Bill Detwiler

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  • Downloads // Apr 2010

    How do I delete the hiberfil.sys and reclaim the hard disk memory?

    If you have ever used the Hibernate feature in Microsoft Windows, you have created a hiberfil.sys file. Here is how you delete that file and reclaim the hard disk memory. This download is also available as an entry in the TechRepublic Microsoft Windows Blog.

    Provided By Bill Detwiler

  • Downloads // Jan 2010

    Computer hardware inventory list

    When you're troubleshooting hardware problems, you need to know the make and model of the equipment you're dealing with. But if you've never worked on the PC before, that can be a challenge. This update of our hardware inventory list will make it easy to record the necessary details for...

    Provided By Bill Detwiler

  • Downloads // Nov 2008

    Geek Gift Guide 2008: Amazon Kindle

    With its paper-like display, wireless capability, PC-free operation, and thousands of titles from Amazon's catalog behind it, the Kindle may be the first e-book reader to gain broad acceptance.TechRepublic's Bill Detwiler tested the Kindle for several weeks--reading a work from one of his favorite authors, perusing Amazon's Kindle...

    Provided By Bill Detwiler

  • Downloads // Jul 2008

    Podcast: Bomgar believes appliance-based remote control beats software or SaaS solutions hands down

    During this podcast, Bill Detwiler speaks with Joel Bomgar about his company's appliance-based remote support solution--the Bomgar Box. Bomgar explains the advantages (easier deployment, better security, lower TCO, increased uptime, client OS flexibility, and more efficient product development) his product has over the competition.You can read more about...

    Provided By Bill Detwiler

  • Downloads // Jun 2008

    Podcast: Fujitsu thinks solid-state drive benefits are more hype than reality (for now)

    Solid-state drives are all the rage, but are they worth the significant premium (sometimes $1,000) over machines with convention drives? Current solid-state drives use either NAND Flash memory or SDRAM and contain no moving parts. Proponents tout several benefits of solid-state drives over conventional platter drives--faster startup, shorter seek times,...

    Provided By Bill Detwiler

  • Downloads // Jun 2008

    Podcast: Fujitsu thinks solid-state drive benefits are more hype than reality (for now)

    Solid-state drives are all the rage, but are they worth the significant premium (sometimes $1,000) over machines with convention drives? Current solid-state drives use either NAND Flash memory or SDRAM and contain no moving parts. Proponents tout several benefits of solid-state drives over conventional platter drives--faster startup, shorter seek times,...

    Provided By Bill Detwiler

  • Downloads // Jul 2008

    Podcast: Bomgar believes appliance-based remote control beats software or SaaS solutions hands down

    During this podcast, Bill Detwiler speaks with Joel Bomgar about his company's appliance-based remote support solution--the Bomgar Box. Bomgar explains the advantages (easier deployment, better security, lower TCO, increased uptime, client OS flexibility, and more efficient product development) his product has over the competition.You can read more about...

    Provided By Bill Detwiler

  • Downloads // Nov 2008

    Geek Gift Guide 2008: Amazon Kindle

    With its paper-like display, wireless capability, PC-free operation, and thousands of titles from Amazon's catalog behind it, the Kindle may be the first e-book reader to gain broad acceptance.TechRepublic's Bill Detwiler tested the Kindle for several weeks--reading a work from one of his favorite authors, perusing Amazon's Kindle...

    Provided By Bill Detwiler

  • Downloads // Jan 2010

    Computer hardware inventory list

    When you're troubleshooting hardware problems, you need to know the make and model of the equipment you're dealing with. But if you've never worked on the PC before, that can be a challenge. This update of our hardware inventory list will make it easy to record the necessary details for...

    Provided By Bill Detwiler

  • Downloads // Apr 2010

    How do I delete the hiberfil.sys and reclaim the hard disk memory?

    If you have ever used the Hibernate feature in Microsoft Windows, you have created a hiberfil.sys file. Here is how you delete that file and reclaim the hard disk memory. This download is also available as an entry in the TechRepublic Microsoft Windows Blog.

    Provided By Bill Detwiler