Tip & How-To about Computers & Internet
When you buy a new computer or make a new installation
here is a few good links for product i recommend you to install:
This is used on webbank online and for some websites for wiewing content on the site.
ADOBE READER: http://www.adobe.com/products/reader.html
Adobe Reader is the global standard for reliably viewing, printing, and commenting on PDF documents. It's the only PDF file viewer that can open and interact with all types of PDF content, including forms and multimedia.Also for ataced files in your email.
ADOBE FLASH PLAYER: http://get.adobe.com/flashplayer/
This is used on facebook and youtube to wiew video and other content.
ADOBE SHOCKWAVE PLAYER: http://get.adobe.com/shockwave/
This is used for animations 3D on websites and commercials etc.
When you make a new installation on windows, ALWAYS get the newest
drivers for the mainboard and graphic card.They are NOT always on the on the windows disk.
Its also easyer to download all the drivers BEFORE you make a new installation.Search for the drivers on your products homepage by useing the FULL MODEL NAME AND NUMBERS on the mainboard.
Use also microsoft update for service packs and Security update, its free.
Here is some of the biggest sites for drivers and software:
always search by model and number and the windows you are running 32 or 64 bit system
Here you can use the autodetect function to find your product
or search by number.This will also include printers.
Search by model and number.And your windows 32 or 64 bit system.
Use detect your product.
The chipset is probably intel, but the mainboard could be under an another name.
Install this to find out: http://www.cpuid.com/softwares/cpu-z.html
Choose the english setup.
Here you can use the autodetect function and select your OS.
Use the live update function.
IBM / LENOVO:
ECS / ELITEGROUP:
PACKARD BELL: http://www.packardbell.co.uk/pb/en/GB/content/download
SIS Download center:
REALTEK AUDIO DRIVER:
Your graphic card probably need an upgrade also, here is the driver down load sites:
When you are downloading drivers and software some of the files are compressed, use this program to unzip the file:
If you have trouble to find the main boards number and type
use this small program:
When upgrading your BIOS you have to be 1000% sure it is the right one.
Flashing the mainboard with a wrong bios will destroy your system.
DO NOT upgrade it, unless there is a reason to do it.
Hope this will help you.
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