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How to clear ARP Cache

About ARP: ARP, which abbreviates for Address Resolution Protocol, is an efficient technique to map Network Layer addresses to its equivalent Data Link Layer addresses. In simpler terms, it is a direct linking between addresses of Data Link Layer (which are mostly MAC addresses) and Network Layer (which we term as IP addresses). Issues with and symptoms of damaged ARP Cache ARP cache is likely to

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How to Register a DLL

A DLL, also known as Dynamic Link Library, is typically a set of shared code library which can be used by multiple programs or applications implementing common functionalities. System DLL files may manage memory, monitor resources or control interface actions. The predefined set of functions within any DLL can be shared by several concurrently running programs. In Windows, most of the preinstalled

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How to maintain and take care of your Laptop

This article would give you basic tips on how to care and maintain for your laptop and also get the most out of it. I would like to categorize this article under 4 major headings: Preservation of Batteries Your Laptop would consume less power, if there are less number of programmes running on it. So, if you are on battery power minimize the number of programmes running on it. Never discharge the

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Delete Cookies

A web cookie or browser cookie is a small portion of text saved on a client’s computer by a web browser. A cookie contains one or more name-value pairs holding crumbs of data like user preferences, logged-in username, session identifier, or additional data needed by websites. These cookies are stored on the client’s machine like any other file. Hence, they should be cleaned up at regular inter

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How to Convert WMV to MPEG

Windows Media Video or as it is more commonly known WMV is a compressed video file format used for a variety of proprietary codecs developed by Microsoft. MPEG is another form of video compression that is playable in most DVD players. Hence it is sometimes essential for a user to opt to convert WMV to MPEG for use in a conventional DVD player. To do this you wil

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How to Convert WMA to MP3

Windows Media Audio (WMA) is a Microsoft formed digital audio file and is used when referring to its audio file format or its audio codecs. Codecs are a computer program that compresses/decompresses digital audio data in conformity with a given audio file format or streaming audio format. WMA codecs are; WMA which is competed with MP3 and Real Audio codecs, WMA

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How to Convert Windows Media to MP3

Windows media player is a prominent player that operates on Microsoft based PCs. This player supports multiple formats and includes its own format made precisely for the player: Windows Media Audio, which operates with the (.wma) extension. While the quality of the sound is decent; the format is not generally compatible in most kinds of music players. Therefore

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How to Convert Zune Files to MP3

Zune is a portable player from Microsoft. It has an array of features inclusive of music storage, playback, temporary downloading of music (as much as ten tracks monthly), wireless transferring of music, ripping CDs and accessing Zune Marketplace. In addition it enables users to listen to FM radio and HD radio and comes equip with Zune social. The player is oper

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How to Convert VHS to DVD

Video Home System also referred to as VHS is a video tape recording standard developed by JVC in the 1970s. It features longer playing time, faster rewinding and fast-forwarding, and a less complex tape transport mechanism. The open standard used for VHS technology allowed mass production without licensing costs. VHS would eventually emerge as the winning video

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How to Convert VCD to MP3

MPEG-1 Audio Layer 3 or as it is more popularly considered, MP3, is a patented digital audio encoding format which employs a form of lossy data compression. The lossy compression that is used in the MP3 algorithm is designed to profoundly lessen the amount of data needed to represent the audio recording while still sounding like a substantial reproduction of the

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