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Jump to content Sign In Create Account Search Advanced Search section: This topic Forums Members Help Files Calendar View New Content Forum Rules BleepingComputer.com Forums Members Tutorials Startup List There's a reason why nobody supports it any longer. being top of the list.) One other thing I'll mention: While backing up is unquestionably the #1 rule, the #2 rule should be: learn how to use your backup now, before Do a system recovery: I have no installation CD for this operating system.

It's also a very good OS to use if you decide to stick with Windows and don't jump ship to Linux or OS X. Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. To me I's fun, and it's what I would like to someday do for a living ( Lord willing ). Put in the CD, use the tool during installation to delete all your partitions, and create your desired partition setup from scratch. http://www.tomshardware.com/answers/id-1939785/computer-completely-messed.html

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Change color of an object depending on camera view (cycles render) What is the exact reason that compounds such as carbon dioxide cannot interact with other compounds through dipole-dipole interactions? I bought a used PC in 2007. There are a bunch of ways: Did your machine come with a Gateway recovery CD? Leo Notenboom here for askleo.com.

If you don't mind learning some new things, 8 is pretty fantastic if not a bit... Thanks again. Krystal. 03-08-2013,08:44 PM #4 Pj Little View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message New Fish; Learning About Thick Skin Join Date Feb 2013 Location In the middle of cornfields Posts 43 Also my mouse is on the timer a lot after running a scan with kaspersky.

Stuff that's installed but not in use doesn't eat anything. I have some disks I bought for the purpose, but am scared to start. I'm more afraid of what the new program I am installing will do to my computer. That's like the computer's brain, and unless I'm a computer technician, messing with it to me is like removing cells from a living thing's brain, so I'm not going to do

  • Thanks!
  • I am going to go to Microsoft's official website to see if they have some sort of video tutorial available for Windows 8 so I can see what it's like, you
  • You can get his book for the backup program you are using.
  • I wouldn't be surprised if you have a registry error, which can be very scary and might warrant a call to a computer place (local company or nonprofit - Geek Squad
  • Of course, anyone at any time in history wishes for similar about all wonders of their age.
  • Not sure what this is and this scares me a lot as well.
  • I need to get familiar with Windows 8 before I buy a new computer with that OS installed.

I think that program has a mind of its own and it got its revenge by messing up my whole system. Reply June August 6, 2015 at 7:56 pm I forgot to say that I love the internet. Most of the time, everything will work just fine. For instance, some settings appear in the normal way (windows) and others appear in the new style.

Back to top #5 Anshad Edavana Anshad Edavana BC Advisor 2,805 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Location:India Local time:08:39 AM Posted 15 April 2013 - 01:41 AM So you have 316 GB I've had my fair share of PC engineers visit home but at the hourly rate only the simplest problems can be paid for. Among them Sys.Recovery & Factory Reset,.etc. How can anyone help a super paranoid about everything person get over this and use their laptop normally?

I don't know how it disappeared, but I need it. Lesson learned if I'll take the computer to a Technician it will chargeMe a fortune for the fix. Hi, everyone. I really don't know what I'm going to do.

Google it online and as usual, either the tips are out of date or give conflicting advice or require a convoluted process to repair a simple process. You'll be able to install/uninstall/download/etc. I can't download anything because the temp folder has been mesed with, and I don't know how to fix it.

When you get a hand me down, the best thing to do is a complete system restore before you even use it, and unless the computer is really old, you shouldn't

Back to top #8 Master Qiang Master Qiang Topic Starter Members 94 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Location:Nevada Local time:10:09 PM Posted 15 April 2013 - 10:42 AM Great news! None of the computers I've had in the past had lost such a basic function. I liked Windows 7 better than Vista (had Vista for work, ick) - it's less problematic and pretty easy to use. Krystal.

Thread Tools Show Printable Version Subscribe to this Thread… Display Linear Mode Switch to Hybrid Mode Switch to Threaded Mode 03-08-2013,05:45 PM #1 Krystal Heart View Profile View Forum Posts Sockpuppet It's almost 12 years old, and I think Windows 7 is much better. So, no, I'm not afraid of my computer. Will I destroy my career if I published a paper with a serious mistake?

The first restore I did got it working the way it was working 24 hours ago, but those unwanted programs came right back, so to get rid of them without making Most of the time, things are not damaged. Reply Percy August 4, 2015 at 5:11 pm Leo, The reason I’ve helped so many friends and relatives with their computers is just that, they’re afraid of messing something up. Reply Chico August 4, 2015 at 7:31 pm All right another great topic written by Leo.

I'm screwed.