topics is the YouTube Once you visit this web... continue |

Common Problems Encountered in Upgrading to Windows 7

By: Ailene B. Misa Posted: 21 Jan, 2010
Windows 7 is on its way of having monopolized almost all computers. With its unique features everyone will really be interested of having it.

Most of us have difficulties working with Microsoft Vista because of it's performance capability and security restriction. That is why many users are upgrading their operating system to Windows 7.

In this article I will discuss the common problems that are usually encountered during the process of upgrading the operating system. These are the problems that I encountered... continue |

A Closer look at Anti-Virus Scanners and Softwares

By: Vianca C. Villar Posted: 16 Jan, 2010
It is a known fact that computer viruses have grown sophisticated over time infecting part of your computer’s mainframe or hard drive, slowly crippling its programs and files up to the point of rendering it completely useless. In effect, equally sophisticated anti-virus software had to be created to combat these threats.
These soft wares initially acted as scanners that search your hard disk for viruses. They perform counterattacks by detecting these viruses and flushing them out of your computer’s system preventing... continue |

Windows Registry

By: Ailene B. Misa Posted: 14 Jan, 2010
Are you a computer user? Have you heard of windows registry? Do you have any idea about this?

In this article I will try to give you an overview of windows registry and its structure and basic of editing and maintaining the registry.

In computing, Windows Registry was defined as a database that is used to hoards configuration settings and option for Microsoft Windows. It include settings and information for all software, hardware, and users of the computer like kernel, user interface... continue |

Why you should know malware?

By: Ailene B. Misa Posted: 11 Jan, 2010
Have you ever heard of the word malware? Does it sound familiar? Allow me to give you an overview of what it is all about. In my previous articles I mentioned this term referring to virus; let us know malware in a clearer concept.

Malware is the short word for malicious software, mal for malicious and ware for software. It refers to software designed and developed to access the computer system without the permission or consent of the owner. The... continue |

What is Trojan Horse Virus?

By: Ailene B. Misa Posted: 06 Jan, 2010
In my previous article I discussed the overview of computer viruses. I mentioned Trojan as one of the commonly widespread virus. Let us discuss what this virus is and how it infects your computer.

Trojan horse virus sometimes called Trojan is one of the most common malware in a computer. It is malicious software (malware) that is not capable of duplicating itself. Also, it lets the user assume that it is a good program application.

Trojans virus was intended for hacker to... continue |

Virus: You should Know it Better

By: Ailene B. Misa Posted: 04 Jan, 2010
When you type the phrase "computer virus" in Google search engine, it will display 49,100,000 results. This phrase is very much familiar nowadays. As a computer user or techie person, you must know them better.

Let me give you an overview of what is a virus, how it was started, and how to prevent it.

Computer virus can be defined as program that is "intentionally created" that is capable of duplicating itself, to spread in your computer programs, files and even on... 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.

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PC Operation (NCII) overview

By: Roel Laranang Posted: 11 May, 2009
just to give you guys an idea

it consists of 5 parts..

part1. Word Processing
part2. Spreadsheet Application
part3. Internet Application
part4. Creating Presentations
part5. interview

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