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Category Archives: PCTech

Note to self – Get a wifi router supported by DD-WRT.

13-Feb-13

After my wifi-router just stopped working one day, I had to get a new one. The one I got was Netgear WNR612v2 wifi router which was just enough for my basic needs. As I had assumed that any wifi-router will work fine, this one gave me real trouble. Connection drops every 5 mins just made […]

RmClock : The nitro boost for mobile processors.

22-Jul-11

This experiment was done by me some time back to squeeze out more performance from my Acer Aspire 5052. Now if you check the specs it has a AMD Turion Processor MK38 maxing out at 2.2 Ghz. The AMD processor is known to be more cheap than the Intel line of similar mobile processors. But […]

Windows XP slowdown due to Microsoft ACPI-Compliant Control Method Battery.

15-Jun-11

Problem There is a very peculiar problem of Windows XP getting slowed down nearly to a halt, particularly on laptops. The OS becomes unresponsive during boot and the only way to get back to normal speed is to remove the laptop battery. But the whole solution of removing the laptop battery is a big fail. […]