Dear Fred, A cry for help from a very frustrated
Aussie reader of your excellent newsletter (consistently great stuff, mate).
interesting article you may want to read if you have not already:
http://news.zdnet.com/2100-9588_22-6034666.html?tag=st.num . I am interested in your opinion on this subject
matter; do you think zdnet is sensationalizing this topic or is this a real
My computer is running XP Home and my wife’s runs ME. Her PC has a
floppy, a CD drive and a HP all in one printer/scanner/copier/fax. Mine has a CD, a CD/DVD writer and a HP printer.
I would like to have them networked so I can access her floppy, or the
all-in-one when needed.
Fred, I’m on my second year Plus! subscription and it’s worth
Fred: I run Windows 2000. I keep it updated so it’s as
current as current can get. Your articles about Windows Disk Management
System are exciting and I understand a version of it is available on Windows
2000. But be damned if I can locate it. Can you help? I am a Plus subscriber
and you have been more help to this fumbler than you’ll ever know. Regards,
Dear Fred, Please add my thanks for your
excellent publication. It has a priority to be read when it hits my inbox.
Please check this site out. It has tons of stuff on it.
I’m sure it must have something for everyone…
—Larry Mikkelsen… Love the Langalist!
Hi Fred, I’m an avid reader of your newsletter
now for six years, but I have a problem and I can’t seem to find a solution.
In regards to the article Ghost Busted in your
http://langa.com/newsletters/2006/2006-03-02.htm#7 news letter. I had a similar experience with corrupt errors appearing at random. Thinking it was a disk error I used the same tools trying to clean up the drive. The errors persisted. I then remembered an issue I had in Windows95 of similar
errors. In that case is was a bad RAM dim, so I thought I would test the theory on my
machine. I removed my existing dim and replaced it with a spare. Booted up and
errors went away. I took the removed dim and placed in a back up PC and the
appeared on that machine. Needless to say I purchased a new dim for the machine. No errors have since reappeared. Best regards,
Fred, I’m hardly a newcomer to computing, but
this problem has me pulling my hair out.