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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 »

Why Static Electricity Can Kill Your PC

There are electronics that are highly sensitive to static electricity; computers and laptops are one of them. Try rubbing a balloon in your hair and then stick it to the wall. You will notice that it will stick to the wall. This is due to the massive build up of charges around the rubbed part of the balloon, producing a ... Read More »