Podnutz Daily #160 – Slap That Computer

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“That’s all we do here to fix computers.
We hit them and talk to them and give them back ..”

– How to repair a laptop keyboard with bad keys
– Found: a DV6000 with a sane motherboard
Darik’s Boot And Nuke stand alone or found on UBCD4Win
– Installing windows updates/hourglassing/let updates finish!
– My Dad’s favorite trojan remover program is called Trojan Remover by Simply Super Software
– Fix hdc (hard drive controller)
easus disk copy is a very simple cloning tool
– You should not have to run malwarebytes on every account
– DOS computer came in running Lotus 1-2-3 w/ missing functions
– Laptop with 3 missing keys – rather that buying each key, replacing keyboard
– My Yellow Pages Ad just may be a great return
The Great Tech Debate Episode 4 (now released)
– NEW LINK for laptop videos: podnutz.com/laptoprepairvideos

Email from New Listener:
– Comment on the power jack repair video and not wearing a wrist strap

Email from Bob:
PC Inspector offers free file recovery
– Steve uses Recover My Files
ReactOS 100% Open Source (mostly GPL) rewrite of the Windows Kernel

Email from Matt:
– Feedback on podnutz #28 on Starting a Data Recovery Center
– Recovering overwritten files
– Differences bewteen a quick and full format

Email from GLF:
– Using the free malwarebytes in a shop/site license?

Email from CitizenX
– This is how she sets up her FireFox bookmarks toolbar
– FoxMarks not required for set up – just happened to be on the page
Foxmarks is utilized to backup my bookmarks.

Email from Gary
– Have you tried Yoog search engine
– Google search shows HOW TO REMOVE yoog
– Not linking to it. Sorry. Possible malware?

Voice Mail from Simon
– Help with strange memory issues (thorough – as always)

VoiceMail from Ben:
– Issues with Vista reading external drives
– Local dollar stores sells led lights as booklights. Great for techs

Live call from Timster:
– Satellite Toshiba laptop with power jack issues

Live call from Mitch:
– How do you set your volt meter?