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Computer Power Supplies

Computer Power Supplies

oday’s computers have a limited number of modules.  The CPU can be considered the “brains”.  The motherboard can be considered the “guts.”  Using the same kind of logic the power supply can be considered the “juice.”  Without juice nothing happens...
Remember Floppy Drives

Remember Floppy Drives

These days there are so many options for saving your data.  Much is stored online now but if you must stay local you have traditional hard drives, SSDs, CDs, memory cards, or flash drives of ever increasing capacities.  This wasn’t always the case. ...
Most Common Computer Problems

Most Common Computer Problems

Below are just some notes on common computer problems I have seen over the years.  They are in no particular order. Computer Won’t Turn On or Blank Screen Is it plugged in?  Don’t laugh, maybe a surge protector is turned off! Bad Power Supply – This is the...
Hard Drive Options

Hard Drive Options

Note: Much of this article comes from my forthcoming “Your Computer Business” book.  More to come on that! For many years the only real choice for internal computer storage were traditional hard drives (HDD.)  These are mechanical devices that use a spinning disk...
Weird Operating Systems

Weird Operating Systems

The variety of operating systems out there is remarkable.  As I researched this article I even amazed myself!  I knew about Windows, AppleOS, and Linux.  The many others were a surprise. I would like to try some little projects to test some of...
How To Market a Computer Repair Business

How To Market a Computer Repair Business

(This article contains an excerpts from a book I have in process on learning the skills and setting up your own computer business) Marketing your business is another of those topics where whole books and tons of resources exist.  You are limited only by your...