10 Unusual Facts About Laser Printers

Laser printers can be found in homes and businesses everywhere. They print invoices, term papers, certificates, and other important documents using a method based on static electricity. Here are some facts about the laser printer that you might not know.
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Hacking Basics And How To Protect Yourself From Hackers

Hacking has turned out to be a means for accessing the world of others without their knowledge. The status of hacking has been given a negative image as t is something very unethical and immoral to access the properties of others without their knowledge. But if another view is taken, then it would not be wrong to state hacking as an art where a person creates software and programs deliberately to conceive others and which is not possible for all to. Hacking has been gaining attention over the years as it has lead to some serious mischief in the world of internet by creating losses in millions to the others. In addition to it, hacking is also responsible for malfunctioning of several websites which has resulted into a chaos.
Software hacking is one of the most common modes of hacking as it is the simplest form o hacking which includes a procedure. Software hacking can be carried out by following a series on inter related steps and a rough structure of such mode of hacking is presented.

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Tips To Troubleshoot Mobile Broadband & Dongles

clip_image002Mobile broadband is a brilliant innovation that has opened the possibility of accessing the internet, no matter where we are. As with any other technology, mobile broadband too is not completely perfect. It has its own circle of issues relating to coverage, speed etc. While some of these cannot be fixed at the users end, many a time, the solution can be simple if we know what and where to look for.

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11 Tips to Make Browsing the Internet Faster

Is your computer as fast as it was when you purchased it? Are you noticing that the smallest things take time to load on the internet? Take a look at what your computer is doing. Here are some little things that you can do to make your internet faster.

1. Use a third party DNS server

Choosing a third party DNS server like OpenDNS is an option which will make your internet service run faster. It will bring your computer closer to the information that you are seeking.

2. Update your browser

If you are using Internet Explorer, there are updates issued all the time. These updates are intended to close holes in security as well as optimize your system. Take advantage of the updates that are announced in the lower right hand corner of your screen.

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Computer Clock Does Not Show Correct Time After Restart

sweet ThinkGeek LED clockA user asked me about a problem he was having about his computer clock. His computer clock was not showing correct time after the PC was restarted no matter how many times the clock is adjusted but the same situation occurs every time the system is restarted.
I investigated the issue and here’s the solution that we got.

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10 Tips for Ensuring You Don’t Download Spyware

The combination of spyware, malware and adware makes for a horrid blight on the PC landscape. The creators of these foul applications are indiscriminate, encouraging their malignant wares to spread unchecked across the internet to reside within your computer. Fortunately, there are steps that you can take to prevent this plague of slimeware from infecting your machine.
1. Read the EULA There are many people who click through the license agreement that comes up when installing software. Malware and slimeware developers take advantage of this fact by putting their own contingencies into the agreement, giving the appearance that the user consented to the installation of the software. If you read text carefully, you will be able to decide whether you are installing legitimate software.

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How to Troubleshoot Microsoft Word 2007?

Microsoft Word 2007 is enriched with many outstanding and useful features that leads to efficient management of your documents. With the help of Word 2007, you can download template documents by connecting to the Internet, latest clip arts, online dictionary and images directly from the Microsoft Office official website. Already built templates are quite handy in saving a lot of useful time needed to create them. Apart from these and other various remarkable features, Word 2007 also provide built in support to fix various bugs that you may encounter while using Word 2007. Word 2007 is bundled with Microsoft Office Diagnostic Tool. Word 2007 troubleshooting tool is very easy to use and i have illustrated these easy steps in the lines below which will help you to troubleshoot Microsoft Word 2007 using Microsoft Diagnostic Tool.

Share Folders Easily With Shared Folder Wizard

I was browsing the internet and found out a very good tip from ghacks about Shared Folder Wizard. I never knew that there is a built in wizard for sharing of folders. To start the wizard, just go to Run –> shrpubw. This will open up the Shared Folder Wizard.

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Mouse Automatically Selects Any File In Windows

A client of mine is using Windows 7 and he reported a weird problem with his system. He told me that his mouse was behaving strange as it would select anything while he was hovering the mouse around. At first I didn’t understand the problem but when I used Team Viewer to connect to his system (he is a remote user) to diagnose the problem, it was quite simple.

There is an option in Control Panel –> Folder Options that produces this behavior.

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Disable Annoying Administrator Privileges Prompt

Many times you may have encountered the prompt for administrator privileges in Windows 7.

There is technique by which you can set the administrator privileges by default in Windows 7.

1. Go to Start Orb –> Computer and right click ,select Manage.
2. Double click Users and Groups,select Users, click Administrator and open its Properties by right click

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