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How to Read a Windows Firewall Log

Microsoft Windows includes a built-in firewall. By default, the firewall does not log any traffic. However, users or system administrators can optionally configure the firewall to log dropped traffic, successful connections or both. If Windows firewall logging is enabled, Windows firewall generates “pfirewall.log” files in the Windows directory hierarchy. You can read the Windows firewall […]



How to Read a Humminbird Fish Finder

Humminbird fish finders are a popular type of fish finder and help fishermen and other recreational boaters determine what is in the water beneath them. These fish finders show the bottom of the lake, river, or reservoir, as well as fish, debris, and other items that are in the water. In addition, Humminbirds give information […]



How to Use Freon Gauges

A vehicle owner who wishes to charge his air conditioning system soon finds out that the procedure does not involve simply hooking a can and a hose up to the engine and turning a valve. Some AC units have to be completely evacuated, then pulled for vacuum and then recharged. The use of AC gauges […]



How to Read Codes in a PT Cruiser

You can save yourself time and money by reading your Chrysler PT Cruiser’s codes right from your home garage. The PT Cruiser comes with an On Board Diagnostics (OBD) computer that reads and stores the trouble codes sent to it from sensors positioned throughout the vehicle. These codes can be read right from the vehicle […]



How to Read a Bad PDF File

Portable Document Format (PDF) is very useful for transferring frozen images and text in a specific format, organization and look from one computer to another or from one operating system to another; however, completing that process incorrectly (e.g. if the “print to PDF” function from Microsoft Word is used wrongly) will result in a bad […]



How to Read & Measure With Micrometers & Calipers

Calipers and micrometers are used by engineers and those in the manufacturing industry to measure parts and dimensions with great accuracy. Although micrometers are the more accurate of the two, a good set of calipers can give you an accurate measurement within .0001 or an inch and can be used for a few different types […]



How to Read Bus Time Schedules

Getting around a strange city without a car can be a simple task when you’re equipped with a map of the area’s bus routes. A glance at a bus timetable can leave uninitiated riders scratching their heads trying to decipher a checkerboard of times and places. Finding your destination on the chart along with the […]



How to Read iBooks on Multiple Devices

One of the big advantages of iBooks is that you are not limited to one device. With the iBook Reader installed on your iPhone or iPad, you can download your iBooks to multiple devices and sync them between each. This will keep you from losing your place as you switch between your iPad and iPod. […]



How to Read an Echocardiogram

An echocardiogram is a medical test using sound waves to construct a moving picture of the heart. A transducer is used in performing an echocardiogram by sending out high-frequency sound waves and transmitting the echoes of the signals into electrical impulses. This test is used to check heart chambers and valves, allowing doctors to diagnose […]



How to Read R22 Gauges

Central air conditioning units have a built-in gauge that monitors their pressure and the amount of refrigerants in the unit. The R22 gauge is a compound gauge that can measure the pressure of the system, expressed in pounds per square inch, or psi, as well as the temperatures of the R12, R22 and R502 compounds […]



How to Read a Carpenter’s Ruler

One of the basic tools in any construction or remodeling project is the measuring tape. Understanding how to read it will be the knowledge that you will use more than any other skill learned in the industry. From the beginning of the age when man started constructing shelters to protect himself from the elements, he […]



How To Read an Ultrasound

Ultrasound is a very challenging imaging modality to comprehend. Sonograms are two-dimensional, grayscale images. Ultrasound waves are sent into the body in pulses. Before another pulse is sent, the time lapsed since the last pulse and the intensity of the returning sound waves (bouncing off of tissues) are used to form an image. Ultrasound waves […]



How to Put Requirements on the Reading Fair Board

Turning students into bookworms helps them become stronger readers, which benefits them in all areas. A reading fair is a creative way to get kids excited about books. Reading fairs use presentation boards to share information about the book, with certain presentation requirements, such as specifics about the book or your opinion of the story. […]



How to Take an Infant’s Blood Pressure Reading

If your child was born premature, had a stay in the Newborn Intensive Care Unit or has had RSV or any other illness that can affect his blood pressure level, you may be asked to measure your baby’s blood pressure. Taking a baby’s blood pressure can be hard because babies squirm and the process is […]



How to Read Train Schedules

The complexity of reading train schedules should lessen as the ability to comprehend arrival and departure times, local and express stops and gate information increases. Although somewhat challenging, familiarizing yourself with the basic format of a train schedule will help you travel practically anywhere in your region. Locate the time you wish to depart the […]



How to Read a Hygrometer

Hygrometers measure the humidity of the surrounding air, and have various related applications including weather forecasting and air conditioning. While there are new, easy-to-read hygrometers available, the classic double-thermometer hygrometers are still in use and can reveal a great deal about what constitutes humidity and how it is determined. Identify the wet bulb and dry […]



How to Take an Accurate GPS Reading Using a GPS Receiver

Scientists have enhanced the Global Positioning Systems (GPS) capabilities immensely since the first GPS satellite was launched for military surveillance purposes in 1968. Today GPS devices exist for a variety of purposes from driving directions to pinpointing your coordinates as you’re hiking. Taking a specific GPS reading can be especially important if you are charting […]



How to Read a TB Test

The tuberculosis or TB skin test, also known as a PPD test, is used to determine if someone has developed an immune response to the bacterium that causes TB. A response to the test can occur if someone has TB or if the person was exposed to it in the past. Schedule an appointment with […]