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How to Build a Network

Want To Build a Network? a a If you have ever wanted to share programs, share files, share printers, or even share electronic mail between PCs in your home or office, networking is for you! Here you should be able to find everything you need to build your network, starting …

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Possible Symptoms and Solutions for Basic Barriers, The Basics (3)

Hard Drive Size Limitations and Barriers The Basics Possible Symptoms and Solutions for Basic Barriers If you have arrived here through a search engine, and there’s no menu to the left click here! In the first two segments, we touched upon the basic drive barriers and limitations and where all …

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rem MS-DOS Command

Type: Internal (1.0 and later) Syntax: REM [comment] Purpose: Provides a way to insert remarks (that will not be acted on) into a batch file. Discussion During execution of a batch file, DOS will display (but not act on) comments which are entered on the line after the REM command. …

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Changes you can make to the Windows Recycle Bin

Making Changes to the Windows Recycle Bin Changes and Repairs Here are some changes you can make to the Recycle Bin, just be careful. With these changes you can make the Recycle Bin context menu act like all the other icon context menu’s! Add rename to the menu: HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{645FF040-5081-101B-9F08-00AA002F954E}\ShellFolder “Attributes”=hex:50,01,00,20 …

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Drive Size Limitations and Barriers, The Basics (2)

Hard Drive Size Limitations and Barriers The Basics (Cont.) Capacity Barriers Now that we have reviewed some of the background that has led to the first drive size limitation, let’s take a look at the individual drive size barriers and limitations beginning with the 528MB barrier. This is good place …

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Award Bios Setup

AwardBIOS™ Setup for 4.51 Bios This page lists Setup fields found in the following Setup screens: Standard CMOS BIOS Features Chipset Features Power Management PNP/PCI Configuration Integrated Peripherals For other setup functions such as setting a password, IDE hard drive detection, saving values, resetting defaults, exiting setup etc., see the …

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Windows Tray Process Killer

TrayKiller This one is definitely a keeper! TrayKiller is a simple MS Windows application that will permit you to configure groups of programs to start and stop by merely toggling an icon in the system tray. Useful for quickly killing a large collection of background processes before doing any processor …

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Verifying DMI Pool Data

Verifying DMI Pool Data in Windows 95/98 Disclaimer:  This information is provided as is without any warranty of any kind, either expressed or implied. In no event will DEW Associates Corporation be liable to you for any damages, including any loss of profit or savings, arising out of the use or …

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How Fat is the Fat – The Windows File Allocation Table

Cutting the Slack (or maybe the Fat!) Drive Partition Efficiency: Controlling Slack Wasted space, optimization, fragmented, defragmentation and slack. Terms that not too long ago had little or no meaningful relationship to computers, let alone hard drives, or any type of drive for that matter. File fragmentation, one of the …

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Useful MS-DOS Commands

Useful MS-DOS® Commands If you’re like most of us, long forgotten are those Dos commands that are very useful in preparing computers for installation, make command line changes as well as a myriad of other things. Hopefully you will find some use for the following. Need help determining MS-DOS commands: …

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