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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File Splitting Utility

MaxSplitter File Splitting Utility by Max Bylesjö Many times we are confronted with those situations where we need to move a large file, such as a large executible, onto another machine and there’s no immediate method to do so. As an example, let’s say you had a large driver file …

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The Master Boot Record (MBR) and What it Does

The Master Boot Record (MBR) and Why it is Necessary? If you have arrived here through a search engine, and there’s no menu to the left click here!When you turn on your PC, the processor attempts to begin the process of processing data. But, since the system memory is empty, …

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Is Your Memory Module Really PC100 Compliant? (Cont.)

Dissecting a PC-100 compliant memory module. SPD EEPROM When a memory module is assembled, in addition to the precision manufactured SDRAM chips, there must also be a correctly programmed SPD (Serial Presence Detect) EEPROM. The SPD EEPROM is a small little black chip found near the edge of the module. …

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Removing Personal Web Server

Removing Personal Web Server version 4.0 1.  Insert your Windows 98 or Windows 98 Second Edition CD Rom disk into your CD Rom drive. 2. Open Windows Explorer and navigate to your CD Rom drive and expand the directories until you locate the Add-ons section, then PWS and look for …

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