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- Move Your Data to a New Drive. Dahl, Eric // PCWorld;Sep2004, Vol. 22 Issue 9, p84
This article focuses on the installation of hard drives on computers. When adding a new hard drive to an older computer, it is almost always faster than the drive already in use. But simply installing the new drive on the computer will strand the operating system on the slower drive, forfeiting...
- MOVIN' ON UP. Eisengrein, Doug // Remix;Jun2004, Vol. 6 Issue 6, p58
Focuses on the challenges of upgrading computer operating systems. Advantage of Windows 98 over Windows XP; Importance of reformatting the hard drive before installing from scratch; Data backup; Reasons for upgrading.
- Turn Vista into Windows NP. Yates, Darren // Australian PC User;Jun2008, Vol. 20 Issue 6, p85
The article offers suggestions on how to turn Windows Vista into Windows XP. Although Microsoft is no longer selling retail copies of Windows XP, one can pick it up from online retailers. It says that the first thing one will need to do is back up all the important files and that new hard drive...
- Reinstall Windows 98 Onto a Reformatted Drive. Spector, Lincoln // PCWorld;Jan1999, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p246
Discusses how to reinstall Microsoft Windows 98 computer operating system onto a reformatted drive. How to skip the logo; Bypass the password; Boot to zip. INSET: Delete Nested Folders.
- The buried treasure in 9x. Cassels, Joe // Australian Personal Computer;Jun2003, Issue 294, p130
The article explains some of the features of the operating system Windows 9x. Despite the grunt of Windows 2000 and the glam of Windows XP, there are still plenty of personal computers running an operating system from the Windows 9x family. As with all versions of Windows, plenty of erratic...
- Add a second hard drive. O'Shanassy, Terry // Australian PC User;Apr2005, Vol. 17 Issue 4, p94
Offers advice on installing and partitioning a second hard drive using with Windows 98. Disconnection of power cable from personal computer before opening the drive; Use of software tools that are available for downloading in partition and drive formatting; Procedure of installing DiscWizard in...
- HOT-RODDIN YOUR WINDOWS PC. Hill Jr., Dave // Remix;Jul2002, Vol. 4 Issue 7, p52
Discusses ways to improve the performance of Microsoft Windows computer operating system. Description of hard drives to buy for audio purposes; Ways to partition hard drives; Tips in optimizing personal computers for audio; Things to do when occasional system crashes occurs.
- GP Practice: Connected - Enjoy music while you work. Auty, Simon // GP: General Practitioner;6/10/2005, p55
The article reports that larger hard discs and high-speed processors as standard allow many current PCs to multitask, so one can play music at the same time as working in another program such as Microsoft Word. Music can be played directly from the CD or "ripped" to hard drive. One can also copy...
- Decommission or sell on an old PC. Bayon, David // PC Pro;Mar2014, Issue 233, p56
The article presents information related to the decommissioning an old personal computer (PC). It is noted that securely erasing personal data is the most significant part of decommissioning an old PC. It is mentioned that if a PC is no longer functional, its parts that work can be still sold...