# Computers

- Electronic device for storing and processing data. Software, Hardware, Web & Internet
 Meta Thread / Thread Starter Last Post Replies Views Views: 1,925 Announcement: Follow us on social media and spread the word about PF! Jan16-12 Hardware & Software News/Articles ---------------------------- Anandtech Welcome to AnandTech, the leading IT... Aug31-09 11:55 PM B. Elliott 0 13,938 Pinned: Which distribution of linux? ( 1 2 3) I'm planning on installing linux on my hard drive, having never done it before, and was doing a bit of research and... Jun1-07 11:51 PM Chronothread 39 67,185 This old blog entry is being reposted here for archival purposes because the blog system is being removed. ... Y 12:10 PM robphy 0 97 My friend who's job is to work with computers all day told me to delete my registry completely to speed up my... Aug27-14 06:25 PM AlephZero 10 242 I have a Crucial M4 SSD that is 2.5 years old and still in warranty. The drive has a nasty habit: If it loses power,... 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