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Computer Repair Manchester

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Some Laptops with the Nvida chipset (Nvidia GeForce 8M-series GPU) are failing due to a manufacturing flaw, this is due to the chip overheating. The main contenders are Apple, Dell, and HP laptops. The problem stems from the solder used to keep the Nvidia GPU attached to the motherboard. After repeated use heated up the low-quality solder, the GPU would come loose thus resulting video failure.

How to fix the Nvida chipset problem.

1. Takee the laptop apart and remove motherboard.

2. Find the Nvida chip on the laptop and use a pen touch to heat up the chip for around40-50 seconds.

3. Put a towel over chip and press down fairy firmly for 20 seconds

4. Next reapply thermal paste to chip and then place a penny on top of chip.

5. Next screw heatsink back on, job done.

6. Before putting laptop back together, re attch monitor and cable and switch on to test.

Also go onto YouTube and you will find many videos showing you how to fix the overheating problem with the Nvida chip. Many people have fixed the problem using the instructions below but sometimes this fix will only last a short amount of time.

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Ever Asked How to Connect a TV to a Computer? Here’s The Answer

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Nearly all modern TVs (Plasma, LCD or TFT) maybe connected to your Computers (Laptops, Laptop computers or PC). This can be done almost immediately with a range of cables or connections like VGA, RGB, DVI, HDMI, S-video or RCA straight out of the box. The most common of these connections is the VGA it is probably the easiest way to connect a TV to a computer. VGA has been used to connect monitors or screens to the Central Processing Unit (CPU) of computers for many years now. If you have a Laptop it will be the cable used to connect an external monitor.

 Ever Asked How to Connect a TV to a Computer? Heres The Answer

There are other ways to ask the same question when connecting Computers and TVs so if your have thought of any of the following:

o How to connect your TV to your Computer?

o How to connect TV to computer?

o How to connect a TV to a computer?

o How to connect your computer to your TV?

o Is there anyway of connecting TV to computer?

o How to hook up computer to TV?

Then continue reading.

If you do not posses any of the connectors mentioned so far you can buy them from any Electrical or Computer shop. With any of the cables connections you will be able to easily bridge the gap between your Laptop/Computer and TV. If your Television (TV) is not equipped with either VGA or DVI then the process will not be as straight forward but it still should not be too difficult to connect a TV to a computer. You could consider using RCA or S-video as a way to hook up computer to TV. All is not lost, so do not get down heartened if your TV does not have any of these connections. All that is needed is a VGA to TV converter which will give you either an S-video or RCA to connect to so you will be up and running in no time. Yet another way of connecting your computer to your TV is with HDMI. The only draw back is your TV must be HDMI compatible, this should not be problem as it is becoming more common these days. So to connect a TV to a computer will be as easy as pie.

Once you have all the required connections it maybe necessary to set your TVs to accept the output signal from your Laptop/Computer. You will find the instructions to achieve this within the menu of your TV, if it cannot be found then consult your TV manual for instructions. If all the connections are firmly in place and the TV is setup correctly to receive the computers signal you should see your computer screen on your TV.

If you would like to make this connection as seamless as possible you could purchase a switch to change from Computer monitor to TV screen without disconnecting any of the connections. I must stress that this is not essential so you do not have to buy one. If you feel it is needed it is available at most Computer or Electrical stores.

For those of you who are a little more adventurous you could go a little step further and tap into the audio of your Computer/Laptop. Again to accomplish this Computer connection to TV audio you might have all the connections you need. This can be done with a Mini Stereo plug/jack to a Phono lead (RCA composite audio). The Mini Stereo plug goes into the audio output normally at the back of your Computer or into the audio output of your Laptop. The Phono ends goes into the audio input of your TV. This would mean there is no connection output to your Computer or Laptop speakers to get audio output to both the Computer/Laptop speakers and your TV your need a mini plug splitter, which is self explanatory to install. You will now have both Audio and Video signals from your Computer/Laptop and your TV.

That was the basics of how to connect your TV to your Computer. To go further still you can reconfigure and or purchase more equipment to enhance your Home Entertainment System.

You have had a good start so never will you ask yourself any of the following questions again.

o How to connect your TV to your Computer?

o How to connect TV to computer?

o How to connect your computer to your TV?

o Is there anyway of connecting TV to computer?

o How to hook up computer to TV?

o How do you connect your computer to your TV?

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Let’s talk about External Hard Disk Drives

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In times like these, we cannot deny the fact that technology has helped us to developed more gadgets to make our lives a little easier. Just take for example, from computers to laptops. From laptops to notebooks. And from notebooks to tablets. And then from tablets to what? To the many things technology can bring us.

We all know that our personal computers run (in the sense of computers) faster than our laptops because it has more memory space. And we also know that our personal computers contained more storage space than our laptops because of the built in hard disk drive in it. So, what’s good with having laptops but still you can’t save all your files in it because it has smaller storage space.

Worry no more my friend because there’s a solution now. External hard disk drives, this is the name of your new helper. It has a storage capacity of 100GB to 2TB. With this capacity, it is really a big help for your big files out there. No need to bring your CPU (central processing unit) outside the house. But if you want to use a floppy disk to save your files, you can have the external floppy disk drive. It reads your floppy disk when it’s already attached to your PCs or laptops.

USB cables are known for creating connections between two devices. It is like transferring one file from one device to the other device. This is how it works. When used in our external drive, our PCs are able to read and view all the files inside it with just easy steps to follow. Easy isn’t it?

Your external hard disk drive, when attached to your PC or laptop can be read by these devices. Your laptop can also write in it. With just a few clicks, everything will work fine.

Different colors were also available for your external hard disk drive. I actually picked the color pink, even though most of my friends don’t like it. I preferred to have a pink one because it calms me down when I am not in a good mood. Actually, it should be the color blue but then I don’t know why my pink external drive gives me peace.

Having one external disk drive was one of my birthday wishes. I asked my dad if he could buy me one, and he agreed about it. The first thing I did was to search for the newest external drive in the mall so that I could already select what kind of hard disk drive I want. I then asked for the price so that my dad could prepare the money when the day of my birthday comes!

Whoever you are, if you think that this external hard disk drive would be helpful to you, you can actually have it. It is a perfect gadget to save all your data, and important files. And you can also carry it wherever you want to.

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Deciding If Dell Computers Are The Way To Go

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One particular brand of computer that you can purchase is Dell computers. This brand offers not only laptops for mobile use but desktops as well. This company got its name from the founder. There are characteristics that some do and do not like about this brand.

The company of Dell was founded by a man named Michael Dell. It was founded in Houston, Texas in the year 1984 on November fourth. These computers can be used for not only personal use but also for business use as well with companies or single jobs.

You can buy these systems through Canadian online shopping or in local stores. Both options are easy to use and can offer superb results. The biggest difference between the two will be how quickly you get the product. Ordering online will make you wait for shipping where as you can walk out of the store with your product right after it is purchased.

Using the Dell website is one way to get a laptop or desktop. Each one has different characteristics as well as advantages and disadvantages. This website also allows for a person to build their own computer if they cannot find one with all of the characteristics that they want. Building you own computer will allow for you to get what you want at the price that you can afford. With Canadian online shopping you can build your computer quick and easily.

Getting a discount is great for people who cannot afford a full priced system. There are two ways to go about getting a lower priced computer and that is online and in store. Finding discounts can be easy on both by using the internet to search for stores that offer quite a bit of discounts. Online shopping offers great discounts due to each site having a different amount.

Another place to buy a system is at a retail store. Although retail stores can be a bit more expensive from taxes they do offer discounts that can help lower the prices. Every different retail store has a difference price and can offer a different type of discount. These stores allow you to walk in and pick out the product you want and then walk out. Dell computers are very common in computer retail store and come in both laptop and desktop form for your convenience.

Each computer will have a different price. Just as well, the place that it is purchased from will also have a different price than another place. Discounts with Canadian online shopping or retail stores will also play a big role in how much each system will cost. For those who are doing online shopping a shipping fee is added on. The quicker that one wants it shipped the more expensive the fee.

Buying Dell computers can be done for a number of reasons. The first being that a business needs some computers and the second is that it can be for personal use. These systems can be bought at a discount price or even at full price depending on the store and what the buyer wants. Also, systems can be built on the brands website to be to ones specification.

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The Latest Tablet Samsung Product

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One of the most popular electronic accessories of 2010, the tablet Samsung is a truly unique innovation that has captured the attention and hearts of millions. One of the leading companies in electronics, Samsung produced their Android based mini computer along with other corporations at the same time such as Apple.

These tablets are similar to desktop computers and laptops, having all the same features in them. However, the unique feature that sets them far apart from the traditional computers is that they can be taken anywhere easily, thus being appropriately nicknamed as “hand computers.” The fun and attractive feature for most people is the LCD touch screens along with the fully functional telephone features.

The label of “hand computers” was given to the tablets because of their small size, which comes in either seven or ten inches. Since the external features of classic computers and laptops are not required, such as keyboards, cord cameras and microphones, the small size is a realistic possibility. The features are transferred inside the thin devices. Furthermore, the quality of the built in camera and microphone are exceptional because they deliver great voice quality and image resolutions. The camera can also rotate to various angles.

Moving on, the tablets also come with their own app or application store. These are usually found in cellular phones and have been included in these Samsung accessories to provide the phone experience on a laptop computer. There are countless applications found ranging from a number of categories. For example, one can access things like games, business tools, sports, academic resources and also check the weather through these handy apps.

Moreover, the attractive application for the intellectuals is the E-book reader. This application, also known as the electronic book reading, is an ideal tool for students and other academic professionals. Including dictionaries, encyclopedias, and thesauruses, the tablets make the studying process easier for students. Students can access fun features such as the option of having the device read aloud, highlighting and note taking on the screens, and flipping the pages effortlessly.

Even the music loving audience is kept in mind through the tabs. The seemingly old versions of iPods can be found with a new twist in the tablets. Now, one can access all of his or her favorite singers and songs in a single device, not having to carry around an iPod in addition to the tab. Even movies may be viewed through various Wi-Fi connections and applications.

Financially speaking, the prices of the tabs range from $200 to $500. If someone chooses to further accessorize the device, the cost is most likely to go higher by buying things such as protective covers, applications, and customized casings. Also, depending on the wireless carrier or phone companies, the prices will vary.

There are a few disadvantages to the tablet Samsung as well. The main one is that users complain that they cannot change their SIM cards for various mobile networks and services. However, the good news is that Samsung has developed various versions of the tablets and the consumers should research them in order to buy the right product for their necessary requirements. When it comes to electronics, it is a wise habit to consult with professionals in order to guarantee that one made the right choice.

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Toshiba Portege R705-P35 notebook Review

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Laptops aren’t continually proficient to be both versatile along with powerful. Net books can’t always handle the power essential to manage games or several applications at a time. Any laptop bigger than 14 inches won’t last as long in terms of battery life and will be harder to cart all over. The Toshiba Portege notebooks will let you to possess a laptop that is equally sturdy and compact. Some troubles with the Portege notebooks have been the lack of connectivity and keyboard functions. In support of a more versatile notebook, the Toshiba Portege R705-P35 is your best bet.

Balance is really the chief benefit here in the Toshiba Portege R705-P35 laptop and that is definitely a good thing for many notebook users that want to rely on simple and proficient computing across a variety of tasks. It makes a good impression by looks alone because this Portege model is quite slim and in reality has both a great keyboard and great touch-pad. You can tell this laptop was created with attention by its magnesium alloy chassis design. The 13-inch display is sufficient to think about this laptop as an ultra-portable while the inner hardware unmistakably takes the Toshiba Portege R705-P35 notebook way out of the net book category. In short, you won’t witness any Intel Atom or low-voltage processor inside this model.

Since the laptop is less than $1,000, the laptop has many standard components such as a abundant 500 GB hard drive as well as the Intel Core i3 processor. Programs that call for a lot of memory in order to operate correctly are no problem with the 4 GB of RAM that comes included. By means of the Netgear Push2TV adapter, you can enjoy the Intel Wireless Display Technology to show your computer screen on your TV and watch shows on your computer. Coming pre-configured is an SD card slot, an eSATA port and an HDMI port. 4G wireless support permits those in a WiMax region to completely take pleasure in this service.

The graphics hardware that arrives with the Toshiba Portege R705-P35 is not the greatest as opposed to gaming laptops. If the notebook drivers are updated and some adjustments are made, the Intel GMA HD graphics can run 3D games that are a bit older. If you are a hardcore gamer looking for a gaming notebook, this may not be the best choice for you. Nevertheless, the battery life can use some upgrading. Though the majority of people don’t use the 4G wireless support, if you do it will decrease how long the battery lasts. Bluetooth connectivity would have added value too but fortunately there are many affordable USB dongles for that.

The Toshiba Portege R705-P35 notebook is still beyond acceptable for its size despite its minor shortcomings and it even rivals the Mac Book while positioning itself below $800 if you look in the right areas. When it comes to its high-end Core i3 with its slender and sturdy design, the Toshiba Portege R705-P35 notebook is just about good for all places.

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How To Buy A Laptop

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It is better to know more about computers when buying one actually.For many, buying a laptop is a huge investment though now that these devices have become cheaper there is not that much investment involved as was the case a few years ago. Still, it pays to be careful about what you buy and this means assessing your requirements which should then help you make a more informed choice regarding type of laptop. Properly assessing your needs will in fact ensure that you are able to save your money and also get the best deal.

Of course, you need to first determine whether such a device is really needed for your work or entertainment. Remember that it is not so easy to upgrade a laptop as it is to upgrade a desktop. So, be sure that you really do need such a device. Next, you need to determine what level of graphics support is required and you also must look for features to help you play games. The simple fact however that is in most cases the laptop is not the right choice for those who need to handle heavy graphics or who are die-hard gamers. A desktop is the better option for them.

The laptop is without any doubt, an ideal choice for people that are very mobile. Furthermore, before deciding on a particular brand and make you should also look at the kind of software that is supported and you must also factor in the weight of the device as well. If you travel frequently then it pays to look for a product that is light in weight. On the other hand if you do not travel too often then you might want to go for a laptop that is larger in size and also one that is more powerful and which has a larger screen to make it easier to read information.

A laptop will cost more than a desktop in fact.So, you will have to look for those makes and models that suit your budget and which has sufficient features to meet your expectations. There should also be sufficient numbers of USB ports with which to connect peripheral devices and it is also nice to have headphone jacks and a good DVD burner as well. Finally, pay heed to the type of operating system you want to use and any other preloaded software that come with your device is also surely a welcome add-on.

It is very useful to own a mini laptop these days.In fact, so small are these MIDs that they only weigh about two pounds and are often as small as a paperback book.

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Web Builders Guide To Adobe Air

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During these tough economic times, just about every organization is trying to make their IT budgets stretch as far as feasible. One of the greatest ways to do which is to invest within the understanding base possessed by your IT team. The additional your existing team of specialists knows, the additional productive and self-sufficient they are able to be. For these factors, it makes sense to utilize the professional Adobe Air tutorials which is readily available from Adobe certified instructors. This Adobe Air tutorials can take location at the instructor’s state-of-the-art laptop or computer classroom. Here your instructor has all the tools you will need so that you can enhance your studying experience. If it really is more feasible for your IT team, your Adobe instructor can also come to you and function with you on-site for Adobe Air tutorials.

An excellent understanding encounter with Adobe Air tutorials for your IT team will be based upon a couple of different factors. One is that your instructor is an expert with Adobe Air. This you can very easily ascertain by checking to see that they are certified by Adobe as an instructor. Adobe instructors have been trained using a standards-based method, and your teacher will also provide to you the Adobe Authorized Curriculum.

A different is which you will also want an instructor that meets your specific on-the-job learning requirements for Adobe Air tutorials. The most beneficial instructors also bring real-world experience to their teaching, and they fully grasp the issues you face as you might be attempting to discover, so this may enable them to teach you far more effectively. Ultimately, your IT team will be ready through the thorough Adobe Air tutorials to develop into certified themselves, as a recognition of their proficiency with Adobe Air.

Adobe Air is actually a runtime engine. Among several capabilities, it allows Adobe Flex to display web-like content on the desktop. Adobe Air works with any pc and any operating system. Adobe Air is also employed to develop rich Web applications, which combine the best features of web-based and desktop-based applications.

Whenever you sign up for Adobe Air tutorials, you can anticipate to see a number of parts to that training. They are going to generally consist of an introduction to Adobe Air and the best way to get began creating your own Adobe Air application and running it. You must also receive instruction in how you can make native windows, the best way to use the file method and connect applications. Understanding Adobe Air security, as well as methods to customize the application arrangement are topics that your certified instructor will go over inside your Adobe Air tutorials.

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A Mini Laptop

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For women, mini laptop would be a good choice.It is generally also known as a Mobile Internet Device or MID. These laptops are very small and they weigh as little as two pounds and this lightness of weight is what makes them very convenient to carry about with you. Of course, you should not expect such a device to have as many features as are found in laptops which are why you won’t need to pay as much to own a mini laptop. In fact, for just a couple of hundred dollars you can purchase a good mini laptop which is great because now you have an alternative to the more expensive laptops.

The mini laptop is always called netbook in fact.It does in fact provide a very convenient computing solution (albeit a very simple one) to people that is always on the go. These mini laptops work on battery power that has enough charge to give you between two and three hours of operations though you can also purchase batteries that can give extended operating time.

A DVD or CD drive couldn’t be found in a mini laptop.Therefore they do not provide a solution for those buyers that want to watch a movie or play a game while on the go. However, students form a major segment of the mini laptop buyer market and even a busy mom might find this to be a good option and it is also certainly a wonderful device to take along with you to a coffee shop where you can do some elementary computing.

As the mini laptop could be carried in a shoulder bag or backpack or even in a briefcase, it has a good market.The downside to using a mini laptop is that they come with weak processors that cannot match the power of a laptop processor and there is also very limited space available for storing your documents. And, the keyboard keys could be too small for most people’s liking. It does however make for a cute gadget that can provide a limited range of operations to keep you from getting bored.

You should know more before choosing the best mini laptop.The simplest of these factors is that you should avoid making the common mistake of picking the cheapest alternative as then you won’t, in almost every case, get to enjoy the kind of quality a slightly more expensive mini laptop gives. Therefore, ensure that you first consider the features and also quality and only then factor in the price aspect.

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Advice On How To Find The Top Computer

If you are looking to uncover quality laptop deals, it is not a very hard task. Almost everyone wants to use a working laptop or computer for something, and while some people use them a lot even more than others, everybody uses a computer at several point in their life. Students use laptops for the purpose of research and completing assignments, and it’s also beneficial to them to discover the finest laptop deals viable.

For example, various folks consider low-cost laptops that are under $500. This price cap can vary from person to individual. Those wondering how to come across a legitimate computer vendor from whom to obtain a laptop may decide to shop around and read client critiques before choosing a model.

It is crucial to comparison shop before creating a last decision or one may end up spending more than is necessary for a quality quality laptop. There are other key hardware aspects all the same the next are the most important things. If you think ways to pay a verifiable price for your laptop, it is vital to know that if you are making several research, there are actually that the same product is less expensive web than in stores.

Various on-line vendors compete with each other on a each day basis on-line, which is very nourishing to those shopping for a laptop on-line. Generally speaking, one has a better chance of acquiring a great arrangement when shopping online.

Some shoppers opt for a used laptop, which can be a great solution to save much more capital. This is particularly right when the used computer is obtained on-line. No matter its intended use, with a little bit time and effort, the ideal laptop can be found to suit every budget and lifestyle.

If you make a variety of research on these sites, there are actually products which have been used very little and looks like new however at half the price compared to shops.The key main for the top price is research.

To find 3 laptop deals, you will have to do a little searching on the internet. If you are looking for free laptop broadband deals, then you may have to do a little more searching than normal.