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What is a Bit?

The definition of a bit is the smallest amount of memory a computer can hold. A bit can literally hold only one of two values:

Posted:2007-04-12, 1678 views

What is a Byte?

In computer memory terms, the definition of a byte is a collection of eight bits. Unlike a bit that can hold the value of zero or one, a byte of memory can hold a value from 0-255.

Posted:2007-04-12, 1679 views

What is a Kilobyte? Megabyte? Gigabyte? Terabyte?

Computers and storage mechanisms (CD-ROMs, hard drives, USB flash drives, DVD-ROMs, etc.) need to hold much larger values than what a byte can hold (0-255). Thus, the terms kilobyte, megabyte, gigabyte, and terabyte were created to represent such large amounts of information.

Posted:2007-04-12, 6830 views

What is ROM?

ROM stands for Read Only Memory. Your computer ROM holds crucial instructions needed for your computer to boot up and operate, and can sometimes be referred to as the ''operating system for the operating system''.

Posted:2007-04-12, 1744 views

"Duplicate Name Exists" Errors in Windows

After starting up a Microsoft Windows computer connected to a local network, you may see the error message "Duplicate name exists." What does this error message signify, and how can you resolve it?

Posted:2008-01-31, 1769 views

0745f2780 referenced memory at 000000000

The instruction at 0745f2780 referenced memory at 000000000. The memory could not be read.

Posted:2008-08-09, 2142 views

10 most used Windows hotkey shortcuts

It is no secret that I a am a keyboard commando. It pains me to see people still dividing time between keyboard and mouse. And when you constantly have to divide your time between your mouse and your keyboard, your workflow rate really slows down. That's particularly true when you're working on a laptop, where the pointing device is even slower. The answer - short of growing another arm - is to learn a few "handy" keyboard shortcuts. Here are 10 of the most used.

Posted:2010-11-09, 1973 views

10 Tips For Better Web Sites

What are the secrets of the super sites? Why do some sites succeed while the majority of others fail? More and more Internet business owners are asking themselves these questions. The answers are frequently more obvious than you may think. Below are 10 tips for better, more successful web sites.

Posted:2011-07-17, 643 views

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