How to Install Windows 8

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This step-by-step guide demonstrates how to install Microsoft Windows 8 Professional. You can follow this guide if you have Windows 8 basic edition or any other version as the steps are very similar.

How to Install Windows 7

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This step-by-step guide demonstrates how to install Windows 7 Ultimate. The guide is similar for other versions of Windows 7 such as Home Premium.

How to Install Windows Vista

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This step-by-step guide demonstrates how to install Windows Vista. Before you perform the installation I recommend that you check Windows Vista System Requirements list to ensure that your hardware is supported by Vista.

How to Install Windows XP

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This procedure demonstrates how to install Windows XP Professional. The best way install Windows XP is to do a clean install. It is not difficult to perform a clean installation.

How to Install Windows 98 / ME

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This procedure demonstrates how to install Windows ME operating system. The procedure to install Windows 98 is very similar to ME.

Hard Disk Drive Setup using Fdisk

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This procedure explains how to setup a new hard disk. Warning – if you are setting up a hard disk which contains data, the following procedure would completely erase your hard disk and the data would be unrecoverable.

BIOS Setup

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This is the BIOS setup for Award BIOS v6.00PG. If you have a different version of the Award BIOS their would be a lot of similarities. If your BIOS is AMI or Phoenix then the common BIOS features would have some similarities.

Port forwarding for Windows Remote Desktop on Netgear DG834G/GT/N Router

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Using a router is a common way to connect to the internet. It is favoured by most ISP’s who supply a free router with most broadband internet packages. Most routers have built-in hardware firewall which operates separately from Windows firewall. The most common way to acces your PC remotely is using Windows Remote Desktop that [...]

Beginner’s Guide to Data Recovery

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When data is lost on a hard drive, it can result in two scenarios: 1) the operating system is fine, hard disk is still accessible, but files are missing 2) the computer doesn’t boot up and weird noises are heard from the hard disk. Now let us see step by step procedure to tackle both [...]

Port forwarding for VNC on Netgear DG834G/GT/N Router

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Using a router is a common way to connect to the internet. It is favoured by most ISP’s who supply a free router with most broadband internet packages. Most routers have built-in hardware firewall which operates separately from Windows firewall. Many people use RealVNC, UltraVNC, TightVNC to access their PC remotely. However most find it [...]

Add VNC to Windows XP Firewall Exceptions

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Are you having trouble connecting to your Windows XP computer remotely via VNC? The common mistake most people make or fail to realise is that you must add the correct VNC port to Windows XP firewall exceptions. As Windows XP comes with a built-in “Internet Connection Firewall” any ports or applications that are not added [...]