mdarien Blog Posts

  • Redneck Computer Terminology
    on Dec 21, 2009 in Jokes
    For your entertainment, here are some everyday computer terms as described by a redneck. If you are a redneck, don't take them personally; then again, if you are a redneck, you wouldn't have got this far. Either way, enjoy. Backup - What you do when...
  • Programmer's Prayer
    on Dec 21, 2009 in Jokes
    Our program, Who art in memory, "Hello" be thy name. Thy spreadsheets be formatted, thy code be downloaded, from disk as it will be in memory. Give us on screen our data spreads, and forgive us our typos, as we forgive those who ask that we document.
  • Gifts 4 Geeks
    on Dec 20, 2009 in xmas
    Okay, so maybe some of you have geeky boyfriends, girlfriends, kids, friends, or parents to shop for this Christmas. What to get a geek? A new motherboard, a virtual girlfriend? No, geek it up by getting some toys that any computer fan would love. He...
  • 'Tis The Season To Buy A PC
    on Dec 20, 2009 in xmas
    Seeing as Christmas is not that far away, I thought I'd do a special post for the season. The main reason I'm posting this one is to shed some light on the decisions that need to be made when buying a PC. Now I am aware that people buy computers year...
  • Secrets Of The Net: The Dangers Of Browsing
    on Dec 19, 2009 in seven vista xp net begginers adept
    It goes without saying that the internet is the most important system our modern community has access to. It is a virtual pool of infinite knowledge; almost any question has an answer on the net. The only problem is that the most sophisticated system...
  • Top 5 Computer Related Jokes
    on Dec 19, 2009 in Jokes
    For your entertainment and pleasure, here is the first post from my collection of jokes that I find every computer geek should find hilarious. Some may make reference to an inside PC term you may not know, but I assure you, you are most likely not th...
  • Windows Seven: To Be, Or Not To Be?
    on Dec 19, 2009 in seven vista tips begginers
    On October 22nd of this year, Microsoft's new heavy hitter operating system was released. You have probably deduced that I'm speaking of Windows 7; Vista's much needed successor. Now I'm not here to praise any Microsoft product, that's not my style;...
  • Secrets Of The Net: Google
    on Dec 19, 2009 in net google begginers adept
    Yup, I'm serious; Google is one of the most useful, best kept secrets of the net. Google has provided such an unparralled search engine service that people now advise others to "Google" whatever information they may be looking for. I will be listing...
  • Top 5 Programming Related Jokes
    on Dec 19, 2009 in Jokes
    For your entertainment and pleasure, here is the second post from my collection of jokes that I find every computer geek should find hilarious. Most of these are jokes that programmers are meant to understand. If you are not one, unfortunately you ma...
  • Top 5 Nerdy Jokes
    on Dec 19, 2009 in Jokes nerd
    For your entertainment and pleasure, here is the third post from my collection of jokes that I find every geek should find hilarious. Here are my top five nerdy jokes. 5. Friends don't let friends drink and derive. 4. Two hydrogen atoms walk into a...
  • Abstract Wallpapers
    on Jul 7, 2009 in wallpapers themes
    Here are some great high definition abstract wallpapers to add a little style to your desktop.
  • Widescreen Wallpapers
    on Jul 7, 2009 in wallpapers themes
    Here are some fantastic HD wallpapers. My favorite is the Joker wallpaper.
  • Resize Vista Icons
    on Jul 7, 2009 in vista tutorial
    Although having larger icons on your desktop seems like a good idea, you may notice that your desktop will soon be consumed by icons. The crowded look is not sexy, so let's slim it up.Vista fortunately makes it quite easy to resize your icons. Simply...
  • Disable Vista's UAC
    on Jul 7, 2009 in vista tutorial
    One of the most annoying features in Vista is the User Account Control or UAC. This feature basically acts as a blockade to ensure that every action you take while using Vista doesn't negatively affect the system files. More precisely, it helps the u...
  • Understanding Your PC - Indexing Services
    on Jul 5, 2009 in indexing vista pc xp beginners
    One of the most misunderstood features of Windows is the indexing service. Simply put, the indexing service allows Windows to sort all your files into it's own search index. It's sort of like a Windows version of a card catalog. The benefit of Window...
  • The Basics of Burning
    on Jul 4, 2009 in tutorials burning begginers adept
    Burning can be a simple task or an incredibly frustrating one, depending on what your looking to burn, and what program you've decided to utilize in order to burn your content. You should always decide what your content is before making program or me...
  • Understanding Your PC - Firewalls
    on Jun 28, 2009 in understanding firewall pc tutorial
    To begin with, no firewall is perfect. That being said, the Windows firewall may be the most ineffective. The main reason behind this is that Windows is the most commonly used operating system, therefore, hackers will be looking to get past the secur...
  • Understanding Your PC - File SizesThe first of many understanding your computer segments. Today I'll be explaining file sizes and conversions. This way, when all your friends are tlaking about bytes, kilobytes, megabytes, gigabytes, and the newest size, terabytes, you'll know what th...
  • Get Rid Of Unwanted Services
    on Jun 27, 2009 in pc tutorial windows adept
    Today's tutorial will be about getting rid of the services from Microsoft that you may not need to have running on your computer. Disabling these services will help your computer respond faster and use up less memory in your RAM, thus giving you more...
  • Understanding Your PC #1The first of many understanding your computer segments. Today I'll be explaining file sizes and conversions. This way, when all your friends are tlaking about bytes, kilobytes, megabytes, gigabytes, and the newest size, terabytes, you'll know what th...
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