One of your employees has just tried to print something and he/she gets a printer error. The error says, “Out of paper.” Well the employee knows that the printer is not out of paper and it does not have a paper jam. What to do? Well the traditional answer isContinue Reading

You’ve heard about them but your still not really sure what they are. Well in computer terms a tape backup will offer you the ability to copy the data on your hard drive to a tape cartridge device. This is so important, probably even the most important thing that youContinue Reading

1. Thou shalt run lint frequently and study its pronouncements with care, for verily its perception and judgement oft exceed thine.This is still wise counsel, although many modern compilers search out many of the same sins, and there are often problems with lint being aged and infirm, or unavailable inContinue Reading

Load balancing is the technique of spreading work between computers, hard disks, processes, etc. with the purpose of decreasing computing time and getting optimal resource utilization. This technique is generally performed by load balancers, whose aim is to exceed the capacity of a single server by increasing that of aContinue Reading

LCD screens, just like a common glass, are breakable. Can it ever be dust-free? Dust is the main culprit in many failures of electronic peripheral. But when it comes to dust and dirt issues of LCD screen, it will always be more sensitive compared to ordinary monitors. It is alwaysContinue Reading

A multi-tasker needs all the RAM his PC will handle. I just increased mine to 2GB and I can tell a big difference. On the other hand, 512MB is a pretty healthy amount of real memory for a notebook – especially if you are using a PIV processor. If youContinue Reading

To understand why the UNIX operating system has so many commands and why it’s not only the premier multi-user, multitasking operating system, but also the most successful and the most powerful multichoice system for computers, you’ll have to travel back in time. You’ll need to learn where UNIX was designed,Continue Reading