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    Windows 7 END OF LIFE!

      DuroPC would like to remind that Microsoft will discontinue Windows 7 installation and support as of January 14th, 2020. Because of this, Microsoft will no longer allow Microsoft downgrade rights from Window 10 Professional. We will continue to provide Windows 7 installations on our DuroPC product line up until this date. Please use this […]

  • Balancing The Computer Scales

    Balancing The Computer Scales  Embedded fanless computers may be small, but they pack a big punch. Small barebone systems offers an alternative computer to the traditional desktop or rackmount.  Offering a variety of expansion configurations while still preforming at full capacity on a i-series processor and only a fraction of the size. These two systems […]

  • Microsoft Downgrade Rights

    Microsoft Windows Downgrade. **UPDATE** Microsoft recently updated its downgrade rights. If Microsoft no longer supports the operating system we can not downgrade to it. Unless your company has been using the volume license system since the time the requested operating system was in use you can not longer downgrade to it. Because of this change […]

  • The difference between PCIe x1, x4, x8, x16

    In a previous blog post, we covered the difference between PCI and PCI-X.  The response to the post was enthusiastic, and we were asked to write a complementary post explaining the difference between PCIe x1, x4, x8, x16.  We are always happy to answer customers’ questions (feel free to contact us with your questions regarding […]

  • IRQ Settings & Conflicts

    What is an IRQ and why is does my device have a conflict?
    IRQ is an acronym for Interrupt ReQuest and refers to individually numbered channels that are used by devices to when accessing a processor.