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Tips for Removing Adware

Many computer users are fed up with consistent attacks of adware which is basically software that is not meant to harm your system but to display unwanted advertisements on your computers screen. These adware often come through other software that is available for free.  For instance, if you download new wallpapers or new themes on your computer or any games etc, you run the risk of downloading adware also. Usually, adware is not harmful and don’t cause any serious problems but it can be highly irritating. It can also slow down your system and will hamper your productivity. Therefore, it is absolutely essential to get rid of adware.

Instead of focusing on removing adware, you should focus on prevention of adware on your system. Don’t download any software that has not been published by any reputed manufacturer. You need to be cautious while downloading icons, emoticons and futile software etc. There is plenty of software that can help you in removing adware. Such software first scan your system for all the adware and then clean out all the adware from your computer. But you should buy anti-adware software only from a recognized and certified manufacturer.

Many a times, adware come through junk mails or spam. You should not open and click all the spam because that will automatically install adware on your system. You should delete all the temporary files, cookies and folders from your system on a regular interval. Always update your anti-adware software for better results.

Notebooks Vs Netbooks

Netbook and Notebooks are wonderful examples of rapid advancement of technology. Most of the gadget lovers are often confused between these two. People who are willing to change their ageing laptops are struggling to choose one between these two types of systems. Before you make your final decision between the two, you need to be aware of basic difference between a netbook and notebook.

Let’s start with the size aspect. Netbooks definitely enjoys an upper hand when talking of size. They are light, compact and small and look very sleek. The screen size of netbook is usually 11’’ or less. They weigh almost half of notebooks and are perfect for portability. Netbooks also have an advantage over notebooks in terms of battery life. Compared to notebooks, netbooks consume less power and last much longer than notebook. Netbooks have small screens and no optical drive and that helps in saving power consumption. Netbook is ideally suited for internet browsing and for basic data processing. A notebook has high speed processor whereas a netbook has low processor. Netbook also has low disk storage capacity and relatively less RAM. Most of the netbooks have hard drive space of 160 GB.

Netbooks are idle bet for gadget freaks. However, on the down side, netbook is not really equipped to play movies, games or for other multimedia purposes. Notebooks are perfect for heavy computer users and for running all sorts of applications. Notebook offers speed and multitasking abilities.

Coming to price issue, netbooks are definitely more conveniently priced than high end notebooks. In fact, cost is the single biggest factor working in favor of Netbooks. Netbooks are easy to carry whereas notebooks are heavy and pricey. One should choose between the two depending upon his computing requirements. For basic users, Netbooks are perfect bet whereas for heavy users, notebooks are a must-have.

How to Handle Computer Errors

Operating a computer is not always an easy task. Sometimes, it can get really complicated. Every now and then, computer will show an error and you will be left looking for clues to handle the problem. Most of these errors are unpredictable in nature and tend to disrupt your efficiency. Sometimes, these errors can even spoil your hard work if you have not saved the data. One should never take these errors lightly as they can lead to serious problems. These problems could be crashes or freezing of computer. You must have an idea about how to fix the errors.

 Virus and spyware programs cause majority of these errors. Malicious viruses disrupt the functioning of the computer and particular programs. They add harmful codes and files to the computer and that leads to erratic performance of the system. Many dangerous viruses also transmit your important data like password; bank account number etc to external sources and this can prove to be very damaging. There are quality Antivirus and antispyware tools available that should be used in fixing such problems. Always keep your tools updated with their latest definitions and keep your system safe.

It’s high time; you should make yourself aware of system files and registry scan. Every new program or software needs to be registered and if the process is not done appropriately, it can result in slowing down of the system and other problems. Always perform regular registry scans to avoid such problems. You should also use advanced registry cleaner tool that will help you in removing malicious virus and spyware registry data.

The last step should be of cleaning the hard disk data and checking booting problems. Over a period of time, lot of junk files can get stored on the system which should be removed using Disk Cleanup and Disk Defragmenter tools. Using all these suggestions will result in speeding up of the system and better functioning of computer. 

Sony Vaio Laptops

Any product from brand name ‘Sony’ always attracts huge attention. Whether its cameras, mobiles or laptops, the name ‘Sony’ rules the roost. Sony Vaio Laptops are no exceptions when it comes to class, durability and looks. These laptops are definitely incredible gadgets equipped with latest technology and every possible feature and have become popular corporate gifts in mumbai for executives. These laptops thrive on high quality processor, RAM, and other Output & Input devices. Designs are par excellence and if you are wondering about weight, then here also you have got surprise in store. LCD screens are very impressive and battery back-up is second to none.

Sony Vaio Laptops are available in different price range so one can choose accordingly depending upon his budget and technical requirements. Most of the laptops in this series have Intel T8100 2.1 GHz Core 2 Duo processors and that guarantees a very high-end performance. If you love storing huge files in quick time then the 2GB DDR2 RAM will come real handy. In few models, you can also attach additional RAM. The HDD space is huge and that allows you to store n number of files and documents. Watching videos and movies will be total fun with LCD screens provided in the Vaio.

Among the input and output devices, DVD super drive will please you with its high performance. There is no dearth of USB ports for your convenience. Keyboards have soft light underneath that keeps it back-lit. Effective battery back-up will keep you happy even during long hours of work. Other useful features are Bluetooth support and optical mouse etc. Vaio laptops are available in different series like AR60, FZ30, SZ70, CR30 and TP2.

Making Your Computer Run Faster

Regular computer user often faces the problem of slow performance every now and then. Those who are not really familiar with working of computers call computer guy and pay him significant mullah for something that they can handle on their own. So what is the right recourse? Simple, take the matters in your hand and learn some of the basic things that you can always handle on your own. So let’s begin with how to make your system work faster and give optimum performance.

Start with freeing up the disk space. This will significantly help in making your system run faster. How to do that? Again, quite simple. Use Disk Cleanup tool in-built in the computer and regularly get rid of the unnecessary items lying in your system. What this tool does is to identify files that are rarely used and deleting which system does not get affected in any negative way. One should also get rid of temporary Internet files, downloaded program files, Windows temporary files as well as the optional Windows components and installed programs that you don’t use. And don’t forget to empty the recycle bin as well.

Many basic computer users are not aware of defragmenting tool. By defragmenting your hard disk, one can speed up the access to data and improve the performance. If you don’t defragment your system for a long duration, the computer tends to go sluggish and slow down. So remember to defragment it on a periodic basis.  Also try using Error Checking Utility regularly because that will identify bad sectors and will repair them. Lastly, those who surf internet regularly, should opt for Anti-spyware that will protect the systems.

Cleaning The Laptop

HowtoCleanaLaptop-main_FullLaptop is so very important in our day to day lives. Many of us just cannot survive without our beloved laptop. Professionals on the move need to carry it for work purposes. But due to our busy schedule, we often forget to clean laptop. Like every other thing, it also needs to be cared and preserved. Laptop is also prone to get dirtier sooner than the traditional desktop. Often this dirt causes malfunctioning of the device. Therefore, it is very essential for us to keep our laptops neat and clean. Now, don’t confuse cleaning with merely using cloth. It is much more than that.

First, the things you will require for cleaning. Cotton swabs, soft clothing cloth, soft brush and cleaning solution. One can easily find cleaning solution specifically made for laptop. All these requirements should be clean. Always, always avoid water while cleaning laptop. It can severely hard your laptop. Gently wipe the laptop with the soft cloth and cleaning solution. Use brush to clean all the areas. You can also use compressed air to clean the keyboard.

Before you start cleaning, make sure to shut down your laptop. Try using cotton as the cloth material. It is also advisable to read the user manual before cleaning. One should find cleaning solution in market. Cleaning must be done on a regular basis. Don’t try to eat or drink while cleaning or even working on the system. You never know, what might spill over your system. Pressure must not be applied on laptop display. Use these tips and enjoy working on clean and shining laptop.

Asustek’s Low Cost Laptops In India

asus-eee-pcAsustek is famous company that has managed to carve a niche for itself in the highly competitive western market. It’s a Taiwan based company with global operations. Why we are talking about this company is because of its expertise at providing low cost laptops. It has already managed to garner a significant market share in USA and is now targeting highly potential Indian market. It is focusing on Indian market with its Eee PC range of low-cost laptops.

 

Asustek made an impressive start in low cost laptop section. Within the first two months of its launch in Taiwan it managed to sell more than four lakhs units. Indian market is a highly prosperous one and seeing that it comes as no surprise to find Asustek’s interest in the emerging market of India. Company is offering the cheapest model at Rs 13,000 and that includes duties. Actually company was planning to launch laptops earlier but the demand for its units in other parts of world outstripped the supply. That explains why they are having this delayed launch in the Indian market.

 

The products launched by company will allow users to surf net, sending e-mails and use Skype and MSN among others. It will also have Wi-Fi connectivity, LAN card and USB ports among other features. The laptop will be using flash memory of cell phones instead of traditional memory. It weighs less than 1 kg and has storage capacity of 2 GB to 4 GB. The size of Eee PC resembles to a small diary and it operates on Linux operating system. It will be very useful in India considering its vast potential in educational institutions.

MacBook Pro

The name ‘Apple’ refers to quality and popularity. Whether its iPhone or Mac, Apple has always delighted techno loving population with its latest innovations. The latest launch from the stable of Apple is MacBook Pro. This is an updated version of its earlier laptop MacBook Air. In fact, this is the latest release in India by Apple. MacBook Pro boats of beautiful aesthetic design which has already started to find mention in different reviews. Compare it with any other laptop in market and you are sure to find the difference in terms of weight and look. It’s also quite slim apart from several other useful features. Its quite user-friendly in terms of backlit keyboard which works in dark with the help of ambient light sensor. MacBook Pro also has spacious keyboard which includes regular numeric and alphabet keys and two finger scroll which makes navigation extremely easy. This laptop is a definite improvement compared to earlier version because of significant internal overhaul performed on the system. It scores highly on performance.

 

MacBook Pro has new Penryn-class Intel CPUs, backlit LED option and touch pad gestures. Screen resolution is very notable and battery life will satisfy the users. Pro has wonderful sound system along with aluminum chassis body which is extremely useful in absorbing heat that ultimately results in keeping the laptop cool and this long lasting. System has latest 2.0 GHz Intel Core Duo with 100GB 5400 Serial ATA hard drive and 667MHz front side bus and main memory. Other specifications include, slot loading super drive, PCI Express architecture, Bluetooth 2.0+EDR, two USB 2.0 ports and built in microphone. MacBook Pro is definitely making a mark in the competitive segment of laptops.

Samsung Notebooks in India

 

Samsung is one of the major names in technology world. It is known for quality and exists in many products category of the technology segment. It has a strong presence in Indian market in verticals including TVs, DVD players, Mobile phones, etc. recently it also launched a wide-ranging lineup of Notebook PCs and netbooks in the Indian market. These quality products were categorized in Mainstream R series, Mobile Optimum Q series and premium X Series. Premium X series is basically a thin and light range of notebooks.

 

All the notebooks of Samsung notebooks are technologically advanced and come with latest features that include 1.3MP webcam, silver Nano keyboard and Bluetooth 2.0. These PCs also have HDMI output.  Samsung R series boasts of Intel Centrino 2 mobile processors. Its design is quite unique with touch of color glossy. Hard drives have huge space which can take care of all of your data and graphics quality is also appreciable. R series products are priced in the range of Rs. 34,000 to Rs. 63,000.

 

The Samsung X Series comes up with Intel Centrino 2 processor technology with Intel Core2 Duo Processors and Intel New Wireless LAN (802.11n) which gives you wonderful performance. It also has appealing deisgn with easy portability feature. These notebooks are very lightweight. Samsung X Series has aluminum plate to support LCD. More of premium class product, Samsung X460 and X360 can be found in the range of Rs. 80,000 to Rs. 1,15,014.

 

Samsung has also launched other attractive products including Q series notebooks and NC10 netbook which is quite slim and stylized. All these notebooks come up with large hard drives, good RAM and latest in-built features.

Buying a Laptop

lappyLaptop is gradually replacing personal computers. In fact, most of the people in corporate world carry laptops because of its ease of carrying. Corporate people are always on move and considering the urgency of time it’s quite natural and inevitable for them to have laptop. It’s a logical choice for people on the move. Buying a new laptop demands proper planning. It must suit your needs. While purchasing a new laptop, one must think about his purpose behind the purchase. Why are you going to need it? Is it some simple regular work or hi-tech graphics usage? This factor will largely determine your budget and specific models. If one just needs to use net with office functions, then even a simple, no-frills laptop will work fine.

 

Technically factors need to be watched are; HDD space, RAM and processor. New applications take a lot of space so one should try to get at least 80 GB hard disk with 1 GB of RAM. A Pentium processor will be better because of its proven track record and service. Other features include DVD combo drive and speaker quality. Battery life is also very crucial for persons with need of spending long hours on laptop.

 

Depending upon one’s job profile and laptop portability needs, one should opt for lightweight system. Users also have the choice of choosing from matte-effect screen, glossy or touch screens. Extra features one can look for are inbuilt camera, handwriting recognition feature, memory card readers and in-built microphones. The laptop bags available are; HP, Lenovo, Sony, Dell, Acer and Toshiba.


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