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Computer Repair Tools from the Kitchen

I found this article written by Doug Smith, and I thought it was worth sharing... The original article can be found here www.smithrus.com I was doing some repair work on a laptop computer today and realized I had not yet shared one of my most significant homemade tools for this kind of work. It’s simply an ice cube tray with each cube numbered in permanent marker. I put screws and other small parts in the tray as I disassemble each section of the computer. If I’m following a numbered repair guide I try to match the cube number to each step. Otherwise, I just fill the cubes in numerical order as it makes sense. Reassembly is a snap and there’s no losing or mixing up those tiny screws. Oh, and while I’m snatching kitchen items to...

6 Reasons The Guy Who’s Fixing Your Computer Hates You

Found this on cracked.com by , very entertaining, but also why I stay in business… Have a great day everyone.

Don't ask me how to make your 10 year old PC run faster

“I just bought this game, and my computer won’t run it. What’s wrong?”

If your computer is more than five or six years old, the answer is most likely going to be: “You need to buy a new one.” No, I can’t upgrade it, you bought it at Wal-Mart and one reason you got it so cheap was that the motherboard has absolutely no place to add any components.

“Can’t you just put more memory in it?”

[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="320"] That long blue slot is your RAM slot. Most new computers have four or more.[/caption] Nope. All of your...