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#1 GreyArea

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Posted 30 March 2007 - 11:10 AM

Hi everyone. I'm a 26 year old bloke living in Oxfordshire, working for the National Health Service. I've always had an interest in computers. It all started with owning my own computer. I love finding out how things work so took the whole thing apart, then put it back together. Lo-and-behold, it didn't work like it used to; so I went about fixing it. I've never done any formal training with computers but love learning from people who know and this forum is the first I've decided to join.

Recently I've become very confident in the removal of viruses/spyware from friends computers and am thinking about doing it as a part-time hobby/business. I'd like to say I'm also happy and knowledgable to install and diagnose/fix problems with wireless networks. I find it such a challenge to solve problems, and to the disappointment of my girlfriend, I usually don't stop until they are solved and I could do it again!!

I'm looking forward to learning as much as possible from everyone and if I can help anyone out with my very limited knowledge then all the better.

Cheers everyone.

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#2 Budapest

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Posted 30 March 2007 - 11:11 AM

Hello and welcome.

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The power of accurate observation is commonly called cynicism by those who haven't got it.

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Posted 30 March 2007 - 11:26 AM

Hello, GreyArea.
Welcome to Bleeping Computer.

If you're interested in learning about spyware/malware removal, you might want to consider joining the HijackThis Team.
If it sounds like something you might want to try, send Grinler a PM, and let him know your interested.

Don't forget to check out the Tutorials.
There's a lot of very useful information, in there.
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Posted 30 March 2007 - 03:28 PM

:flowers: Welcome , Oh to be young again and have so much brain power. It does dwindle as we get realllllyyyyyy ooooooooollld!! You should go far with a can do & stick to it attitude like yours :thumbsup: So howdy from Ohio,US. :trumpet:
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Posted 30 March 2007 - 07:50 PM

Welcome to BC, a friendly user community!
If you need help, don't hesitate to post; if you can help another Member, don't hesitate to reply.
Regards,
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#6 Commander Gman

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Posted 30 March 2007 - 08:29 PM

Hello GreyArea & welcome to BC :thumbsup:

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Posted 30 March 2007 - 08:36 PM

Hello, GreyArea.

welcome to BleepingComputer which I consider to be the best forum!!!
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