6 Ways to Fix a Computer that Freezes in BIOS

A picture of a CMOS battery in a motherboard.

There’s nothing more frustrating than a computer that freezes in the BIOS, forcing you to shut down the machine. I recently spent hours working on this issue. I have an old PC that would either refuse to POST or boot into BIOS and immediately freeze. It’s a scary situation because corrupt BIOS can brick your … Read more

Can You Use a CPU Heatsink Without a Fan?

Are you wondering if your CPU air cooler really needs that extra fan on the heatsink? Will the CPU overheat if the heatsink is fanless? Well, as I like to do, I decided to put my PC through some tests for you. I was quite surprised by what I found out. Yes. You can use … Read more