Monthly Archives: October 2012

Clonezilla- Drive Backup for Free

There are many drive image/cloning programs available, including Windows 7 Backup, but I thought I’d try a free option which should work on any system – Clonezilla. It’s available as a free ISO download at http://clonezilla.org/ After burning the new … Continue reading

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Cloning-Imaging Thumb Drives

I’ve recently installed Windows 8 on a thumb drive and I was looking for a way to backup that thumb drive so that it’s not my only source for Windows 8. Here’s one way to do just that. ImageUSB – … Continue reading

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Downloading Windows 8

As I’ve bought a couple of new Windows 7 computers in the last few months, I decided to take advantage of the $14.99 upgrade to Windows 8. Here’s the process. You first go to the Windows Upgrade page http://windowsupgradeoffer.com/en-US After … Continue reading

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Windows 8 Upgrade Assistant

If you’re contemplating upgrading your computer to Windows 8, the first thing you should do is download and run the Windows 8 Upgrade Assistant. It will tell you if your computer is ready and capable of running Windows 8. Notice … Continue reading

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How to Delete ALL Your Emails in Yahoo Email

I’ve got a friend with thousands of emails and she wanted to know a way how to delete them all. Here’s how to do it – just three easy steps. 1. Change the view from Page by Page to  I … Continue reading

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How Fast is That Computer?

I’m looking for a laptop to do video editing and there are a number of things to consider. One of those things is the chipset – the main computer. CPU Benchmarks http://www.cpubenchmark.net/high_end_cpus.html http://www.cpubenchmark.net/cpu.php?cpu=Intel+Core+i7-3610QM+%40+2.30GHz Video Card Processors: http://www.videocardbenchmark.net/high_end_gpus.html http://www.notebookcheck.net/Comparison-of-Laptop-Graphics-Cards.130.0.html Faster NVIDIA-GeForce-GT-650M … Continue reading

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Kindle Paperwhite – Review and Notes

We just got our new Kindle Paperwhite e-reader and thought we’d share our impressions and notes. After plugging it in and turning it on, it has a nice walk-through which shows and explains many of the options – it’s very … Continue reading

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