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How to Use Plextor ConvertX PVR

Hardware
In recent years, companies have developed special computers called Media Centers that can provide users the ability to watch and record live TV. Unfortunately, Media Centers can be pricey and many retail for well over $1,000. Surprisingly, almost any modern computer has the ability to broadcast liv

My Disk Drive Won't Read DVD Disks

Hardware
While optical media, such as CDs and DVDs, are one of the most common methods of storing and transferring data, there are often many compatibility issues that prevent users from easily accessing the information stored on the discs. Computer drives, especially older ones, are notorious for complex co

How to Defrag with iDefrag

Hardware
It isn't just PC users who have to defrag their hard drives from time to time. As you access and move your files on a Mac's file system, they can just as easily become fragmented and scattered. This can lead to a slower system as time passes and your hard drive has to work harder and longer to fully

How to Disable an XP Login Password

Hardware
When a Windows XP-based computer is shared by many people in a household, some users may want to use XP's password-protected login names. However, if some users are children whose computer use must be monitored or if you have a user who frequently forgets his password, it might be beneficial to disa

How to Create an HFS Partition

Hardware
By default, all hard drives that ship with new Mac computers are in the HFS format, which stands for Hierarchical File System. The Mac OS X operating system is designed to run on HFS-formatted hard drives. If you have a PC hard drive or external hard drive that you want your Mac computer to be able