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Make your computer go faster

Using the performance tab of task manager, you can access exactly how much of an impact program that hog lot of memory are having on overall performance, the constantly updating graphs show processor and page file, referred to as virtual memory usage but the really useful information is in the four panels that sit below them. Total panel, which records how many handles, threads and processes are currently in use, processes have already been identified as the individual task the PC is running, the number of threads tell you how many separate sets of instructions are being executed by those processes and the number of handles is the total number of resources of all types that windows is juggling. Although these figures offer a guide as to how busy windows is at any time, they’re only useful if you regularly keep an eye on them and have managed to detect …

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Network Printer

When printer cost as much as a small car, since those days, printer price have plummeted and most businesses have multiple printer but networking is still compelling, as your business grows, assuming that the economy turns around at some point, you’ll need to reassess your printer fleet, you can probably justify replacing a few desktop printers with more expensive network printer. Based on the saving in operating cost, various tools such as HP’s, Konica, NetCare, Toshiba and Xerox’s office document assessment can help you calculate those thing and manage your entire printer fleet, but they’re largely design to handle printer from one vendor, an alternative is printsolv, from the large distributor Synnex. Once you’ve review your printer fleet, you might want to start shopping around for new printer, the market these days consist of three basic price levels under $150 around $300 to $500 and over $1000, the lowest price …

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NAS for Your small Business

Businesses that bigger than sidewalk lemonade stand runs on information, which makes task as varied as keeping track of accounting data and managing the flow of proposals and orders crucial, over the past 25 years, computer have completely transformed the way that small business operate, enabling the people who run these companies to organize and manage information in ways that simply weren’t possible back in the days of paper ledgers and foot long index card files. Once your business grows larger than a single employee, however, you face a problem with managing that information, how do you maintain the data in an orderly way, and yet still make it accessible to the different people in the company who need to work with it, large companies have corporate IT department to do the heavy lifting of designing and maintain complex computer networks, but most small business are hard pressed to get …

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Deal with information overload

We live in a 24×7 culture, where multitasking isn’t just fashionable, it’s considered essential. Astounding numbers of people write text messages or take phone calls while they’re driving, write to-do lists in meetings, or read e-mails while they’re on the phone. The more tasks we juggle, the more we cram into our lives, the more productive we feel. But have we really got it all, or just pieces of everything? Are we juggling too much as we race breathlessly through the day, and are we losing the ability to focus on anything in depth? Has a constant flow of data become something we crave, the symbol of a full life? Drowning in data with messages flying at us from all directions, we’re drowning in data. The average office worker receives over 150 e-mails a day, not to mention numerous calls on different types of telephone, faxes, SMS and instant messages …

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What real world working you need from a laptop

Technology vendors often make the mistake of thinking that what you want dumber down technology or couldn’t be more wrong, I’ve tested more than my share of notebook in the past few years, in fact, I’ve had the pleasure or trying out nearly every notebook on the market, I’ve taken them on business trips, into meetings and home for the weekend, what I’ve learned is that I’ve never been happy with dumbed-down notebook, here are the real specs i look for every time. Weight and size I’ve got to able to put a portable in my large purse or extra shoulder bag, less than 5 pound is doable, less than 4 is ideal. Performance For a fast laptop that will last few years, i recommend a 2 GHz CPU or faster (they nearly dual-core) and 4GB RAM. Battery life Long time battery life often comes at the expense of weight, …

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The easy ways to speed up your computer

One of the most common complaints heard by IT help desks is: “My computer is running too slowly – what can I do?” There are actually a number of reasons why this could be happening, and luckily, a number of ways to solve the problem. Here are our top five recommendations to help boost your desktop or notebook PC’s speed and performance. Clean up your hard drive A typical hard drive is crammed full of files you really don’t need. The less stuff that’s on your hard drive, the faster your computer will be. The best way to free up space on your PC is with the Windows® Disk Cleanup utility. To access it, go to Start -> All Programs -> Accessories -> System Tools, and then click Disk Cleanup. You might need to specify which drive you want to clean. In the Disk Cleanup box, scroll through the content …

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Extend Your Laptop’s Life

Don’t give up on your old, slow notebook just yet. With a few of ricks, you may be able to drive it right up until the wheels fall off, In recent years, notebook prices have dropped considerably but they’re still expensive pieces of equipment. For most users, shopping for a new machine every year or two just isn’t an option. It makes sense to wring as much life as possible from your current notebook, to get the best possible return on your investment whether it’s $500 or $2,500. Fortunately, with judicious settings and a few accessories, you can significantly extend the life of your laptop. Keep It Cool The hotter your notebook runs, the more likely it is to suffer some kind of component failure. And if you routinely plop down on a bed or couch with a pillow as your table, you may be blocking the machine’s air vents …

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