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To: El Gato; Ernest_at_the_Beach; Robert A. Cook, PE; lepton; LadyDoc; jb6; tiamat; PGalt; Dianna; ...

I think my computer is on its last legs. It’s 10 years old. I had to do a “system restore” to get online. I can only open one window at a time. Unless I can download another browser that can use this old dog, I won’t be posting much for a couple of weeks. I never could update beyond Internet Explorer 6 with Microsoft updates.


22 posted on 12/15/2010 7:49:46 PM PST by neverdem (Xin loi minh oi)
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To: neverdem

Good luck with the puter.

Ten years old? There are a lot of sales on this stuff this time of year.


23 posted on 12/15/2010 8:02:38 PM PST by decimon
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To: neverdem

Tried Linux? There are many variations that are lightweight, great for older computers, and easy to use. Whatever you choose please don’t leave FR your ping list is the best!


25 posted on 12/15/2010 10:17:41 PM PST by Eyes Unclouded ("The word bipartisan means some larger-than-usual deception is being carried out." -George Carlin)
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To: neverdem

Hard drive failure, sounds like. I’ve got the same thing going on here. Mid-1990s PowerMac; I’m finally going to upgrade this last-legs Quantum 1.1 gb internal, and probably will also retire the 10K rpm IBM external SCSI 18 gb. Had some ink cartridges I got for nothing, got lots of credit ($1 apiece) at Staples, and have a PATA 500 gb coming, cost less than $50 to me.


30 posted on 12/16/2010 8:18:12 AM PST by SunkenCiv (Diplomatic power grows out of the barrel of a gun.)
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To: neverdem

I just bought a new refurbished computer for $300. Don’t torture yourself, put it out of it’s misery. You could probably find something decent on craigslist for $100.00.


34 posted on 12/16/2010 3:08:04 PM PST by listenhillary (A very simple fix to our dilemma - We need to reward the makers instead of the takers)
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To: neverdem

Sorry to hear about your computer problems neverdem.

Thanks for all the pings.


35 posted on 12/16/2010 5:22:48 PM PST by fanfan (Why did they bury Barry's past?)
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