Tag Archives: PC

The Virtual Computer Tour

Ever wanted to visit the inside of your computer but you were too scared?  Link This virtual computer tour not only takes you through your computer, but gives you a small video on what the inner workings do.  Go check … Continue reading

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Better lighting for your computer or phone

I read an article on sleep patterns that suggested that your TV or computer can hinder your sleep and strain your eyes.  Dawn found a piece of software called F.lux.  The software adjust your screen based on the time (and … Continue reading

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Tiny Motherboards

ITX is here and these tiny motherboards are less than $100 with CPU.  Now you won’t have a ton of processing power; but imagine the projects! These atom boards are going to make a huge difference in the way we … Continue reading

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Tweak Your Server Registry

Finding any tweak in the registry is sometimes tricky and can have adverse outcomes.  We feel this is a good tweak.  Optimize the Windows Server Service (Windows XP, Vista,  and Server 2000, 2003) This setting in your registry allows for … Continue reading

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Wireless Antennas

People are looking for ways to boost their wireless signal   It can be done effortlessly by using an adapter (cable if needed) and any antenna found at FAB Corp.  (We do not promote individual companies-this is just an example) The … Continue reading

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Handle Multiple Network Locations

This piece of software (freeware) helps you connect to different networks.  If you have a static number at home and a dynamic network at work, it allows you two clicks to change your preferred network. NetsetMan (Supports Windows 7)

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Tiny 7″ Monitor for Tiny Motherboards

This tiny 7″ screen would be perfect for the atom motherboards.  Link Alot of people emailed me on why I would like to see these components survive, well imagine the uses of an automated home.  Although x-10 mad me crazy … Continue reading

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Optimize Your Website

Hmmm, I need to decrease one of my picture sizes.  This website measures the speed of your webpage and lets you know how long it takes average user sees it.  Link URL: http://www.ttcshelbyville.edu/Default.htm Title: Tennessee Technology Center at Shelbyville Date: … Continue reading

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20,000 Powerpoint Templates

I’m always looking for different templates to keep students from falling asleep.  Here’s the link for both Mac and PC. Link

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Change Windows XP into Windows 7

Maybe it’s not changing Windows XP, but the visual theme is virtually the same as Windows 7.  Amazingly with a the visual effects and Windows XP’s native stability and security, it is your choice to upgrade later.  Cool look though.  … Continue reading

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Crazy Case Mod

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Harddrive Storage – Is Something around the Corner?

Tigerdirect has a 1 TB harddrive for $169.00.  This link will surely disappear after the sale.  With the prices dropping daily, I have always seen “something” else appear.  The something else is usually a new technology that stuns users into … Continue reading

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CPU Speed Test

A simple test of your CPU.  Download  Includes stats for worldwide CPU scores.

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Turn on Menu Items in Vista Explorer

For the life of me, I don’t understand why Microsoft plays peek-a-boo with Menu’s.  First it was with Internet Explorer and we all had to right click where the menu was suppose to be to get IE’s menu back.  Now … Continue reading

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Boot Up Using Both Processors in Vista

In Vista’s Start Search type msconfig and hit the “enter” key  Select the Boot tab and click the Advanced Options Button   3.  You will see that you are using “1” processor      4.  Check the box next to Number of … Continue reading

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Vista Another Performance Tip – System Restore

System Restore can use 15% or more of your total harddrive.  These restore points can slow your system down.  You have one choice.  Turn it off.   Sounds good huh?  Remember, you can lose everything.  Backup your critical files.  In order to … Continue reading

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Vista Tip – Enhance Your SATA Performance

Go to the device manager: Click start, go to search and type Device Manager or right click My Computer and go to properties and click Device Manager. Expand the harddrive tree, double click the drive, click policy.  Check the boxes … Continue reading

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Change Vista’s Desktop Icon Size

It’s the little hidden things in Vista that makes it cool.  Highlight all of your icons on the desktop.  Hold down the Ctrl key.  Scroll up and down to size.      

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Free Security Whitepaper and Powerpoint for Training

Several times we have released our Internet Security Whitepaper.  Many of you have asked us for the powerpoint version to ‘cut down’ on reading and to use in training.  This whitepaper has been published nationally and is up for review.  … Continue reading

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Microsoft’s Live Mesh – Connect All of Your Devices – Companies Be Cautious

You have to look at humans today.  We are always on the go and if we don’t have our PDA’s or thumbdrives with us, we often forget files.  With Live Mesh, we can synchronize files on multiple computers through live … Continue reading

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