Clean Computer CD Drives

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Clean Computer CD Drives

Tweet Whether you use a desktop, laptop or external component, CD drives all work relatively the same way. When a CD is inserted, a small lens reads the disk as it spins and send the information to another part of the computer. Apart from inserting and removing CDs, the drives work completely automatically. At times they may appear not to function, or may not be able to read or write CDs as reliably as they could before. Instead of costly replacements or repairs, there are a few ways to clean your... 

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Raid Data Recovery

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Raid Data Recovery

Tweet An organization operating without a level of RAID (short for “redundant array of independent drives”) technology may risk data loss. In today’s business community, an organization views data as assets and establishes safeguards to protect its investment. An organization also takes proactive steps to ensure that data access is seamlessly maintained without user awareness. Therefore, RAID 5 is a popular disk drive technology for protecting data and its access. From the inception... 

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Solid State Disk

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Solid State Disk

Tweet SSD stands for Solid State Drive or Solid State Disk. It is also called a flash drive, the next generation hard disk. SSD uses a special kind of memory chip with erasable, writeable cells that can hold data even when powered off. It might help to think of an SSD as the larger version of the memory stick. The external look of SSD is almost no different than a traditional hard drive. This design is to allow the SSD drive to put in a notebook or desktop computer in place of a hard drive. SSD... 

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Reset your bios

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Reset your bios

Tweet There are 2 ways you can reset your bios. 1. On the motherboard there is a small watch battery. Remove this battery along with the power cable from the power supply. Hold down the power button to fully discharge the system. Wait 2-3 minutes then reinstall the battery and plug in your system. Your reset is now complete 2. Some motherboards have a 3 pin jumper by the battery. Lets say that the jumper is on pins 2 and 3. Remove the jumper while the machine is OFF and place onto pins 1 and 2. Power... 

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Prevent Your Laptop From Being Stolen

Tweet Laptops have become a necessity in many business settings. With laptop we all spends more time than ever outside the office, as employees work at home or in the nearest Starbucks. We all carry our laptops while travelling on business trips and vacations, but fail to realize that thousands of laptops are being stolen each week. All our sensitive information like credit cards, bank account numbers can be easily taken from a stolen laptop. So protect our laptop is our duty, list below some ways... 

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Extend Your Laptop’s Battery Life

Tweet Laptops tend to lose their charm quickly when you’re constantly looking for the nearest power outlet to charge up. How do you keep your battery going for as long as possible? Take these steps to make your battery last longer. 1. Defrag regularly – The faster your hard drive does its work – less demand you are going to put on the hard drive and your battery. Make your hard drive as efficient as possible by defragging it regularly. (but not while it’s on battery of course!) Mac... 

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Fix Laptop Overheating Issues

Posted on March 23, 2010 by | No Comments

Fix Laptop Overheating Issues

Tweet Laptop Fan which reduces the heat inside the laptop The overheating of laptops is mainly due to its compact size and lack of ventilation. A noisy cooling fan that runs continuously is one sign that your laptop is overheating. The result of laptop overheating are performance loss, system crashes and damage to motherboard or any other components. To avod this make sure laptop ventilation are not covered and keep it in a cool place as possible. Follow these to avoid laptop overheating: 1. Always... 

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Cleaning Laptop Keyboard

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Cleaning Laptop Keyboard

Tweet Like almost everything else on a laptop, a keyboard is also different from the standard computer keyboard. With many laptop keyboards the keys cannot be completely removed. Therefore, we suggest cleaning the keyboard by using the same damp cloth you used to clean the exterior case of the laptop. In addition, compressed air can be used to spray any dust, dirt, or hair from in-between the keys. Make sure laptop is unplugged and powered off. Also, remove the mouse, any discs or CDs, USB drives... 

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Cleaning Laptop Touch pad

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Cleaning Laptop Touch pad

Tweet Cleaning Laptop Touchpad Cleaning the laptop touchpad can help to improve the look of the laptop and also will help to improve the responsiveness of the touchpad. Before start cleaning the touchpad its safe to unplug the laptop from power before cleaning to avoid any electric shock for you. Clean the touchpad with a neat cloth that has been very lightly dampened with clean distilled water. Be careful not even a single drop of liquid get into any openings. Don’t use any paper towels or tissues... 

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Cleaning Internal Laptop Components

Tweet Cleaning the inside of a laptop computer can be a difficult task. However, in some situations, it may be necessary because of excessive dust and/or dirt buildup within the computer, such as on the processor’s heatsink. Unfortunately, however, because of the complexity often involved in disassembling the laptop to reach many of these areas, Computer Hope cannot provide this information online for every laptop ever made. If you believe after cleaning your computer that it is still overheating... 

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