Anything related to information technologies and information systems

LinkSys Default Password

It is very easy to forget a password in our information age as probably everyone has tons of passwords. Not wanting to remember all passwords, some people leave their home wireless routers set to the default factory settings. But even with that setting, it is easy to "forget" oneself out of a router.


32 Bit or 64 Bit Operating System

How to check if my computer is running a 32 bit or 64 bit operating system?

This can be easily researched through the computer registry.



google_ad_section_start is a keyword that the Google Adsense service uses to focus on a page section. Or, more precisely, a webmaster of a web uses this keyword in the HTML code to emphasize a page section that he wants the Google crawlers to see and pay more attention to. This is called Google Ad Section.


RAID Redundant Array of Independent (or Inexpensive) Disks

RAID is short for Redundant Array of Independent (or Inexpensive) Disks.

It is a category of disk drives that employ two or more drives in combination with fault tolerance and performance management systems.


Browser Safe Colors (Palette)

Browser Safe Colors is a term that refers to the array of colors that can be described in the computer language using only 8 bits.

In the days when 8-bit monitors were the standard, a web developer had to restrict himself or herself to only the browser safe colors in order to ensure that the colors he or she chose would appear correctly on web pages.



MS-DOS stands in short for MicroSoft Disk Operating System and is an operating system made available to the wide general public by Microsoft.


.NET Framework

The Microsoft .NET Framework is a software component that can be added to or is usually included with the later versions of the Microsoft Windows operating system.  Windows XP SP2, Windows Server 2003, and Windows Vista come with .NET built in.  The .NET Framework is a fundamental Microsoft component and is intended to be used by most new applications created for the Windows platform.


Difference between ODBC and OLEDB

What is the difference between ODBC and OLEDB?

First, let us take a look at ODBC.


ODBC stands for Open Data Base Connectivity, which is a connection method to data sources.



UNIX is a computer operating system originally developed in 1969 by a group of AT&T employees at Bell Labs. 

Today's UNIX systems are split into various branches, developed over time by various commercial vendors and non-profit organizations.


Windows Media Player cannot play DVD

Windows Media Player cannot play the DVD because a compatible DVD decoder is not installed on your computer

You get this error message if you try to play a DVD on a computer with Windows Media Player that has not been upgraded to play DVDs. Your computer is missing so called DVD decoder.