How to test your PC performance

April 2nd, 2010

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You got a new computer, or you want to buy a new computer. This means that you are interested in testing your old computer and it's performance to know if you need to move one. You have to test the performance of the new computer.

What to do ? Well, depends on what you want to test. If you are interested in a single aspect you can open 20 programs and see how fast opens them all. Read the rest of this entry »

Microsoft and Apple have merged

April 1st, 2010

Two puppets keeping for hands. Object over white

In order to stop the Google domination Microsoft and Apple comes to an agreement. Whatis the proglem with Google? Google started to get into everything: internet, operating systems, phones, everywhere.

It is not enough that they lead the internet, they really want to get both Microsoft and Apple out of business.

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Windows XP or Windows 7

March 30th, 2010

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Windows 7 was launched last year. During this time the PC users had a a question in mind:  "It is time to move on?"

My time has not arrived. My choice is Windows XP so far. Read the rest of this entry »

Watch out software security vulnerabilities

March 29th, 2010

Warning sign for dangerous cliff

You know that windows have serious flaws, but not those are the ones that got exploited most of the time.

The windows alone is useless. What to do? Play Solitaire whole day ?

You have to install programs to do you work, to play music, movies, etc. Read the rest of this entry »

How often you clean-up your computer ?

March 24th, 2010

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Cleaning can make things work better. Think about your work desk. If you have all stuff messed around your work desk, it will be very hard to find what you need. You have to spend time to move all the things to find what you are looking for.

Not a good environment to work. The same applies to your computer. If it runs so many unneeded processes it will be hard to find resources for the main ones. If everything is messed it will be hard to find something. Read the rest of this entry »

When looking for a new hosting company check to see if they have cPanel

March 23rd, 2010

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When you have to look for a hosting company you look at features that you get. The main things are bandwidth, space, mysql databases, domains allowed.

While those are the main features of a web hosting, there are others that have to be checked. Most people ignore them because they think they are not so important, but they are. Read the rest of this entry »

3 things to do immediately after you install windows

March 16th, 2010

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After windows installation you may not consider doint any change, because everything works fine and you don't see why you should try to improve it's performance. When time comes and windows is starting to load very slowly you will have to do some things to improve the performance.

I know you love visual effects, this is why you won't change to other operating system, but i bet there are many of you who want things to happen immediately after your action. You don't want to wait few more seconds before a new window opens, or after you click something. Read the rest of this entry »

Keep your windows clean, uninstall programs that you don’t use

March 15th, 2010

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Is your windows slow ? Maybe your old computer should perform better if the resources will be used better.

Every program that you install on your windows, it creates registry entries and startup applications that will run every time the windows starts.

This is pain for your computer. It is like so many programs work at the same time. Read the rest of this entry »

Be careful what software you run on your computer

March 4th, 2010

If you are not careful about what you install on your computer, not even an anti-virus can help you out.

I kept my old computer for 4 years without re-installing the operating system, and it was windows XP. What ? You can keep windows XP for 4 years without re-install ? Yes, i can. I clean-up every month, run virus check, defragment, delete old registry entries, remove unused programs, keep directories happy and i kept the same windows installation from 2004 to 2008.

What happened then ? Well, i had kaspersky anti-virus installed, and i wanted to play online poker. I played before that many times, with different poker software, but they keep updating them every week so i had to download a new version. Read the rest of this entry »