Archive for December 2012

Driver UpdateWhen you install a new hardware, say a graphics card, it cannot improve the graphics of the system on its own. It needs software that will help in integrating the new hardware into the overall system and make use of its capabilities. This software is known as a driver, which is usually provided with the hardware. Some of these drivers come in optical storage devices with the hardware pack or can be downloaded from the internet. Continue reading “The Importance of Updating Drivers” »

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Tools for computer maintenanceComputer maintenance should be an integral part of computer usage. Not only will it ensure that your computer’s life is extended and it performs at its best as long as it is used, but will also give you an improved user experience. Maintenance is not just a one-step procedure. There are a number of tasks that you should carry out in tandem to ensure that the system maintenance is done comprehensively. In this article, we will focus only on software maintenance and the type of tools that will help you in those tasks. Continue reading “Computer Maintenance Tools That You Must Have” »

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Reasons and Tips to Keep Computer CleanAs important as it is to ensure that your computer software is up to date and the antivirus programs are working efficiently, you should ensure that your computer is physically clean too. Some people are so careless that they let a lot of dust settle on the computer. Some even use the CPU as a table! To ensure that you find the right balance in this activity, here are some of the reasons why and you should keep your computer clean and some tips to achieve that. Continue reading “Keeping Your Computer Clean: Reasons and Tips” »

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Steps in Improving PC's SpeedAs important as it is to use high quality tools and utility applications to ensure that your computer operates to its full potential, that role you play in ensuring it is also an important factor. There are a few tips that you can keep in mind and follow to ensure that your computer does not slow down even after a few years of usage. Here are some of the tips. Continue reading “Active Steps in Improving Your PC’s Speed” »

Importance of Software UpdatesPeople always complain about how the computer slows down after a while. While there might be many reasons for this, one of the primary reasons behind a computer slowing down is not updating the software regularly. While the latest version of software will be provided to you when you buy your computer and download it from the internet, the developers still treat that software as work in progress. They fix bugs and upgrade it to improve the performance regularly. These patches are applied only if you update the software on a regular basis. Continue reading “The Importance of Software Updates on Your Computer” »

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