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How to clean a laptop screen

Tips for keeping your laptop screen clean Whether you use your laptop on a daily basis or from time to time, the screen does become dusty and dirty. Dust from the air collects on the screen and on the keyboard. If you happen to touch the screen when you point something out to someone else, the... More

How to print a configuration page on an HP Color LaserJet CM1312 MFP

On an HP printer, if you want to get a quick overview of network settings, printer setup, and device information, you'd print out a configuration page. The steps for printing a configuration page on different HP models can vary greatly; follow the procedure below for the Color LaserJet CM1312 MFP... More

How to wire a universal RJ-25 Phone Jack keystone connector

RJ-25 Keystone Phone Jack Older style phone jacks require you to strip some of the insulation off the color coded wires, bend the wire enough so a screw will hold it in place on top of the primary wires terminal, and then you have to turn the screw firmly enough to hold both the primary wire... More

How to print a configuration page on an HP LaserJet M1319f MFP

The configuration page on an HP printer gives you a lot of information. The exact contents of the page vary from printer to printer, but some of the things you can generally find on a configuration page include the printer's page count, serial number, current network setup, paper tray settings,... More

How to print a supplies status page from an HP LaserJet M3035 MFP

Many HP printers can print a supplies status page, which shows you how much toner is left in the current cartridge, plus the life remaining for any maintenance parts. To print a supplies status page on an HP LaserJet M3035 MFP, follow the steps below. (These steps also apply to the LaserJet M4345... More

How to get the page count for an Okifax 5300

The Okifax 5300 is a level-1 small fax machine. Like most fax machines, it can display the current page count. The page count is displayed on screen, rather than printed out on a configuration page like some fax machine models. To view the page count on an Okifax 5300, follow the steps... More

How to remove the hard drive from a Dell Latitude D610 laptop

On desktop computers, removing a hard drive can be a time-intensive procedure. Typically you have to open the computer's case, disconnect the hard drive's data and power cables, and remove or unscrew the hard drive. But on a laptop, where everything is smaller and more accessible, removing a... More

How to disable SSID broadcasting on a Netgear Wireless-G router

By default, most routers are set up to broadcast their SSID, or network name. This feature is useful for when you are setting up your wireless network or adding computers to your network, but it can be a security risk as well. Computers that you may not want on your network can "see" your... More

How to print a configuration page from an HP LaserJet M4345 MFP

Unlike many HP LaserJet printers, the M4345 is a multifunction printer (MFP), meaning that it can also scan and copy (and fax, if the fax accessory is installed). One difference often seen between level-1 printers and multifunction printers is the touch screen -- a lot of MFPs have a display... More

How to enable energy saver mode on a Ricoh CL4000DN printer

Most modern copiers and printers have some sort of sleep mode or low-power mode that they will switch to after sitting idle for a specified period of time. On the Ricoh Aficio CL4000DN, this low-power mode is called energy saver mode. When the printer is in energy saver mode, it draws less power... More