Finding a Computer Package That Fits You

When it comes to choosing the right desktop computer or laptop package for your personal requirements it can be quite hard to decide which one is best. Each one has an operating system, memory, processor and hard drive among other features but it just depends on what you are going to be using the computer for as to what suits you best.

Somebody that likes to play lots of games on their computer would definitely benefit from something with and above average size of memory and a very good graphics card.

If you just want to be able to browse the internet and have the ability to receive and send any emails then you would not need to look at any special extras. Students may even want to look at the option of buying a printer with their computer package. You could even look at this option if you just want to print pictures off your computer.

On the other hand if you want to be able to download music or films onto your computer you may want something that has a minimum of at least 512 mb of memory. This is because anything below this would inevitably lead to your computer slowing down when downloading anything.

There are even accessories available such as surround sound systems that you can add to your computer for much better film and music pleasure.

It is safe to say that each separate manufacturer would build a slightly different computer package. If you are lucky some may even let you choose what you want in the package.

You could also get help as to what components they think you may need to fit your requirements.

The best thing that you can do is to shop around before you make your final decision on what the best package is for you. That way you can be sure of choosing the right computer package for your needs. …

How to Write Web Content For a Successful Website

Probably the most important factor a website is its content in other words text. This really is the deciding factor on whether your website fails or if it succeeds. Do not blow off the text for videos and pictures. Text is still important in this modern world.

So read some writing tips below

Have a Planned Topic

A topic is what your website is going to be about. You can not just write about anything randomly and expect traffic and money. Remember the formula I have below it will help you to succeed.

PLANNING + GOOD CONTENT + HARD WORK = $ MONEY $

Stay on Topic

I have read so many websites that just go right off topic. Like for example I was reading a article about HTML code. So about half way through he / she got into a story about a virus he got on his computer. It was complete waste of my time and I can promise you I will not be going to that website again.

GIVE YOUR VIEWERS WHAT THEY CAME FOR

Write your Text Personally but not to Personally

When you're making a fact filled web page you do not want to be writing the web page like your writing an email to a friend. You want it to be good info and not story filled. But this rule can be broken when writing a personal blog.

And 100% of the time on web pages do not write Internet slang like "LOL".

Title your pages Appropriately

Do not waste your reader's time reading a whole web page looking for the info there looking for. Title your web pages so that they make sense and you can tell what that page is about.

Example:

Good Title – Car Parts and What they Do

Bad Title – Cars (Un-specific and Waste the viewers time)

Spell Everything Correctly

There's not much to say about this but spell your text correctly. It looks more professional and it's easier to read. So if you do suck at spelling like me that's why they invented spell spell.

So there you have it the tips you need to have in mind while writing for your website. And I can promise you with good writing comes good money. …

How To Clean the Spies In Your Computer?

Manual Spy Bot Removal> BookedSpace

BookedSpace is an Internet Explorer Browser Helper Object used to show advertising.

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Variants

BookedSpace / Remanent: early variant (around July 2003) with filename rem00001.dll, controlling server 66.225.192.199.

BookedSpace / BS2 and BookedSpace / BS3: newer revisions (August 2003) with filename bs2.dll or bs3.dll, controlling server [http://www.bookedspace.com].

Distribution

BookedSpace / Remanent is silently installed by MThree MP3 to WAV converter. BookedSpace / BS2 is silently installed by FreeWire's FreeMP3Player. The origin of BookedSpace / BS3 is currently unknown.

Advertising

Yes. BookedSpace can contact its controlling server when a new page is visited, which may direct it to open pop-up ads.

Privacy violation

Yes. When the controlling server is contacted, the URL of the current page is passed along with a user ID for tracking purposes.

Security issues

Yes. May download and install third-party software as directed by its controlling server. BookedSpace / BS2 has been seen to install the BargainBuddy, nCase and eBates parasites.

Stability problems

Seems to stop IE address bar searches from working.

Removal

Open a DOS command prompt windows (from Start-> Programs-> Accessories), and enter the following commands, for the Remanent variant:

cd "% WinDir% System"

regsvr32 / u ".. rem00001.dll"

Or, for the BS2 variant:

cd "% WinDir% System"

regsvr32 / u ".. bs2.dll"

Or, for the BS3 variant:

cd "% WinDir% System"

regsvr32 / u ".. bs3.dll"

Next, for BS2 and BS3, open the registry (click 'Start', choose 'Run', enter 'regedit'), find the key HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE Software Microsoft Windows CurrentVersion Run, and delete the entry 'BookedSpace' BS2 variant) or 'Bsx3' (BS3 variant).

Restart the computer and you should be able to delete the 'rem00001.dll', 'bs2.dll' or 'bs3.dll' file in the Windows folder. You can also open the registry and delete the key HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE Software Remanent or HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE_Software BookedExpace to clean up, if you like.

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MS Media Player GUID

Overview

MS Media Player GUID is a warning that the Window Media player may transmits an anonymous Global Uniquie IDentifier (GUID) to the streaming servers when you download content.

The following is the information given at Microsoft Security Bulletin MS01-029: "… a potential privacy vulnerability that was recently identified. itself enable a web site to identify the user, it could enable the correlation of user information to potentially build a composite description of the user. " Source

The existence of this GUID on your system may also indicate that your system does not have all critical updates and service packs installed.

Detection

Bazooka Adware and Spyware Scanner detects MS Media Player GUID. …

Computer Room AC Design – A Case For Portable Air Conditioner

Around the world these days some of the largest energy consumers are massive computer systems. If you are running a large server system for a company, or even if you use multiple high end computers at home, you will want to know what you can do to keep your computers operating at an acceptable working temperature and humidity, and what types of computer room AC design you have at your disposal for your server room air conditioning.

In this article we will specifically address the issue of computer room air conditioning design or how to use a portable air conditioner to secure the right working temperature of your computer center, either in your home, or at the office.

We will focus here on three components of a solid computer room air conditioning system: A portable air conditioner, The (optional) raised floor, and The alert system.

Portable air conditioner

Often when running a computer room you will find that the central air conditioning system is simply insufficient to remove the adequate amount of heat from the computer room. The computers are packed in tightly and generate large amounts of heat. On top of that the computers are temperature sensitive and will malfunction when the certain ambient temperature is exceeded.

Using a supplemental portable air conditioning unit is a viable solution for a server room. Working in conjunction with the central air conditioning system, portable AC can be just as powerful if not more, and can be brought to a place where the heat needs to be removed from, such as near the computer rack. The flexible air ducts can lead either out the windows or they can lead back into the air conditioning ducts. Optionally, the flexible ducts can be guided under the raised floor. Using raised floor in conjunction with the room air conditioning units may be optional but it has many advantages.

Using raised floor in computer rooms

The portable air conditioner will work just fine without the raised floor. However, the flexible air ducts coming in and out of the portable AC unit are quite unsightly. Using raised floor as a part of the design will allow flexible air ducts to run underneath the raised floor and will at the same time provide the space to tuck electrical cables in as well, making the computer room safer and making it easy to move in it.

Alarm system

When your computers are running enterprise critical applications, it makes sense to employ the elevated temperature alert system. The system is designed to page, or send an email or a text message to a responsible person whenever the temperature in the room exceeds a certain threshold. This can provide time for the person to get into the server room, diagnose and correct for any server room air problem before the servers go down causing financial hardship to the company. …

A Few Simple Steps To Keep Your Computer Running Fast And Problem Free

Software Maintenance :

Just like your car your computer needs some basic maintenance. The most common problems can usually be traced to the software that is on your hard drive.

We all want to keep our Computer System running quickly and at peek performance. Here are a few easy tips that will insure that your Computer continues to function properly. First and most important is that a up to date Anti Virus software, such as Symantec's Norton Anti Virus, is installed on your Computer. Once a week the Anti Virus software should scan the entire system and make sure that no viruses have been installed. You will also want to make sure that your Anti Virus software has the latest update. The second most important program to have installed is an Anti Spyware software. This software should also check the entire system once a week. If there has been a lot of internet activity you may want to check the system after browsing the internet. The next step to making sure that your system operates correctly is to Check for Errors on your hard drive. Simply right click your hard drive icon. Click properties, Click Tools then check for errors. You may have to shut down and restart for this application to complete.

Things to remember: Always check to make sure that your Anti Virus Icon is on the task bar and is working. As soon as you believe that your software has been compromised follow the steps listed above. If they do not solve the problem then a professional should be called. Usually if the problem is done within a few days it can be fixed without having to loose all of your data and programs.

Hardware Maintenance :

A majority of Hardware problems are caused by dust. Your computer case is designed to pull air from the front of the case over the motherboard and out through a fan in the rear of the case and rear of the power supply. Every three months the side of the computer case should be removed and the hardware should be cleaned of dust. The easiest method of dusting is by using a can of compressed air. The air should be sprayed on the computers heatsinc and fan, case fans, power supply fan and any other fans. You may want to check you video card as they typically have fans and are sometimes hard to see. By
removing dust you will insure that heat generated from them computer is properly vented. Fan failure is typically the main cause of computer noise and power supply failure.

The next cause of hardware problems is loose connections. Once a year the inside of the computer should be inspected. All cables to the hard drives, floppy drive and optical drive should be inspected. Any add on card such as a video, sound card, modem should be checked to make sure that it is properly located on the motherboard. It is also a good idea to …

Best Australian Search Engines

Australian Search Engines – Which are The Best?

There are quite a few Australian Search Engines in operation today, and it's difficult to choose the best. In case you did not know: A search engine (aka SE) is not a directory. Directories like Yahoo! or Dmoz (the directory that Google uses) are collections of links to websites reviewed and edited by human beings like you and me.

A search engine, on the other hand, uses a special program (called a spider or a crawler) to surf the internet automatically, copying all the data into a huge database (an index or list of information).

So when you are "searching" the internet using one of the best search engines, you are not searching the internet at all, but the information this engine has gathered on its computers.

Not one of the various search engines has information that covers the entire Net. Nor are all the results up to date. That is why you should use more than one of the best search engines.

The databases used by search engines are made by "robots" or "spiders" that automatically map the Net by following the links between sites. The directories, on the other hand, contain sites that are hand picked by human beings.

Still, most search sites present search engine as well as directory results. Metasearch engines gather results from several search engines and directories. They are not that good at advanced Boolean searching, but may provide you with a broad sweep of the Web.

Getting back to the question, "Which are the best?" For the purpose of mining data, there's n question that Google is the best at it's job of returning results swiftly and meaningfully.

It achieves this by rating sites according to how many other sites there are that link to it. Links from popular or important sites counts more than links from smaller, unknown sites. The search engine figures that if many high quality sites link to a particular site, that site must contain some high quality information. They are so confident about this, that they have included a "I feel lucky" button that brings you directly to the first result on the hit list. It actually works most of the time.

Google is unique in that it includes files in a wide variety of formats in its regular index, not only traditional webpages, including Microsoft Office files and Acrobat PDF.

Google has also a special adaptation of the Open Directory, where it ranks the lists according to popularity. Another useful feature is the Google Groups SE, which lets you search in the content of Usenet / Newsgroup messages.

Australian Search Engine Submission

Now, for the purpose of submitting your website to the engines there is a separate set of criteria. You need to evaluate which search engines to allocate your precious time. Some will be well worth the effort, others will be time consuming with little benefit. In order to gain links, increase traffic and get ranked higher in …

SEO and LSI – How to Use Latent Semantic Indexing

People get worried when they hear about terms such as SEO and LSI, and when they try to find out how to use latent semantic indexing, they get even more worried when they get conflicting messages. On the one hand some say that LSI does not exist and therefore can not be used, while others, on the other hand, state that it is critical to your website's success with the search engines.

We all know what computer people are like, the way they try to make acronyms of everything. LSI is one of these, although not quite what you would call an acronym. LSI does exist, but not in the form that Google would have us believe, and not in any form that you can use to make your website 'LSI compliant'. Anybody claiming that they can do that are simply playing Google's trick and using big names for what is a very simple thing to do.

LSI or LSA?

Without going into any detail as to the mathematical background of LSA, it can be used and is used, to determine the relevancy of a passage of text to any given topic based upon a keyword or multiple word search term. LSA was, incidentally, patented by a group of people in 1988, although the basics were known prior to this. LSI is nothing more than the use of LSA in the indexing and retrieval of information. It is therefore a concept, and you can not make a 'concept compliant' web page.

However, it is all semantics (ha-ha!) And the meat of this article is not to knock holes in the way the terms LSA and LSI are being wrongly used by SEO experts, but inform as to how you can make your web page more likely to be considered relevant to the main keyword for which you want your page indexed. This is very simple and does not warrant all the books being being offered on the subject.

The Development of AdSense

Latent semantic analysis is used by Google primarily to detect spam, in respect of excessive repetition of keywords in order to fool the search engines into providing a high listing for that keyword. There was a time when smart people could indeed achieve this simply by writing a meaningless template with rotating synonyms into which any keyword could be multiply inserted by means of software. Thousand of pages could be generated in minutes, each targeting a different keyword. Some were making $ thousands daily from AdSense using this method.

In fact the principles of LSA to determine the content of web pages were used by a small company called Oingo that changed its name to Applied Semantics who developed a search system to determine the relevancy of page content for specific advert placement. They called this Adsense. This company was in turn bought by Google in April, 2003, and AdSense used to replace their own system which was still under development. Adsense, then, was not developed by Google, …

How to Choose the Best Widescreen Computer Monitor – A Consumer's Best Choice in Computer Monitors

Ironically, the most overlooked computer component is the monitor. Most power users will spend a lot of money on expensive CPU and fill their main board with tons of RAM, and never give a second thought to the component looking them in the face. Undoubtedly the computer monitor is the most visible component of a computer system, yet many people will suffer along with a small screen when they would get much better performance from a widescreen computer monitor.

If you are a graphics designer or a hard-core gamer, then computer performance is of course very important. However, one of the core elements of each is the visual experience which must be gained. Widescreen monitors give you much more surface area to work in graphic design, and a much clearer and crisp image for gamers. Both gamers and graphics designers suffer from eyestrain from time to time, which could have been alleviated by the use of a widescreen monitor.

Gaming companies have begun to build their gaming experiences around high resolution widescreen monitors. In many instances the wider screen is the only way a game can be played to its full capacity, so regular screen users will not get the experience intended by the game designers.

Multi-tasking users are another group which can benefit greatly by getting a wider monitor screen. People who work online, such as day traders will have several browser windows open at one time. With the added work area, they will be able to keep an eye on stock trends from several different online brokers to make the best decision on when to buy and sell. Businesses use several types of built-in programs such as e-mail and spreadsheet utilities which use a lot of monitor real estate. Having a wider screen means being able to use more programs at one time.

If you tried to use several different programs on a regular sized monitor, you would have to resize them to fit. In many instances this means that you would have each one of them so small you could not see them easily, which could result in eyestrain and a sore neck from leaning into the screen. A widescreen monitor takes care of this problem by giving you more space to spread out programs and make them larger so you can see them.

There are those users who like to have the latest and the greatest, and for those of us who have this claim to fame, a widescreen computer monitor is an absolute must. So if you are still stuck with a standard sized monitor, it is time to upgrade and get one which will allow you to get the most from your work and gaming experience. …

Technology in Education

Technology has moved at a fast pace over the last decade. Would not you agree? As a result, many technologies have replaced the need for human resources in some fields, and it has also affected education drastically.

Before delving into the impacts of technology on education however, consider:

· How travel agents have been significantly replaced by online reservation systems.

· In 1901, Charles Holland Duel stated that "Everything that can be invented has been invented". This was over one century ago, where numerousventions had yet to be patented and trademarked.

· The number one focus on this list of technological impacts, is how computers and the Internet has affected lifestyles and education. Everything can be shared in an instant, and snail mail is no longer the main method of communication. In the past one had to wait a few days before receiving a message, without a phone or fax were used.

In the 21st century, educational institutions have moved with the times by integrating technology into learning. After all, our educational systems are a critical part of societal norms.

Here are some of the key ways that technology has broadened teaching horizons:

Traditional colleges have adopted online methods of learning, which is otherwise known as online colleges . No longer do students have to relocate from thousands of miles away to get a quality education. All that's needed is a computer and connection to the internet to plug into online learning.

This has opened up numerous doors for working adults who have previously been restricted by time and resources. The technology of online videos or recorded tutorials allows students to study on their own time, whether day or night.

A study by US News purports that nearly 6.1 million students were enrolled in online college course in 2011. This number is expected to grow as the stigma of online certification has somewhat been lifted due to its increasing popularity in the workplace.

Other ways that technology affects education include the student's ability to research faster than ever, compared to pouring over books in the library. As an example, a study by the Pew Research Center suggests that digital technologies have helped students to become more self-sufficient researchers.

Educators too have integrated technology into learning, with the distribution of course material and online video, voice, or written tutorials for student references.

Finally, there has also been a dynamic shift in the communication between students and teachers via online, social and digital mediums. …

Newer Mobile Phones May Eliminate Digital Cameras

Some of the most successful new gadgets are invariably the ones that combine the functions of other gadgets. The portable media player is a great example of this because it can be used to watch TV, listen to music, view digital photos, and in many cases even surf the Internet. Newer mobile phones have similar capabilities, and one of the things that mobile phones are getting better and better at doing is snapping digital photos. Historically, mobile phones with built in digital cameras have had photo sensors with less than one megapixel of resolution. That’s enough for a photo to look pretty good on the screen of a cell phone, but not nearly good enough to be worth printing out or emailing to someone who would be looking at it on any screen larger than that of another phone.

Now though, there are a lot of mobile phones on the market capable of taking pictures with resolutions of over three megapixels. Mobile phones that are capable of taking pictures in excess of three megapixels of resolution include the a990 made by Samsung, the N93i made by Nokia, Apple’s new iPhone, and the K90 Cybershot made by Sony Ericsson, to name just a few.

It used to be that three megapixels was a pretty impressive resolution for standalone cameras, and that’s one reason why the mobile phone is poised to replace standalone digital cameras. At least when it comes to taking snapshots to share with friends or even just to capture memories.

In fact, some digital photo enthusiasts believe that as mobile phones tat can take higher quality pictures become more mainstream, the digital camera as a separate device may go extinct. These experts point out the fact that many people who have mobile phones even now, don’t own wristwatches and think that we aren’t that far away from a world where younger people don’t even know what the word ‘camera’ means.

That seems a bit extreme though simply because it completely discounts that whole idea of SLR cameras. There are always going to be people out there who want more control over the pictures that they take than a simple point and shoot camera can give them, and that kind of control can’t be built into something as small as a mobile phone. On the other hand, ten years ago people probably would have said that it wasn’t possible to build the capabilities of a camera into a mobile phone at all!

Regardless of whether or not cameras have a future as standalone devices, it’s clear that they definitely have a future as part of mobile phones. Thats because there are a variety of services poised to capitalize on the trend. For example, one allows users to share photos with a set list of friends with just a few clicks of buttons on a phone. Another service will automatically upload photos to websites where they can be downloaded for up to twenty five cents a piece. One type of phone …