Sometimes a file needs to be used by different users of a computer. This would not be possible if a user is not administrator in the computer or when there are other many user accounts in the computer. These works well with files like documents, music, photos etc,etc. You will need to move the shared file to shared documents folder in my computer.
Tuesday, December 27, 2011
Thursday, November 24, 2011
You may need to recover data in 2 different cases - when there is a hard disk drive (HDD) failure or files have been deleted accidentally. If there is a mechanical failure in the hard disk, recovering data may not be possible, unless the mechanical problem is fixed.
Wednesday, November 23, 2011
A broadband connection can be shared between 2 or more computers using a router . Though wireless connections are becoming popular, a wired connection is usually more secure and faster. The router used for a wired connection is also cheaper. The WAN or internet port of the router is connected to the cable/ADSL modem. The computers on the network are connected to the LAN port. Though most routers can dynamically assign an IP address, for a small network, static IP addresses should be allotted to the computers minimize errors.
Friday, November 18, 2011
A personal computer (PC) is a desktop device performing office work and is designed to be used by one person at a time. When a computer is used by other computers on the network, it is known as a server. The computer network are inter networked to form the internet.
History of PC
Original component set was popularized by Apple and IBM consists of several components connected by cables
Transportable computer was popularized by Osborne and Compaq contains the computer components housed in one transportable unit.
The newest of PC is battery powered and can fit in briefcase because of advancing micro technology the size of computer has little to do with its capability. These battery powered PC have different names according to their nature of functions. There is laptop, notebook, tablets, smart phones, eBook gadgets, iPad etc
There are several terms used to describe computer parts. These are:
These are invisible components installed in computer memory. They are made up of instructions of how a computer should execute commands when a user input something.