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#1 motherfury

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Posted 07 April 2006 - 04:52 PM

This site rocks! I am thankful that I get to hang around experts as it allows me to

That's right! I am a total newbie that hangs around computer experts in hopes that I may learn from the overflow of knowledge they have. At the very least, I hope I don't pass as a total computer idiot. But we all have to start somewhere, or so I been told.

My hope is that I make a smooth transition from idiot :thumbsup: to literate :flowers: .

Um, to start, I am from Houston, Texas and no, I am not a counrtygirl. I do have a slight accent though.
And I am anxious to learn. That's all for now. So let the brainjogging commence!

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#2 Scarlett

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Posted 07 April 2006 - 06:15 PM

Hello motherfury

:thumbsup: to Bleeping Computer!

You have come to the right place. :flowers:

And I agree this place does rawk! :inlove:
So visit often and soak up as much knowledge as you want.

Read the forums, peruse our tutorials, and ask any questions you need to. :trumpet:

Edited by Scarlett, 07 April 2006 - 06:17 PM.

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#3 jgweed

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Posted 08 April 2006 - 08:32 AM

Anyone who asks questions is not an idiot, just not knowledgeable in the subject (computers in this case). Every member here began, at some time, as a complete novice, so you will receive TLC here.
Welcome to this great user community!
Regards,
John
Whereof one cannot speak, thereof one should be silent.

#4 phawgg

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Posted 08 April 2006 - 11:07 AM

Welcome motherfury and for TLC ... questions:
What model PC, (cpu/RAM), operating system, peripherals & relevant third-party software are you using?

Hint: It helps to know so you become more conversant regarding most any aspect
of "tailored help" if we read specs that clarify matters of concern to you.
For instance, any post containing a brief rundown like:


Dell Laptop Inspiron 5100 2.6 GHZ 512 MB
DVD/CDRW
WinXP
HP PSC 1610 All-in-One
Canon PowerShot A540
Nero 6, AVG Free, Spy-bot 1.4, SpywareBlaster (etc.)

... before the question (like)

"I'm unable to edit pictures from my camera and get the results I want when I burn them to CD ... etc."

will generally give you valuable information you can immediately use. :thumbsup:
patiently patrolling, plenty of persisant pests n' problems ...

#5 motherfury

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Posted 20 April 2006 - 10:13 AM

Thanks for the tip.

just so you know- AMD Athlon 1.10 GHz
512 MB RAM
Win XP Pro 2002 service pack 2
cd player 45x
spybot S&D 1.4
Sunbelt Kerio Personal Firewall
Ad-Aware SE Plus
TrojanHunter 4.5
AVG
CWS shredder
Mozilla FireFox 1.5.0.2
Mozilla Thunderbird 1.5

I recently built it so I don't have an office suite but will be getting OpenOffice soon. For now I just have a basic PC. And yes I have HJT! Just in case. But have no probs lately. Just hanging around to learn from this Kickin' site!

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Posted 09 May 2006 - 08:38 PM

:thumbsup: to BC! motherfury.

Good Luck,
yano :flowers:




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