Long File Names

Long File Names If you have arrived here through a search engine, and there’s no menu to the left click here! With the release of Windows® 95, users were released from the bonds of the standard eight character file name and three character file extension for file naming conventions that …

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DDR vs. Dual Channel RDRAM

DDR vs. Dual Channel RDRAM If you have arrived here through a search engine, and there’s no menu to the left click here! Updated 7/01/01 A little more than a year ago, we joined a number of other testing facilities and began comparing the performance of an Intel OR840 Chipset …

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Welcome to our  Computer and Components Shop Here you should be able to find nearly anything you need to build or repair a computer or server, and if we don’t have it, we’ll find it! Unlike most retailers, we’re not interested in selling every possible product available, and we have …

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Operating Systems and File Systems Unix and Linux

Operating Systems and their File Systems If you have arrived here through a search engine, and there’s no menu to the left click here! UNIX and LINUX UNIX is one of the oldest operating systems in the world of computing, and widely used even today. Many people consider UNIX arcane …

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Is Your Memory Module Really PC100 Compliant?

Is your Memory Module PC-100 Really Compliant ? Memory prices are at their all time low, and the price swings appear to be settling down again. Common sense tells us that if all the memory modules of a specific type are created equal, then their pricing from one retailer should …

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Operating Systems and File Systems Windows® NT

Operating Systems and their File Systems If you have arrived here through a search engine, and there’s no menu to the left click here! Windows NT All of the operating systems that we have mentioned thus far, with the exception of IBM’s DOS, are (or were) evolutionary enhancements dating back …

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Using Diagnostic Software to Detect or Confirm Memory Problems

Using Diagnostic Software to Detect or Confirm Memory Problems Before diving into any diagnostic software, you should have a reasonably good idea of what is all about, what it can do and what it can’t do. Using a software based memory diagnostic is not, by any means, a substitute for …

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Operating Systems and File Systems Windows® 95B and Windows® 95C

Operating Systems and their File Systems If you have arrived here through a search engine, and there’s no menu to the left click here! Windows® 95B and 95C (OEM SR2.x) There’s no question that when Microsoft unveiled Windows® 95 it was a huge success. It was a significant improvement over …

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Operating Systems and File Systems Windows® 98 and Windows® ME

Operating Systems and their File Systems If you have arrived here through a search engine, and there’s no menu to the left click here! Windows 98, Windows 98 SE and Windows ME There’s allot of irony in the manner in which Microsoft released their Windows® 9x platforms. During the release …

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Metwork Related Windows Registry Entries

Network Related Registry Keys Configuring DHCP on clients [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\{Adapter}\Parameters\Tcpip] Disabled “EnableDHCP”=dword:00000000 Enabled “EnableDHCP”=dword:00000001 TCP/IP Configuration [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\{Adapter}\Parameters\Tcpip] “IPAddress”=hex(7):31,39,32,2e,31,36,38,2e,31,2e,31,00,00 The above value should be a hexadecimal representation of the string containing the required IP address. The above address translates to “192.168.1.1”. The two null values at the end are required “SubnetMask”=hex(7):32,35,35,2e,32,35,35,2e,32,35,35,2e,30,00,00 The …

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