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How to Clean a Laptop

By SamK on February 10, 2024

Cleaning your laptop regularly can help keep it in good condition and prevent dust and dirt buildup. Here's a general guide on how to clean a laptop:

Turn Off the Laptop: Shut down your laptop and unplug it from the power source.

Gather Cleaning Supplies: You'll need a soft, lint-free cloth, isopropyl alcohol or a mild cleaning solution, cotton swabs, and compressed air (optional).

How to Use a Digital Multimeter

By SamK on February 09, 2024
Digital Multimeter

Using a digital multimeter (DMM) allows you to measure voltage, current, and resistance in electrical circuits. Here's a general guide on how to use a digital multimeter:

Select the Correct Setting: Turn the dial on the multimeter to the appropriate setting for the type of measurement you want to make. For example, select "V" for voltage, "A" for current, and "Ω" for resistance.

How to Destroy an Old Computer

By SamK on January 18, 2024

Destroying an old computer can be done in several ways to ensure that the data on it is unrecoverable and that it is disposed of properly. Here are some steps to follow:

Back Up Important Data: Before destroying the computer, back up any important data you want to keep.

Delete Data: Use a data wiping tool to securely erase all data from the hard drive. This ensures that no personal information can be recovered.

How to Secure Your Wi-Fi Network

By SamK on January 07, 2024
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Securing your Wi-Fi network is essential to protect your personal information and prevent unauthorized access. Here's a short guide on how to do it:

Change the default username and password: Use a strong, unique password for your router's admin panel to prevent unauthorized access.

Enable network encryption: Use WPA2 or WPA3 encryption to secure your Wi-Fi network. This encrypts data sent between your devices and the router.