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Old 10-15-2013, 10:30 PM   #1891
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I disabled the touchpad from my laptop, but it's still very sneaky. It likes to jump up and insert text I'm typing into a place I don't want it, and on frequent occasions, will delete whole paragraphs of reports. I can't trust my laptop, and as I'm not the greatest typist, I have to keep my eye on it constantly.
Ctrl-z will fix many of those.
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Old 10-15-2013, 10:34 PM   #1892
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Thanks, will try it. Even my supervisor was amazed about how rude my 'puter was while we were working on a report. And recently, hers has been doing the same thing.
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Old 10-16-2013, 04:34 AM   #1893
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It sounds possessed! and catching.

I keep my laptop closed when I'm not using it, and when I'm online, my mouse sits on my mini clipboard with my sudoku puzzles on it. When I forget to move the mouse out of the way, my arm or elbow moves it around when I'm typing, sending it skittering all over the place. Those mice sure do get around.
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Old 10-16-2013, 04:45 AM   #1894
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No laptop for me. I keep hearing of too many problems from other folks. I love my desk computer.
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Old 10-16-2013, 06:29 AM   #1895
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This is a touch pad on a laptop.



A mouse pad is a cloth covered foam square that a mouse rolls around on.

Ok. I guess I just didn't know what they were called.
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Old 10-16-2013, 06:34 AM   #1896
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No laptop for me. I keep hearing of too many problems from other folks. I love my desk computer.

I only use my laptop or tablet if I'm going to be browsing, but not when I'm going to be doing a lot of typing, like on a forum or email. I prefer the desktop, too. I worked on a desktop for all those years and I'm used to it. The keys are closer together on a laptop and I have trouble typing on it. That's just my experience.
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Old 10-16-2013, 07:18 AM   #1897
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No laptop for me. I keep hearing of too many problems from other folks. I love my desk computer.
Mine is on my lap in the evening while watching TV. If I'm in bed watching TV then it is my tablet... I may have a problem

I do have one desktop computer, it lives in the basement and acts as a media server for videos, music, backups etc...
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Old 10-16-2013, 08:29 AM   #1898
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Mine is on my lap in the evening while watching TV. If I'm in bed watching TV then it is my tablet... I may have a problem

I do have one desktop computer, it lives in the basement and acts as a media server for videos, music, backups etc...

I think a lot of us have that problem. I get upset when I run out of posts to read. LOL
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Old 10-16-2013, 08:29 AM   #1899
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I love my laptop, if I want, it can go with me places. I will be taking it with me to Helena next month when I go for my 3 day class. I will need it for decompressing, not for class.

Okay, I leave on the 11th of November...so far, I have my suitcase and briefcase out and almost ready to go. I am anxious and making all my plans now. 4 nights away, it's a 2 hour drive, maps are made. I will have a passenger for the ride and it's not Shrek! I need to remember too buy a month card for my Tracphone. Think I'm getting ready too early?
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Old 10-16-2013, 01:44 PM   #1900
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Lol, in my brain, the sooner the better.

I usually pack clothes the day before. I have a 5 pocket plastic organizer that I start filling before trips, this will have hotel confirmations, boarding passes, rental car confirmations, passports etc.. In the order that I will need them. This gets setup in the hallway about a month ahead and I drop stuff in it as I get it. I'll have phone numbers for my credit cards, including international if needed in case my wallet is lost or stolen. I try to cover all of the bases.....
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