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  1. bearskin

    Happy holidays

    it's obvious I don't know whats going on here
  2. bearskin

    bearskin

    can't remember the last time I was here but it's good to see some of the old gang here. 76 in 3 months so yes I will be old. sure miss the other guys. holler at me.
  3. finally gave up on win me. had to build a win 7 computer. not too much computer repair in my neck of the woods. no problems yet with win 7..good to see you guys.
  4. sorry it took me so long to get back. thanks for the info terrorist. have a good day.
  5. I just bought a kindle fire HD for my wife's birthday. it has 16 gig storage. how many books will that hold? also I was told you can't delete books after they are read. is that true? so I would have to throw away the kindle and buy another one when it is filled. any help? thanks in advance.
  6. thanks...that explains it. altho I was stymied by a couple of big words like (text)...(ole) but I do realize now why freelance programmers wrote software to replace all three. have a good day.
  7. I look in windows and find I have write.exe.........I look in ascessories and find I have wordpad exe. the interface and tool bars are identical but the size is different. exactly what is the difference except for size? thank you guys if you can satisfy my curosity....should have said I'm talking about winXP.
  8. bearskin

    OH NO

    FLASH!!!! MUST READ....LOL bearskin is unhappy with win 7. I have downgraded to win xp pro. good for 2 more years.
  9. bearskin

    OH NO

    **FLASH....BREAKING NEWS....MUST READ** bearskin has moved up from winme to win 7...tell me it ain't so. (I still have winme on my shop computers)
  10. thanks guys and gals. I knew I could count on you to make me feel a year older. 68 is not a bad age really. young enough to remember and old enough to know better. have a good day.
  11. bearskin

    Hijack This

    I'm not around that often. can someone tell me why we don't use hijach this logs anymore? don't it work?
  12. either a rat or squirrel has got under my hood and chewed some of the wiring on the motor. anybody have a cure for this? please serious answers only.....thank you.
  13. bearskin

    Drew's World

    is this site closed? http://forums.drews-world.net/ I haven't been able to accesss it for over a week.
  14. well thanks for the suggestions. this computer has 112 mb ram and 900 mhz processor. most linux wants 128 mb ram. I haven't been able to get any linux loaded on it. if I can make it til october I'm thinking about windows 7. avg will work somewhat if i run it manually daily.
  15. avast supports winme til the end of 2009........
  16. hi guys. it's been awhile since I've been here but I know you can help with my problem. I've been using AVG for my protection. now the latest version doesn't support winme. so I'm in need of a anti virus software that will work with winme so I can keep updated. I appreciate any help that you can give me. I'm still not ready to move up from winme. thank you.
  17. bearskin

    Gold

    The governer of Alaska came down to visit Texas. While talking to Texas governer Perry he questioned. "I've heard a lot of talk about Texas. Just what is so great about Texas"? Governer Perry said, "well we got the gulf of Mexico. we got the Red River, in the west we have great pararies, in the east we have forest land, in the south we have the hill country." "All over the state we have great industries and plenty of oil". The governer of Alaska, not to be outdone replied. "Well in Alaska we've got enough gold to build a fence around Texas." Governer Perry looked him straight in the eye and said. "You build that fence......we'll buy it."
  18. ok...I found a guy with ram that will fit (for free) so I gonna go with 512 "gigawatts" of ram buy a cd-rw AND a cpu cooler fan. thanks everyone for the remarks.
  19. for those who don't know how it works. play with the little buttons a bit. http://www.m1911.org/loader.swf
  20. my service is horrible.. it's a local service only been here a year. $30 monthly dsl 300 kbs down.....70 kbs upload still better than dial up.
  21. interesting story sultan.......sounds like texas lawyers. by the way......did you know we both have same commanding general?
  22. well it has 256 meg of ram. I haven't the slightest idea how to find out what speed the cpu is. I guess if you guys think it's good then I will put some money into it. 2 gigs of ram.....I don't know cd-rw...$30 cpu fan.....$5 including shipping
  23. my friend got a new computer so he gave me his old one he said it was slow so I expected 486-300 mhz. the cpu fan had 3 blades broken off but I ran it long enough to format and load win me. I was just wondering if this thing is worth fixin' Key Specifications A7V400-MX Motherboard Manufacturer Asus Manufacturer Part # A7V400-MX CPU Support Socket Type Socket A CPUs Supported AMD Athlon XP/ Thoroughbred/Barton Front Side Bus Speed (FSB) 400/333/266/200 MHz Form Factor Micro ATX Chipsets VIA KM400A/VT8235 CE CrashFree BIOS ASUS C.O.P. (CPU Overheating Protection) Memory Number of Slots 2 x 184-Pin DIMM Sockets Memory Type DDR SDRAM Maximum Memory 2 GB IDE 2 x UltraDMA 133/100/66 Integrated Features Audio ADI SoundMax 6-channel CODEC VGA Integrated VIA UniChrome Graphics Network LAN VIA VT6103 10/100 Mbps Ethernet PHY Expansion Slots 1 x AGP 8X/4X 3 x PCI Max. 6 USB2.0 ports any comments appreciated. (except bad ones)
  24. se oklahoma 40- 50's 3 inches of rain yesterday.