Category Archives: Sparks Nevada computer repair

Two routers on one home network

This subject is a little deeper than I usually get. I had a wired Linksys router for my home network for a number of years.  It was fine for my three computers.  When my grandson moved his computer upstairs I … Continue reading

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Scams!

A few days ago, I did a post on a scam attempt that someone was trying to perpetrate against me.  I found out how the scam works (maybe).  I got an email with this text in it that started out … Continue reading

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Teaching computers in Reno

On Wednesday, I taught the Job Connect  class on beginning computer literacy.  This class was taught in Reno at the Reno Town Mall site.  It’s a bit smaller than the Sparks facility.  I only had one helper this time (Thanks … Continue reading

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Why am I not surprised.

One of the first people to contact me as a result of my new “computer presence” seems somewhat fishy (which reminds me, I just bought some of that wonderful Chilean Sea Bass for dinner tonight).  First, he told me that … Continue reading

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Facebook and Linkedin

Well, I spent the day on social media.  I put up an ad on facebook.  It’s costing me up to 2.46 a day for 31 days (I guess). They charge me per <click> and I limited it to 3 clicks … Continue reading

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My efforts to import address books

I spent quite a while today trying to import my contacts from Thunderbird to my Hotmail account ( blivit@hotmail.com ).  The hotmail account claimed to be able to import comma delimited files so I exported the address book from Thunderbird … Continue reading

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More spreading the word.

Well, the one extended care facility I visited didn’t work out very well.  First, I went to the wrong place so they directed me down the street.  The receptionist was nice, but she didn’t give me any hope of teaching … Continue reading

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Helping People at Assisted living centers

On Monday, I’m going to go around the assisted living centers in Sparks and see if anyone their needs help with their computers.  I’m sure there must be someone who just needs help setting up their email account, downloading attachments, … Continue reading

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Looks like I’ll be working on my sisters computer again.  It is her birthday after all.  Someday soon, I’m sure she’ll be older than me.  Her computer just can’t seem to retain the contents of her CMOS ram.  I’m pretty … Continue reading

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Walking the streets.

Well, I’ve handed out about 75 to a hundred fliers to the houses right around mine.  I’ve gotten zero results.  Maybe I just need to wait a while longer.  It is a bit discouraging though.  I’m sure something will break … Continue reading

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