installing XP after windows 7

   How many times you faced with a customer who need to install windows XP to his desktop after you finished installing windows 7 and loaded all the drivers and soft wares ? Moving from a lower version of operating system to a higher version and mutli booting was always an  easier task because your newer operating system... more →
Posted in: Hardware

DAS, NAS and SAN

    So many Acronyms , and people find it really hard to memorize all these computing industry acronyms or alphabet soups as some one said. Anyway  here we are going to discuss about three alphabet soups that is normally confusing a typical infrastructure professional  when it comes to the storage solutions .     As... more →
Posted in: Hardware, Networking

confused about 32 and 64 ?

  What is the real difference between the 32 bit as well us 64 bit  technology in computing  ?  when ever the computing industry makes a transition from on technology to another , such discussions are common .  We can try to find out what makes the real  difference between your 32 and 64 bit technologies in few words... more →
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Wi-fi enable your camera with Eye-Fi

                       I always wish to purchase a Wireless Transmitter for my Nikon . The freedom and flexibility offered by the wireless capability is great. But the price tag of approx. $750 keep me away from the professional solutions for Wi-Fi in my camera. I did not find it justifiable that my sub $100 phone... more →
Posted in: Gadgets, GENERAL TOPICS, Hardware

Cisco or Microsoft certification ?

One of the common question asked by a typical IT infrastructure student is that Which certification is better for me ? Cisco -Certification or Microsoft Certification ? and should I go for  CompTIA ? There is no point in directly comparing the Cisco and Microsoft certifications . First of all , achieving the certification is... more →
Posted in: GENERAL TOPICS, Hardware, Networking

How to verify your Windows Authenticity

This post is a response to a question asked by a user on the support site AskShyam.com .    This is the question asked by the user       “hello sir could you please explain how to check if my wndows 7 is  genuine. I  have hp pavilion g4 1200 lap comes with windows 7 home premium,is this an original version?” It... more →
Posted in: GENERAL TOPICS, Hardware, Windows 8

Freeze it – Recover it

  Hope almost everyone out here has the bad experience of losing  the valuable data due to hard disk crash .   There are numerous software tools out there a customer can try out  before handling the hard disk to experts for data recovery.   But the data recovery persons ( like me ! ) are going to charge you... more →
Posted in: GENERAL TOPICS, Hardware, Laptop Care

Who got better Megapixels ?

  The first question  asked  when you  shows your new digital camera to your friend  is obvious . How many Mega Pixels it have ? . You  will boast on the 20 megapixel  which will  make the guy with that 4 megapixel feel inferior. By the way what these figures means to a person  and does it hold any significance... more →
Posted in: Gadgets, Hardware

Do you really need a screen saver ?

Back in the time of  monochromatic monitors ( you can also read Black and White , but some times these monitors are also green instead of white ) when you leave the computer on for a long time with same text on the screen  the phosphor on the screen will be continuously exposed to the same high intensity beam of electrons... more →
Posted in: Hardware

is PCI express a display standard ?

  Some of the customers and even some hardware professionals consider the PCI -Express slot architecture as a dedicated slot for display cards just like the good old AGP cards.  Let us burst  that  myth and discuss the facts behind it      Background Story   According to the inital IBM PC archtechture of machines... more →
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