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Print Smart to Reduce Wasted Paper – Part 1 [How To]

Posted by Taylor Ling On September - 12 - 20104 COMMENTS

printer Print Smart to Reduce Wasted Paper Part 1 [How To]Paper wastage in printing is an issue that always bugged many industries, whether they are aware or unaware about the wastage, which can have an impact in environment and economy. According to a study, a typical service industry worker uses about 10,000 sheets of paper for printing every year, or one sheet every 12 minutes. And you’d surprised to find out that 90% of those printed papers are only used for a short while; the majority of them will be discarded without being reuse. Thus, to avoid and reduce such unnecessary wastage, there are some software built to assist the computer user to print smart, which will be introduced later in part 2.

Before going into the software that can assist in smart printing, there are a few techniques/tips for everyone which can be applied prior to any printing in order to reduce paper wastage: Read the rest of this entry »

MonitorSwitch 500x298 [Expired] Do you Use Multiple Monitors on Your PC? [Poll]I love my dual monitor setup, and I can’t begin to imagine how life was without it. I have recently brought you several multi monitor tools to improve your dual monitor day. But how many of you have more than one monitor, and how many do you have?

Please join my mini survey to answer these questions.

The POLL has now ended, thank you for contributing.

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sysmain dll 01 10 What is Windows ReadyBoost? Does it Help Speed up My PC?Windows Forums member, shoby, asked the following question in our suggestion box:

I would like to see a review about Ready Boost in Windows 7.
Does it really help you out when you need some extra performance or does it just look like it helps you out ?

It surely can’t be like you actually went out and bought some RAM, but how good is Ready Boost actually.
Is it gonna help me out with the my daily tasks/multitasking.

This guide answers these questions and offer suggestions to help you get the most out or ReadyBoost or the most out of the money you’d spend on a flash drive with which to use ReadyBoost. Specifically, we’ll cover the following:

  • What is ReadyBoost?
  • Does ReadyBoost really work?
  • What are the requirements for ReadyBoost?
  • What security risks does ReadyBoost pose?
  • What alternatives are there to ReadyBoost?

If you want to learn how to use ReadyBoost, see this guide: Speed up Windows with ReadyBoost.

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Update: More information on RAID can be found here.

And who wouldn’t put their hands up for RAID? The Redundant Array of Independent disks can improve your disk performance, or give you data integrity, or both.

Windows Media Center provides an excellent home for your digital entertainment — and like any excellent home you want to pack more and more into it. Take a look at your physical collections — photos, albums, CD’s, DVDs, video tapes, etc. If you are into home entertainment then you’ve probably collected plenty of good stuff. The same thing will happen to your digital collection. Before long you will outgrow a single drive, then two. Around the time you get your third drive and file searches need three separate operations you’ll start looking around for a better storage system.

Adding a RAID Controller card and an array of 3 or more hard drives will combine those separate drives (minus a bit of space for safe data storage) into a single virtual drive that is easier to manage and provides protection against a single disk failure. It may improve your disk performance, depending on how you configure it.

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Key Features Of Internet Explorer 9

Posted by Angel Luis On August - 13 - 20106 COMMENTS

InternetExplorerIcon Key Features Of Internet Explorer 9First of all, it is fair to say, that this article is written by a former Mozilla Firefox user of many years and a current Google Chrome user.

Microsoft is planning to release the beta of Internet Explorer on September 15, 2010. Before the beta arrives, we can see many of the new features in the Internet Explorer Platform Preview.

The most recent Platform 4th was released on august 4.

Since the beginnings of Internet Explorer, it’s had two main problems: support of web standards and poor performance.

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xp mode improve performance06 Improve XP Mode Performance in Windows Virtual PC [How To]

Although, by today’s standards, Windows XP doesn’t require much in the way of system resources, Windows XP Mode, running in Windows Virtual PC, can feel a little sluggish at times. This is because Windows XP Mode, by default, runs with 512MB RAM. In this guide, I’ll show you how to increase the allotted memory to Windows XP Mode using Windows Virtual PC Settings.

Note: A couple of weeks ago, we asked you if you used Windows XP Mode and many of you responded by saying you didn’t know about it so we wrote this guide: What are Windows Virtual PC and Windows XP Mode and How Do I Use them? This is a good place to start if you’re new to Windows Virtual PC and Windows XP Mode.

If you get to the end of this guide and still have questions about Windows Virtual PC or XP Mode, please ask them in the Windows 7 forum.

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