The Single Least Expensive Yet Most Valuable Way to Upgrade Your Computer's Performance

Written by Dennis Eppestine

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You can get 256 MB of RAM for about 40 bucks. A couple of places online are and Crucial even has an onsite configurator that will tell you EXACTLY what your computer uses.

And don't be afraid of installation. I had never installed ANYTHING before, and I had it installed in under 5 minutes!

So upgrade your computer, and enjoy!

Dennis Eppestine holds degrees in Business Administration and Engineering, and operates his own website at

The Trials and Tribulations of A Confused Computer

Written by Donna Sweat

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Running disc cleanup, scandisk and defragmenter regularly is a must. Keep your recycle bin emptied, andrepparttar cache of your browsers cleaned.

Downloading too many programs and files can be a hazard. Gamesrepparttar 107906 kids like to play require alot of hard drive with their special effects,graphics and colors.

Updating programs help out alot and often results in faster load time, and keeps up with technology. Windows updates are included inrepparttar 107907 start menu. Many programs have updates files included. Another important update isrepparttar 107908 antivirus software. New viruses are discovered every day and your antivirus program needs to cover new and potentially harmful viruses. This is another great way to lose important data and wipe out your whole system.

Email isrepparttar 107909 culprit for unwanted viruses. Never open an email if you do not know where/who it is from and beware of attachments. Always scan your mail before opening,if your unsure ofrepparttar 107910 content....DELETE IT!

Starting from scratch is not fun and may take several days to accomplish. Reloading programs back intorepparttar 107911 computer is time consuming and usually requires technical assistance. Check your warranty for additional information. If you are out of warranty, you may have to pay for repairs.

Additional hardware cause problems too, such as a backup unit for power outages,scanners, and printers. Be sure to service these often,check for wear and upgrade when needed.

I have an additional comment for those of you that want to save money, be aware those universal ink printer refills for any printer may not work for your printer. I thought I was saving money andrepparttar 107912 results were a damaged printer,thus repairs. In my case, not only did I get ink all over my hands, ink leaked into my printer fromrepparttar 107913 cartridge and causedrepparttar 107914 damage. You are much better off paying forrepparttar 107915 cartridge that goes withrepparttar 107916 printer, than trying to save money and end up paying 3 timesrepparttar 107917 cost in repairs. Last but not least....again...Never, ever think your computer is not vulnerable to sickness..Some never recover!

Donna Sweat Publisher/Editor Dee's Helpful Info. Endless Mts.Home Business New Albany,PA.18833

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