Tag Archives: BIOS

How To Change Your CMOS Battery

Do you know how a tiny piece of battery that normally cost a few dollars can bring your high-tech PC screeching to a halt?  this battery is called CMOS or complementary metal-oxide semiconductor. CMOS is just a little battery located on your motherboard, but this is not your ordinary battery that you can find powering your handheld calculators. The first ... Read More »

Common Hard Drive Problems

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 are a bad controller, a ... Read More »

How to install Windows XP on a SATA Hard Drive

This problem and topic maybe old but I still receive mails asking me on how they can install Windows XP on a SATA HDD I also still encounter this type of problem posted on forums so I thought I should write an article on this problem. The problem is when they try to install Windows XP, they got the problem ... Read More »