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Computer Maintenance

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Tasks and programs that are necessary for proper computer upkeep including Scandisk and Defrag
I'm not sure you can however you could try using an applicationthat will try to recover it since nothing is truly deleted becausewhen you 'delete' something the computer just marks that storage asusable and as long as no new things have used that storage than itsstill there.
The first discs that were made for computers were made from a thin material that bent easily. These were referred to as floppy disc then a smaller disc with a hard plastic cover was brought out to replace this which was originally meant to be referred to as a hard disc, however at around the same...
Causes for Computer Hang-Ups 1. If an older program suddenly stopsworking properly after you install a new program, try reinstallingthe older program, which may have had some of its files overwrittenby the new one. 2. If your computer crashes after you install a newprogram, when both it and an older...
It depends on what the problem is. Please explain what type ofproblem you are facing if you want more specific and directinformation. Below are the steps for resolving PC problems that areonly annoying or have workarounds and which still allow some use ofthe affected computer and allow you to use...
It is important to take care of your laptop to keep it in good shape; prevention is always better than cure. There are a number of easy things that you can do to keep your laptop in great shape; following these easy steps will help to ensure that it lasts longer and will need less maintenance. As an...
There is no utilities with windows which can help, but there are plenty from other companies, such as Acronis Disk editor, Partition Magic and so on.
Click Start and Open the Control Panel 2. Go to System and Maintenance, Click on System. 3. Select Advanced System Settings and choose Advance tab. 4. Under Startup and Recovery, click on Settings. 5. Under System failure uncheck Automatically restart. Another cause for random reboots is that the...
if there are some boot files missing such as boot.ini or any other important files that the PC needs to boot. Or a bad hard drive that has a boot sector missing or corruption would stop a PC from booting. Or if your computer has a virus.
p { margin-bottom: 0.1in; line-height: 120%; } I think there aretwo branches of computer engineering technology: Hardware and Software Hardware : Focusing on making a computer itself and make sure itcan run (Basically work on everything you see or can touch) Theyneed to know some programming. ...
bios jumpers 1,2 are closed normal boot bios jumpers 2,3 are closed it rests power-on password and the supervisor password on reboot the only time to have all jumpers open is when you need to recover from a bad bios flash or you messed up your bios badly rests on reboot to know how to set...
most people use their last names, pets, favorite food, etc. but it is not reccommended to do this because its easier for people to get in your computer and access your files.
usually task manager cannot be disabled unless its a local security policy. If you using a work computer i will not tell you how to reenable this due to im sure there is a reason. If ithis is a personal computer then it sounds like a virus. If not then it would be better to reinstall windows. Make...
actually you can find the image you want to paste in paint hit the print screen button on the keyboard then go to paint. you cannot right click and paste the picture but you can go to the edit then paste and bang you got it. happy pasteing.
The Properties screen is used for doing this. If you go to MyComputer (or Computer on newer ones), you can right-click on adrive letter and select Properties. From there, you go to Tools,and there you find options to defragment, check for errors, andeven backup your data.
Insert your graphics card driver CD or download the driver from the grapics card's manufacture website. GPU is Graphics Processor Unit. You can also run devmgmt.msc and find the the graphics card on it, right-click it, click properties, and reinstall driver, or rollback driver. and last you can use...
The Example of URL is : URL means Uniform Resource Locator It is the address to a website. Example for URL is http://www.google.com - Servers are always need a specify URL to request it from servers. Hope Answer is useful Thank You!
You will have to decide for yourself whether it is important for you . This will depend in part on your personal preferences, and career goals.\n\n. CCNA is a certification exam, that certifies a certain level of knowledge in computer networks. It may also refer to the preparatory course (4...
usually, the main error is when the friction-feed-roller gets dusty/dirty and is unable to grip the paper to feed through the printer. this can be cleaned by rubbing the wheel with your finger when it stops feeding.. Or getting a foreign object stuck in the feed area and blocking the paper's path.
The only watch like battery on the motherboard. Its silver colored and sits in a liitle Pod
Doing this de-fragment will remove the spaces between the files for more room to store other items.
you need to see how much RAM your computer can hold, then what type for example DDR, DDR1 or DDR2, and what version for example pc3200 and then find some RAM and install it. be sure to wear an anti- static wrist strap to prevent any damage to the RAM.
Yes, any pictures, videos, or soundtracks are kept in a different folder and must be deleted separately.
Answer . All COMPONANTS have been checked and or changed. It has to be in the motherboard, possibly an issue with the PCI/ISA slot.
The ribbon tab in Microsoft Office products currently displayed iscalled active tab.
Note when you perform this all data will be lost and should be backed up before performing this operation!!! Also make sure you have your dell driver CD or DVD if not go to dell.com and click home, desktop or laptop, support, then drivers, enter the service code and download all ur drivers and...
CompTIA has created and tests candidates for the A+ certification.
whenever I want to shut down my ACER computer, using WINDOWS, itwants me to wait till it has downloaded UPDATE 1 OF 1. WHY ? ??
CMOS is an on-board, battery powered semiconductor chip insidecomputers that stores information and is also used as image sensors(CMOS sensor)
you go to the manufacurers website and search for the type of driver you are looking for.
Get this programs and install them on another hard drive with windows and then attach your formatted hard drive and try to recover your data. http://uploading.com/files/a87ae6f2/Power%2BData%2BRecovery%2B4.1.1%2BFull.rar/ http://uploading.com/files/ad3657eb/GetDataBack%2BFAT%2BNTFS%2B4.0.0.msi/...
to store the boot code and other important data
You can try resetting your CMOS to the defaults; otherwise I would lean towards a bad device. If resetting the CMOS doesn't fix it, try installing the device in another slot, and if that doesn't work, don't use the device.
Yes, All compaq PC come with a recovery disc. If you cannot find and you need it, Usually they recovery image or ISO is located on a separate partition or you can find it on Compaq's website.
The north bridge controls pci, pci express, agp, and other cards, and south bridge controls the drives and onboard devices.
SATA offers several compelling advantages over the older parallel ATA (PATA) interface: reduced cable-bulk and cost (reduced from 80 wires to seven), faster and more efficient data transfer, and hot swapping. As of 2009 [update] , SATA has mostly replaced parallel ATA in all shipping consumer PCs....
Computers shalt not process what they are not intended to. (hacking)
You can clear your browser's history on any platform. A way to justskip that step is going Incognito.
could be 2 common things. Either you are using applications or games that require a certain resolution, or the graphics card is overheating or absolete meaning (OLD TECH). Does not mean its phisicly old but just not todays graphics card. If you change the graphics card and its still doing it then...
The main components for a PC are . CPU . RAM . Motherboard . Graphics Card . Network Card (WIFI and/or LAN) . Storage (Hard Disks, Optical Drives, Floppy Drives, Memory sticks) . Display Device (LCD or CRT monitor) . Input Devices (Mouse & Keyboard) . Case & Power supply. . Any extra peripherals or...
Not on a end-user level. Manufactures belive it is impossible. But for use on an educational level and not to be used piracy you can search for a keygen program for what ever you are looking for. Keygens only work for the game, OS, or software they are built for. There is no keygen that works for...
The exception unknown software exception (0xc000000d) occurred in the application at location 0x7813941a.. Check the link below for more information.
1) Which of the following is an advantage of using a peer -to - peer network over using client/server network? a. A peer - to - peer network provides greater security. b. A peer - to - peer network easy to manage. c. A peer - to - peer network is easier to set up. d. A peer - to - peer network...
a clock cycle is how long it take for the computer to complete one clock. this is different to every processor due to different speeds, single-, duel-, multi- and quad-cores, hyperthreadding etc.
CompTIA is the leading regulatory body that provides A+certificates to people who have passed the certification tests viaone of their approved educational and testing facilities.
Every mobile phone is different.
Unless your OS is being run from off the CD or you are actively transferring data to or from the CD ROM, it should not affect the computer's speed. A CD ROM doesn't have a direct bearing on a computer's speed, but a slow CD ROM drive would limit the speed of data being transferred from it or...
It depends on the operating system you are using and the exactsystem tools that are available. Chkdsk and Scandisk are two suchprograms. For instance, if you are at a system (or MS-DOS) prompt, then youcan type: Chkdsk c: /f The C: is your drive letter. If you want to check a differentdrive, then...
There are two main types of monitors - TN and IPS. There are also different sizes and aspect ratios of monitors too. TN displays - what most monitors are. These types ofmonitors usually have poorer colour rendition and poorer viewingangles that IPS monitors, but they can have much higher...
there is a small hole near to the tray button. just use the hook or small needle try to get into there. it will suspect like a wheel just move it. CD tray will open now.
if its one on your router you would go to your internet browser and type in a number. the 2 most common ones are 192.168.0.1 and 192.168.1.1 try both. password is usually left blank or just something like "password" or "admin" if you are still having trouble take a look at the...
Anti-Static Wrist Straps and mats are worn when, people need to use any tool or part of body to touch an electronic internaly. The wrist bands and mats have metal on the inside and sometimes outside to absorb the static electricity from your body. They must be connected to some kind of grounding...
This questions is far to general. you will need to post something more specific, such as "my laptop has got power, but does not turn on" or whatever the problem may be.
Many things will cause a PC not to boot. Here are some of the most common reasons: Completely dead PC 1. The PC is not getting proper power. 2. The power supply in the PC is defective. 3. There may be a loose cord or plug somewhere. 4. The motherboard is defective. 5. The memory is...
Search for a 2gig duel ATI Graphics cards. It supports 3 moniters at optimized performance and up to 6 moniters for non highend graphics applications o task. They usaully support any size moniter up to 1080P via HDMI 2
When talking about computers there is no such thing as absolute security (not counting software or solutions with that name) . No anti-virus software will catch 100% of viruses 100% of the time. . No firewall hardware or software is uncrackable. . Everything you do on your computer can be traced...
If it is staying connected to the internet and your computer is loosing connection it sounds like the computer has an issue or if your ussing one it could be your router. be more detailed about what you have.
err... check the screen cable between the PC and the monitor and make sure it's plugged in properly. with the thumb screws (if present) tightened!
Unfortunately, without the source code you can't debug it yourself.Have you tried updating it? the bugs are most likely being workedon if they haven't already.
you can get your laptop repaired at the service center of the company you bought laptop from.You can also give it to local technicians but they may damage it more if not done properly.
Click behind them. If that doesn't work, then you can't.
Yes, to the main area of dust. I also suggest using an unused paintbrush instead of blowing.
The first home computer was the Apple computer manufactured underSteve Jobs at Apple Computer, Inc. in 1977. The Apple computer usedmagnetic cassettes and floppy diskettes for data storage.
Its needed because its faster, most programs need more speed to run, its better.
no. protected mode runs the software in a "sand box" where nothing should be able to go wrong.. 16-bit mode runs the program using 16-bit instead of 32-bit, for compatability.
The CPU is what "thinks" about everything.
A system service program is a configuration of technology and organizational networks designed to deliver services that satisfy the needs, wants, or aspirations of customers.
Display settings for VGA and other graphics types can be found by:. Windows: Right click on deskop, click properties, then click the Right-most tab. (in vista, its personalise --> Screen Resolution. In windows 7, its Screen Resolution). Linux: Open the main menu --> Settings --> Personalise -->...
Driver Detective. (not free)
You can buy the paste at electronic stores like RadioShack or bestbuy or even walmart or even better yet order it online. i guess it all depends on your budget. if you buy it online you will most likely spend about $10.
You correct the problem You gather symptoms You isolate the problem
You determine symptoms through observation and operation. You then diagnose where the problem occurs in the network, and determine whether the problem is excessive data (i.e. software) or component failure
The laser lens is a piece of glass above the laser to help it focus on the media (CD/DVD), just like the lens in a pair of glasses help our eyes focus on whatever we are looking at.
Im sure this has been asked before.. try ebay.
speed of ram, speed of cpu, how empty the hard disk drive is
Doing it once refreshes the software, re-writes registry keys, replaces missing files, re-creates shortcuts.
on the Windows platform only, it is easier to refer to a storage partition as a letter than /dev/sda1/ .. linux and possibly Apple(c) computers use /dev/sda1/ because it is the raw code, C:\ is converted.. This is all I know. Microsoft(c) windows operating systems are written totally different.\n\n
Yes.. Defragmentation is, as it says on the tin, a defragmentor. what it does is organises the files on your hard-disk. think of it as a set of cards. you place put the most recently used card on top, and after a while, the cards become un-organised, so it takes a lot longer to find the ace of...