Tag Archives: computing

How to setup auto update for Bginfo.exe

The bginfo is an “unofficial” program published by Microsoft that will display basic information about the Windows workstation or server on background image. It is somewhat unofficial because Microsoft does not promote the program as official software. So why do you care Continue reading How to setup auto update for Bginfo.exe

How to upgrade or replace RAM on your computer

For an average user who knows nothing about electronics technology, a simple RAM (Random Access Memory) upgrade can be a complicated task. The reality is even for a tech savvy person like myself find it difficult to find spare RAM modules and specific instructions for installation.

Key points…

  • Do you have physical access to the memory? (some laptops, the RAM is under the keyboard and only a qualified technician can install/replace RAM)
  • What is the type of RAM your desktop/laptop can take? (DDR2, DDR3, DDR4, etc)
  • What is the memory frequency? (1333 MHz, 1600 MHz, 1066 MHz, 800 MHz, etc)
  • The type of support for the RAM? (ECC, DIMM, un-buffered, un/registered etc)
  • What is the maximum amount of RAM allowed by Continue reading How to upgrade or replace RAM on your computer

Problems with Network Attached Storage Enclosure

A lot of people who like tech gadgets choose storage enclosures over plug-and-play NAS(Network Attached Storage) units because they comes with additional hardware customization options. Unfortunately I found that these “benefits'” outweigh the network administration and maintenance nightmares. Continue reading Problems with Network Attached Storage Enclosure

Keep your website fast, secure and robust

There are several reasons why some visitors to your website would leave so soon. Not having a clear introduction on what the site is about, the improper sitemap and/or link structure and incorrect use of language are very common on personal blog sites. The most common problem that almost all websites is the loading time. From cooperate websites to personal blogs and everything in between face the uphill battle of keeping up with the fast phased “connected” society. You can take several steps to optimize your site which will help keep your Continue reading Keep your website fast, secure and robust