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Motherboard Problem TroubleshootingThe motherboard is the backbone of your PC. It contains the key electronic components that allow your processor, memory, hard drive and other hardware components to communicate. The type of motherboard you have also dictates the size of PC case you can use and what other devices you can attach to your computer. If you …

Categories: Hardware
Operating Systems: 98, 2000, XP, Vista
Reference: M6

Microsoft Account: Optimal ConfigurationYou need to have a free Microsoft account to access almost all online services from Microsoft, and you can also use it to log into Windows 10 and 8.1, to take advantage of the extra benefits that it offers. You can connect your devices together if you have a Microsoft account, in order to have …

Categories: Office & Software Programs
Operating Systems:
Reference: M600

Media Centre: Windows Powered Home EntertainmentIn recent years, the PC has been transformed from a machine used only for work into an entertainment tool. Digital music and video formats make it possible to enjoy your favourite music and movies at your computer, but much of the software used to playback these files is somewhat limited. In this article, were going …

Categories: Multimedia
Operating Systems: XP, Vista
Reference: M7

Messenger: Secure Communication for WindowsEveryone likes to keep in touch and whether its friends or family, its always good to drop someone a line to see how theyre doing. However, many people overlook the part their computers can play in this, and while email is a good way of communicating, Windows also comes with another built-in tool that can …

Categories: Internet & Security
Operating Systems: XP
Reference: M8

MS-DOS: Secret Commands to Control Your SystemEven recent versions of Windows make use of commands that date back to the early days of MS-DOS, when it was a stand-alone operating system. Since then, MS-DOS has played less of a crucial role for most Windows users. Some users may know a few MS-DOS commands, but most are unaware of the potential power …

Categories: Basics
Operating Systems: 98, me, 2000, XP, Vista
Reference: M9

Music Files: Tagging for Easy RecognitionAs well as playing music on your PC, you quite likely copy your albums to your mobile phone or MP3 player, and perhaps play them in the car via a memory card or a DVD. All these music players should tell you what you’re listening do, but do you ever find you’re listening to ‘Track01’ …

Categories: Multimedia
Operating Systems: 7, 8, 10
Reference: M922

Music Streaming on Your PC or PhoneThe days of owning music are numbered. Rather than buying CDs, or paying for ‘digital’ music to download and keep as MP3 files, the world has shifted towards streaming music instead. But how does streaming work? What does it cost – and does it have to cost anything at all? In this article, I’ll explain …

Categories: Multimedia
Operating Systems:
Reference: M950

Monitors: Dual Screen SetupWork More Effectively and Ergonomically Using Two Monitors on One PC One big monitor is good but using two is always better. Using a second monitor, you can more easily organise the work you are doing, edit two documents side by side, or keep an eye on your emails while surfing the Web. Having a …

Operating Systems: XP, Vista, 7, 8
Reference: M990


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