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What Memory Chips Does Your PC Use?

Do You Know What Memory Chips Does Your PC Have?

Do You Know What Memory Chips Your PC Uses?

Have you taken a look at the memory that your PC uses? You should look carefully as not all PCs will use the same kinds of memory.

If you have the right memory chips in your PC then it will be easier for you to get it all running. You will have limits as to how much memory your computer can use but it could be upgraded if you are careful. It is not too difficult to figure out what memory chips you have on your PC if you understand what you have to do.

Checking Your Motherboard is Easy

You can look at your motherboard to take a look at the memory chips themselves. You’ll have to look for the long memory slots on your motherboard to see what memory you have. These slots should be very easy to spot.

The memory bars that you have will include details on the specific type of memory you have. This includes information on the format you use and the total number of gigabytes of RAM you have. For instance, you might have DDR3 RAM in your computer at 1 GB on each bar.

Software Can Help Too

Learn About The Pc Memory RAM

Learn About Your PCs RAM

While checking your motherboard is a very easy thing to do, it can be risky. If you make one wrong move on your motherboard then it might be easy for your computer to be harmed. However, software can be used to help you figure out what type of memory chips you have.

You can use a software program online to see what’s being used. For instance, you could use a program like CPU-Z to figure out how much memory you have. This can help to read your computer’s data and figure out how much RAM you have and the specific details on the types of RAM that you are using.

A program like this may also help you understand how much RAM your computer can manage. This is important because if you try to buy a higher amount of RAM then you might struggle with getting your computer to operate the right way because that large amount of memory won’t actually work. You are better off checking your setup to see if it is fine to use new memory in some particular form to make it run faster.

Check Your Computer Settings

Does It Use DDR2 Or DDR3 RAM?

Does It Use DDR2 Or DDR3 RAM?

You can also look at your computer’s settings. However, this can be rather complicated. You can go to the System setting in the Control Panel on a Windows computer or the About This Mac setting on an Apple computer to see what is open. This should be easy to manage if you understand what you can use.

You should take a careful look at what is in your computer with regards to the memory that you might use. You should see how the memory runs based on the reviews that you have made on your computer. This could help you to figure out what is in your computer so it will not be too hard for you to get it set up right.


5 Signs To Know If You Are A Nag

Read The Signs! You Are A Nag!

Read The Signs! You Are A Nag!

Nagging is when you irritate, scold or force someone to do exactly what you want. Sometimes people do it so often that they do not even realize that they are nagging. When you constantly irritate and nag your loved one, unknowingly you are causing serious friction in your relationship. If you are not sure if you nag then you should read the points below to determine whether you do or not.

Asking one thing more than once

Telling your partner what you want for your birthday or anniversary or reminding them is not nagging. But if you are going to constantly tell your partner about it every day of your life, you are probably nagging.

Trying to control with your thoughts

Let Your Partner Do Things His/Her Way For Once

Let Your Partner Do Things His/Her Way For Once

Sometimes you nag your partner only because you want your way done. You try to control them maybe by being too lovable or by being too nasty. It is very common for people to want to have control over their lives as well as their partner’s lives but that only means that you actually have a fear of something. Maybe the next time you want to tell your partner to do things your way, you should stop and think for a second and do it the other way around. Acknowledging your fears is the greatest thing that you can do.

It is all about ‘you’

If every sentence of yours begins with “you” that means you nag. For example – “You said you would do the dishes”; “You told me you were going to pick up the children”. You have not probably noticed, but by starting your sentences with “you” only show how you are playing the blame game and always accusing your partner. It cannot be possible that your partner is in the wrong always. You could be at fault too. Maybe you could stop this by replacing “I” with “you”.

You are restless

If you nag your partner about quitting smoking, eating properly, reduce drinking, etc then you are nagging for a good thing only because you are concerned and you care.

You want to act like the parent, instead of the partner

Stop Nagging And Ask Nicely!

Stop Nagging And Ask Nicely!

Sometimes you have no control over how much you nag your partner that you start acting like their parent. You have to know the difference in both the relationships and try not to act like a parent. Be a lover to your partner, because they already have parents who play that role in their life.
If you do the things above with your partner, you are definitely a nag. However, when you stop this and figure out a way to communicate better with your partner, it will eventually stop the gap and you yourself will stop the nagging. Make sure that you and your partner think alike, because this will only stop all the unnecessary friction between each other. Try to keep your nagging under control; sometimes nagging can also cause serious disturbances in your relationship. Control it now so that later you will have nothing to regret.


Looking Good As You Age – Your Grandmother Was Right

Beauty Tips For Women

Beauty Tips For Women

You might have heard many stories from your grandmother about how to look younger as you get older. It’s only human nature for our younger generation to pass off some of these suggestions but the fact is that the things that you can do to look younger are indeed effective.

I’ve found that many of the things that my grandmother has used over the years have proven to be particularly effective over all this time. It’s impressive to see just how great my skin can look.

Sunscreen really works

My grandmother always used sunscreen on her face even when she wasn’t in the sun. It turns out that it’s all done to help with keeping the skin from aging quickly. The UV rays that you come into each day can damage your skin and wear it out even if the sun isn’t out. I always found it unusual to have all that stuff on my face even if I wasn’t going to be out in the sun and now I see that it really can work for keeping it healthy.

Yellow foundation is impressive

Protect Your Skin While Looking Beautiful

Protect Your Skin While Looking Beautiful

I always felt that yellow foundation was something basic to use and was too reflective of old photos. However, my grandmother seems to be right in that a yellow foundation can be used to even out the skin’s tone to keep the skin from looking too bright or red. This is needed to keep a nice look that is relaxing and sensible on the skin.

Use a good lip stencil

The lip stencil really turned out to be great for my grandmother as it kept a good border ready for her makeup to stay intact. As I’ve aged, I’ve noticed that my lipstick keeps on bleeding into the lines around my mouth. It’s much easier for me to keep my lips looking great with a good stencil.

Hydroquinone is especially great

I’ve noticed that my grandmother always used hydroquinone on her skin. I could never figure out why and I was kind of afraid of it at the start because of the funny-sounding name. However, it turns out that it makes it well for the condition to be eased and to relax the skin over time. This is an impressive point that makes it easy to manage and safe for the skin to use.

Leg bronzers really work too

The legs can easily get to wear out over time and can develop wrinkles. Sometimes it’s easier for some veins to be a little more visible even if they aren’t bulging. My grandmother always used leg bronzers to make her look a little nicer and more relaxed and I particularly liked the way how it looks. It made for a nice look and she clearly didn’t struggle with too many unusual looks to her body. I really had a great look to it and it really showed after a while.

Ageing Well

Aging Well Is An Art-form

I found it amazing to see how my grandmother was so beautiful even at her later years. I can definitely see how well the methods she used work and today it makes perfect sense to try them out. The more I think about it sometimes the old tried and true methods for the skin are all I need to make it work right.


How To Deal With A Defaulted Student Loan

The Cost Of Your Education

The Cost Of Your Education

Student loan defaults have become very common in the United States. Some people feel that it is the end of the world when their student loan defaults. No, it is not. It is just one of the challenges of life and one that you can overcome. Here are ways to deal with a student loan default.

Contact The Agency And Set A New Repayment Agreement

Once you have a defaulted loan, make sure to get in touch with the agency immediately. They can provide you with options on how you can resolve the issue. You should also attempt to set a new repayment agreement.

You can reinstate eligibility to get federal financial aid by paying every defaulted loan holder for six consecutive months. Payments should be in full and must be on time and voluntary. It is possible to rehabilitate your defaulted loan by making payments for nine consecutive months. If you make payments for three consecutive months, you may consolidate your loans.

Be sure to follow the repayment agreement to get back on track. Moreover, you have to apply for aid should you require additional federal aid so the school can include your financial aid application data on your file and is already prepared to award you as soon as you become eligible for federal financial aid.

Take Advantage Of Satisfactory Repayment Arrangements

Reach For Satisfactory Repayment Arrangements

Find A Satisfactory Repayment Arrangement

This program can make you eligible for Title IV benefits like federal student loans and federal grants in order to get additional financial assistance. Then again, even if you comply with the requirements of the program, the default status on your credit history will remain.

You can take part in the program by making a request for Satisfactory Repayment Arrangements with the holder of your student loan. You have to make payments for six consecutive months on their due dates. The amount is identified after examining your balance and your capacity to pay. You may be asked to present a monthly spending plan that shows your expenses. Moreover, payments should be continuously made even after six months.

Go For The Rehabilitation Program

If you are eligible, a lender can buy your defaulted loan. The default status of the loan would then be removed. Also, the default entry would be taken off your credit report. There is also a chance that you will regain the benefits of your student loan such as repayment options, deferment, and forbearance eligibility.

There Are Many Ways To Cover The cost Of Your Student Loans

There Are Many Ways To Cover The cost Of Your Student Loans

In order to know if you are eligible for the program, you need to contact the agency where your student loan is guaranteed. Eligibility to the program requires payments for nine months. After the first twelve months, you should continue with your payments in case a forbearance or deferment has not been given.

Although student loan defaults can still be resolved, it is still best that you do not reach that point. Then again, if you are facing a defaulted loan, the best thing you can do is try to resolve the problem through these 3 options. This time you should stick to the rules if you want to get back on track and start once again.


The Right Way To Start Your Business

You Want To Start A New Business

You Want To Start A New Business?

People have many various reasons why they engage in business. Some would just want to explore their potentials, while there are those who would like to generate some cash. Whatever the purpose you have in mind, there are general rules that you should consider if you want to be successful in your chosen business industry.

Setting a Clear Goal in Your Business Plan

You Need A Business Plan

You Need A Business Plan

It always needs a plan. You cannot just start right away without any plan or guide where you should be going. You need to set your business objectives and plan the methods you would do in order to realize your goals. These goals would also serve as your motivation and inspiration to keep doing the right things so you would attain success in your chosen endeavor.

Define the Budget for Your Business

Make Sure You Have Enough Capital To Begin

Make Sure You Have Enough Capital To Begin

A startup capital may not be necessary for some lines of business, yet you still need money just in case you would require to pay something, then you would have no problem in settling it. It may be true to some, but for few marketers, they believe that the more money you invest, the greater chances that you would earn a good profit out of it. Just like an example, when you are on a lending business, if you would invest $1000 and makes 10% every month as profit, then you would get $100, whereas you invest $100, then you would only get $10 for your profit interest.

You should understand the basic of marketing so you would be able to make a designed plan on how much money you would need in order to attain your goal.

Formulate a Marketing Strategy that You Will Use

You cannot just sell anything or offer services without even trying to promote your business. You need promotional marketing techniques as well as other strategies that you could incorporate so that prospect client would be able to patronize your business. The core value that you should be able to apply in your business is how to build trust with your clients. You need to gain their trusts with the highest quality services and products that you could offer them.

Put Your Plan In Motion

Put Your Plan In Motion

Even if it would cost you to give a good impression by giving them high-end facilities, it would not be a waste of time and money because in business, what you offer to one of your clients would have a domino effect to other prospects in life. Therefore, you should be able to establish a high level of public relations because this would give your business a good name in the market.


No matter how small or big your business that you want to start, you should not forget the basics on how to deal with people. It is from your customers’ wallet that your income would come up; therefore, they should be your priorities in whatever business strategies you would like to use. Online industry can offer you great deals in terms of advances in your business system that would surely make things easier for you.