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Welcome to InfoHQ's Computer Buying Advice. InfoHQ is an independent web site that provides computer advice and help with using and buying desktop and notebook computers, and other computer hardware and software. We currently have over 200 pages of free computer information in our articles.

The main index to this page can be found in the right sidebar after the InfoHQ Computer News. Thanks for visiting and we hope you enjoy using our site.

What's New

Uniblue DriverScanner Review Uniblue DriverScanner Review. Are out-of-date Windows Devices Drivers slowing your computer down? Give Uniblue's DriverScanner a try. (Dec 11, 2011)

How Do I Update Drivers? How Do I Update Drivers? Step by step instructions on how to update Windows Device Drivers. (Sept 11, 2011)

How I Met My Spamming and Phishing BuddiesHow I Met My Spamming and Phishing Buddies - Computer Humor. (Sept 05, 2011)

Best Data Recovery Programs for Windows and Macs Best Data Recovery Programs for Windows and Macs. (Aug 11, 2011) Recover deleted and corrupted files, pictures, emails, documents, music, databases, passwords, and even reformatted hard drives. We round up the latest programs.

Recover from Windows System Crashes Ten Ways to Recover Your System When Windows Crashes. (Aug 31, 2011) How to get your system up and running again, and tips to protect your software and data. 

PC Cleaner Review - Speed up and fix slow PCs. PC Cleaner Review - Speed Up Your Slow PC with PC Cleaner (July 19, 2011)  - Clean and optimize your PC with the tools from PC Cleaner.

Ofice File Recovery Products Review of OfficeFIX File Recovery Products (July 17, 2011)  - Finally a good software product has been written to recover corrupted Word, Excel, Access, and Outlook files.

Computer Maintenance Tips Computer Maintenance Tips -  (July 23, 2011) Eleven tips to keep your computer running smoothly and trouble free.

Nook eBook Reader Nook eBook Reader Review (February 27, 2011)  - Our review of the Barnes & Noble Nook eBook Reader.

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Motorola Cliq Smartphone Motorola Cliq Smartphone Review (February 27, 2010)  - Our review of the Barnes & Noble Nook eBook Reader.

Designing Your Own Custom Gaming PC Designing Your Own Desktop Gaming PC (August 3, 2011 - under revision)  Tired of your store bought PC? Hints and tips on building your own system.

Laptop Buying Guide Laptop Buying Guide (June 29, 2008)  - For those new to the guide it discusses; what to consider before purchasing a laptop or notebook computer, recommended features, buying hints, mobile CPU information, a most popular laptop brand list, and more.

Fighting Back Against Email Spammers, Internet Hackers, and other Web Thieves Fighting Back Against Email Spammers, Internet Hackers, and other Web Thieves - (July 23, 2011 - under revision) - Everything you need to know to defend your computer from spammers, phishers, and hackers. What spam is, who is hacking, antivirus and firewall program usage, complaining to legal authorities, and getting hackers and spammers kicked off the Internet.

Laptop Buying Guide InfoHQ Tech Watch Newsletter - (February 02, 2005)  - Our 13th InfoHQ Tech Watch Newsletter has been released, "Review of Microsoft's Free Antispyware". See it and our other twelve newsletters by clicking here.
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Getting Started - Advice for Beginners

Computer Help MailBox Computer Buying Primer  - (June 04, 2003) - This article is an introduction to buying a computer, computer hardware, and various software. While it is mainly meant for the beginner, seasoned computers veterans just might pick up a thing or two.

Computer Hardware System Requirements Hints on Buying an Upgradeable Computer - (Aug 1, 2002) Ensuring your computer system is upgradeable.

Computer Hardware System Requirements Computer Hardware Requirements - (April 23, 2003) Current computer hardware features you should look for when buying a new desktop computer or peripheral.

Computer Buying Advise Upgrading ComputersComputer Help and Troubleshooting

Fighting Back Against Email Spammers, Internet Hackers, and other Web Thieves Fighting Back Against Email Spammers, Internet Hackers, and other Web Thieves - (July 07, 2008) Everything you need to know to defend your computer from spammers and hackers: what spam is, who is hacking, antivirus and firewall program usage, complaining to legal authorities, and getting hackers and spammers kicked off the Internet.

Computer Hardware and Software Help Computer Problem Help - (August 29, 2002) Provides solutions for PC hardware and software problems. Problems discussed include system crashes, low windows resources, restoring the Windows Registry, reloading Windows, and much more. Over 13 pages of updated information.

Computer Maintenance Tips Computer Maintenance Tips -  (July 17, 2011) Eleven tips to keep your computer running smoothly and trouble free.

Free Virus Checker Free Online Virus Check - (Updated Aug 2008) Check your computer for all the latest viruses.

Computer Sound Help Computer Sound Card Help  - (August 26, 2002) A look at how sound works in Windows, how to test your sound card to make sure its installed correctly, and how to resolve sound card hardware and software problems.

Computer Game Problem Help Fixing Computer Game Problems - (August 15, 2002) Advice and tips for updating drivers, dealing with DirectX, and obtaining help and information.

Buying Guides

Laptop Buying Guide Laptop Buying Guide - (July 02, 2008)  -
For those new to to the guide it discusses; what to consider before purchasing a laptop or notebook computer, recommended features, buying hints, mobile CPU information and more.

College Computer Buying Guide College Computer Buying Guide - (Aug 08, 2003) - Advice to help students and their parents buy a computer for college.

Designing Your Own Custom Gaming PC Designing Your Own Desktop Gaming PC - (October 19, 2008)  - Tired of your store bought PC? Hints and tips on building your own system.

Cheaper to Buy or Build Computer? Is it Cheaper to Build or Buy a New PC? - (October 15, 2002)  - A quest for the "perfect workhorse computer".

Used Notebook Guide Used Notebook Buying Guide - (Updated Feb 14, 2004) - In this article we discuss whether you should buy a used notebook, what you should know before buying a used notebook, and what you should pay for a used notebook.

Ruggedized Notebook Guide Ruggedized Notebook Guide - (May 20, 2003) What a ruggedized notebook is and how to buy one. Ruggedized notebooks compared from three manufacturers.

Windows XP upgrade Windows XP Upgrade Guide - (April 4, 2002) The purpose of this article is to provide the reader with some insight into the Windows XP operating system, and ultimately, to answer the question, "Should you upgrade to Windows XP?

Computer Hardware Reviews and Information

Desktop CPU Guide Desktop CPU Guide -  (June 29, 2003) Discusses in detail all Intel, AMD, and Apple CPUs and which processors are the fastest. Also discusses which processors to buy for your desktop and which processors not to buy.
We've also added a page on Intel's Hyper-Threading Technology.
Computer Buying Advice CPU comparison

Computer Hardware Tech Advice Installing a Second Hard Drive; Demonstrated with the Maxtor 13.6 GB DiamondMax Plus (June 5, 2003) - A helpful guide for installing a second hard drive.

Laptop Buying Guide Computer Graphics Card Upgrade Guide - (December 13, 2003)  - If you're thinking of upgrading your current video card, you don't want to miss this new guide. The guide helps you decide if you should upgrade and details the cards you should upgrade to.

Toshiba Satellite Notebook  Shopping and Review Shopping for a Low Cost, Full Featured Notebook, Toshiba Satellite 1135-S155/ A15-S127 Notebook Review - (July 15, 2003)  - Shopping for the low cost, full featured $1,000 notebook demonstrated with the Toshiba Satellite 1135-S155, A15-S127 notebooks. Includes a full review of the Satellite's features and specifications.

Build Athlon Building a 1.2 GHz DDR Athlon with the Iwill KA266-R Motherboard - (May 25, 2001) A complete guide to building a DDR GHz class Athlon. Lots of pictures and instructions.
Also includes a review of the Iwill KA266-R motherboard and other peripherals. (6 pages of information).

ECC SDRAM Primer ECC SDRAM Primer - (April 25, 2001) ECC SDRAM What it is. How it works. Should you use it.

Computer Buying and Shopping Computer Buying Advice News and Rumors

computer shopping alerts Computer Shopping Alerts - (April 11, 2003) The purpose of this page is to alert you to significant product events and problems that we have encountered with vendors selling computers, computer peripherals, and consumer electronics.

Computer Hardware System Requirements How to Buy a Computer - The Do(s) and Don'ts.

Computer Hardware Tech Advice What You Need to Know About Internet Rebates and Free PCs - What to do before you sign up, what happens when you break an Internet agreement, why an Internet rebate may not be a good idea, and alternatives to Internet rebates.

Computer Buying Advice - Online Computer Auctions Online Auctions - How to use them and not get burnt

Computer Hardware Vendor List Great Online Deals - We scour the Internet to bring you the best and most noteworthy shopping deals

InfoHQ Reader Opinion Polls

Archived Articles

Computer Hardware Articles Archived Articles - old but still full of information.

Can AMD Deliver the K-7 Athlon? - InfoHQ editorial on the early days of the Athlon
Top 3 Computer Vendors - Table comparing computers from Dell, Gateway, and Micron
Building Your Own System - We pick the components to build or upgrade a reasonably priced Pentium II or AMD K6-2 system.

Future Computer Hardware Predictions  -   - We review and discuss future computer features to help you decide what to buy today.
InfoHQ Reviews Free Internet Service Providers - We tested the free dial-up Internet services provided by 5 national ISPs and we also include information on future free DSL providers. Apple Power Mac G4 - Pentium III PC Face-off. Which System is Faster? - A review and comparison of the Apple Power PC G4 and the Pentium III 800 MHz PC. Includes comparisons of CPU speed, video speed, and RAM efficiency.
InfoHQ 3D Video Card Roundup  - We review features and performance of 3D graphics cards (a good reference for video cards over 1 year old).
Computer Help MailBox - The Computer Help Mailbox is a collection of questions and comments from our readers. Computer Tech Advice  - More answers for your computer questions and problems. InfoHQ Computer News Archives - (2001-2003)  - Missed some of InfoHQ's original computer news?? Don't worry, we have 3 years' worth of our daily computer news archived on our site.

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