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Re: Computer pet peeves

#16 Post by Jake » Mon May 03, 2010 4:03 am

LVUER wrote:I hate when I write lots and lots of texts in forum or journal (or anything else in internet), push the submit button, and then I get some 40x message. After that I press back/previous, only to find all my text have disappeared.
Stop using IE, then!

(Seriously; it won't help with the error messages, but if you press back in any other browser I can think of it will keep your typed text.)
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Re: Computer pet peeves

#17 Post by LVUER » Mon May 03, 2010 4:35 am

In my house, I've stopped using it for quite sometime. But in other places (like my work place), sometime I'm forced to use IE (since the admin doesn't permit users to install any software). Well, beggars can't be chooser.
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Re: Computer pet peeves

#18 Post by number473 » Mon May 03, 2010 5:05 am

The function button on laptops. I hate it! Why is it where ctrl is supposed to be?!
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Re: Computer pet peeves

#19 Post by LVUER » Mon May 03, 2010 6:10 am

Hooo, are you also using Toshiba's Satellite as well. Yes, I also hate the keyboard layout (there's only one CTRL button). It's worse since I have 15" widescreen one, meaning should be more space, but the keyboard layout is the same as 14" one.
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Re: Computer pet peeves

#20 Post by number473 » Mon May 03, 2010 9:38 am

Nah, it's a msi windbook (10.1" :D). The keyboard is comfortable in general, but if they just would have placed it between the ctrl and windows key it would have been much more comfortable. Possibly I just need to get used to it because I keep bumping the touchpad while I'm writing and ending up with writing all over the show too >_< and then I try to undo and get an extra z in the document.
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Re: Computer pet peeves

#21 Post by dott.Piergiorgio » Mon May 03, 2010 4:31 pm

well, (everyone here known I use Linux...) what I really don't like is when some programs needs this or that obscure library, forcing me to a net hunt-compile & install obscure lib-try to compile app-hunt for the next obscure lib cycle, all these compounded by even the need of a specific release of the obscure lib.... (aside the nasty case of matrioskas of more or less obscure & little known libs....)

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#22 Post by Aurelia-Aurora » Wed May 05, 2010 11:20 pm

...When FailFox crashes after I download something.
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Re: Computer pet peeves

#23 Post by dott.Piergiorgio » Thu May 06, 2010 3:53 pm

FailFox ? crashes ?

I always use Firefox and zero crashes, less so after DL'd things..... so the issue should be a bit above the browser... perhaps you use windoze ?

Try FF under Linux, I assure that there's no crashes....

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Re: Computer pet peeves

#24 Post by Toni » Thu May 06, 2010 7:52 pm

LVUER wrote:In my house, I've stopped using it for quite sometime. But in other places (like my work place), sometime I'm forced to use IE (since the admin doesn't permit users to install any software). Well, beggars can't be chooser.
One thing you could do is install Firefox/Chrome/Safari or another browser of your choice on a USB drive and run it off that at work :) .

I really like how the glossy screen enhances the look of my laptop, but the glare and reflection drives me nuts :evil: ! I also have a minor issue with keyboard flexing (only when I get really into typing up a story and start hitting the keys harder) and this one squeaky key, but like LVUER said: beggars can't be choosers.

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#25 Post by linkdragon0 » Thu May 06, 2010 8:00 pm

I hate it when you activate stickykeys or the like on accident.
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#26 Post by mysterialize » Sat May 08, 2010 11:29 am

linkdragon0 wrote:I hate it when you activate stickykeys or the like on accident.
You can turn that off, actually. There's usually even a link provided in the sticky keys message that should lead you straight to the page that turns it off.

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#27 Post by linkdragon0 » Sat May 08, 2010 11:42 am

I do use it sometimes, it's just when I don't it gets on my nerves.
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Re: Computer pet peeves

#28 Post by LVUER » Sat May 08, 2010 8:15 pm

I found sticky keys the first day I use Windows and turn it off immediately.
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Re: Computer pet peeves

#29 Post by Deris » Wed May 12, 2010 9:49 pm

When ever I have to edit the registery to get something working again.

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Re: Computer pet peeves

#30 Post by Ceraby » Fri May 14, 2010 10:24 pm

Someone's probably mentioned this before but...

Really hate it when my computer freezes up for no reason. I'll just be using one program, nothing's downloading, nothing else is really running...then poof. It freezes. Mouse doesn't work, ctrl-alt-del doesn't register...frustrating!

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