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Written By: Carla BallatanEffective Lay-outing for Newsletters If youre thinking that plotting a plan for something as simple as a newsletter is very elementary then youre dead wrong. It takes more than just your basic ABCs to create a truly effective newsletter that can stir a response from your target readers. The making of an [...]

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Written By: Pawan Bangar Linux Linux essentials: It’s free for download but you have to pay a tiny bit to mail order it or buy it from a company. If you’re getting Linux for more than 2-3 PCs, you can also get training and support at a small free, if you choose to have it. [...]

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Written By: Tim Lee The registry is where the computer stores information about the configuration of the system and the programs installed so that the operating system can use them. Regularly maintaining the registry is a basic requirement. Fixing problems after they occur is harder than preventing them in the first place. Windows registry problems [...]

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Written By: Grant McNamaraKeeping a diary of your computer can be a valuable asset if something goes wrong. Imagine for a moment the consequences if your hard drive failed or worse, someone stole your computer. And whilst having a reliable and recent backup is an essential step on your way to recovery, having a diary [...]

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Written By: Pawan Bangar Basic Computer PROBLEMS I have a p3 500MHz PC with 128MB RAM, 10.2 GB HDD Sony CD ROM 48x with window ME edition operating system. I have a problem- when I insert my audio cd, it shows the error message: “window cannot access the specified device path or file. You may [...]

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Written By: Priyanka AgarwalSimone is exasperated. She has to work on her university assignment but her PC is not working properly. For example: She would like to open a single Internet Explorer window but a whole series of windows are opening up. Simone is not alone when it comes to this sort of problem. As [...]

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Written By: Richard LoweThese items are all stored by the operating system in your system folder. OnWindows 95, 98 and ME, this is generally called “WINDOWS”, while on Windows2000 and NT it is usually called either “WINNT” or “WINNT40″ or something tothat effect. When you install your operating system you can actually change the name [...]

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Written By: Richard LoweAll right, now you need to consider what software you will use to back upyour data. Do it by hand – One possible method (which will not work if you are using atape drive) is to simply copy files to your backup media by hand. This doeshave some advantages: – It does [...]

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Written By: Richard LoweSo what do you do when you have so much stuff on your computer that itbecomes difficult, if not impossible, to back up the whole thing on aregular basis? You know that you must perform backups (the world is full ofdangers to your computer and it’s valuable data), but it’s just becometechnically [...]

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