March 29, 2009

Fixing Personal Computers

Posted in authored by John Gohde tagged , , , , , , , , , , , at 5:01 pm by John Gohde

Used personal computers rarely brake down. The nature of digital equipment is that if it does not fail during the first year or two of operation, then it is very unlikely to fail for many years to come. Mechanical ware will give you the most trouble. The component modules that are most likely to fail, are exactly the ones that are the easiest to fix: floppy drives and your CD / DVD players.
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March 22, 2009

Procuring the Ideal Used Computer

Posted in authored by John Gohde tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , at 11:36 am by John Gohde

Once upon a time, one would have to throw away their old computers every few years. The hardware was badly designed. Their operating systems were atrocious. Surfing the Internet was simply toxic to your computer. Well, times have changed. We finally have entered into the age of the stable computer.
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March 19, 2009

SOFTplus GSiteCrawler John Mu Warning

Posted in authored by John Gohde tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , at 2:45 pm by John Gohde

The Softplus GSiteCrawler Sitemap Generator that was written by John Mu / Johannes Mueller, googler, is generally considered to be a handy innocuous freeware program that is useful for webmasters. Wrong! It is not just another tiny nearly free program that you might have been foolish enough to have installed and used a few times. For a program that does next to nothing, it happens to be a major space hog on your hard drive.
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