TechnoBoob introduces TechnoBoob

By TechnoBoob
Oct 14, 2008
  1. TechnoBoob (TB, in future) accurately describes this Senior Citizen who has very little technical training in any field. I obviously did not grow up with computers and I was a Liberal Arts major. To me, a computer should be just another appliance -- and it should just (dammit) work. I am now struggling to use an iMac, having given up on the perennially crashing, freezing, pc. It is far more stable than the pc, but Apple seems to think it would spoil the coolness of it all to give simple, straightforward instructions -- to anything. I visit sites such as these when I happen across them. My interest is usually in just solving a particular problem at a particular time. I'm sorry if that makes me a misfit.

  2. kimsland

    kimsland Ex-TechSpotter Posts: 14,523

    Hi TB :wave: and welcome to TS

    To access technical support you will need to go Here

    It is also customary to post your system specs in your Profile

    You can also access many online TechSpot guides Here

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    Enjoy your Stay :)
  3. TechnoBoob

    TechnoBoob TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Thanks for the info. This is overkill, but here is my iMac data:

    Model Name: iMac
    Model Identifier: iMac5,1
    Processor Name: Intel Core 2 Duo
    Processor Speed: 2.16 GHz
    Number Of Processors: 1
    Total Number Of Cores: 2
    L2 Cache (per processor): 4 MB
    Memory: 1 GB
    Bus Speed: 667 MHz
    Boot ROM Version: IM51.0090.B09
    SMC Version: 1.9f4

    Should I somehow insert this info into my introduction?
    Hopefully, not
  4. kimsland

    kimsland Ex-TechSpotter Posts: 14,523

    Well they go into your Profile actually
    Here in Introduce yourself thread, it won't help all that much, when asking for support on another thread
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