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Run Commands in Windows

Here's a partial list of Run commands used to execute programs in Windows. Once you memorize them, it can be easier to type the executable then to navigate Windows. Note that you can run most of these in the Run prompt or the Command Prompt or PowerShell. To open Run, press the Windows + R keys on the keyboard or...

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Repurposing a PC for pfsense

Background: I have several local area networks in my lab, each connecting to the Internet. On one of them, the SOHO router I was using...

Virtualization Server Build: Xeon E3 – ESXi 6.7

(see videos below.) For a while now, I have run all of my virtual machines locally from my main workstation. Now however,...
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Introduction to Computer Troubleshooting (A+)

Technical troubleshooting ability is vital for a person who works with computers. This video gets into the basics of computer troubleshooting. It's...

IPv4 Classes and CIDR

I wrote this article to discuss IPv4 classes and classless addressing and compare the two. Most companies make use of a classless network (or...
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Laptop Upgrade Part 2 – HyperX RAM – Satellite E45

Part 2 of this laptop's upgrade. Here I upgrade the RAM on the system from the stock 6 GB to 16 GB. That completes...
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Laptop Upgrade Part 1 – Samsung 850 EVO – Satellite E45

In this video I demonstrate how to upgrade a magnetic-based hard disk drive in a laptop to a solid-state drive. In short: HDD to...
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Where to Find the Answers to Computer Technology Questions

In this 26 minute video, I give some advice on where to look for answers to technology questions and problems. The suggestions in the...

A+ 220-901 & 220-902 Study Page

Welcome to my CompTIA A+ 220-901 & 220-902 study page! The A+ certification is designed to test your skills with PCs, laptops, mobile devices,...

NVMe M.2 SSD Install – 960 PRO – 512 GB

Hello friends. Today I'm installing and testing a Samsung 960 PRO 512 GB NVMe M.2 SSD. Click to watch the video---20 minutes. Read on for...

Security+ SY0-501 Study Page

Welcome to my SY0-501 Study Page! The CompTIA Security+ SY0-501 certification shows employers that you have a broad understanding of computer security concepts. The...