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Firmware

A consistent problem that we’re having at Refresh is customers purchasing DVD discs and then returning them as being ‘faulty’ because they refuse to work correctly on their machines. Once they come back in to store we then run a couple of tests and they check out as being absolutely fine meaning that quite often [...]

Backing up movies

As you can imagine a company such as ours that sells blank media (CD’s, DVD’s etc) does get asked on a daily basis how to go about making a copy of a movie using a home PC. As this is something not yet covered in Click I thought this week I would [...]

DVD-R or DVD+R

We still get people coming to our trade counter on a daily basis to pick up DVD media for their machines but when asked whether they are after DVD-R or DVD+R a puzzled expression shoots across their face. It was for this reason that I thought it would be nice to recap on the different [...]

The Death of the Floppy Drive?

It says something about the competitive nature of the computing industry when it costs the same for me to buy a computer from Dell rather than build one myself. It also makes me glad that I backed out of the computer building game a few years back to concentrate on [...]

DVD Writing

I’ve had a long history of dealing with a locally based company SVP Communications which dates back to the days that I was at college and used to go around to the owners flat and pick up black CD’s and the such that he used to sell from his garage. [...]

All about DVD’s

Although I’d expect the majority of my readers to know exactly what an DVD disc is, it seems that far too many people have not taken the plunge to purchase a DVD player for their computer even though you can pick up a drive for around £40 or so. DVD [...]

Processor Overview

Many newcomers to the PC world may well be perplexed by the apparent choice of PC’s that are available to choose from; CD or DVD drive? 20Gb or 30Gb hard disk? However, possibly one of the most confusing issues to arise recently is the new choice [...]