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Did you ever feel like smashing your computer?

  1. moneyfairy profile image60
    moneyfairyposted 4 years ago

    I just wanted to scream and throw this computer out the window. I tried just a simple procedure that turned into a nightmare..... technology is supposed to make life asier when it works that is? Any other frustrated computer users out there?

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      Brenda Durhamposted 4 years ago in reply to this

      Yep,  I run into computer problems all the time.    Right now,  my speakers don't work and I have no idea why.    All the places I've gone to try to correct the problem haven't given me user-friendly solutions.  I followed the steps to "put volume control icon on desktop" and etc. and etc.,  and it put it there but it still didn't WORK, so that was useless.   So....I totally understand anyone's frustration with these things we call computers,  'cause they're certainly not user-friendly for THIS user!  haha.

      1. Lisa HW profile image82
        Lisa HWposted 4 years ago in reply to this

        Brenda, you've probably already done this; but just in case....

        Have you made sure that the USB port they're plugged into is matched up correctly in your audio device settings?  If you haven't done that you could come back here and someone on here might be able to assist.

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          Brenda Durhamposted 4 years ago in reply to this

          Thanks for the tip,  Lisa!
          I'll try it,  or get my husband to check it as soon as he has time..........
          I'm having patience and haven't tossed the computer out the window yet!!  haha.

      2. moneyfairy profile image60
        moneyfairyposted 4 years ago in reply to this

        Thank you Brenda for understanding and bravo to you for having patience. The particular computer I was using was at the library of all places. They ended up having to shut it down and deem it out of order. It was just so frustrating to be right in the middle of something and have given all my info. etc... and then stopped working.... I just wanted to scream.

  2. Lisa HW profile image82
    Lisa HWposted 4 years ago

    No.   I love my computer.   I did have a cell phone, however, that is lucky it didn't find itself outside on the front lawn; and a certain travel-mug I know, and that has a very tricky cover on it, had better watch its step.

    1. moneyfairy profile image60
      moneyfairyposted 4 years ago in reply to this

      smile Glad you have no computer troubles.

  3. Rochelle Frank profile image89
    Rochelle Frankposted 4 years ago

    Nope-- I've had mine for several years and been very happy with it.

    1. moneyfairy profile image60
      moneyfairyposted 4 years ago in reply to this

      Lucky you!! Glad you haven't had to experience computer frustration.

  4. A Troubled Man profile image60
    A Troubled Manposted 4 years ago

    This would show there are some good computers out there and some bad ones. Usually, it's a matter of getting what you paid for.

    Other times, it could be viruses that were unwittingly downloaded.

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    mbuggiehposted 4 years ago

    No actually...I love my computers and never have any problems with them that I can't easily resolve.

    A lot of the problems with computers are related to outdated operating systems and cheap hardware; slow processors; slow network interface cards; lack of maintenance including things like defragmenting the hard-drive, disk clean-ups, clearing search histories, cookies, etc.

    1. moneyfairy profile image60
      moneyfairyposted 4 years ago in reply to this

      Well it was a Library computer so who knows how often they clean the hard drive etc...

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        mbuggiehposted 4 years ago in reply to this

        Exactly...nothing is worse than a public computer.

        1. moneyfairy profile image60
          moneyfairyposted 4 years ago in reply to this

          so very true !

 
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