Monthly Archives: April 2008

Does Anti Virus Software work?

It does work……sort of.  Let me explain how the most popular ones do their job.  Each company keeps a data base of known viruses and will update your computers virus protection with new ones as they become aware of them.  … Continue reading

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How much Ram does XP need?

In Win XP 512 meg will be all that is needed for most users.  That being said, with the price of desktop ram chips so low 1 gig for $20 is a fantastic deal.  Most of you will will not see … Continue reading

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Can I send a Fax for free?

Today for no reason other than it was important, my fax machine decided to not work.  It would dial, and make a connection with that loud screech and then nothing.  I figured no problem, I can scan it and send … Continue reading

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Buying the right power supply?

I see ads today for $100 and more computer power supplies.  Capable of 1000 watts or pure green power.  Can you buy to much power?  The fact is you can over buy.  Your typical computer has a CPU, hard drive, … Continue reading

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Separate Video Card or Onboard?

When buying a computer this is a very common question.  This is a simple on to answer.  If you don’t play high end video games, I don’t mean the web based puzzles, then you do not need a separate card.  … Continue reading

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How much computer do I need?

For most of us we end up buying more computer than we actually need.  Today you have 2 choices, Dual Core or the new Quad Core chips.  How much computer power you need depends on what you do with your … Continue reading

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All in one Printers VS separate components?

I have personally installed and set up hundreds of various printers.  What has become painfully obvious is the software needed to run the Multi Function machines does not work, nor does it install correctly.  That is not to say after … Continue reading

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