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Old 02-11-2004, 03:20 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hey everyone im new to this forum and I am trying to find a good place to learn all of the in's and out's about computers. If anyone has any recommendations of places where I can become a total computer expert I would love to hear it. Thanks.

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Old 02-11-2004, 03:57 PM   #2 (permalink)
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if ya find that place let me know

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Old 02-11-2004, 04:38 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Also about what.... I'm assuming about hardware since your posting in the hardware forum. The answer to your question: read, read, read, and read.
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Old 02-11-2004, 05:29 PM   #4 (permalink)
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And just to add to whiteknight, you should definatly READ!

Also experiment. If you want to know if something will work, try it and see.
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Old 02-11-2004, 07:21 PM   #5 (permalink)
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uh well I think the best way to learn is from experience
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Old 02-11-2004, 08:05 PM   #6 (permalink)
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this falls under the read catagory but
you might want to get a subscription to a computer magazine as well
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Old 02-11-2004, 08:13 PM   #7 (permalink)
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Does anyone have any recommendations for a good computer mag? Or what are your favorites?
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Old 02-11-2004, 09:34 PM   #8 (permalink)
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Maximumpc but they got a new editor and it isnt as good as it once was.




www.tomshardware.com Simple the best.


http://www.sharkyextreme.com/ Is ok with looking up reveiw's and such.

Dont really post here but anpther good site to look at.


Good for reiws fairly reliable.

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Old 02-12-2004, 12:52 PM   #9 (permalink)
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Trial and error, is the best way and the most fun. I have messed up my computer three times. But atleast I learnt from my experience and in the end it did help my computer.
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Old 02-12-2004, 01:37 PM   #10 (permalink)
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go buy a crappy computer and blow it up... 8 or 9 times, after a while youll learn whats going on, and how to fix it


find some parents you can move in with that know jack about computers, get them to buy a new PC, burn 1 CD or check their email for them, then they will come to you with computer questions for the rest of your life, and youll spend tons of time figuring out whats wrong and developing your troubleshooting skills, in review:

1) move in with dumb people
2) buy PC u know will break
3) burn CD or check email so they think you know stuff
4) learn how to fix every computer problem, because they will come at you with all of them

happy learning

*PS* its good to see people wanting to learn about PCs, i was exactly where you are about 5 years ago, and look at me now, im 19, i make $12 an hour, (after only 1 year of college and no certifications) and i sit on my butt doing something i enjoy! woo hoo!

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