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Another "Bleeping Newbie" Signs Up - LOL!


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#1 Wheelin Rev

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Posted 19 February 2012 - 02:38 PM

Howdy Folks! :cowboy: Just as the title and description says... Another "bleeping newbie" signs-up because I hear that this is a ***GREAT*** website! From what I've seen thus far cruising around the BC website, guess what? What I heard turns out to be right-on!!! :thumbsup:

Computer-wise, I am a disabled retiree that considers himself an advanced computer geek. :crazy: Of course, the translation of that description means that I know just enough about running "regedit" to be extremely dangerous! LOL :hysterical: !!!! And that is why I need Bleeping Computer; to help me muddle through the technical details of trying to undo whatever I did that I thought was absolutely correct and a good thing to do but turned out to be unfortunately very wrong whereby causing my BLEEPING COMPUTER to behave very badly; if it even comes to "life" in order to "behave" at all... :oopsign:

Yup, I'm an easy-going hillbilly mountain-boy now living in the BIG concrete city rolling around with round legs (read that as: I'm a veteran wheelchair user) so you can also call me a "wheelie" which relates to my screen-name. TMI yet? :unsure:

On the more-serious side, I do look forward to picking up some valuable tips from the gurus around here and doing some research of my own with the "search-button" before asking a stupid question that has been asked (and maybe answered) a gazillion times. :flamethrower: Ahhhhhhh... the good-life of a noob!!! And if you really want to know, my computer is quickly becoming an antique (Dell Dimension E510 - 3 GHz Pentium 4 with 1 GB RAM running MS WinXP 2005 MC SP3) from January 2006. Plans are in our (my wife and I) 4th Quarter 2013 budget (just before all support ends for WinXP) for a new screaming-beast to possibly run Windows 8. Let's all pray "old-faithful" makes it that long :rip: (and I'm not talking about my wife but rather that :censored: bleeping computer!). Thanks everyone! :wub:

Well, back to searching the BC Startup List which is why I came here today in the first place. Cheers all!

Dave

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#2 Platypus

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Posted 19 February 2012 - 04:53 PM

Hello, and welcome to Bleeping Computer!

There's useful information, including "getting started" stuff in the New User Orientation forum, and in the "sticky" topics at the top of forums.

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