Don't Upgrade Operating Systems!Written by Paulina Roe
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If you want to take a chance on keeping your errors, then install over first operating system. It won't fix errors, but it won't in all likelihood destroy all your data, either. The only way to get all errors off is to format your hard drive and reinstall. By formatting, you WILL lose ALL your files on that drive. Neither choice is very appealing, to tell truth.
I opt for a clean slate - back everything up and reinstall full operating system plus all your drivers and software. I have been working on a SICK laptop for 2 weeks - because of a dirty upgrade. I had to format and reinstall everything. Once I did that, we didn't have a driver, so my partner upgraded Windows 98 - but there was NO WAY to get it to work correctly again. So I re-formatted and reinstalled everything again. Now that I won't let him touch it anymore, it works like a charm, and we turn it back to its owner repaired. (Oh yes - and still able to get support from company because it has its original operating system in it - they will not support it if we upgrade!)
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Are You a Candidate for Carpal Tunnel or Other Problems?Written by Pauliina Roe
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Your Mouse should be directly to side with your arm close to your body, with no reaching. Your arm should have a straight line from your hand to your forearm. The wrist should not be elevated. There is a great mouse positioner and even a cordless mouse that can help situation - at http:/ rack.ezinetactics.com/?id=sisugal-4547
Laptops are a poor design for comfort. Ergonomically speaking - they are awful. It is tough to position it to a comfortable or ergonomically ideal position, not to mention getting heat off! To adjust laptop in as comfortable, and as ergonomically correct position as is possible, you should look into LapGenie laptop desk. It takes heat off your lap and puts laptop in a good working position. See LapGenie at http://doubleii.com/LapGenie.html
Using all above suggestions, you should be able to avoid many problems that result from improper ergonomic conditions. Adjust your office settings for optimal ergonomic conditions. If only Americans would get into ergonomic mindset like Canadians do - we'd have less problems!
Pauliina Roe shows people how to better orient their computer set-ups for ergonomic benefit. She gives total computer related support, both online and offline (in the Denver area). You can find out more computer related support and get more ergonomic information updates at http://doubleii.com/computercomfort.htm