What Is BIOS?

BIOS (Basic Input/Output System) is a piece of code located in the motherboard and contained in a ROM chip. When you switch on your computer, the first thing that runs is the BIOS.
Author:James Fleming & Ian Musyoka
1/7/2020 5:34:05 PM

What Is a Computer Hard Drive Used For?

The hard drive will help you store information until you decide to rewrite it or until the hard disk is broken. Although SSDs are faster and sturdier, they are more expensive with little rewrite cycles while the HDDs are cheaper but are bigger...
Author:James Fleming & Cate Greff
12/11/2019 9:06:54 PM

How to Remove Malicious Software

Disconnect your computer from the internet. If you suspect that malware has infected your device, you need to boot your PC into Microsoft Safe Mode. However, before you enter safe mode, you need to access the Windows Recovery Environment (winRE). Th
Author:James Fleming & Delilah Daut
1/13/2020 12:21:47 AM

How to Get Rid of Computer Pop-Ups

No computer has immunity against pop-ups regardless of the preventive measure taken to prevent them. However, by improving your network security and limiting the kind of exposure they have on your device, you can control a significant number of them.
Author:James Fleming & Cate Greff
1/12/2020 9:08:51 PM

What to Look for when Upgrading your Laptop

It is always difficult to tell when it is time to upgrade your laptop or just buy a new one. However, in most cases upgrading your laptop becomes a cheaper option compared to purchasing a new one. Upgrading a laptop entails a lot of factors that ...
Author:James Fleming & Collins Okoth
1/21/2020 11:57:00 PM

Does Adding RAM Increase Computer Speed?

Your digital footprint increases and your programs run faster the more RAM your system has. The speed and capacity of your RAM affect the startup speed of your computer.
Author:James Fleming & Ian Musyoka
12/17/2019 12:51:23 PM

How To Clear Your Cache

Most browsers will let you control what information is stored, how long it’s kept for and who can see it. Adjust this to meet your own needs via the Privacy menu in the Tools or Internet Options section of your browser. If you’re using a public...
Author:James Fleming & Trey Williams
11/30/2019 1:07:53 AM

How To Replace a Motherboard

If working in a static prone environment, consider using an anti-static wrist strap or mat to keep you grounded throughout the process. Also, avoid stepping on regular rugs when working on the PC since constant movement produces static...
Author:James Fleming & Njuguna Eunice
12/11/2019 8:25:18 PM

Which Computers Are the Best?

What do I mean by best? My definition of best describes a computer that is fast, diligent, versatile and has a reliable storage capacity. For example, you can purchase an all-in-one desktop or an amazing PC for about $900. Moreover, many of these...
Author:James Fleming & Delilah Daut
12/11/2019 8:08:32 PM

How To Reinstall Windows 10 can avoid any potential reinstallation issues by confirming that your edition of Windows 10 is linked with your Microsoft Account. If your PC is still working enough that you can access your Settings, a full reinstallation of Windows 10 is...
Author:James Fleming & Trey Williams
12/11/2019 7:14:48 PM