HOW TO FIX A COMPUTER THAT TURNS ON BUT DISPLAYS NOTHING

In a situation where you turn on your computer, you see the power light come up, hear the fan pick up and you hear that common click sound that accompanies system start up and you wait for your screen to come alive, but absolutely nothing happens. There you system has come up but it displays nothing. This is a really annoying situation, but with some simple clicks and guideline (as enumerated below), you should be able to get this out [...]

HOW TO FORMAT AN EXTERNAL HARD DRIVE IN WINDOWS

Formatting your external hard drive/ flash drive will not only make the hard drive of flash drive compatible with your computer, it will also make it accessible with the right file structure for your PC and erase unwanted documents from it. To format your hard drive or flash drive, follow the following steps. Step 1 Open your Windows start up page, go to “My Computer”, right click and select  manage, However, Windows 8 Users can go directly  to  “Disk Management utility” [...]

EASY WAY TO CHECK YOUR INTERNET SPEED

Checking your internet speed is a brilliant idea, it allows you to know how much connectivity data you are really getting from your service provider, if you are having problems downloading then you really need to check your internet speed. However, note that your internet speed might be obstructed by some other problems like hardware connection, viruses, malware and adware, signal errors etc., in order words, do not be too quick to blame your service provider. Here is a quick [...]

HOW TO INCREASE YOUR BATTERY LIFE

Increasing your battery life does not only make your PC last longer, it inevitably allows you to work for longer hours, thereby increasing your productivity period. Making your PC last for longer on its battery is really easy, it is important you follow some easy steps to achieve this. Below are some easy “do it yourself” steps to  help you increase your battery life and enhance your productivity. Step 1 Bright screens are mostly unneeded for you to work on your [...]

EASY WAY TO CHECK YOUR INTERNET SPEED

Checking your internet speed is a brilliant idea, it allows you to know how much connectivity data you are really getting from your service provider, if you are having problems downloading then you really need to check your internet speed. However, note that your internet speed might be obstructed by some other problems like hardware connection, viruses, malware and adware, signal errors etc., in order words, do not be too quick to blame your service provider. Here is a quick [...]

HOW TO PERFORM CLEAN INSTALLATION OF WINDOWS 8.1 WITH WINDOWS 8 PRODUCT KEY

Windows operating system Windows 8.1 is an upgrade of Windows 8. Windows 8.1 though a free upgrade of window 8, was not designed to be installed with Windows 8 product key. Due to this Microsoft also only allows the download of Windows 8.1 installation media with a Windows 8.1 product installation key. Okay do not worry, this is not a limitation to accessing and enjoying your windows 8.1. In this step by step guide, you will find out how [...]

HOW TO FIX A COMPUTER THAT TURNS ON AND THEN OFF

The cause of the problem where your system turns off itself immediately after it is powered on before the operating system loads might be due to minor problem to major hardware problem. The following guidelines will help you determine the problem and help you fix this problem. Step 1 Listen for a beep code; the essence of beep code if you are able to hear and decipher one,  is to give you an idea of what to look for (the problem [...]

HOW TO INSTALL LINUX OPERATING SYSTEM ON YOUR PC ( LIVE USB METHOD)

This method is as easy as Live CD, the only difference is you are using a USB flash drive. However before we go into enumerating the process, ensure you flash drive is a 32 gig flash, yes a 32 gig USB will suffice for this. To install Linux on your system follow the guide below Step 1 First you require a unetbootin, so you need to first download it and start it up. Step 2 Pick your distribution from the list and download [...]

HOW TO FIX SOUND IN WINDOWS

Having your windows sound act up is not far-fetched, but it can really be a pain, especially when you want to hear favourite music and play that much talk about video, this problem can be caused by wrong settings, bad cable connections or even corrupted audio drivers. Fixing your sound on windows is really easy, just take a deep breath and follow the step by step guidelines enumerated below; Step 1 The first step is to adjust the sound setting of [...]

HOW TO RESTORE YOUR PC TO FACTORY SETTING

Having to restore your PC to factory settings can be a hard decision to make, most PC users have to make this decision after virus attack or system part malfunctions. Restoring your PC to factory setting though a cumbersome task (you will have to install several applications on your system after this process) is the last resort that fights against system malfunction and virus attack on your PC. However, performing this task is relatively tricky as most Laptop PC [...]