October 19, 2009

Adventures with Linux

Posted in authored by John Gohde tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , at 4:21 pm by John Gohde

Anyone looking for an alternative to fooling around with Windows XP, and other Microsoft operating systems, is often advised to switch to Linux. It is an easy 15 minutes install, they say. Linux they claim is easy to use. And, will work on the smallest of computers.

But, … Is it really true?
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July 24, 2009

Speeding Up Your Personal Computer

Posted in authored by John Gohde tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , at 6:04 am by John Gohde

Is your tired old personal computer not performing like it used to? Now, you can rejuvenate that clunker of yours until it will perform like a new machine.
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May 22, 2009

Registry Cleaners-SHDOCVW.DLL & 0xc0000022 Errors

Posted in authored by John Gohde tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , at 5:25 am by John Gohde

Registry Cleaners Are NOT Miracle Cures

While I am a very strong advocate of using FREE Registry Cleaner programs to clean and speed up used computers they are, also, at the same time one of the biggest scams on the Internet. Commercial registry cleaners positively wont fix a Windows XP computer that suddenly boots up blank, reports that SHDOCVW.DLL is missing, or that explorer.exe wont initialize due to a 0xc0000022 error.
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May 14, 2009

The First Step – Fix Obvious Problems On Your Computer

Posted in authored by John Gohde tagged , , , , , , , , , at 9:07 am by John Gohde

There are few easy things that everyone can check and adjust that will dramatically affect the speed performance of your computer. They wont positively give you more speed, but experiencing them in the negative will cause your personal computer to really drag along at a horribly slow pace.
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May 4, 2009

Dell Dimension 4700 – A Gem of a Deal

Posted in authored by John Gohde tagged , , , , , , at 3:15 pm by John Gohde

I just purchased my third used computer for $150, last Friday. I came across this one at Goodwill of Central Virginia in Richmond. It was a Dell Dimension 4700 computer system that came complete with a 17 inch CRT monitor.
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