I Am a Computer Geek

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    I spent hours trying to get Photoshop to run

    under Wine or on a windows VM. I finally had to give in and swap my laptop back to Windows so I could edit while travelling. Gimp just doesn't cut it.
    EightBits EightBits
    31-35, M
    1 Response Nov 8, 2015

    Can anyone tell me how to remove Microsoft

    error 80073712? It won't let me update my PC.
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Dec 28, 2015

    I enjoy programming and playing around hardware.

    I work part time as a web developer. I finished a degree in computer science, engineering, and technology. I am working on creating my own social networking site :)
    SoulCoffee SoulCoffee
    26-30, M
    2 Responses Jul 13, 2015

    I always wanted to make my own video games ever

    since I was a kid, and when I was about 12 I started teaching myself how to program so that I could do that! I've made a few small things, but now I work in information security, not making games :( Maybe someday that will change... or I'll just keep working on my own games on...
    BoundlessPancake BoundlessPancake
    26-30, F
    5 Responses Dec 31, 2014
    NullFaith NullFaith
    31-35, M
    1 Response Dec 18, 2013

    my first computer was a Tandy

    where you could only use DOS to execute programs..from there a passion grew...I started to learn programming at the age of 7 at the age of 15 I was doing games in basic on a mac...that's when my hate grew for macs.
    deleted deleted
    3 Responses Nov 28, 2014

    I just make a social networking website in php

    and CSS3 if someone want source code.........?
    amirkhan1992 amirkhan1992
    22-25, M
    Jul 13, 2015

    And I feel the need for my next laptop to be

    the upcoming one by ASUS, Full GTX 980 chip and Skylake, both warranted for OC'ing. plus it has a water cooling dock. ^_^ Overkill?
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Oct 1, 2015

    Answer this question

    if you're really a computer geek. Your network consists of one Active Directory domain. You have two computers named Computer1 and Computer2 that run Windows 7. Both computers are members of the domain. From Computer1, you can recover all Encrypting File System (EFS) encrypted...
    johnny94941 johnny94941
    26-30, M
    Oct 26, 2015

    Proud to say my life revolves around technology

    (Games, Online Friends, and Social apps)
    IzumiSK12 IzumiSK12
    16-17, M
    Jul 12, 2015

    windows 7 is superior.

    ........ but 10 looks great.
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Oct 1, 2015

    Why when listening to someone type does the

    backspace key sound different to all other keys on keyboard?
    Kirjamo Kirjamo
    31-35, F
    4 Responses Feb 24, 2016

    Literally spent hours just checking out parts

    and custom PC's (that I'll probably never have).
    Cosmic0Potato Cosmic0Potato
    16-17, M
    4 Responses Jul 1, 2015

    How many people here use Linux.

    I personally use an Arch Linux laptop with i3 window manager. So far I have come to like it a lot.
    ReveredPotion ReveredPotion
    22-25, M
    5 Responses Feb 25, 2015

    I often wonder from where comes my urge to do

    something with computers and CHANGE THE WORLD (i.e. megalomania). But maybe I've just answered my own question.
    SoulFountain SoulFountain
    26-30, M
    2 Responses Dec 29, 2015

    I am am an I.T Security Specialist,

    I have a PhD. in Cryptography and a Masters in Computer Sciences and Programming. I am a qualified Penetration Tester and work with International companies and government agency's. I also write software to combat virus's.
    ultimatehacker ultimatehacker
    31-35, M
    5 Responses Oct 9, 2014

    Are You a Computer Geek ?

    i thought i be higher but the test was harder then i thought I am a : Low Ranking Computer Geek. Definitely a Computer Geek, but low in the computer geek social structure you try, http://www.nerdtests.com/ft_cg.php
    erinjt erinjt
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Feb 19, 2009

    When I was younger, I was more of a computer

    geek. I was obsessed with computer parts especially Graphics Cards... If I was younger, I'd probably date the card. Lol! 😆
    fthefurious fthefurious
    18-21, M
    1 Response Aug 14, 2015
    26-30, M
    Dec 29, 2015

    Has anyone tested race conditions

    for anything on EP? I'm tempted to try, because I know they wouldn't notice/care. If I do, I will update this story with details. __________ Selected Updates: - - - - - - - - - - [07/01 -- 23:17] EP loads all of its javascript from one big file, all.js. I beautified it, but...
    Multitude Multitude
    22-25, M
    6 Responses Jul 1, 2015

    I have an interview with Google in 2 days,

    and I need to prepare. Ask me the toughest data structures/algo interview questions you can find, or just any question if you're interested, and I'll answer it. __________ Edit: Technical questions please! It's a technical interview! 😅 __________ Update 1: I finished...
    Multitude Multitude
    22-25, M
    23 Responses Jul 13, 2015

    Is it worth it to buy two titan X GPU's

    or just get the Z? Im working on games in Unreal engine 4 and need a great gpu unit to run at 60 fps.
    xmentogo xmentogo
    22-25, M
    2 Responses Aug 1, 2015

    "Oh you work in IT? I have this problem with.

    .." As someone who is overqualified for my ****** dead end technicians role (as per the norm for technicians) The amount of people who now feel obliged to sit me down at their laptops or whatever else is mysteriously broken is immense. As if I can't get enough of fixing PC's for...
    Chamberlane Chamberlane
    70+, M
    3 Responses Mar 15, 2014
    anAnonymousComputer anAnonymousComputer
    18-21, T
    May 24, 2015

    I have once managed to upgrade a motherboard

    with parts from older mother boards and more
    spudmat spudmat
    13-15, M
    1 Response Aug 16, 2015

    It was about time I started learning CMD

    programming. I feel so left behind. xD
    deleted deleted
    May 31, 2014
    girlsdeadmonster girlsdeadmonster
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Mar 30, 2014

    Hello everyone!! I have a question

    for all of you :) Long story short, I have an admin account that I would like to get rid of, but I do not know the password to the admin account. I was wondering if there is any way possible to do this at home. Here are the computer details (If you need them..I'm not too sure...
    sweetcolors123 sweetcolors123
    2 Responses Aug 25, 2015

    i get ignored so much.

    .. my names should be 'terms and conditions'
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Sep 19, 2015

    Just started classes

    for my CompTIA A+ certification class. This is gonna be fun!
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Jul 21, 2015

    I would literally go crazy without my computer.

    .. dont mess with my computer
    xIcexColdx xIcexColdx
    26-30, M
    1 Response Nov 25, 2015
    Marozz Marozz
    16-17, M
    1 Response Aug 1, 2015

    How to bulk download/save someone's GIF/MP4 on

    twitter? You know, the GIF on twitter actually is MP4 format. I like someone's GIF/MP4, I want to download/save her/his all MP4, Please tell me how to do it easily?
    wdxed wdxed
    26-30, F
    Oct 27, 2015
    annxxx annxxx
    26-30, F
    4 Responses Sep 22, 2015

    Upgraded to Windows 10!

    Was not the smoothest upgrade. Black screened on me after first install. Think Nvidia drivers were screwy. But after taking out my 970 GTX, then reinstalling Win10, and putting card back in, everything seems to be working. Liking it so far!
    JCPhoenix JCPhoenix
    26-30, M
    1 Response Jul 30, 2015

    I am really good with computer stuff

    but it takes me a bit longer to learn something but I tend to do it better than other people after that.
    deleted deleted
    May 24, 2014

    Next Generation Computer Hardware

    The single biggest innovation to look forward to in next generation computer hardware is what I like to call Frankenstein chips. Just as shrinking components on a chip reduces latencies you can stack one chip right on top of another and/or side by side on a silicon "transposer...
    wuliheron wuliheron
    4 Responses Jul 3, 2012

    I love computers, and love to program.

    When I see some new technology I try to understand how it works and how could I replicate it. I can't be the only one right? :D
    miquelx miquelx
    22-25, M
    5 Responses Oct 28, 2014

    Have you updated your computer to Windows 10?

    If so do you like it? better than 7, 8 and 8.1? I wonder why 9 was skipped.
    jamielove7777 jamielove7777
    31-35, F
    9 Responses Aug 11, 2015

    Editing HTML to get whatever feeling you want

    in your status:If you want to update your status, but the feeling you want isn't on the very limited drop-down menu, then you can edit the HTML to get whatever feeling you want. I'm pretty sure this only works on computers and laptops.1. Right-click the drop-down menu and select...
    ThatAwkwardPanda ThatAwkwardPanda
    Jun 22, 2014

    I'm 18 and i have made about 400 000$ with apps,

    I started coding at a very young age.And in 8th grade i started making some apps, and in 1th grade of high school i have made an app, and this is the 4th year of the apps till now.The apps are in top charts you might be even using them :D.My life changed a lot, i bought lots of...
    ProgMe ProgMe
    18-21, M
    4 Responses Mar 25, 2016

    Is anyone else here a Web Developer?

    Or Content maker like website layout.
    adr427 adr427
    18-21, M
    Apr 2, 2016

    French Computers A language instructor was

    explaining to her class that in French, nouns unlike their English counterparts, are grammatically designated as masculine or feminine. "House," in French, is feminine-"la mansion." "Pencil," in French, is masculine - "le crayon." One puzzled student asked, "...What gender is...
    jml2000 jml2000
    61-65, M
    2 Responses Apr 19, 2014

    Me and my girlfriend are

    both computer geeks. We joke around a lot. Me: make a sandwich Her: **** off. Make it yourself. Me: *opens terminal* Me: *types "su" and hits return* Me: *types password* Me: you already know. Sudo make a sandwich. Her: fine!
    IchBinDeutsch2 IchBinDeutsch2
    18-21, M
    Sep 11, 2015

    Who can help me? I have a Lenovo-just updated

    from Windows 8 to 10 less than a week ago and now I can't adjust my brightness setting. This has happened in the past so I know it has to do with the update. Also, I've tried looking for solutions online but they didn't work.
    WhiskeyT WhiskeyT
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Dec 5, 2015

    I first started using the computer

    when I was 4 years old. When I turned 6, I started using the internet. I grew up with computers and video games. As time passed, I learnt quite a few things that children, the same age as me, usually don't. I started web-designing/graphic designing at the age of around 10. In...
    elzish elzish
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Jul 6, 2014
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    2 Responses Feb 16, 2015

    Okay ... well not a computer geek,

    I do know a thing or two about them but I'm not all that like other people are. I however, am very good at keeping older pcs running. I currently have : 1. Compaq Presario 1360 It's 16 years old OS : Windows ME RAM : 64 MB SO-DIMM HD : 4 GB Processor : 333 MHz AMD K6-2 CD...
    RyRyOfAwesomeness RyRyOfAwesomeness
    18-21, M
    2 Responses Dec 16, 2014
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    Jan 9, 2016
    oblivion1000 oblivion1000
    18-21, T
    Jul 21, 2015

    Cheer Shift to the left,

    shift to the right! Pop up, push down, byte, byte, byte!
    jml2000 jml2000
    61-65, M
    3 Responses Apr 5, 2015
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