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Should You Go 64-bit?

Monday, May 12th, 2008
Most modern computers use a 64-bit processor (CPU)

Your computer probably has a 64-bit processor (CPU) inside.

Most modern processors support 64-bit, and versions of Windows XP and Vista are available in 64-bit versions. What is 64-bit, and should you be using it? (more…)

Windows Vista – Should You Upgrade?

Sunday, May 11th, 2008
The Windows Vista Desktop

The Windows Vista Desktop

Microsoft’s newest operating system, Windows Vista, offers many new features and improvements, but should you switch?

Right away we’re going to let you know that if you have any doubts, just stick with Windows XP. Yes, Vista has lots of new features and a slick new interface, but there are new problems also. (more…)

Installing Windows XP

Thursday, February 21st, 2008

Installing Windows XP is generally an easy process. Here are a few tips for completing a new, full install of WIndows XP. These tips apply to both the Home and Pro versions of Windows XP, OEM and retail versions.

First, boot directly from the CD, don’t try to install from a running version of Windows. When booting from the CD you’ll see a message that says ‘Press any key to boot from CD…’ and it only lasts about 3 seconds, so don’t miss it. (more…)