Computing and technology


Welcome to The Student Room's Technology Wiki


Subwikis: Photography and Digital Imaging

Using the wiki

Take a look below to see all the pages hosted on this wiki (marked with an asterisk *) and on the forums. Please feel to contribute to any articles held on this wiki, and you can even create your own - see the panel to the right. If you create an article yourself, you can add it to this page yourself in the relevant section - just click the "edit this page" button or the "edit this article" link at the top or bottom of this page.

The Technology forums

We have a forum for Technology and Computers on the main site, as well as a number of more specialised sub-forums.



You might also be interested in the Tech Society - drop in and have a chat!

Troubleshooting and virus removal

There are a number of troubleshooting threads and articles hosted both on the forums and on the wiki. These guides are a great place to start if you're having trouble with your computer, so you might want to read here before you post your problem on the forums.




Here are some miscellaneous articles including operating systems and freeware.





  • December: Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from the Technology and Computers Moderation Team!
  • October 31: Following the site upgrade, we've now fixed the broken templates!
  • June 13: A call for Mobile Phone related articles! More info
  • June 12: We've created new guidelines for posting in the Tech Forum - please take a look!
  • June 6: Please feel free to express your thoughts on the presence of Mac vs. PC threads in the forums
  • May 30: Congratulations to the winners of the development survey competition!


Create a new article

To create a new article, write out your title under in the box below (the Tech prefix will be added automatically) and begin editing! When you've created your article, feel free to add it to the most appropriate section on this page.






Buying advice

There is plenty of advice and information around to give you a helping hand in making that important decision of what exactly to buy, whether it be a ready-made laptop or components to build your own PC. Some information is hosted on the wiki, and some in threads on the forum - please feel free to start your own thread if you're looking for personal advice on some potential choices you have in mind.



Guides and how-to's

Check out the links below for information on how to carry out a number of computer-related tasks.



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