This week’s email newsletter articles are:
- Use for an Old Computer
Longtime subscriber Gusieppe Monginelli wrote to ask about a possible use for the computer he was replacing:
Hello Terry: Possibly a silly question, however I have not seen it posted anywhere else. My original PC tower hardware(Compaq, XP SP2) was proving to be to limited for my use as my needs changed,
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This Week Online — Blast From The Past
Articles Newly Posted Online
These are new articles this week on my Terry’s Computer Tip web site that were originally part of my email newsletter.
- Speed Benefits of the Hardware Upgrades to My Notebook
Last week I wrote about upgrading my notebook from 4 GB of RAM to 8 GB and from a 5200 RPM hard drive to a Solid State Drive (SSD). I got stopped in the upgrade process by a need to get a Windows 7 install DVD (as opposed to a Recovery DVD).
I ordered a retail copy of Windows 7 Home Premium to install on the new SSD. That arrived on Monday Love that Amazon Prime!
After installing Windows 7 Home Edition 64-bit version on the notebook, the real fun began. Fun? Well, I needed to load a bunch of software all over again, plus add copies of configuration files from my desktop or old laptop. But, the amazing thing was the difference in speed.
Now, this Intel Core i3 notebook seems as peppy as my desktop[…]
I love the redesign of my Terry’s Computer Tips web site — it makes article posting and maintenance much easier than before. I’m glad I switched to WordPress and the Genesis Framework. On my Terry’s Computer Tips site, I’m using the base Genesis Framework with a of child theme of my own to customize it.