Q: Will Adding Ram Speed up my computer? A: It depends. Generally speaking, the addition of RAM will make your computer faster because most consumer-level computers are sold to minimize cost, and thus come with a minimum amount of RAM. Here are some general guidelines: 1. If you have Windows XP or Windows Vista and you are doing anything more than basic email and … [Read more...] about Will Adding Ram Speed up my computer?
Adding memory is one of the best things you can do to speed up your computer (PC or Mac). Generally speaking, a memory upgrade will allow you to: 1) increase the performance of a single, memory intensive program (like Photoshop or AutoCad) 2) increase the speed of your computer when running multiple applications or programs. It's important not to confuse the memory I'm … [Read more...] about Add More Memory to your Computer – A RAM Purchasing Guide
Partitioning is one of the best kept secrets in the world of computing. For those of you who are new to the concept, partitioning is the idea of splitting a single physical hard drive into sections in order to keep files more organized, and to facilitate backups. In this article I'll talk about my personal partitioning system and my rationale behind it -- as well as a two … [Read more...] about Windows Partition Scheme Suggestion
Q: Should I buy the 32-bit version of Windows 7 or the 64-bit version of Windows 7? A: This is a question I'm often asked, and unless you are a computer enthusiast, I'd try to do everything you can to stick with the 32-bit version of an operating system (such as Windows 7 or Windows Vista). First I'll mention that the difference between a 32-bit and 64-bit operating system, … [Read more...] about Should I Buy the 32-bit or 64-bit Version of Windows 7?
I'm often asked which is better: free antivirus software (avg free, comodo, avira) or commercial antivirus software (norton antivirus, trend micro). The answer is: it depends. For advanced users or users that really have an interest in installing, monitoring and maintaining the software, a free program is great. One of the limitations of a free antivirus solution is that … [Read more...] about Commerical Antivirus Software vs. Free Antivirus Software? Should I Buy Antivirus Software?