Miscellaneous

Electricity And Your Computer
Electricity 101 – a basic explanation of the considerations involved in powering and protecting your personal computer.

Cleaning Your Mouse
Turn that filthy rodent into a shiny and smooth performer inside and out with a simple cleaning

Partitioning 101
Learn about the basics of partitioning using FDisk and Partition Magic

Troubleshooting Basics
While experience helps when troubleshooting computer problems, everybody can resolve PC issues as long as one keeps a few simple, but important things in mind.

Clean Up Your Hard Drive
Recover a significant amount of hard drive space within a few well-spent minutes, and perform some basic maintenance to whip that drive back into shape.

Troubleshooting Boot Problems
If your computer suddenly does not boot properly anymore, this article will help you identify and resolve the issue, period.

Understanding the Binary System
What the binary system is, how it works, and why it is so important for your computer.

Removable Storage Options
Different ways of storing data on removable media for transportation or back-up and the best options.

Burn Baby Burn!
The ultimate guide to burning your own CDs – Part 1. Everything you need to know about burning CDs. How it works, how to make audio, data and mixed mode CDs.

Once More Into The Fire
The ultimate guide to burning your own CDs – Part 2. Red Book, file formats, cue sheets, mixed mode CDs, hybrid CDs, overburning, bootable CDs, and more.

Disk Imaging
Making an image of your hard drive is a painless way to recover from an installation gone bad or a total system meltdown

What is FAT/FAT 32?
The advantages of FAT 32, how to create a FAT 32 drive and how to convert an existing drive from FAT 16 to FAT 32

Zip Files
What are zip files, how to use zip files to compress data, make self-extracting zip files, the best zip utilities

CD-ROM Boot Disk
How to make a floppy disk to boot your PC with CD-ROM support

Boot Disk with Zip access
How to make a floppy disk to boot your PC with ZIP drive support

Overclocking
The concept of overclocking, the benefits and dangers, and how to do it right

Correcting a slow PC clock
What to do when your computer clock is slow

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