Archive for the 'Tweaks' Category

USB Flash memory/Hot Wheels mod

Wednesday, July 20th, 2005

I love it! I gotta make me one of those!HonorTagJournalistHonorTagProfessionalPC DoctorPC DoctorGadgetsComputersHardware

How to hibernate you Windows XP machine

Friday, July 15th, 2005

You've enabled the hibernate option under the Hibernate tab in Power Options in Control Panel but you still can't find how to hibernate? If, when you try to hibernate your system you are only faced with the option to Stand by, Turn Off and Restart in the Turn Off Your Computer dialog box then you […]

Speed up your PC by hacking the voltage

Monday, July 11th, 2005

... also known as "how to invalidate your warranty" and "how to make your PC a LOT slower (by making it not work at all)". Interesting read but take care and don't do this on your only system if your brand new PC! Note: The reference to "magic smoke" is an engineer's joke - when […]

Hacking an unhackable BIOS

Monday, July 11th, 2005

Here's another great link I found from the MAKE: blog - hacking an unhackable BIOS. An interesting read into why not all BIOSes are hackable (or "tweakable" as I prefer to call it).HonorTagJournalistHonorTagProfessionalPC DoctorPC DoctorComputersHardware

Parabolic Heat Transference Case Mod

Thursday, June 30th, 2005

Do something with all that excess heat that your PC generates! Really funny!PC DoctorPC DoctorGadgetsComputersHardware