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Keep That Hard Drive Clean, Would You?
Your PC, just like your home, office or car, needs to be cleaned regularly. Find out what software solutions will do that unwanted task for you, so your computer stays fast, "healthy" and fully functional.
Registry Cleaner: Protection for Your PC
Your personal computer saves all the processes that are happening within it. The operating system has its own log of these programs running, and changes that are happening within it. What is a registry cleaner? First you must understand what a registry is. A registry is an applet within your compendium pack of an operating system. Within the term itself registry registers the processes that take place. It also takes note of the automatic processes that are happening in your PC and are ...
How to Reduce Computer Problems?
How can I prevent Computer problems? This is a question that people have asked me many times. The entire process of reducing Computer problems can be bundled under the banner of Computer Preventive Maintenance.
How to Email Pictures So Others Can See Them!
OK, so let's go over something that is a nuisance to most, a pet peeve to me. Did you get that really cool e-mail yesterday? You know, the one with all of the cool pictures embedded in it? Oh, you mean you were like me ... just a bunch of red x's where the picures were supposed to be?
Using FTP to Send Large Files
It was inevitable that our work files would mushroom to sizes far beyond restrictions imposed by most email services. The reason can be summarized in one word: graphics.
IT by Lalit's Computer
Internet and Networks Computer network is a group of computers linked together, so that they can share information and resources. Internet is “network of networks”. It can also be described as information highway. It is the world’s largest network of computers. The networks are related to academics, research, government and include users of all types of profiles i.e., corporate, individuals, professionals, children, schools, institutes etc. It may be remembered that computer ...
SWITCHYARD and GENERAL SIGNIFICANCE Electrical energy management system ensures supply of energy to every consumer at all times at rated voltage, frequency and specified waveform, at lowest cost and minimum environmental degradation. The switchgear, protection and network automation are integral parts of the modern energy management system and national economy. The modern 3-ph, 50 Hz, AC interconnected system has several conventional and non-conventional power plants, EHV AC ...
Home Theater: 3 Ugly Secrets Revealed
Secret #1: WHAT YOU BUY TODAY WILL BE OBSOLETE TOMORROW, IF IT ISN'T ALREADY. What you should do about it: Don't sweat it. Just read what you can before you buy to educate yourself so you don't make a terrible mistake. If you shop wisely, you can get a tremendous leap over what you have come to know as television. The good news is the better stuff coming down the pipe is knocking prices down on the stuff out now. Plus, consumer surveys SCREAM ...
Emulation Manual A Complete Guide on How to Change Your Windows XP to Mac OS X
Introduction Mac OS X is the most technologically advanced operating system by Apple. The use of soft edges, translucent colors and pinstripes (similar to the hardware of the first iMacs) brought more color and texture to the windows and controls on the desktop which is what windows lack.. Thats the reason why many windows user have a great desire to emulate Mac OS X on the windows. There is a large portion in Desktop Customization community that focus on how to emulate Mac ...
Digital Cameras Ratings Abolish Camera Comparison Guesswork
Digital cameras ratings are great tools for deciding which camera best fits your needs and budget. Digital camera reviews are often just the reviewer's opinion. But ratings consider all the specifications, features, how the camera was designed and test results. These facts are then analyzed and summarized to help the reader make an objective decision.
Digital TV for Beginners
Good news digital TV is here! What is so great about digital TV, you wonder? Well, for one thing resolution is much improved. Currently, analog television provides up to 500 lines of resolution. The resolution of an analog TV is 720 x 486 for a total of 349,920 pixels. Digital TV especially high definition television provide resolution of up to 1920 x 1080 pixels. which gives total of 2,073,600 pixels. That means the resolution of high definition TV is 6 times greater than ...
How to Use SQLXML to Retrieve Data from SQL Server Database?
Using SQL Server 2000 and above versions you can retrieve data from SQL Server in XML format directly from the database. Many XML related features were incorporated in the SQL Server database. This enables the development of XML enabled applications very easy and it makes exchange of data over internet easy. In this article we will discuss about how to use SQLXML to retrieve data directly from SQL server database in XML format.
How to Buy the Right mp3 Player You Would Really Love
Choosing to buy the right MP3 player isn't that difficult, but one player does not fit all. People will want different things from their players. MP3 CD players represent the best value: Most retail for less than $200, and additional blank discs are cheap.
Printing Multiple Copies of Photos
I do a holiday letter every year and send them to friends so they know what's happening with my family and I ask them about theirs. Though addressing the envelopes and such is a pain, I enjoy doing the letter and adding a wallet-sized photo of my kids to show them off. To print nine wallets on a page, you don't have to copy the picture eight times in Word and then print it. Here's an easier way.
Back Up, Back Up, Back Up!
This is not your typical lost data story. I was a good girl and I kept my files on the network drive just like the company recommended. The only thing I put on my hard drive was junk files - things that wouldn't bother me if the hard drive crashed. But not on the network drive. The drives are backed up and even my PC has a local back up program. Can you see where this is going?
A Tale of Two Regeds
Tech support tells me to type 'regedt32' as opposed to 'regedit' to access the registry from the command line (Start > Run). I question the use of 'regedt32,' but he says to do it anyway. Whenever I use the registry editor, I recall this incident and never look up the tale of the two regs... until now.
Is Digital Camera Technology Making Film Obsolete?
Perhaps not yet, but the handwriting might be on the wall… How is a digital camera different from a film camera? What are pixels and why are they important? What’s the difference between optical and digital zoom? What advantages do digital cameras have compared to film cameras? Let’s address these and other questions as we discuss digital camera technology. First a short history and overview of digital imaging… The technology began with television ...
Digital Cameras + Photo Printers = Quality Instant Photographs
In the 1950's and 1960's Polaroid's instant cameras were all the rage. You could shoot a picture and have the finished print in a minute or so. The quality wasn't that great, but hey, you had your pictures now! Today with digital cameras and high-tech photo printers, we have quality instant photos virtually indistinguishable from processed prints. And unlike the old instant cameras, you have the digital equivalent of a negative for future use.
Cut Through the Hype and Make the Right Digital Camera Comparisons
There are soooo many choices. With all the styles and features, and prices are all over the map, digital camera comparisons can be mind-boggling. Pixels, memory, optical and digital zoom, camera size and cost are all factors to compare. So how do we sift through all the hype and find the best digital camera?
How To Have Two (Multiple) Copies Of Windows
Having two operating systems is not as difficult as many of us consider. It just requires little hard work and some good equipment. By equipments I mean good hard disk space and good RAM sometimes, depending upon which operating systems you are going to install.
Portable DVD Players Things To Know
In my humble opinion nothing makes a long trip easier (especially if you have kids). A portable DVD player is the ideal solution for those long plane rides or endless drives in a car to keep everyone entertained, especially when you have new hit DVD to play.
Plasma TV vs LCD TV
For those seeking to buy their first flat panel TV
display device, it is easy to be confused with conflicting and counter claims by
different interest parties. So what is the truth in the competition between LCD
and Plasma TV? Here's are some pointers before you rush out and buy your flat
panel TV on impulse . Just consider and keep them in mind when choosing.
Actually, both types of technologies have their pros and cons.
Let's start with various ...
How Do MP3 Players Work? Digital Audio Technology Revolutionizes Music Enjoyment
Millions have enjoyed recorded music since 1877 when Thomas Edison invented the phonograph. Then came radio, records, tapes and CD's. But today's digital audio players are a quantum leap forward in music technology. To understand what makes these music players so revolutionary, let's explore the question, "How do mp3 players work?"
Your Home is in Your Hands
I would like to tell you about a magic home. You or your children have bought a home and fixed it up very nicely. The parquet floors shine brightly, beautiful crystal chandeliers create a special atmosphere inside while fancy landscaping, decorative fountains and waterfalls create an atmosphere outside. Garage door opens to let you out to work in the morning. There is nobody home. Everybody is gone for the day. The house is empty. But you forgot to turn off the light or close the garage ...
PDA Bible Free Download
Your Bible At Your Fingertips It is fairly easy to find a pda Bible free download online. Your pocket pc can become your own private spriritual asset for daily scripture readings and further Bible study. A variety of Bible software free downloads are available on a variety of sites, for free and as shareware, which costs a nominal amount. Many people feel that their life is not complete without a copy of the Bible at their fingertips, and a pda makes it a reality. A ...
Font Organizers Review, Part I
Do you know how many fonts are currently installed on your PC? What is the difference between OpenType, TrueType, PostScript Type 1 and Printer fonts? If the answer is 'No', it's time to consider getting a font organizer.