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Entries from August 2003

Cleaning Up your E-Mail

August 29th, 2003 · Comments Off on Cleaning Up your E-Mail

Welcome back to The Weekly Geek! Over the last several weeks we have cleaned up your hard drive and Internet Explorer as well as defragment your hard drive. This week let’s clean up your email box. There are several email clients (programs) out there and most will work similar to what is described here. Since […]

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Tags: E-Mail Issues · Optimizing · Software · Speeding Up

Defragmenting your Hard Drive

August 22nd, 2003 · Comments Off on Defragmenting your Hard Drive

Howdy and welcome to this weeks fun filled edition of The Weekly Geek! This week we want to speed up the performance of your computer by defragmenting your hard drive(s). Performance is greatly reduced when programs and files become scattered on the hard drive inside your computer. To understand why files become fragmented think of […]

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Tags: Hard Drives · Optimizing · Software · Speeding Up

Cleaning Internet Explorer Version 6

August 15th, 2003 · Comments Off on Cleaning Internet Explorer Version 6

Howdy and welcome to this weeks fun filled edition of The Weekly Geek! This week we will discuss how to improve your computers internet performance if you use Internet Explorer (IE). This does not apply to those who use other browsers such a Netscape or Mozilla, or to those who use AOL and Juno’s default […]

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Tags: Internet · Optimizing · Security · Software

Running Clean Disk on your Hard Drive

August 8th, 2003 · Comments Off on Running Clean Disk on your Hard Drive

Howdy one and all and a great big welcome back to another exciting edition of The Weekly Geek! With a new computer comes excitement and performance both from the user and the machine itself. As the days turn to months and the months to years the performance of the machine slows and as a result […]

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Tags: Hard Drives · Hardware · Optimizing · Speeding Up