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Troubleshooting Boot Process Memory Errors

Troubleshooting Boot Process Errors If you have arrived here through a search engine, and there’s no menu to the left click here! The BIOS performs a power-on self-test (POST) when it starts up the system, to check out the PC and make sure that everything is working properly. Assuming that …

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What is ASCII?

What is ASCII? Usually when the term ASCII is used, it is to refer to a text document. If a file is described as “ASCII text”, this means you can view the contents of the file, change it with an editor, or print it with a printer. It does not …

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Performance Center Introduction, Computers, Servers, Networking, Site Design

Welcome to the Performance Center If you have arrived at this page, it is because your browser does not support frames pages or you have elected not to use them. No matter, we support both frames and non-frames viewing. Below you will find a button to take you to our …

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Performance Center Introduction, Resolving Memory Problems

Troubleshooting Memory Problems Aside from trying to find an intermittent error on a motherboard (main board), troubleshooting memory problems can be one of the most difficult diagnostic issues you may face when trying to figure out why a computer begins doing things that it shouldn’t be doing, or for that …

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Memory Trends In The Year 2001

Memory Trends In The Year 2001 If you have arrived here in quest of what new memory types will be available six months or a year from now, you’ve probably come to the wrong place. Memory development has never been more volatile and fast moving, and this is in spite …

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Legacy Free Personal Computers

What does “Legacy” mean in the world of computers? If you have arrived here through a search engine, and there’s no menu to the left click here! First we need to look at the general definition of the word “Legacy”, as it means a gift or honor handed down, as …

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if MS-DOS Command

Type: Internal (2.0 and later) Syntax: IF [NOT] EXIST filename (command) [parameters] IF [NOT] (string1)==(string2) (command) [parameters] IF [NOT] ERRORLEVEL (number) (command) [parameters] Purpose: Allows for conditional operations in batch processing. Discussion When used in combination with the GOTO command, the IF command provides a way to transfer control within …

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Windows 98 Startup Disk

Building a Windows 98 Startup Disk There are a few ways to approach this depending upon your individual situation. As an example, the Windows 98 CD-ROM contains a program you can use to create a startup disk that is capable of creating and reading FAT32 partitions. The basic system boot …

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HPFS – High Performance File System

HPFS – High Performance File System If you have arrived here through a search engine, and there’s no menu to the left click here! The (HPFS) or High Performance File System was developed by Microsoft and Intel for OS/2 1.2, for the most part to support the LAN Manager file …

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Repairing the Thumbnail Preview in Windows Explorer

Repairing the Thumbnail Preview in Windows Explorer Trying to fix the Preview of Thumbnails in Windows Explorer can be extremely vexing at times, even when you have enabled “View As A Web Page” for your desktop settings. If it appears as though none of yours is working, then you may …

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