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What Is Computer Hardware and Components? 0

What Is Computer Hardware and Components?

A computer is an electronic device which can compute according to the provided input and software. Computer mainly consists of two main components named Computer Hardware and Computer Software. Computer Hardware provides physical facilities to run the computer software. Computer Types Before starting to describe the Computer hardware we have to learn computer types. Because the hardware can change according to the computer type. There is 3 main type of...

What Is CMOS (Complementary Metal-Oxide-Semiconductor)? 0

What Is CMOS (Complementary Metal-Oxide-Semiconductor)?

CMOS is a short form of the complementary metal-oxide-semiconductor which is a small amount of memory generally used in computer motherboard, mainboard in order to store BIOS settings. CMOS can also be named as Real-Time Clock(RTC), CMOS RAM, Non-Volatile RAM(NVRAM), Non-Volatile BIOS Memory and COS-MOS. CMOS History First CMOS chip was used in early IBM computers. This CMOS chip was two main components RTC and CMOS RAM. This CMOS also...


What Is Motherboard and Motherboard Function?

The motherboard is the main component of a PC, Server, Laptop, Tablet which is used to connect different devices, components and peripherals to the system. It holds many of the crucial components of the system like CPU (Central Processor Unit), RAM (Memory), HDD (Hard Disk Drive), NIC (Network Interface Card), Graphical Processing Unit (GPU). Form Factor Mainboards have different size and structures designed for different type of devices like mobile,...


How To Check and Monitor Computer/PC Temperature?

Computer CPU is most important part of a system. A computer or a server may have also multiple CPU’s. CPU’s are main temperature creators which warms the case. CPU consist of millions of transistors which mainly runs electrical gates and logic. This will create some heat. CPU Heat As CPU consist of million of transistors it will create a lot of heat. CPU also uses most of the power computer....


How To Use vmstat To Monitor Linux Performance

Linux distributions provides a lot of tools in order to monitor system performance. vmstat is one of the most used tool for system performance monitoring. vmstat can collect and report information about memory, cpu, swap, io in a detailed way. In this tutorial we will examine the output of the vmstat and different features and options of it. List System Resource Usage We will start by using vmstat command without any option. This will...


How To Use Linux dmesg Command To Print System Logs?

dmesg is used to print and control kernel ring buffer. This explanation may be confusing for the most of the readers. Here simplified explanation. dmesg provides logs for troubleshoot, diagnose or save which is created by Linux kernel. It provides low level messages which is not logged by other subsystems. Provided Information Type dmesg command and buffer provides a lot of different type of messages and logs. Here the list...


Monitor Linux Cpu, Memory Performance with Htop

top is very popular and well known system monitoring tool provided by default by most of the Linux distributions. htop is more eye candy and more professional system monitor tool which is provided by most of the Linux distributions. In this tutorial we will look how to install and use  htop command to monitor cpu, memory etc. Linux Top – Monitor Linux System Resources Cpu, Memory, Network We can use...


Linux ps Command Tutorial List Processes with Examples

Processes are the one of the main parts of the operations systems. All user side even kernel side operations are executed with process. Process generally created, run and killed. This life cycle of the process generally the same. During this life cycle we may need to get more information about processes. ps command is most used command to list and get information about processes. List Current User Processes Process can be...


Windows Process Explorer To Get Detailed Information About Processes

Windows provides different tools to list and get information about processes. The task manager can be used to list and manage process. But task manager have limited capabilities. So if we are a pentester or system administrator who lives in deep water we can use process explorer for more functionality. Download Process explorer is provided as Sysinternal utilities and downloaded from following link as zipped file. https://download.sysinternals.com/files/ProcessExplorer.zip In order to...


How To Get CPU Information With Wmic Command In Windows?

Wmic is a set of tools used to get and set operating system related configuration and information. In this tutorial we will look how to get information about CPU. Help Help about wmic cpu command can be listed like below.

List Brief Wmic supports different levels of information displaying. For little and more concentrate information we will use following command.

This command output will provide following information Caption...

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