Monthly Archives: September 2008

Vista and AVI Files

Today was another frustrating day using Vista. I¬†downloaded some¬†video tutorials that I’d heard were excellent and could hardly wait to watch them. But thanks to my dear Windows program, I was only able to hear the sound. Apparently these videos … Continue reading

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Mini Laptops and the Dell Inspiron Mini 9

Have you seen the cute little mini laptops yet? Weighing less than 3 pounds, they are great for travel. The battery lasts for a number of hours and you can surf the net or read your email without having to … Continue reading

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Buying Programs and eBooks You Can’t Use

Today is confession time. Computer and information junkie that I am, online marketers are often my downfall. Not because their programs and ebooks are no good, but because they may not be useful to me at the stage I am. … Continue reading

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Acer Aspire Laptop

My daughter says I am a computer junkie. That may be, but this time it was for my grandaughter. She is in second year university and needs a good laptop. I saw a newspaper ad for the Acer Aspire One … Continue reading

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External Laptop Fan

Why would I need a fan for my laptop, you ask? Welcome to the rant of the day. I have a Toshiba laptop which I like very much. I like the 17 inch screen. I like the big hard drive … Continue reading

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Acer Computer Repair Update

After having no luck resolving my problem through emails to Acer, I phoned their customer support and was patiently dealt with by a young techie for a whole hour. He walked me through a number of possible fixes and finally … Continue reading

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