Author Archives: Mel

About Mel

Retired PC Consultant, Education Certificate Novel Networking installation and configuration. PC Repair Configuration and Networking. Commercial Pilot, Avid RVer. Enjoy Traveling with my Wife in our Travel Trailer. South in the winter Az, Texas, and summers in Utah

Computers and Eye Strain

Computers and Eye Strain I sit for long hours at the computer both day and night. Lately I have noticed that My eyes tear a lot at night while sitting at the computer, and sometimes during the day too. I … Continue reading

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Motherboard Install Fiasco

It has been a hectic two days. I got a new Gigabyte Motherboard for my computer on Friday and installed it in my computer to try out. I found out after installing it and running windows 10 that it had … Continue reading

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Upgrading my Hard Drives

Since upgrading my computer with a New Motherboard, CPU, Ram, and a ThermalTake Case. I decided that maybe it was time to replace the Sata Hard drives with modern SSD (solid state digital) Disks, which are 30 times faster than … Continue reading

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Upgrading Motherboard, CPU, Memory and Case

My computer that I built 11 years ago was starting to show it’s age. I decided that it was time to upgrade. The old computer was running well, but it was old school without any USB 3.0 ports and only … Continue reading

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Mint 18 Clean Install

I made room on my hard drive that has Mint 17.3 on it as my primary OS. I made 3 partitions, root, swap, and home using Ext4. I booted the computer with the Mint 18 DVD  and installed Mint 18 … Continue reading

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Install Linux Mint Stand Alone on HP Pavilion Laptop with UEFI

Linux Mint Stand Alone on HP Laptop with UEFI The Title probably should have said “HOW TO GET RID OF WINDOWS on a HP Pavilion Laptop. Like the title says, I installed Linux Mint 17.3 (Rosa) on my HP pavilion … Continue reading

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Looking for light weight Linux Distro

It has been a long time since I’ve wrote anything in this blog. I’ve been busy with my other blogs on RVing and Motor Homes. I got bored the other day, and it has been to cold to do anything … Continue reading

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