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The decision to purchase a computer for the first time or to replace aging or obsolete is an important decision for families with one parent, especially if there will be one computer for the family.
When considering the purchase of a computer, here are some basics you should know:

The computers come in all sizes and for your family to even consider a stop, not a laptop. And equipment, which is inside your computer, including disk, memory (RAM), central processing unit (CPU), graphics cards, optical drives and be decisive for your consideration.

Because your computer has multiple users, we first examine the hard disk. The hard drive is the central storage device for your computer. Be used to store your digital music, photos and video collection. Choose a hard drive with a minimum of 750 GB (gigabytes). Think of this as the equivalent of 160 DVD. However, 1 TB (terabyte) of disk space would be even better. Thus, everyone will have enough space to store their personal media.

Secondly, to keep the memory, which is your random access memory. Here is a computer to store programs and data when it is turned on. Therefore, you must purchase a computer or more than 4GB of memory. Remember that if you want more than 4 GB of RAM, a 64-bit operating system (OS), because the 32-bit operating system can use up to 4 GB of RAM.

Thirdly, to keep the CPU or the CPU is referred to here as the processor. This is a device that actually performs the tasks of information technology. When one considers the processor, go with quad core instead of dual-core processor, which describes the number of processor cores can be found in a single processor die. The multi-processor systems is the ability to distinguish the treatment of share tasks so that the workload can get faster. Many current programs are designed to support quad-core processors, and even older programs work better with quad core, multiple cores or processor.

Fourth, consider the graphics card. This is the component that connects directly to the motherboard without your computer can not display images. If you and your children plan to play video games or movies, then you need a dedicated graphics card. Buy a PC video card that offers the greatest amount of memory. The computer will then be able to play your games faster and offer more support for high definition video, such as 1,920 x 1,080 or more.

And finally, the optical media drive enables your computer to read CDs, DVDs, and Blu-ray discs. Nowadays, most computers come with a DVD burner that can both play and record media on DVD. If you and your family will be only watching DVD movies, then you will be in good shape.

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how do u sign up for youtube if your sons too young


Respect your parents. There is a reason for age requirements. If your parents have an account then ask them if you can use it. If they don't want you on Youtube don't give them a hard time. Your relationship with your parents is more important than Youtube!

Oct 01, 2014 | Computers & Internet

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i want to get xbox live with my parents not knowing


Hi,

No help will be given to do this, here is why and this is taken from Xbox.com.

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Family Settings and Parental Consent
If you have children that use the Service, you can choose to set up child accounts during account creation using the Family Settings features. Children's usage information, such as games played, download history, and friends list, may be made available to the owner of the parent account associated with the child. Owners of the associated parent accounts can use the default settings for child accounts or can customize the level of restrictions for each child account.
Children under the age of 13 cannot create an account for the Service without parental consent. Account creation, which enables the use of the Service and certain Xbox.com features, will require the owner of the associated parent account to consent to the collection of information about the child. This will involve the collection and verification of a credit card number in order to help determine that the owner of that parent account is an adult. Under Family Settings in the Xbox LIVE Dashboard or via Xbox.com for the personal computer, parents can change or revoke the consent choices previously made, and review, edit or request the deletion of their children's personal information. We will not knowingly ask children under the age of 13 to provide more information than is reasonably necessary to provide our services. If we change this privacy statement in a way that expands the collection, use or disclosure of a child's personal information for which the parent has previously consented, the parent will be notified and we will obtain the parent's additional consent prior to implementing the change with respect to that child.
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Thanks

Jun 03, 2008 | Video Game Consoles & Games

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i want to get xbox live on the 360 without my mom nowing


Hi,

No help will be given to do this, here is why and this is taken from Xbox.com.

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Family Settings and Parental Consent
If you have children that use the Service, you can choose to set up child accounts during account creation using the Family Settings features. Children's usage information, such as games played, download history, and friends list, may be made available to the owner of the parent account associated with the child. Owners of the associated parent accounts can use the default settings for child accounts or can customize the level of restrictions for each child account.
Children under the age of 13 cannot create an account for the Service without parental consent. Account creation, which enables the use of the Service and certain Xbox.com features, will require the owner of the associated parent account to consent to the collection of information about the child. This will involve the collection and verification of a credit card number in order to help determine that the owner of that parent account is an adult. Under Family Settings in the Xbox LIVE Dashboard or via Xbox.com for the personal computer, parents can change or revoke the consent choices previously made, and review, edit or request the deletion of their children's personal information. We will not knowingly ask children under the age of 13 to provide more information than is reasonably necessary to provide our services. If we change this privacy statement in a way that expands the collection, use or disclosure of a child's personal information for which the parent has previously consented, the parent will be notified and we will obtain the parent's additional consent prior to implementing the change with respect to that child.
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Thanks and please don't ask again.

Jun 03, 2008 | Video Game Consoles & Games

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