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Here’s some more diy computer goodness for you… I just showed you how to upgrade the RAM in your Asus Eee PC. What about replacing or upgrading your hard drive? As it turns out, this is just as easy as adding RAM to your computer.

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Wow. I can’t believe it’s taken me this long to write this article… I actually started writing it about 18 months ago and then never finished it. Well, today is your lucky day, as we’ll be talking about how to upgrade the memory in your Asus Eee PC.

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How to Get Rid of the AVG Security Toolbar

by Michael on September 12, 2010 · 2 comments

As a quick followup to my previous post about replacing Avira with AVG… My son just asked how to get rid of the AVG toolbar in his Firefox window. I looked and, sure enough, there it was… The AVG Security Toolbar.

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I just spent the afternoon helping my son recover from a nasty virus on his Asus Eee PC 1000HE netbook. We’re still not sure how exactly he got it, but he didn’t tell me about it right away, and his computer wound up completely disabled.

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Recovering From a Nasty Windows Virus

by Michael on August 29, 2010 · 0 comments

My son’s Asus Eee PC 1000HE running Windows XP recently contracted a nasty virus. Unfortunately, he didn’t tell me about it right away, and we ended up having to completely restore his system and start over from scratch.

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My son has an Asus Eee PC, and he uses it frequently for school projects. Unfortunately (or fortunately, depending on your perspective) he doesn’t have Microsoft Office. Instead, his netbook came with StarOffice (essentially OpenOffice with a fancier name) pre-installed, so he’s using that.

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Earlier today, my son told me that the internet connection on his Asus Eee PC 1000HE wasn’t working. He’d been streaming a movie on Netflix when the connection “suddenly” dropped. I always dread having to troubleshoot Windows issues, especially when it comes to networking problems, but I waded in…

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