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  1. My PC suddenly restarts

    Video Card Support
    Hello! A few weeks ago I installed my new sapphire rx 5700 xt pulse and a be quiet! 600w pure power 11 cm. Since then my PC randomly restarts without a bluescreen. Sometimes there is a blackscreen and sound loop for a few seconds or instant restart. It happend while surfing, watching movie, but...
  2. Speedy RGB – A VAVA Mechanical Keyboard with Blue Switches Review

    Hard Drive Support
    Keyboards seem to be the big focus this year as this will be my fourth keyboard review in the past couple of months. The drive for more keyboards may be coming with the increasing gaming tournaments going on at Twitch.TV. Sponsorships for gaming tournaments are common and many times it’s a...
  3. Small Sizes, Big Power – A Noctua A series Fan Review

    Hard Drive Support
    Most of us understand the necessity of keeping a computer as cool as possible. Lower temperatures allow for a better operation and for a healthy computer system. There is much debate on whether or not water cooling is superior to air cooled machines and vice versa. I prefer to recommend what’s...
  4. The Champion of CPU Cooling – A Noctua NH-D15 Review

    Hard Drive Support
    Being a member of the Tech Support Forum Hardware team, as well as maintaining the TSF Build Guide , I make sure to only recommend the highest spec computer components that I have found. My recommendations are based on what I personally would use in my system along with known quality brands...
  5. Is Your PC Running Slow...?

    Computer Security News
    Version control – v2.0 – dated November 2010 Version control - v2.1 - dated April 2012 - updated SysInternals link Version control – v2.2 – dated March 2014 - general updates, links and additions for Windows 8 Introduction This article is intended to provide you with some hints and tips when...
  6. Windows 8 open to public

    Windows XP Support
    After huge hyping, testing, complaining, cheering on, loving, hating, and various other emotions and events happening around the new and completely different Windows 8, it has finally reached its retail release date. Whether it will get enough users to consider changing to it remains to be seen...
  7. Windows RT, aka Windows on ARM

    Windows XP Support
    Microsoft is starting to seem like it might be slowly edging to an unwanted platform with RT. For those wondering, Windows RT (formerly known as Windows on ARM) will be a version of the Windows 8 operating system for ARM devices such as tablets. The RT acronym does not officially stand for...
  8. Microsoft Fights the Nitol Botnet

    Computer Security News
    Malware is rising to the next level it seems, with malware allegedly coming in on Windows computers preinstalled. Microsoft received permission of the court a few days ago to pursue a botnet that stems from illegal copies of Windows that contain the malware automatically that was installed on...
  9. Microsoft’s Revamp

    Windows XP Support
    With Windows 8 upcoming Microsoft has decided to change up their logo. For years Microsoft’s logo has always consisted of the well known thick letters with italicized font. The new logo, however, features the classic red, green, blue and orange logo that may seem familiar to Windows users...
  10. Microsoft Confirm Windows 8 Release Date

    Windows XP Support
    Microsoft have revealed that Windows 8 will be released on the 26th of October. The declaration was made at the firm's annual sales meeting and was  published on its blog  shortly after. The firm has described the update as the most important redesign of its interface in more than a decade...
  11. Which device is Windows 8 really for?

    Windows XP Support
    When buying a new PC or a tablet there is one major thing to take into consideration; the operation system (OS). It’s what makes the device act and feel like it should. Your PC or tablet may have outstanding features but what will allow you to run them or use them is the OS. Think of the...
  12. Office goes Online

    Windows XP Support
    Microsoft is on a roll the past two months with yet another announcement on their resume, this one being their newest iteration of Office. Revealed at a press conference yesterday (Monday), the new Office will be cloud storage friendly, and will in fact be available online as well. New features...
  13. Is Linux Really an OS?

    Linux Support
    When someone decides that they want to try out a Linux Distribution and maybe decide to tell their family and friends that they are trying out this amazing free operating system for their computer called ‘Linux’. They might then reply is that just like Windows or MacOS? Well not really. One...
  14. How to Setup a Third Party router using the Orange Broadband Service

    Networking Support
    Do you use Orange Broadband service using a Livebox or Siemens Router supplied to you by Orange? Do you wish to use a third party router such as Dlink, Linksys, Netgear or Buffalo which have more great and useful features such as QOS, NAS, Print Server and HD video streaming capabilities? The...
  15. Linux 2012 - The year so far

    Linux Support
    We're half way through 2012 and so far the Linux world has witnessed the releases of some major distribution LTS or Long Term Support releases, we've heard the news that Microsoft Windows 8 will be out at the end of this year and how the Linux community have reacted to this and the also the...
  16. How to Test for Fake Flash Memory

    Hard Drive Support
    Flash memory in this day and age is essential for mobile data storage. With the price competitiveness of the flash memory market and their applications in a wide range of mobile storage consumer electronics, many sellers resort to faked memory capacities to earn extra profit. From the China...
  17. What's the Best Router?

    Networking Support
    Selecting the right router and what’s applicable for your network can be difficult. It can depend on your ISP and the type of Broadband (DSL/ADSL, Fiber, Cable or Satellite) connection you have; some can behave differently than others. I hear this all the time and have been often asked the same...
  18. Ultra light PCs – Cotton Candy and Rasberry Pi

    Hard Drive Support
    It’s been an interesting week for enthusiasts who prefer ultra-compact PCs. FXI Technologies Inc, have recently announced the launch of the  Cotton Candy  ultra-compact PC. Cotton Candy is a PC the size of a USB Thumb Drive, designed to act as a companion for smartphones, tablets and notebooks...
  19. Cable Management Tutorial

    Hard Drive Support
    In this tutorial, I will try my best to walk you through basic cable management. What you will need: Zip-Ties Zip-Tie Mounts Scissors or other preferred cutting device Patience This is not part of the tutorial and if you don't know what you're doing you can damage your Power Supply Unit...
  20. Windows 8 Consumer Preview

    Windows XP Support
    For the Windows 8 fans among you, the Windows 8 Consumer Preview is now available for download; click the link below to grab the download. Windows 8 Consumer Preview The download comes as an executable tool, which will also check your PC for compatibility. Standard ISO downloads are also...
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