Hardware

Help and advice on all things hardware.

How To Securely Wipe Your Hard Drive

If you are selling, recycling or giving away an old PC, you need to make sure you securely erase the hard drive first.Your old computer probably has sensitive data like bank and email details or other personal files such as documents, family photos and videos that you wouldn't want falling into … [Read more...]

3 Ways to Speed Up an Old Laptop

So you’ve got a slow laptop and it's driving you mad! It’s taking an age to boot up into Windows, and once you’re eventually logged in, the whole system seems sluggish. The start button is slow to respond, programs take an age to load and you get random system hangs. Or, even worse, your laptop … [Read more...]

How to Install More RAM In Your PC

One of the easiest and most performance enhancing upgrades you can make to your PC is adding more ram.To do this, you will need to open your computers case and either add additional memory modules to what your system already has, or replace the original ones with larger new memory … [Read more...]