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7 posts tagged with computer by chitlin.
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I never know what it's doing at 100% CPU

Almost every program causes my computer to launch into some kind of super-intensive CPU cycles, clocking 100% for about 30 seconds or so before I can use said program. Happens with almost every program with any girth to it -- not Notepad, but definitely does it for Acrobat, Firefox, Word, etc. [more inside]
posted by chitlin on Jul 2, 2010 - 16 answers

Log file access in XP Home

Any way to keep track of when certain files were accessed and for how long in Windows XP Home Edition? [more inside]
posted by chitlin on Feb 9, 2010 - 4 answers

Recover Lost Files

How do I recover files that have disappeared from external USB drive after moving to another computer? [more inside]
posted by chitlin on Jan 7, 2010 - 3 answers

Change printer port name in Windows XP

Making DOS program get along with new Windows XP machine and ancient printer: How to change the name of the printer port from USB001 to LPT1? [more inside]
posted by chitlin on Dec 20, 2007 - 3 answers

Help Me Build a Computer!

Computer Buffs: Building a new computer from scratch, and wondering if my selection will work and if it's the best combination. Any ideas would be very helpful! [more inside]
posted by chitlin on Jun 8, 2007 - 14 answers

Help Migrate Data from Ancient Machine

Help me transfer selected files from a computer running DOS to an XP machine via a parallel cable, and let's see if we can do it for free. [more inside]
posted by chitlin on Feb 7, 2007 - 7 answers

TV as Monitor?

How do I use my TV as a monitor? [more inside]
posted by chitlin on Oct 7, 2006 - 7 answers

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