is an L2 Cache ?
If you ever wonder what L2 cache does for you in your everyday applications,
just have a look through your BIOS and choose a temporary option of disabling
it. L2. L2 cache provides fast access to the recently used instruction set and
data, which increases performance by reducing the average memory access time.
Without the cache active on your computer it might as well be swimming through
is a digital certificate ?
certificates (also called Secure Server IDs) are like virtual electronic
fingerprints. Each one is unique and can be used to positively identify the
person or object (e.g. a company's Internet server), who owns the certificate
by the information contained within it. That information can be trusted,
because it is digitally 'signed' by a trusted Certification Authority who
check the authenticity of the information to be included in the certificate
before they issue it. Digital Certificates provide the proof of identity and
deliver critical elements of security which are vital to establish the trust
needed to conduct safe communications and transactions with customers,
suppliers, partners and employees.
will my modem not initialise ?
error can be caused by simple conditions, such as the modem not being plugged
in properly or not being turned on. A common error is that another program is
using the modem. Another possibility is a conflict in the IRQ settings. In
this case the modem and another hardware device are trying to use the same IRQ
setting and will cause the modem not to function. It is also possible that
your modem is not functioning at all and it needs to be replaced.
does my modem not detect a dial tone ?
the modem is not plugged into the phone line correctly, the phone line is
down, or the modem does not function at all. Check your modem properties and
my computer get a virus from the Internet ?
But only if you download a program and run it. Be selective about the sites
you visit and the files you download. We also suggest you get one of the many
good virus protection programs that are available.
cookie is a form of identification. When you visit a web site it gives your
computer a number. When you return to the site, the site remembers who you
are. Most cookies have an expiration date attached to them so they erase
themselves other don't . Cookies are powerful tools. Beware !
owned by eBay, is a global online payment system PayPal is a convenient,
easy-to-use, and secure way for individuals and businesses to send and receive
money online for goods, services, charitable donations, and so forth. It's
also a full-service operation that provides front-end and back-end solutions
to increase growth and revenue for merchants.
can I tell the difference between a real PayPal email and a fake one?
term spoofing and phishing have been used to describe the act of collecting
personal information using a fake email in order to commit identity theft,
credit card, and Internet fraud. If you click on a link included in an email
you're not sure is from PayPal, make sure the address at the top of the
browser window you're brought to reads exactly www.paypal.com.
PayPal emails will address you by first name, last name, or business name, and
NOT by Dear PayPal User or Dear PayPal Member.
If you are ever uncertain about the validity of the email or the email links,
open a new web browser window and type in www.paypal.com.