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Powerline vs Mesh WiFi
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Powerline vs Mesh WiFi

If you live in a big house or a multi-story home, you probably have faced internet connectivity issues because of weak wifi signals. This is because of dead spots in your home where wifi can't reach you. There are alternate network solutions that you can opt for to solve this problem. The first is the Powerline ...

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Powerline Adapter vs Wifi Extender
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Powerline Adapter vs Wifi Extender

If you're frustrated that your wifi signals don't reach all the corners of your house, you've come to the right place. In this article, we will be discussing how to solve this problem using one of two solutions. You have many options to fix these wifi dead spots in your home. One option is a wifi extender, and the ...

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Moca vs Ethernet

Moca vs Ethernet

The comparison of MoCA technology to Ethernet is an apples to oranges comparison. It depends on what kind of networking solution you're looking for. Moca vs Ethernet: Technical Differences MoCA technology works by using the existing coax cabling used by traditional cable TV providers to provide a wired internet ...

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MoCA vs Powerline

MoCA vs Powerline

Are you tired of weak Wi-Fi signals? Then alternate high-speed network connections like MoCa and Powerline are the solutions for you. Gone are the days when the only two options for high-speed network connections were Ethernet and Wi-Fi. The latest in home networking technology allows for Wi-Fi freedom with the ...

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Why You Need To Clean Your PC From Dust

Why You Need To Clean Your PC From Dust

Regardless of the effort you put into maintaining your PC and keeping it from a dust buildup; dust particles are bound to sneak their way in overtime. Therefore, the need for a deep clean is bound to arise eventually. Although you should take maximum precautions by keeping your PC away from floor-bound fluff, ...

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How often should you change thermal paste on your CPU?
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How often should you change thermal paste on your CPU?

Thermal paste or thermal compound is a silver-greyish substance applied to CPUs. It facilitates the transfer of heat from the processing unit to the CPU cooler, from where the heat is dissipated. If you are well-informed on the subject of PC building, you may already be familiar with what thermal paste is and the role ...

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How to control case fan speed

How to control case fan speed

Fans are an integral component of your computer for controlling the heat and keeping the system cool. Usually, there are multiple computer fans inside your system, including CPU and case fans. There are also dedicated fans for the GPU (such as the RTX 3090) or the power supply. Additionally, there are case fans ...

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How to tell if a PC fan is intake or exhaust
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How to tell if a PC fan is intake or exhaust

The fan orientation of your computer is a critical consideration. You need to pay attention to the direction of the airflow of your fan if you want to prevent your system from overheating or avoid other hardware malfunctions. If your fan is intake, it will pull cool air in, and when it is positioned as an exhaust ...

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How to clean dust from pc WITHOUT compressed air

How to clean dust from pc WITHOUT compressed air

Your computer's performance may be affected by multiple factors, of which dust is a major factor. Dust is one such culprit that can be detrimental to the system's performance and slow it down. If your PC has slowed down and you cannot determine an obvious reason, it may be in dire need of cleaning. Dust tends to ...

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How to clean tempered glass PC cases

How to clean tempered glass PC cases

So you got your hands on a beautiful new tempered glass PC case? Awesome.  But did you know that the glass panel needs proper cleaning once in a while? Well, now you do. So here are some quick tips on how to clean the tempered glass PC case. How to clean tempered glass PC To clean tempered glass, you can use a ...

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How to tell if G-SYNC working

How to tell if G-SYNC working

What is G-SYNC, and what does it do? G-Sync refers to a display technology used in PC and gaming monitors. G-SYNC technology is designed to improve graphical performance and curtail screen tearing or stuttering, particularly in gaming laptops when playing fast-paced games or videos. For G-SYNC to get working ...

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How to Remove Thermal Paste From your CPU
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How to Remove Thermal Paste From your CPU

If you have done any PC building or hardware upgrading yourself, you might already know what thermal paste is. It is also known as heat paste, thermal grease, CPU paste, thermal interface material, or thermal gel. Regardless of the name, applying thermal paste the right way is very crucial to your PC, especially ...

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How to turn a monitor vertical

How to turn a monitor vertical

Even though a vertical screen orientation is better for certain tasks such as reading, most all monitors come in horizontal screen orientation.  In this quick guide, and we will explain how you can change the screen orientation for your new monitor. Before you try to figure it out through the display settings, or ...

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Random mouse sensitivity changes? Here are three fixes.
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Random mouse sensitivity changes? Here are three fixes.

System or hardware errors can be quite frustrating, particularly if they happen while you are deep in the middle of some important task, playing a game or have multiple displays functional at one time. One such example is the random changes in the sensitivity of your mouse. The mouse is an important navigating tool, ...

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How to Remove a Graphics Card from the PC
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How to Remove a Graphics Card from the PC

You have to be very careful in removing graphics cards and make sure you do not damage other computer components. So we made this quick guide for you to follow. *TechImperatives.net is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means ...

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How To Tell If Your GPU is Failing

How To Tell If Your GPU is Failing

You might have found many articles, blogs, and forums dedicated to PC components and builds claiming that you have a dying GPU because you experienced a few glitches. But is your powerhouse GPU really dying? Before you spend hundreds of dollars on one of the next-gen GPUs and put in all the effort on replacing ...

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How to Reset Your Graphics Card

How to Reset Your Graphics Card

The graphics card (or short GPU) is very important to your PC, especially if your are into gaming. But did you ever encounter unexplainable issues with your PC, such as a random shutdown in the middle of playing a game? There could be several reasons behind some of these issues. However, it is more than likely that ...

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What Graphics Card Do I Have? (How To Check)

What Graphics Card Do I Have? (How To Check)

There are several reasons why it might be important to know what graphics card you have. There are many types of graphics cards with specifications well-suited for different purposes. For example, some graphics cards are best for playing PC games, editing high-definition videos, photos, films, or other ...

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GPU not detected – what to do
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GPU not detected – what to do

The exciting world of PC gaming, content creation, and video editing has skyrocketed in recent years. Many people have chosen to upgrade their aging computers with new graphics cards or even build their own PC from scratch. However, sometimes things don't go exactly to plan, and errors can pop up, preventing a ...

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What Is A Desk Pad Protector?
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What Is A Desk Pad Protector?

You don't want your computer and other work tools to scratch your desk surface, just as you wouldn't want your office chair to scratch your flooring. They also aid in the cleanliness of your desk, as their water-resistant surfaces make spills simple to clean. A desk pad can help organize your workspace, ...

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How To Clean A Desk Pad/Desk Mat

How To Clean A Desk Pad/Desk Mat

When we dust off our keyboards and monitor screens, we often forget that a desk pad/desk mat also needs to be cleaned because the fabric is prone to absorbing dirt, sweat, grease, etc., over time with use. How To Clean a Desk Pad There are two ways to restore the appearance of your mouse pad. The first one is simple ...

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Are there typewriter keyboards with Bluetooth?
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Are there typewriter keyboards with Bluetooth?

Typewriter keyboards are not only aesthetically appealing, but they are also mostly equipped with high-quality mechanical switches. The typewriter-style keyboard differs from other keyboards because of its audible feedback and vintage feel. Bluetooth typewriter keyboards are better than an old-school typewriter ...

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What sound card do I have?

What sound card do I have?

The sound card enables the transfer of audio information from the computer or laptop to an audio device like headphones or speakers. How to determine the sound card If you want to find out what sound card does your computer have, there are many ways through which you can easily identify it. Physical identification ...

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What is a CPU cooler
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What is a CPU cooler

A CPU cooling system is vital for ensuring a PC's efficiency and performance. A CPU cooler helps to dissipate heat produced by the operating system. If the processer's maximum internal temperature is exceeded, it may permanently damage the hardware. CPU coolers come in many forms. Let's have a look. CPU cooler ...

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