Category Archives: computers

Black Friday Bargains

It’s the Day After Thanksgiving! Well, yeah!  If you have Thanksgiving at your house, you are tired afterwards.  Not as tired as my wife who did a lot of the cooking and preparation.  In past years I have woke up … Continue reading

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Tag Technology

127 Hours I just finished reading a book with the above title that was written by Aron Ralston.  The original title was Between a Rock and a Hard Place, but the title was changed for the upcoming movie.  I want … Continue reading

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Newer Old Computers: Part II

Desktop Upgrade I had a few upgrades for the MPC Client Pro desktop computer that I referred to in my last post.  First, I downloaded and installed AVG Free Anti-Virus software, then set up Windows Updates and installed all critical … Continue reading

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Newer Old Computers

Unpaid Computer/Network Administrator Well, actually I had a paid contract computer repair job two weeks ago.  It was simple:  Travel to another town, replace a hard drive, and start the recovery disk.  A few days later I got a call … Continue reading

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Old Computers

Compaq Deskpro I have some old PII and PIII computers downstairs and I have been trying to turn them into something useful.  The hard drives have been wiped and there is no BIOS utility present on any of them.  My Xubuntu … Continue reading

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