Month: September 2019

Is Your Computer Lab ready for UNEB?

Is Your Computer Lab ready for UNEB? Students in the computer lab of St. Peters SSS Nsambya

When I was still computer lab technician at St. Peter’s SSS Nsambya, Third term was my most hectic term. The computers had to be always functional and in perfect state, ready for examination day. Read also: Hardware tools every school computer lab should have It was also during Term III that students frequented the lab […]

Ireland-Africa Fellows Programme fulfills my dream for European education

On Monday, September 02, 2019 I arrived in Dublin, Ireland as a beneficiary of the Irish Aid Fellowships 2019/2020 (now called Ireland-Africa Fellows Programme) to pursue postgraduate studies in Ireland. I was part of the only 11 Ugandans selected for these fully sponsored study fellowships. In Rwanda, only 4 were selected. Since childhood, I have always admired […]

How to Insert a Water Mark on Only One Page of a Document

How to Insert a Water Mark on Only One Page of a Document Watermark with Ezone School logo

A watermark is an image or text that appears faintly behind the main document. For example, watermarked documents will normally display the status of the document like “Confidential”, ‘Draft” etc. In some cases, watermarks are used to prevent counterfeiting because watermarks help in preventing people from using documents as their own. Read also: How to […]

How to Install Windows 7, Step by Step

How to Install Windows 7, Step by Step Windows 7 wallpaper

The ICT Teachers’ Association of Uganda is in an effort to help teachers reduce their dependence on technicians for common computer lab problems. That is why I write articles on this page that tackle common problems encountered in school computer labs. My recent article on how to install Windows XP was well received by members […]

How to Test a Computer’s Power Supply

How to Test a Computer’s Power Supply Power supply test

In the years that I have repaired computers, it’s on only a handful of occasions that I find the power supply faulty. Nevertheless, the issue of a faulty power supply comes in once in a while. Read also: Common Computer Lab Layouts A colleague of mine had gone to work on his client’s computers when […]

How to Install Windows XP, Step by Step

How to Install Windows XP, Step by Step

Almost all the times I install Windows OS on a PC, its either Windows 7 or Windows 10. However, on this particular day, I received a client at my Internet Café in Nabbingo whose PC didn’t meet the basic requirements for Windows 7. This particular PC had 128MB of RAM and a 1.2 GHZ processor. […]