Help! My Computer is Beeping on Startup

Beep Code Manual, Better Than Gold Techies, American Megatrends Int. & Phoenix (I’m IT, I use these codes to trouble shoot hardware issues at my job. Enjoy) cold.gif BIOS Beep Codes When a computer is first turned on, or rebooted, its BIOS performs a power-on self test (POST) to test the system’s hardware, checking to […]

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What is the Best Firewall?

The best firewall is a hardware firewall that is completely separate from your operating system. It need not be a dedicated router, could be an old pentium box running Linux. Below I have found some sites that have How To’s on setting up an outside hardware router using an old computer and using a little […]

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What options do you have if your Hard Drive goes bad?

The most common problems originate from corruption of the master boot record, FAT, or directory. Those are soft problems which can usually be taken care of with a combination of tools like Fdisk /mbr to refresh the master boot record followed by a reboot and Norton disk doctor or Spinneret. The most common hardware problems […]

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