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Cryptolocker is not a virus, spyware or even ransomware: Cryptolocker is the New Model [UPDATED]

[NOTE: Since I wrote this I have been getting calls from pretty much around the world. Which is weird and funny and crazy—particularly considering the differences in time zones. I am prefacing my cryptolocker experience with answers to the most … Continue reading

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Broken Android touch screen—can’t unlock: SOLUTION

  This was a trick. How to open an Android phone, in this case a Tracfone ZTE 990G—though it could just as well be a Galaxy II, III, or IV, or and HTC One, or Motorola Defy and so on—when … Continue reading

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Expert-Exchange

See that link above? For posting it, I get a free t-shirt. It’s a pretty good shirt too otherwise this would have gone nowhere. Not that I wear a lot of t-shirts. But the right t-shirt in the right place … Continue reading

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HP dv6910us take apart dissassembly manual

Only because it was a friend did I work on this computer. First of all, of all the laptops I have worked on ever (so far), none do suffer more problems from overheating than HPs. Think that’s all? Hardly. HP … Continue reading

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How to fix windows\system32\config\system error on XP using ultimate boot cd 4 windows [SOLVED]

First of all, this really works. And it works really well. But I have to say t has been two months without my laptop or the data. The data was safe (I pulled the HD and checked that) but I … Continue reading

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How to replace MacBook 13″ CMOS battery. Also: How to replace MacBook 13″ internal battery. AND: How to replace MacBook 13″ back-up Battery. LASTLY: How to replace MacBook 13″ PRAM battery!

Crazy title, right? I would ordinarily think so. Except I did more than a few hours googling for Macbook CMOS battery replacement info, after which I only felt frustrated. It was less than fun. And when I figured out the … Continue reading

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Shipping Recycled Computers to Primary School in Jamaica

From the email I sent out: Here we go again! For three years now, we have been rebuilding and repurposing discarded PCs and supporting a school in Jamaica called Brampton Primary. Just three months ago we sent another shipment of discarded … Continue reading

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