10 Things To Do Before You Wipe Your Computer | HowStuffWorks
Data thieves can use various programs to recover your sensitive files, even if you think you've deleted them. Just ask a British man who had to pay 100 pounds to a crook in Latvia to get back his old hard drive, after the crook mailed him a picture showing how he'd recovered his bank statements and a mortgage application.
Posted: Wednesday Jan 20, 2021
What's the Difference Between Restarting and Shutting Down ...
Posted: (1 days ago) If, like most of us, you use a computer that runs Microsoft Windows, you probably already know that the Start menu gives you two ways to shut down your computer's operations.You can click Shut Down, which basically does what the name describes. There's also the option of Restart, which shuts down your computer for a moment, but then starts it up again.
The Basic Idea - How Webcams Work | HowStuffWorks
Posted: (2 days ago) Once it captures a frame, the software broadcasts the image over your Internet connection. There are several broadcast methods. Using the most common method, the software turns that image into a JPEG file and uploads it to a Web server using File Transfer Protocol (FTP). You can easily place a JPEG image on any Web page (for information on creating Web pages and adding JPEG images, see How Web ...
What is FireWire? | HowStuffWorks
Posted: (1 days ago) Let's say you have your digital camcorder connected to your home computer. When your computer powers up, it queries all of the devices connected to the bus and assigns each one an address, a process called enumeration.FireWire is plug-and-play, so if you connect a new FireWire device to your computer, the operating system auto-detects it and asks for the driver disc.
10 Things to Do Before You Wipe Your Computer | HowStuffWorks
Posted: (2 days ago) Data thieves can use various programs to recover your sensitive files, even if you think you've deleted them. Just ask a British man who had to pay 100 pounds to a crook in Latvia to get back his old hard drive, after the crook mailed him a picture showing how he'd recovered his bank statements and a mortgage application.
The Internet's Owners | HowStuffWorks
Posted: (2 days ago) ARPANET was a network of computers housed in various universities, government agencies and research facilities. The people who built ARPANET designed many of the protocols that the Internet uses today. ARPANET connected to several other computer networks and the Internet was born.
How Fiber to the Home Works | HowStuffWorks
Posted: (1 days ago) Experts at the FTTH Council say fiber-to-the-home connections are the only technology with enough bandwidth to handle projected consumer demands during the next decade reliably and cost effectively. The technology is already, affordable, as businesses around the world are demonstrating by getting into the business as they speculate on consumer demand.
How Laser Printers Work | HowStuffWorks
Posted: (2 days ago) The term inkjet printer is very descriptive of the process at work -- these printers put an image on paper using tiny jets of ink. The term laser printer, on the other hand, is a bit more mysterious -- how can a laser beam, a highly focused beam of light, write letters and draw pictures on paper?. Many people use laser printers in their day-to-day lives, but most probably never think about the ...
Can your computer run without an operating system ...
Posted: (2 days ago) If an operating system does all the things we know it does, it seems downright impossible for a computer to exist without one.. In reality, the earliest computers didn't have operating systems; they were huge machines tasked with one program at a time. For that reason, they didn't really need operating systems.
Who owns the Internet? | HowStuffWorks
Posted: (1 days ago) Who owns the Internet is a question that cannot be easily answered because it is truly a global system. Find out who owns the Internet in this article.
Basics of Using Yahoo Mail | HowStuffWorks
Posted: (1 days ago) The basics of using Yahoo Mail include, of course, sending and receiving messages. But Yahoo Mail basics also include formatting e-mail messages, handling attachments, and saving, storing and deleting e-mail messages. You'll see that's all fairly easy to do.