What Is Cat 5 Cable?

Written by Dave Moore

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It's no wonder that Cat 5 wiring is such a hot topic consideringrepparttar many uses for it. Cat 5 wiring is used in Ethernet internet, cables, telephones, and even some outlets. There are literally hundreds of uses forrepparttar 146651 wiring. Category 5 wiring andrepparttar 146652 technologies that are springing up from it arerepparttar 146653 wave andrepparttar 146654 future and it's clear that this isrepparttar 146655 reason why so many of us are asking what is Cat 5 wiring.

Dave Moore is the owner of http://www.cat-5-cable-wiring.com which is totally dedicated to informing those that want to learn more about network and ethernet cabling.

Computer Hygiene - Take Out The Trash!

Written by Earl Gooch

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If you take nothing else away from this article, try to embracerepparttar following two thoughts:

- Not being aware of every program installed, and particularly which ones get invoked by default at startup time, could cause your system to become highly unstable, resulting in frequent crashes, loss of data, or possibly even irreparable hardware damage.

- Try at all costs to refrain from installing non-essential software.

While you may very well find an overabundance of non-essential software installed, even more important isrepparttar 146390 fact that there may NOT be antivirus, firewall, or other security/protection software running. Consider this point CRITICAL. The absence of such software or it being improperly configured can set you up for disaster! In an upcoming article we'll discussrepparttar 146391 various “sleuthing” techniques for determining just what software resides on your computer.

The object ofrepparttar 146392 second point above is to simply use good judgment in deciding which software goes and what stays on your computer. Sure, there's no harm in keeping reputable software around such as that favorite game or multimedia player, given that you know where it came from and you do at least use it occasionally.

OK, let's summarize our discussion. Start thinking now about your current software and which programs you consider as really important to you or your family. Remove everything else you can bear to part with. Furthermore, ofrepparttar 146393 types of software you feel you must keep, evaluate it's “utility”. Some programs you may have obtained and installed, and others were probably just pre-installed on your PC. You may want to consider upgrading existing packages, or particularly inrepparttar 146394 latter case, other similar software may exist which has a better feature set that can serve you better.

Now go ahead. Take outrepparttar 146395 trash!

Stay tuned forrepparttar 146396 next installment coming shortly.

Earl Gooch is an engineer who has been involved in the high tech industry for over 23 years, working in various capacities including design of both computer hardware and software, web development, system engineering, customer support, and marketing. http://www.softwarehelpme.com

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