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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...

How Many Bytes In A Megabyte (MB)? 0

How Many Bytes In A Megabyte (MB)?

Bytes and Megabytes are used in computing to specify the size as units. Bytes and Megabytes can be used in different areas of computing like memory, GPU, hard disk drive, programming, etc. As we can see that the main size unit in comping is bytes and megabytes. In this tutorial, we will examine and compare “How many bytes are in a megabyte?” in different cases. What Is Byte? A byte...

KillDisk - Erase and Wipe Disk Securely and Completely On Windows 0

KillDisk – Erase and Wipe Disk Securely and Completely On Windows

KillDisk is a software used to erase and wipe disk securely and completely on operating systems like Windows, MacOSX, Linux. KillDisk can be used from inside the operating system or by booting the KillDisk without an operating system. It is also called as Hard Drive Eraser by its developer. KillDisk Features KillDisk provides a lot of different features for different versions. Paid versions have business or enterprise level features like...


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,...


What Is A Flash Drive?

A Flash Drive is a small device which provides portable storage for IT systems. Flash drives are very practical to connect into a computer or a laptop because mainly they are using the USB port. Flash drives become very popular in the last 15 years. Flash drives also named as thumb drives because of its size and shape which is similar to the human thumb. Flash drives provide easier usage...


What Is Hard Disk Drive (HDD)?

Hard Disk Drive is computer hardware used to store different type of data like a file, folder, image, video, office documents permanently in a computer. Hard Disk Drive may have different names like Drive, Hard Drive, HDD, Disk etc. In computer terminology, Hard Disk Drive is named as secondary storage. Types Of Hard Disk Drives Mainly there two types of Hard Disk Drives according to their internal design and price/performance....


Windows WMIC (Windows Management Interface Command) Tutorial with Examples

WMIC or Windows Management Interface Command is a simple command line tool used to issue WMI commands. WMI command generally used to query all of the system related information like Computer Name, BIOS Serial Number, Mac Address etc. Batch WMIC WMIC provides two type of usage. Batch usage is the most popular where we can issue WMI commands into MS-DOS or PowerShell like below.

Interactive WMIC Command Line WMIC also...


What Is RAID 6 (Redundant Array Of Independent Disks) and Configuration?

Disk and Data Availability is important for systems administrators. There are different ways to implement. RAID or Redundant Array Of Independent Disks is one of the most popular one. RAID 6 is complex disk architecture which is used to protect against two disk failure. We have all ready examined RAID types in this following tutorial. How Raid Disk Configuration Works and Information About Raid 0 , Raid 1 , Raid...


hdparm Command Tutorial with Examples For Linux

Linux have different tools to manage disk devices and hard disks. hdparm is one of the popular tools. Hdparm can get information about hard disk, change writing intervals, acoustic management, DMA settings etc.But be cautious while changing settings about the hard disk drive. Syntax


Show Information About Disk One of the most wanted feature is getting information about the hard disk drive. We will use -I option and the...


How To Get File System Disk Usage In Linux?

When administrating Linux systems we can found us tracking disk usage. Linux uses different partitions to store data. There are some temp files located in /tmp or different  paths. Some applications are installed into the /opt path. So managing paths and disk usage may become hard in Linux. There are some GUI applications like KDirStat but they are useful for only GUI environments. We will look different commands in this tutorial to get disk...

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