Asked in Microsoft Windows, Mac OS, Apple Incorporated
Why is a Mac computer not a personal computer?
A Mac computer is a personal computer. The term PC has become synonymous with personal computers running the Windows operating system but any stand alone computer can be described as a personal computer. ...
What is Bios environment in computer?
The BIOS environment in a computer (PCs only, not Macs) is a set of screens accessible only during the first part of the booting process. One usually presses a key, such as delete or f2 to get to the BIOS screen. The BIOS screens allow the user to change settings about the hardware of a computer. These settings are usually stuff like boot order, peripheral settings, hardware clock, etc. Be careful when changing settings in the BIOS, as changing the wrong setting...
Asked in Computers
What is called a computer which is not connected to a network or other computer?
A computer is a computer even if it's not connected to anything. But it's usually referred to a "Stand-Alone" device. Additionally, if a computer is NOT part of any particular domain, it's default "domain" (at least for windows) is WORKGROUP. ...
Asked in Microsoft Windows, Computer Maintenance
What is systemdat?
System.dat was first used in Windows 95 and contains part of the Windows registry. The system registry is where all the Windows settings and most of the application and driver settings are stored. It is a very important file and should be left alone, though you could run a registry cleaner and a registry packer and reduce the size of it. Since XP and higher versions of Windows handle the registry more efficiently, it is best in the newer Windows versions to...
Asked in Microsoft Windows
Why cannot Windows system32 csrss.exe cannot be run in win32 mode?
I will assume you are running it after your computer is booted up. There is no need for this. Please leave system32 alone unless you know what you are doing. ...
Asked in Computers
What is a stand-alone computer system?
A computer that is not part of any network, typically Local Area Network, is considered stand-alone computer. Please note that, depending on the situation, a computer that is not part of LAN, but has access to the internet may or may not be conisdered a stand-alone. The term stand-alone is usually by computer security people. A computer that is not part of LAN is usually configured in such a way that all unnecessary ports/services that can allow access to the computer are...
Asked in Tablets and Handheld Computers
What is a Pocket PC devices?
A Pocket PC is a small hand held computer device that runs Windows CE or Windows Mobile. These devices can be stand alone but many cell phones come with the Pocket PC built into the phone. These phones are called smart phones. ...
Asked in Computer Networking
Identify the networktranspor layer protocols used for windows file sharing when the protocols are installed alone?
Identify the networktranspor layer protocols used for windows file sharing when the protocols are installed alone. ...
Asked in Computers
What information do you need to identify the BIOS for your computer?
Identifying the BIOS is very easy, a simple level of computing is needed. However, changing BIOS settings will need a lot more knowledge about computers. If not sure what you are doing in the BIOS, leave it alone. ...
Asked in Microsoft PowerPoint, Windows 7
Is power point included in windows 7 home premium?
Powerpoint is nothing to do with the operating system. It is a 'stand alone program' which is not part of Windows. ...
Asked in The Sims 2
Can you play The Sims 2 University on a Windows Vista computer?
Yes, The Sims 2 University expansion pack is compatible with Windows Vista. You need The Sims 2 original stand-alone game before the expansion pack will work. If you have problems running it on Windows Vista, try right-clicking on the shortcut and choosing "Run as Administrator..." and then choosing "Allow" when the dialog box pops up. Also, make sure your computer has all the recommended specs to run The Sims 2 University (which most likely it does if it is running Windows Vista!) ...
Asked in Windows Movie Maker
How can you get Windows Movie Maker onto your computer?
If you have a PC with Windows, you already have Windows Movie Maker (with the exception of Windows 7 - which only offers Windows Live Movie Maker). To find the application on your computer, do the following: > Click Start (orb), Computer, Local Disk (C:), Program Files. Scroll through and find the Windows Movie Maker folder. Click to open it then click (or double-click) the application. or > Click Start (orb) and type in: MOVIEMK.exe in the Start Search box. The application icon should...
Asked in Computer Hardware
My graphics tablet keeps freezing momentarily while on internet. Why?
This is Windows 7 and Vista's Tablet PC Settings, and Pen and Touch. They can be found in the control panel. All you have to do is go into Tablet PC Settings, select "Press and Hold", and click on settings. A new window will open. Just uncheck "Enable press and hold for right-clicking". That seemed to do the trick for me. I also disabled all the settings I could in both Tablet PC Settings, and Pen and Touch before I found that...