Friday, February 28, 2020

A+ Articles & Videos

Configuring the Registry: Disabling APIPA

The A+Exam Cram 6th Edition discusses the Windows Registry at length. But we could fill up a whole book just with registry information. This article demonstrates...

Creating Partitions during a Windows Vista Installation

My A+Exam Cram 6th Edition goes into depth about Disk Management and the types of partitions you can use in Windows. This brief article discusses how...

HTPC1 is now fully operational.

Just built a new HTPC for personal use. I named it HTPC1. (Quite original I know.) This functions as a secondary workstation in the...

New A+ 220-801 & 220-802 Exams Released

As of today, 10/9/2012, the new versions of the CompTIA A+ exams have arrived and are available at Pearson Vue testing centers. They are...

Password checker programs and password strength.

Password checkers are great programs to use to find out just how complex your password is. Just a year ago (in 2010), a password...

PC Technician Toolkit

Students of mine often ask me "What tools are in your PC toolkit?" Well, there are lots of tools that I have gathered over time....

PC Technician Toolkit

Students of mine often ask me "What tools are in your PC toolkit?" Well, there are lots of tools that I have gathered over time....

Media PC for the A+ Exam Cram 6th ed.

Introducing Media PC. This is the new computer I built for the 6th edition of the A+ Exam Cram. It's a fast, quiet computer,...

Introduction to Windows 7 SP1

Windows 7 Service Pack 1 was released in February of 2011. It addresses many issues concerning third-party software compatibility, drivers, and adds support for...

Audio Loss in Windows Vista and Win7

Students often ask about an issue where their sound (audio) fails after their Windows Vista (or Win7) computer comes out of sleep (S3) or...