Category Archives: Computers

Upgrading my Hard Drives

Since upgrading my computer with a New Motherboard, CPU, Ram, and a ThermalTake Case. I decided that maybe it was time to replace the Sata Hard drives with modern SSD (solid state digital) Disks, which are 30 times faster than … Continue reading

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Install Linux Mint Stand Alone on HP Pavilion Laptop with UEFI

Linux Mint Stand Alone on HP Laptop with UEFI The Title probably should have said “HOW TO GET RID OF WINDOWS on a HP Pavilion Laptop. Like the title says, I installed Linux Mint 17.3 (Rosa) on my HP pavilion … Continue reading

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How to Auto Mount Netgear ReadyShare in Linux

How to Auto Mount Netgear ReadyShare in Linux I have a Netgear N900 WNDR3700v3 Wirless Dual Band Router, with ReadyShare. I have a USB External Hard drive attached to the router (ReadyShare) and wanted to have the USB Drive attached … Continue reading

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Dual Boot Windows 8.1 with Linux Grub (Boot Order) HP Laptop

Windows 8.1 and Linux Boot Order on HP Laptop I installed Linux Mint on a New HP 17-117DX Pavilion with Windows 8.1 and UEFI. I covered the installation in a previous Blog Post so won’t cover the installation here. I … Continue reading

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HP Pavilion 17-e117dx Laptop Review

Review of HP Pavilion 17-e117dx Laptop I purchased a new HP Pavilion Laptop with 17.3 inch screen 2 weeks ago. Here are the spec’s and my impressions of it. Intel Core i3-3130M 2.60 GHz processor (1600 MHz FSB, 3.0 MB … Continue reading

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Repairing Toshiba P35 dc jack or Bringing old Laptop back to Life

I had a old model Toshiba P35 Laptop with 17 inch screen. I paid a lot of money for it back in 2006, and did not want to throw it away. It was not used much. It has a p-4 … Continue reading

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US racketeering law enters the world of cybercrime

A Las Vegas court convicted a cybercriminal under RICO (Racketeering Influenced Corrupt Organizations Act) law last week, in what may well turn out to be a landmark case. The US RICO law allows for anyone found guilty of racketeering offences, … Continue reading

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