When the customer says “that damn computer just won’t work”

TL;dr : check these, if you think your customer’s pc is clogged ; Some of the regular challenges of being an IT support person are listening to heavy cursing, accepting some foul language from your customer knowing that it’s directed towards “that damn machine” and not you, and from time to time, cleaning a PC

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Blogger thinks 2+2#4 (two plus two is not always four !)

I sometimes wonder how is it even possible, that software and service giants like google, yahoo, microsoft, and other companies their size can even exist in a technology world presumably dominated by pure, hard-core mathematics, and yet, fail to respect even the simplest arithmetic rules, such as 2+2=4. Blogger now “thinks” that math should not

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Closing other services may affect yahoo mail ?

Has closing several of its services started to adversely affect Yahoo mail ? I wonder if the reorganising and closing of several services that is going on at Yahoo, is affecting the stability of its mail services, or it really is, as they just say, a temporary error. I’ve seen this error several times last

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Disallow visitors with adblockers to see your content

After following a very interesting thread on google plus with regard to people using adblockers while visiting sites on the internet, I’ve realised that so many people simply don’t understand that some of us actually make a living, as humble as it may be, by displaying ads on our sites. And according to some of

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How to make firefox portable the default browser

[ TL;DR: solution to set firefox portable as the default html handler ] Firefox Portable, and portable apps in general are great, but when it comes to setting firefox portable as the default html handler, or default internet protocol handler, the creators still haven’t found an integrated, in-app solution for doing that. Sure, you can

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My laptop is overheating quickly: tips and tricks for better thermal management

[ TL;DR: Tips and tricks for better thermal management on laptops, to avoid overheating ] Some laptops and notebook/netbook computers have a much better thermal management then others, some are silent and cool better, others make a lot of noise and yet, sometimes overheat. Most people think that in most of the cases in which

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