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    What are some ways to print your emails.?

    I have a laptop, but I don't have WORD.  So I am writing some lengthy documents on my emails.  I need to print this out to proof read it as they are long and to organize the information.  What are some best ways to do this.  I don't have a printer?

    4 Answers6 days ago
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    Is it ideal to keep your data totally off your computer? ?

    I think it is ideal to keep your data off the computer onto a storage medium. I just have too many embarrassing pictures and files 

    5 Answers1 week ago
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    Can a PC run without a BIOS?

    On bootup, a BIOS is required for all of the basic tasks, and it then hands over control to the Operating System, to do everything else.

    But, if a UEFI is just a BIOS but faster, could you technically run a computer without a BIOS?

    Im not sure if a BIOS has a job other than boot up, that a UEFI can't do, if there is such a task, then my answer is no, and if there isn't such a task, then my answer should in theory be Yes.

    5 Answers2 weeks ago
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    Are there options for long term cd storage such as cases that are airtight, protects cds from rot, mildew, etc.?

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    That's a good, and interesting question. Optical media can fail because of age. Pressed optical media can be readable for decades. But burned optical media has a shorter life span. 

    Controlling temperature and humidity will help preserve the data. But, it isn't necessarily mold that is the danger. Even without mold, temperature and humidity can cause changes. The metal recording surface can oxidize. 

    You can ask banks in the area if they have climate controlled vaults for their customer's safe deposit boxes. (If none do, that could be a marketing opportunity for someone.) 

    Store CDs vertically, not horizontally. They should be in jewel cases. Include humidity absorbing gel packs in the safe or storage container.

    No matter how well they are stored, there is always the danger of physical damage. This might be the result of accident. There might be a fire where they are stored. We once had a CD drive malfunction, and it scrapped off the top layers, destroying the data.

    Because of the possibility of accidents, the best long term storage uses backups. Consider storing copies of what is on the CDs in the Cloud. If you won't use the Cloud, make copies of each CD. Store the copies in different places: Your home, a safe deposit box, a relative's home, your workplace. 

    Periodically make new backups copies, and trash the old backup copies. 

    I heard about a line of burnable optical media called M-Disk. Supposedly, an M-Disk has a much longer lifespan than other burnable media. The makers claim M-Disk is designed to be readable for one thousand years. But, you need an M-Disk capable burner to write to one. 

    4 Answers3 weeks ago
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    when I put the cap lock on I get a capital, yet the next letter is lower case anyone give me help please.?

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    On Android, this is normal. To get caps all the time, press the caps key twice. If this is one a computer, your keyboard needs replacing.

    6 Answers3 weeks ago
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    Why would they call me spoiled?

    Hypothetically:

    So for my birthday I got a MacBook Pro, an iPhone 5c, AirPods, and $600. I commented about how old the iPhone X was and how I wished I got the iPhone X and my parents called me an entitled, spoiled teen. That’s unfair, isn’t it? I wouldn’t be spoiled, right. Could someone please explain if I’m a spoiled teen and why?

    11 Answers4 weeks ago
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    how do you recover accidentally replaced files on your external hard ?

    I created a bunch of videos you youtube and decided today would be a smart time to back all my hard work another another external hard drive. So I started transferring my video files but I ended up clicking on the wrong hardrive copying files from my backup to my current harddrive with the videos. To shock, the folder that had all my videos got replaced with an emply folder from my backup and I lost all my videos. Is there a way I can recover my lost hard work? Is there a way I can do a reverse save or backdate like you can do on your computer on your harddrive. I want to get my videos back. thanks. 

    5 Answers4 weeks ago
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    Is there any way to reveal who called using No Caller ID?

    I was sexually harassed last night by an unknown number. 

    I went to AT&T and the police, but they have no way of revealing who was being the *67 call. 

    Is there any software I can use to reveal the number used?

    It was a really disturbing call, and I don’t want it to happen again 

    6 Answers1 month ago
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    Before you consider purchasing a product do you also read the bad reviews?

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    Absolutely. I always read the the top 10 of both good and bad reviews.

    9 Answers1 month ago
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    What kind of computer do you have?

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    I am currently using a self-assembled desktop tower with a 6 core AMD FX processor running Windows 10. Next to that is a desktop tower PC running Windows XP because it has a brilliant sound card and related software that is not supported by later versions of Windows.

    For Zoom, I use an HP laptop with a 4 core processor running Windows 8.1.

    Somewhere around I have a Samsung 10" tablet running an old version of Android but I rarely use it.

    28 Answers1 month ago
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    Who owns the internet?

    11 Answers2 months ago
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    Do stick-sized laser printers already exist, or is it still a thing from the future?

    If they do exist, has anybody tried them?

    4 Answers2 months ago
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    What does mmh mean (I don't think it is meet me halfway)?

    A question was raised: Do we have attendance from last quarter and projections for next quarter.  Answer was MMH - I asked this question in December when I was trying to determine capacity needs. This is what I got (then attendance from last December). What would MMH mean in this case, it doesn't seem like meet me halfway.

    4 Answers2 months ago
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    What part about computers do you enjoy?

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    The satisfaction of building another computer, installing an Operating System, and finding that everything works well. ;-)

    12 Answers2 months ago
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    Why were computers back in the early 1990s fun?

    Despite computers being a technological challenge back then, they were just fun.

    I mean you would just put in a 5 1/2 floppy disk into the disk loader, and pull down a lock latch and press the computer button and you would hear a beep, and grinding of the diskette, and then the videogame would load, or program. Videogames would be fun, and programs would be interesting.  You took another 5 1/2 floppy disk to store your scores on and this was inserted into another floppy disk drive. 

    You used key commands to navigate through menus, as a mouse on a computer wasn't common or an optional accessory. 

    You could store your floppy disk in a folder or wherever you found necessary, and they were very thin, most of them were black and some were a brown color, and they were 5 1/2 inches and not easy to lose.

    6 Answers2 months ago
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    what is the difference between .rar and .zip?

    Hi!So I've been downlaoding some files to my computer recently,and some of them were .zip and some of them were .rar.I know they are both compressed file types but I started wondering-what is the difference?

    8 Answers2 months ago
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    If I really have to beg what should I say or do ?

    Thx this is a serious question . I do not care anything more than being simple and food to mouth . Have not even eaten etc that why just not trolling etc. This is in regards to job and my own life . Etc 

    4 Answers2 months ago
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