How to Configure Interrupt Request (IRQ) Priorities in Windows

Most components directly attached to your motherboard—including PCI slots, IDE controllers, serial ports, the keyboard port, and even your motherboard’s CMOS—have individual interrupt requests (IRQs) assigned to them. An interrupt request line, or IRQ, is a numbered hardware line over which a device can interrupt the normal flow of data to the processor, allowing the …

How to Fix Stop:0x000000F4 Blue Screen Error in Windows

Working in IT, I’ve come across a number of strange STOP errors in Windows that are only fixed by doing something ridiculously obscure! Recently, I came across another STOP error that is very obscure, but pretty easy to fix! Well, at least it was easy to fix for me. Here’s the error on the associated …

How to Convert IMG Files to ISO

IMG and ISO files are two common disk image file formats. They are often used to store, distribute, or backup the content and file system of optical discs (CD, DVD, and Blu-ray Disc) to another disc or device.  Despite having many similarities and practical usage, ISO is widely accepted as the standard/format for disc images. …

How to Play Android Games on PC

Have you ever wished you could use a mouse and keyboard to play Android games? Or perhaps you just want to play Android games on a bigger screen while you’re on your PC. These are just a couple of reasons you might want to figure out how to run Android games on your PC. In …

How To Turn OK Google On and Off on Your Android Device

Google Assistant is always there for you, and always listening. Even when you don’t want it to. It can be very convenient to say “OK Google” and have a digital assistant answer you right away. But what if you want to turn that assistant off? Whether it’s due to privacy concerns or any other reason, …