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    • USB Device Not Recognized

      USB Device Not Recognized

      A common problem that arises for computer users is dealing with the USB Device not recognized error. This error is thrown after an electronic device is connected to the computer or USB hub but is not automatically detected. When the error occurs, the Windows Device Manager may also list the component as an “unknown device”

    • What is Lightscribe?

      What is Lightscribe?

      Lightscribe is a technology that allows users to burn labels into the surface of a CD, DVD, or Blu-Ray disc. Lightscribe allows users to personalize their discs and create custom discs for businesses, musicians, and venues. Rather than using stick-on labels that many discs are outfitted with, Lightscribe technology uses a disc burner’s laser to

    • How to Adjust Laptop Fan Speed

      How to Adjust Laptop Fan Speed

      A laptop’s fan speed can influence the computer’s consistency and reliability. A laptop’s fan can be slowed down or sped up based on specific circumstances such as the amount of times the laptop is used. Slowing down the fan’s speed can be useful for reserving processes if the computer is not used often. On the

    • How to Remove Write Protection from an SD Card

      How to Remove Write Protection from an SD Card

      An SD (Secure Digital) card is a portable storage device that stores data even when it is not powered. SD cards are very small and fit in many portable devices such as cameras, video game consoles, and cell phones. They can also be used with both desktop and laptop computers if the user purchases an

    • How to Upgrade Your Video Card

      How to Upgrade Your Video Card

      Upgrading a video card is not difficult. The most difficult part about upgrading your video card is figuring out which one to get and, more importantly, which one will work on your computer. The video card needs to be able to connect to the motherboard. If it can’t, the video card won’t work and you

    • FLV Files

      FLV Files

      Over the last couple of years video has become a staple of the internet. Not only have computers become more powerful and equipped to handle video images, but many websites now rely on video as either a source of entertainment or a way to transmit information. One of the most popular video files found on

    • What is an LPAR?

      What is an LPAR?

      LPAR (Logical Partitioning) is a way of subdividing all of a computer’s resources, including the memory, storage, and processors, and splitting them up into smaller logical units that can each be run as a separate part of the operating system (OS). In order for LPAR to be implemented, it requires the computer to have specialized

    • VGA Cable

      VGA Cable

      VGA (Video Graphics Array) cables connect computers with monitors or television sets. The cables are based on the graphics standard that IBM developed on personal computers sold during the 1980s. Since that time, almost all personal computers that are built to support the Windows operating system (OS) incorporate support for VGA connections and the more

    • Hard Drive

      Hard Drive

      A hard drive, also known hard disk or hard disk drive, is a non-volatile data storage device. Technically, hard drives and hard disks are not the same since hard drives consist of multiple hard platters, the hard disk reader and writer head, the hard drive motor, and the drive electronics. On the other hand, a

    • How to Connect a Bluetooth Headset

      How to Connect a Bluetooth Headset

      Bluetooth is a wireless communication protocol which is used to exchange information or data over short distances, with the help of fixed or mobile devices. Bluetooth wireless technology is integrated into these kinds of electronic devices to enable users to exchange information such as music, videos, and pictures wirelessly. Bluetooth technology was created in 1994

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