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ScreenSaver Collection

Posted by Thomas On September - 22 - 2010ADD COMMENTS

screensaver icon ScreenSaver Collection You already know where to get the best wallpapers and icons, I’m sure. Now it’s time to bring you a collection of free screen savers. It’s so many creative people out there creating cool screen-savers for free, so why settle for those, trial-screen-savers, with limitations or nag screens ?

If the download link for some reason doesn’t work, try the “More Info” link instead.

Here, I bring my first collection of totally free screen-savers. Enjoy.

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Techniques for Cooling your Computer

Posted by Thomas On September - 18 - 20106 COMMENTS

cold 220x220 Techniques for Cooling your ComputerLast time I addressed this topic it was to come up with a few things that can make your computer running smoother. This time I’ve found a series of projects of the more experimental kind. Keeping your computer clean, is something anyone can do, but rebuilding (partly or complete) it might be out of your league. But a fun read still. You’ve probably heard about water cooling systems, but what about mineral oil, or liquid nitrogen ? I didn’t think so… Read the rest of this entry »

New to using the command prompt? Check out the Windows Command Prompt Beginner’s Guide

console03 Customize the Appearance of the Command Prompt in Windows [How To]

Earlier today, we looked at how to launch the command prompt in Windows and how to run it with elevated permissions as an administrator. Now, we’ll learn how to customize the user interface of the command prompt. Specifically, we’ll learn the following:

  • How to Customize the Command Prompt
  • How to run a Transparent Command Prompt

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slow snail Speeding up my CD/DVD ROM: What Are PIO and DMA, and How Do I Change Them?On a brand new system (freshly installed) Burning CD’s and DVD’s in Windows 7 is a very fast and enjoyable experience. Then something happens, you suddenly experience that Windows 7 takes for ever to complete a burn session. Some have experienced it taking up to 2,5 hours to complete a DVD. Which would mean a transfer rate of about 370 kb pr. second. where about 4,500 kb pr. second  (15-17 minutes) is considered slow.

What happened ?

There can be a number of reasons, but what you experience might be that your computer (or the device controller) has switched from DMA-Mode to PIO-mode.

Say what?

I’d thought you’d say that. Before we get into how to fix it – let’s look into what DMA and PIO are. Read the rest of this entry »

Am I Able to Guess Your Passwords?

Posted by Thomas On August - 24 - 20101 COMMENT

password security Am I Able to Guess Your Passwords? Passwords are getting more and more a part of our daily life. With many services relying more and more on their users going online, you can get many passwords to keep in mind. Remembering them all can be a daunting task. And if your work make you change your passwords every other week, you’re in really big trouble.

Here in Norway we have become very Internet dependent in our every day tasks. We pay our bills online, we register our income tax report online, we make doctors appointments over the Internet, we are highly represented in Facebook and its equals . If we get unemployed, we have to register and fill in every personal information in secure websites. We even apply for loan, jobs etc via the net.

So the question is, how do you keep track of all the passwords? How creative are you ?

How easy (or hard) is it to guess your passwords ?

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This How To guide is going to show you how to customise or completely change the backgrounds in the Windows Card Games (Solitaire, FreeCell, Hearts & Spider Solitaire).image1 Customize the Backgrounds in Windows 7 Card Games [How To]

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