Virtualization has become a popular topic in the business world. It makes sense on so many levels, and, therefore, it has been on the mind of many people in the IT industry. Servers are perhaps the most popular piece of the IT puzzle to virtualize. Furthermore, they usually make the most sense to … [Read more...]
There comes a time when you are using your home network that it can become unresponsive. When it gets to that point, one of the best things to do is to just reboot everything to see if that will clear the issue. This will allow all the devices to clear their memory and get new IP addresses.
The … [Read more...]
The Internet is a powerful communication medium. It gives people the power to share their ideas, passions or business with millions of people. And, it can do it all hours of the day. People have come to rely on websites as a way to get their point across or promote their business. However, … [Read more...]
Hackers come up with new ways every day to gain access to our computers. They have been evolving on a continual basis, and there is a new attack that computer users need to be wary of, and it is called spear phishing. It is a sophisticated attack that is meant to target businesses of all … [Read more...]
Traditional phone systems are not going away anytime soon. They still have a large install base in Corporate America. And, many residential customers still subscribe to phone service through their carrier. But, there has been a shift over recent years. And, many of these changes are for good … [Read more...]
It's always a good idea to document serial numbers of the high priced gadgets in your home or business. If your place burns down, gets damaged in a storm or is broken into, having that information is useful. It is good for many reasons. It can help for tax purposes if you have equipment you need to … [Read more...]
At times a system can become completely unusable and you may have to resort to extreme measures to get the computer back to a working state. Sometimes all hope is lost and you have to do the dreaded reformat. That means saving everything you can and wiping the drive back to its pristine, factory … [Read more...]
It has been said that Adware is just Malware with lawyers behind it. Basically, that means that they are both disruptive, but there is usually a commercial enterprise behind malware. Adware may not have malicious goals in mind, but it can do just as good a job of screwing up your computer as … [Read more...]
Tablets like the iPad and Android devices have become more commonplace. In fact, more businesses are using them in new and innovative ways. Tablets are very flexible in the ways they are used and can be customized to fit many different business uses. However, tablets do have a reputation of being … [Read more...]
Most people understand that the passwords to their computers and networks need to be more difficult to guess or crack. All of our computers and devices are connected these days so it is important to keep people out that do no need to be there. There was a time when computers were stand alone devices … [Read more...]
MySearchPage.net virus is now popular not because it is one of today’s revolutionary search engine varieties but because this is one browser people get scared from whenever they see this running on their computers. This fake and nasty search engine is actually a browser hijacker so what it does is … [Read more...]
One of the most intriguing but very antagonistic malware programs recently created is the search.strtpoint.com. From its name itself, you would smell something strange but you would be more surprised if you found it as your browser. Basically, search.strtpoint.com is a damaging hijack … [Read more...]
A-Secure 2015 is actually a fake and deceiving anti-virus program that will make you believe it’s a legitimate anti-virus protection program starting off by asking you to download its trial version and analyzing your computer. To your surprise it will tell you that your system is heavily infected … [Read more...]
Rango XP Protection 2014 is known as malware. This is a fake antivirus client that get's installed normally through a trojan virus. In most cases the trojan is bundled with other software programs that are free around the internet. Once you download and install the program the trojan then goes out … [Read more...]
Windows Antivirus Adviser is a fake antivirus program. This kind of virus is very common on the internet and they have been around for years under many different forms.
People normally get infected with these fake antivirus programs after downloading free programs that have this bundled with the … [Read more...]
• Sony Pictures Entertainment’s computer system went totally dead on Monday (Nov 24).
• The ‘Hacked By #GOP’ (Guardians of Peace) with red skull appeared on Sony’s dark computer screens.
• Hackers warned Sony they found confidential corporate secrets which they could leak … [Read more...]
Your Pentium 4 motherboard should include a manual with installation instructions. Consult both this and any documentation that came with your Pentium 4 processor.
The Pentium 4 uses a FC-PGA2 packaging. While the Integrated Heat Spreader (IHS) affords good protection to the CPU itself, the … [Read more...]
When have a variety of digital music and movies or you have a business running, storing the data from different computers is not complicated anymore with NAS or the Network Attached Storage. This is a self-contained computer device can be used as a file server and backup storage for … [Read more...]
Its necessary to install device drivers and applications to use the Sound Blaster Audigy. The following instructions - applicable to all supported Windows operating systems - describe how to install these drivers and associated bundled applications:
After installation of the Sound Blaster … [Read more...]
Nearly two decades on, many peripheral devices are still connected into the same serial ports and parallel ports that were present on the very first commercial, and with the exception of the Plug-and-Play standards created as part of … [Read more...]
Select operation of the CD-ReWriter as an IDE master or slave, or for cable select, via the configuration jumper at the rear of the unit.
In this case the drive's factory setting is as a Master.
To configure the drive as a Slave, move the jumper to the middle set of pins, leaving the … [Read more...]
The 9.3-million-transistor AMD K6-2 processor was manufactured on AMD's 0.25-micron, five-layer-metal process technology using local interconnect and shallow trench isolation at AMD's Fab 25 wafer fabrication facility in Austin, Texas. The … [Read more...]
Like DVD discs, there is little to distinguish a DVD-ROM drive from an ordinary CD-ROM drive as the only giveaway is the DVD logo on the front. Even inside the drive there are more similarities than differences: the interface is ATAPI or … [Read more...]
Every chip has a base layer of transistors, with layers of wiring stacked above to connect the transistors to each other and, ultimately, to the rest of the computer. The transistors at the first level of a chip are a complex construction … [Read more...]
PROS: Acronis True Image is one of the best data backup programs for those that want a full image backup
CONS: A bit confusing for many novice users. People are unsure if their data is being backed up the way they want it.
OVERVIEW: Overall this product is rate a buy. While other data … [Read more...]
Internet Security 2014 is a rogue anti virus program. This program pretends to be an anti virus client that finds viruses on computers. In reality it's the virus program and the scan results this program gives off are false. All warning messages given off are false and not real.
To remove the virus … [Read more...]
Live Security Platinum is a fake antivirus program. It's the exact same as several other malware viruses. We already have a guide on Smart Fortress 2012. As this is the same virus threat we just point people to use that guide as the removal process is the exact same. Visit Guide … [Read more...]
ICE Cyber Crimes Center warning is not from ICE the United States government agency. This is an extortion scam that is a clone of another virus called FBI Money PAK.
If you would like to confirm this just look at http://www.ice.gov/news/releases/1302/130215washingtondc2.htm
They made a press … [Read more...]
Intel's Pentium 4-M CPU came to market in the spring of 2002 at a clock frequency of up to 1.7GHz. The CPU's Micro FCPGA packaging technology results in the CPU using less power in both the performance and battery optimised modes, making it run … [Read more...]
The 4004 CPU was the forerunner of all of today's Intel offerings and, to date, all PC processors have been based on the original Intel designs. The first chip used in an IBM PC was Intel's 8088. This was not, at the time it was chosen, the best available CPU, in fact Intel's own 8086 … [Read more...]
The various problems that had so delayed the introduction of Direct Rambus DRAM (DRDRAM), finally resulted in Intel doing what it had been so reluctant to do for so long - release a chipset supporting PC133 SDRAM. In fact, in mid-2000, … [Read more...]