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    • How to Burn an ISO Image

      How to Burn an ISO Image

      An ISO file contains not only files and folders but also the disk file system metadata. This includes boot code, structures, and attributes. This is why burning an ISO image is different from writing files from a CD or DVD. To burn an ISO image, you need a CD or DVD burning program that can

    • What does Modem Stand For?

      What does Modem Stand For?

      Modem (derived from modulator-demodulator) is a device that makes it possible for a computer to transmit data over regular telephone lines or cable. A modem converts a computer's digital data into analog form to ensure it can be transmitted over telephone lines or cable. The receiving modem at the other end reconverts the data in

    • How an Uninterruptible Power Supply Works

      How an Uninterruptible Power Supply Works

      An Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) is a device connected between the power source and a computer to ensure that electrical flow is not interrupted. UPS devices use batteries to keep the computer running for a period of time after a power failure. It is not to be confused with standby generators which do not provide

    • Checksum Error

      Checksum Error

      In order to understand what a checksum error is, it is important to first learn what a checksum is. A checksum is a redundancy check during a computer’s start up process, which makes sure that the computer’s data is intact and unhampered. The data is scanned and tested for accuracy, either based on how well

    • SDIO (Secure Digital Input/Output)

      SDIO (Secure Digital Input/Output)

      The Secure Digital Input/Output card standard expands upon the original Secure Digital card standard, extending the functionality of many devices with SD card slots. The Secure Digital Input/Output card standard is based on the Secure Digital standard. The SD flash memory format was designed purely for portable storage; many cell phones, cameras, GPS receivers and

    • How to Upgrade a CPU

      How to Upgrade a CPU

      You can upgrade an older microprocessor to a newer one in easy steps. Before going ahead, you should gather information about which new CPU you need and whether your motherboard is compatible with it or not. The compatibility of your new CPU with your motherboard can be ascertained by searching for specific information on the

    • 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

    • Computer Parts

      Computer Parts

      The case is the metal “box” that all the computer parts fit inside. It provides protection and the ability to customize the case. Larger cases leave room for expansion such as extra hard drives or R/W drives. There are three main types of cases: Pizza Box Case This is a thin case used mainly for

    • How to Reset a Toshiba BIOS Password?

      How to Reset a Toshiba BIOS Password?

      The Toshiba Corporation was originally founded in 1939 through the merger of Tanaka Engineering Works and Hakunetsusha (later renamed to Tokyo Electric). Over the course of the 20th and 21st Centuries, the corporation has seen significant expansion into a number of technical fields to include being one of the top five producers of consumer laptops

    • DIMM (Dual In-line Memory Module)

      DIMM (Dual In-line Memory Module)

      Dual Inline Memory Module or DIMM is a series of Random Access Memory (RAM) chips mounted on a small printed circuit board. The entire circuit collectively forms a memory module. DIMMs are commonly used in personal computers, servers, and high-end workstations. The DIMM makes physical contact with the computer’s data bus through teeth like connectors

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