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Finding needed info

by kervite4 / September 17, 2005 7:56 PM PDT

You ask for computer info. Is there a specific place where I may find this info? WindowsME DSL modem and AOL6. Thanks Ruth I'm inept at knowing where to search. It seems one info site suggests going another place and by the time I've gotten into the detective work I get more confused than ever. TY Ruth

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Computer Info
by eddie11013 / September 18, 2005 12:56 AM PDT
In reply to: Finding needed info

If you right click My Computer, left click Properties, select General tab you will see basic info, example, in my case, Microsoft Windows XP Pro, Service Pack 2, 2.06 GHz (speed), 1.0 GB Ram (memory). You can also download and install Belarc Advisor, here: free_download.html Because of forum security, get rid of space between com/ and free, when you look this up.
Click on 'Click hear to download'. It will tell you 'almost' everything on your computer.
Good luck

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Hi Ruth
by Stan Chambers / September 18, 2005 3:25 AM PDT
In reply to: Finding needed info

Your post seems to be an answer to a question in another discussion.
You should post in the same thread, in order for the person to see your answer.

Good Luck

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by kervite4 / September 20, 2005 5:57 PM PDT
In reply to: Hi Ruth

this newby doesn't know what a thread is....she sez with a red face.

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by John.Wilkinson / September 21, 2005 12:15 AM PDT
In reply to: HI RUTH

A thread is just another name for a discussion, as Cnet calls's the series of posts including the usr's original post and all subsequent replies. By creating the post "finding needed info," you created a new thread, which includes all of the replies you see listed here.

Stan suggested that your post "finding needed info" was a reply to someone else's question, and thus should have been made such (clicking "reply to this message") instead of creating a new thread (clicking "create a new discussion"). Creating a new thread leaves a hole in the discussion, leads to confusion (two seperate thread, both consisting of replies to a single question), and makes it less likely the original poster will see your reply, as it's out of place.

Hope this helps,

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by kervite4 / September 24, 2005 4:00 AM PDT
In reply to: Threads...

Hey John tyvm...If I'm understanding correctly enter comment post under reply vs. new msg (thread)?? kervite4

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(NT) (NT) got it. Happy posting! :)
by John.Wilkinson / September 24, 2005 4:57 AM PDT
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