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Re: My P.c has gone mad!!
« Reply #9 on: Monday 02 July 12 12:27 BST (UK) »
Hiya

A couple of steps further . . . . .

+ one thing is that you are getting close to a "full" hdd.
   Nothing to worry about, "yet".
+ ensure you have your important data backed up and (at least) one copy off the pc.
+ Remove any data files eg fotos/copiesofCDs that you have on the hdd.
   (coz you should already have backups) unless you frequently/regularly/w.h.y. use them
+ next time an error message comes up either write it down or
   (keep your camera/camerafone next to the pc for the forseeable)
   take a foto of each and every message.
   Especially "Not enough quota"  ::) :P ;D

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Re: My P.c has gone mad!!
« Reply #10 on: Monday 02 July 12 15:20 BST (UK) »
How much memory (RAM) do you have?

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Re: My P.c has gone mad!!
« Reply #11 on: Monday 02 July 12 15:25 BST (UK) »
How much memory (RAM) do you have?

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File System NTFS
Capacity 37.27 GB
Free Space 468 GB

% free 12%

Behling---- London
Bridges---- London
Copperwheat----Bedfordshire---Norfolk
Denton----Bedfordshire
Edwards----Wales
Evans----N.Wales
Farrow----Norfolk
Hughes----N.Wales
Jones----Wales---Bedfordshire
Lambert----London
Larmouth/uth----London
Ostler----Norfolk
Sherwood----Bedfordshire
Silver----Bedfordshire---Suffolk
Smart----Leicestershire---Middx
Teagle----Buckinghamshire---Wales
Totterdell----Hampshire---London---Stoke-On-Trent
Woods----London

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Re: My P.c has gone mad!!
« Reply #12 on: Monday 02 July 12 15:38 BST (UK) »
Remaining space should read 4.68Gb.
It appears you have a small hard drive in you computer?
Delete some pictures/documents, or move to create more space.
(My computer still uses XP and is fitted with what is now a small hard drive @120Gb)
As for memory (windows XP) you are looking  at 1Gb = 500Mb times 2
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Re: My P.c has gone mad!!
« Reply #13 on: Monday 02 July 12 15:51 BST (UK) »
It seems at the moment that i can use the pc for a short time before it goes haywire,

Just been to Staples Most of you here may know of the shop?

Tried† :-[ to explain the situation -- told them my pc was roughly 8 years old and apparently i probably need a new one--well thay would say that wouldn't they!! Mind you they are probably correct.

Can buy one for about £300 plus--If it comes to that ,do i need a person who 'Knows about setting up computers' ? i.e is it to complicated to do it myself??  and any makers names that are reliable i would be grateful for. A fed up poli who has to keep turning this heap of junk on and off  ;D

Whilst this one is still working more or less i have backed up all latest stuff in to an external hard drive--bought one last year.
Behling---- London
Bridges---- London
Copperwheat----Bedfordshire---Norfolk
Denton----Bedfordshire
Edwards----Wales
Evans----N.Wales
Farrow----Norfolk
Hughes----N.Wales
Jones----Wales---Bedfordshire
Lambert----London
Larmouth/uth----London
Ostler----Norfolk
Sherwood----Bedfordshire
Silver----Bedfordshire---Suffolk
Smart----Leicestershire---Middx
Teagle----Buckinghamshire---Wales
Totterdell----Hampshire---London---Stoke-On-Trent
Woods----London

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Re: My P.c has gone mad!!
« Reply #14 on: Monday 02 July 12 16:13 BST (UK) »
Laptop any good for you?
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Re: My P.c has gone mad!!
« Reply #15 on: Monday 02 July 12 16:26 BST (UK) »
Well a laptop would certainly take up less room but i need to think about the cost more than anything.

my husband would  probably blow a gasket if he thinks i'm going to spend a small fortune on something he 'thinks' i don't really need!!
 This may need some careful handling ;D
Behling---- London
Bridges---- London
Copperwheat----Bedfordshire---Norfolk
Denton----Bedfordshire
Edwards----Wales
Evans----N.Wales
Farrow----Norfolk
Hughes----N.Wales
Jones----Wales---Bedfordshire
Lambert----London
Larmouth/uth----London
Ostler----Norfolk
Sherwood----Bedfordshire
Silver----Bedfordshire---Suffolk
Smart----Leicestershire---Middx
Teagle----Buckinghamshire---Wales
Totterdell----Hampshire---London---Stoke-On-Trent
Woods----London

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Re: My P.c has gone mad!!
« Reply #16 on: Monday 02 July 12 16:31 BST (UK) »
Windows ver 7, soon to be ver 8 is the way to go.
Decent laptop with windows 7 with 15inch screen/4Mb of ram @ 300UK pounds. (starting price)
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Re: My P.c has gone mad!!
« Reply #17 on: Monday 02 July 12 16:53 BST (UK) »
Poli

Send him up the pub, ask him when he gets back!

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