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… the edge were some little rollers. These would clog up from the dust and dirt from the user’s desk and needed cleaning to keep the mouse running smoothly (I did this countless times when clients or friends complained that their mouse wasn’t working properly). There were also four sliding type feet that clogged up as well, but these devices were a boon when the alternative was just keyboard shortcuts. . Along came optical technology and made our lives so much easier. A small LED on …
There is more to your  computer than the monitor, the keyboard and the mouse, though most of the other components are hidden away. In that big box that you often complain about being too bulky, lies the heart of the computer. It houses all the vital parts that make your computer fully functioning. Get to know some of these parts. The processor or CPU (Central Processing Unit) determines how fast your PC will be & is perhaps one of the vital parts of a computer, if not the most vital. …
These days, most of us have a lot of software on our PCs and we need to know how to take care of our system to minimize the possibility of a crash. (For beginners, the following words  have a computer specific meaning) 1. Crash – When a program or your entire computer stops working and you cannot move the mouse or use the keyboard, and the screen is frozen. 2. Reboot – When you restart your computer after a crash. 3. Control Panel – A feature of Windows that will give you …
Yesterday I went to a friend’s house to help her add pictures to a Word project, but while showing her what to do first – oh the frustration of trying to use a mouse that needed surgery (all body parts removed & replaced I think). It reminded me how much we rely on the mouse these days and I was very thankful for my background in DOS, when we didn’t have a mouse at all! Many of those old keyboard shortcuts are handy to know, even if you don’t use them often, so I …

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