Hardware Archive

Notes about USB Extender over Twisted Pair (UTP)

Recently we had a rather interesting device in our hands: active USB extender (or USB RJ45 Extension adapter). At the same time, the seller promised that we will have an opportunity to extend the cable and connect USB devices to computer at distances up to 150ft (45 meters) with the help

How to Choose Server for Small Business

In this tutorial we will clarify key points that will help you to determine what type of server is the best solution for small business and give a price range for typical server models. Server Basics Although a small server can’t be different from the modern desktop computer, both

Deploy Printers in Domain using Group Policy

One of the most important features of Group Policies usage in Active Directory Domain environment is the possibility to connect a shared network printer on a group of computers or users with just a few clicks. Thus, when a user login to the Windows, assigned network printer will automatically

How to install printer on Windows 10

In this article you are going to find out how to install printer on Windows 10. Doing this is very simple and straightforward. Now, before you can actually do this, make sure that your printer is actually connected to a power source. Also, your computer needs to be connected

Clone Windows 10 and Installed Data to a New Hard Drive

In this tutorial, we will show you how to migrate Windows 10 and all installed data to a new hard drive. The same process applies if you are migrating to SSD. We will be migrating from a 250 GB hard drive to 1 TB drive. Here is my main

Speed up your PC using RAID 0

Today let us give you a very brief introduction on RAID. RAID stands for Redundant Array of Independent (or Inexpensive) Disks. Its main function is to join multiple storage units together to form a single logical unit. In early days of computing, it was used to store relatively large data onto

How to build a gaming PC

Hello guys! In this tutorial, I will guide you on how to build a Gaming PC. To be precise, this will help you build just any PC but the main focus I have in this article is on a gaming PC. To get things clear, I will not by

Know the difference between AMD and INTEL processors

Hello everyone! I hope you guys are doing well. Since you are reading this article, I’d find myself the freedom to assume that you know the basics about a processor and its purpose in a computer. But as a short reminder — a processor is a circuitry which is

How to Check Your Router for Malware

As a standard feature, consumer router security isn’t exactly top notch, which can lead to your router being easily compromised by hackers. In this post we’re going to show you how to check if your router has been attacked and what you can do to protect yourself. How hackers

Tips for Hardware Fixes and Upgrades

Computers have become a very significant part of our lives, but how many of us truly know how one works and, especially, how to fix it when it doesn’t? In this post we talk about some of the skills a truly tech-savvy person has to have, mainly by focusing