Yearly Archives: 2012

No space on a disk

A past customer actually remembered what I said about her computer needing a good audit check and clean up (most don’t) and asked me to fix her computer which was “running slowly”. I started it up in Ubuntu to do

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Jerky mouse in Firefox

This problem has plagued me since Firefox 4 came along. On my FitPC I run Windows XP Pro, use a logitech wireless mouse and keyboard, have 2 gigs of ram and enough processing power, but when I install any version

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Sucker for punishment

I must be, the jobs I take on and how I try to fix them! In this case, a regular customer for computer and sign work rang to say her HP All-in-one had a virus. I fired it up and

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System Files

I have just been given an external hard drive by a customer, where 3 years worth of videos had been deleted by an anti virus program (Microsoft Security Essentials). This of course is the customers view of things, coloured by

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