How To Fix Skype High CPU And Memory Usage In Windows 8

As we all know, Skype is one of the most famous instant messaging and VOIP applications in the world. It is not only a Facebook integrated chat client but a complete VOIP package that has become a need for millions of users. Recently, some users have started complaining that they are facing problems of high system resource consumption by Skype in Windows 8, including an increase in CPU and memory Continue Reading →

Windows 8 System And Hardware Requirements

Windows Consumer Preview is a beta release of the new version of Windows, which is codenamed “Windows 8.” Below is a complete overview of the system and hardware requirements for installing Windows 8 on a physical machine. These requirements are for the latest Windows 8 Build released by Microsoft. I will be updating this post with newer system requirements as more official versions of Windows 8 are released. You can Continue Reading →

Extract Forensic Data From Computers, Easily With OSForensics

OSForensics is a free software which enables you to use Rainbow Tables for retrieving passwords for which you have the hash. This use of rainbow tables serve as a time-memory trade off in the decryption of a hash. With OSForensics you can also recover browser passwords, aggregate and organize results, as well as case items, analyze system memory, CPU, USB and hard disk information, check the recent user actions performed on Continue Reading →

How To Get Ubuntu Hardware Information Without Opening Your Computer

Hardware information can be quite hard to obtain for certain components of the system. Nonetheless, having the knowledge about what hardware your computer has can be helpful in avoiding system issues by verifying minimum system requirements for games, applications and other software before installing it. dmidecode is a tool that provides  detailed description of  an Ubuntu system’s hardware, along with other important information such as firmware details and serial numbers. Continue Reading →

How To Find Out Hard Disk CPU & Motherboard Temperature, As Well As Serial Numbers

In a previous post I explained How to Find Out Your RAM Slots and other system specifications without opening your PC. In this post I will explain the utility of Speccy, it is an advanced system information and monitoring tool which provides detailed hardware information including the temperature of your CPU,Hard Disk andMotherboard, component’s manufacturer name, model, etc. This portable software is quite useful for monitoring system temperature and to Continue Reading →

Find Out Your RAM Slots And Other System Specifications Without Opening Your PC

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When considering system upgradation such as increasing the RAM of your computer, one may come across several questions, including the number of available RAM slots, compatible hard disk type that can be used with your system, etc. To obtain this information one may resort to opening the computer which can lead to a damaged casing and voiding the manufacturers warranty. In this post I will tell you how to find Continue Reading →