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don'tknowmuch wrote:Let us begin with this all time favourite:
Q: In what order do I turn on the monitor and computer?
The irony is that if you can't figure out how to turn on the computer, then you can't read DKM's post! :wink:
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Wyrm73 wrote:
don'tknowmuch wrote:Let us begin with this all time favourite:
Q: In what order do I turn on the monitor and computer?
The irony is that if you can't figure out how to turn on the computer, then you can't read DKM's post! :wink:
:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Its a good idea to start with the basics, but I think "How do I turn my computer on" is a bit daft. If the user cannot do that, how are they reading the forums? :?
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A good tip if the computer won't turn on is to ensure the power cord is plugged in, and the outlet is working. If you can't find the power button on the PC, then you need more than glasses.. even a blind person can find it! They use Braille keys and vocal responses. They can even use a mouse, with verbal responses for the position! Synthesized speech, of course.
Seriously, this should be a good topic folder. Posting of shortcuts to solve problems and other means of doing mundane tasks quickly would be welcome!

Sideline about the "start" process.. viewtopic.php?t=82790&highlight=costello
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EmilyB wrote:Its a good idea to start with the basics, but I think "How do I turn my computer on" is a bit daft. If the user cannot do that, how are they reading the forums? :?
You could still get on the computer even if you did the proceedure backwards, but still better to do it the right way. It was just something to get the ball rolling.....any ideas Em' :D
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don'tknowmuch wrote:
EmilyB wrote:Its a good idea to start with the basics, but I think "How do I turn my computer on" is a bit daft. If the user cannot do that, how are they reading the forums? :?
You could still get on the computer even if you did the proceedure backwards, but still better to do it the right way. It was just something to get the ball rolling.....any ideas Em' :D
Good point. I agree.
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don'tknowmuch wrote:
EmilyB wrote:Its a good idea to start with the basics, but I think "How do I turn my computer on" is a bit daft. If the user cannot do that, how are they reading the forums? :?
You could still get on the computer even if you did the proceedure backwards, but still better to do it the right way. It was just something to get the ball rolling.....any ideas Em' :D

well EM, i know many fail to turn on the PC. because no one told them there a switch on the PSU at the rear of the PC
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COPPER wrote:
don'tknowmuch wrote:
EmilyB wrote:Its a good idea to start with the basics, but I think "How do I turn my computer on" is a bit daft. If the user cannot do that, how are they reading the forums? :?
You could still get on the computer even if you did the proceedure backwards, but still better to do it the right way. It was just something to get the ball rolling.....any ideas Em' :D

well EM, i know many fail to turn on the PC. because no one told them there a switch on the PSU at the rear of the PC

what it obvious to us , is my not be obvios to all


PS can we have an Edit Button
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Post by EmilyB »

Can we post a question for others to answer, or do we need to answer our own questions?
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Post by EmilyB »

Karlsweldt wrote:Sideline about the "start" process.. viewtopic.php?t=82790&highlight=costello
"Start" is only mentioned once at the very end of that routine. We need to find the follow on routine that has it all.
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