Category: laptop

How To Check Your Laptop Battery Health

Is it time to change your laptop battery? This tutorial will show you how to check the health of your laptop battery and help you determine if now is the time to order a replacement. Laptop batteries can last a year to several years based on …

Lock Down Your Laptop

What’s on your laptop? Your taxes? Your credit card information? Maybe your bank account password or social security number? If you think about it, your laptop contains a lot of personal data that could devastate you if lost. Laptops are gradually replacing desktops in homes and …

I Spilled Liquid On My Laptop! Now What?

This may be your face when it happens to you. Every day, 1 in 20 Americans spill something on their laptop (Also, 48% of statistics are made up). So something liquid finds its way onto your laptop or smart phone whether by accident or angry significant …

What To Do With Your Old Laptop

As we continue to grow in technology, we’re constantly buying the latest gadgets to play with as we feel like our older, used ones are far inferior to what is in today’s market.  While this is mostly true from a technical standpoint, it is not true …

My Laptop Was Stolen, Now What?

Having your laptop stolen would be the worst feeling in the world if you were not prepared.  All that precious data at the mercy of some fool who could have access to your financial records, bank/PayPal/eBay/email accounts, and the wealth of personal information that you have …

Tips To Conserve Laptop Battery Life

Whether you’re on a train heading into work, sitting by the lake at your local park, or hiding in the woods while typing your 50,000 word manifesto, eventually we all need to conserve laptop battery power until we can find a place to plug in. Changes …

Eee PC Recovery Disk

Like most computers, you will not get an Eee PC recovery disk with your Asus laptop. The Eee PC is an Asus in the netbook form-factor. The laptop is ultra small and ultra light. As a result, the Eee PC and other netbooks suffer from the …

Toshiba Laptop Recovery and Factory Restore

You can perform a Toshiba laptop recovery using the Toshiba Windows recovery disks or the Toshiba Windows recovery partition located on your hard drive. This type of recovery restores the laptop back to original factory condition, meaning all programs and data that were installed after purchase will …

Create An Eee PC Recovery USB

The Asus Eee PC is one of the most popular netbook models on the market. But like any netbook, you may have noticed it does not have an optical drive, so there are no recovery disks. You can, however, create a backup of the recovery files …

How To React To A Spilled Drink On Laptop

When you compute on the go, typing on airplanes, on the bed, on the floor with your laptop perched precariously on your legs, it’s only a matter of time before you spill a drink on your laptop’s keyboard. Not such a big deal on a desktop …

Test Your HP Laptop Battery

You can test Your HP Laptop Battery if you suspect it is having issues. Laptop batteries fail after a couple of years. They can fail sooner than that or last longer, depending on the quality of the battery and your computing behavior. HP laptop batteries are …

Netbook Versus Notebook

Who would have thought that a couple years later the netbook genre would still be around? It seemed like such a fad, but the ultra-portable mini notebook has managed to carve a niche for itself in a world where notebooks are getting smaller and other portable …