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Comments

    • x246869
      x246869

      1990 Atari St. Its the weekend and my cheap mouse is jittery and not moving up/down well. Old ball and 2 spoke wheels in it to detect movement with light. Cleaned rollers and worked a bit, but still bad. Went out and bought new mouse. Next weekend same thing, was about to open and clean, but it was brand new. If your mouse doesn't work, close the window blinds, would make someone think you were joking. Turns out the sunlight affected the sensors in the mouse detecting the spinning wheel spokes.

      about 7 days ago
    • JTrimmer
      JTrimmer

      Carey, there are some netsh commands for win7 you need to run that may help your guy with the 3 computers with windows throttling his gigabit internet speed...https://community.spiceworks.com/topic/276697-bandwdth-throttling-in-windows-7-what-is-the-default-how-does-it-work

      about 13 days ago
    • CareyHolzman
      CareyHolzman In reply to JTrimmer

      This is Windows 10

      about 12 days ago
    • Terence James
      Terence James

      Great video guys thanks

      about 14 days ago
    • Kody Husky
      Kody Husky

      Awesome! dial-up! Still have it here in North Carolina. It's the only internet available where I live.

      about 17 days ago
    • Gerry K
      Gerry K

      I’ve got one for you !
      This happened years ago, don’t know if the “glitch” has been fixed ?
      After receiving an Email using Gmail, if I tried to print an attachment, I would loose ALL my printer drivers ? Never happened with Yahoo Email, only Gmail.
      To re-Install the drivers, I had to reboot the system !

      about 17 days ago
    • gameflux
      gameflux

      Cool !

      about 22 days ago
    • Michael A
      Michael A

      @
      CareyHolzman Please check your audio. This show and your own computer fix show the audio cut in and out and it kept making a clicking sound like it was jumping channels. @MikeSmith turn off the autofocus on your cam, please it drove me nuts.

      about 25 days ago
    • Geryd Blackmore
      Geryd Blackmore

      Great viewing guys, top notch entertainment.

      about 25 days ago
    • Thai Whan
      Thai Whan

      I got a wireless Logitech keyboard never change the batteries in it for years, very good keyboard

      about 26 days ago
    • Dalton Banks
      Dalton Banks

      I wish to be a tech support technician.

      about 26 days ago
    • Andrew Dorsett
      Andrew Dorsett

      Awesome video guys, loved the stories

      about 26 days ago
    • Minty Fresh
      Minty Fresh

      Funny stuff guys! Enjoyed it much.

      about 26 days ago
    • Wayne Bennett
      Wayne Bennett

      Great show guys, I really enjoyed it!

      about 26 days ago
    • jay carr
      jay carr

      You guys could write a book on stories like these.

      about 26 days ago
    • William Dawson
      William Dawson

      ghosts in the machines

      about 26 days ago
    • alberto gorin
      alberto gorin

      greattttttt a good weekend

      about 26 days ago
    • david mcgurran
      david mcgurran

      hi carey , just watched your stream with mike, loved the tales , just though i say that before i tuned in i was trying to get into my bios and could not get in ,and i remembered the story about the two monitors ,i have my large screen TV connected to my PC ,so i checked that ,and there is was ,my bios screen . so just did as you said and switched the two cables ,solved bios back on my PC screen .see i learnt something new .thank you

      about 26 days ago
    • Kevin Billerbeck
      Kevin Billerbeck

      Hello Carey and Mike Just watched the Video and I enjoyed it.
      It was very interesting and some of the tech stuff you said about customers problems I thought they were funny

      about 26 days ago
    • Mac
      Mac

      win 10 on a laptop, has an option to auto connect the wifi, just have to remember to tick the box.

      about 27 days ago
    • Kevin Sears
      Kevin Sears

      Nice haircut Carey. A client calls me and says “I can’t print.” It is a network printer so I attach to and print with no problem. I remote into his desktop and I can print fine. He still complains I can’t print. I. Go to his desk and ask him to print. He goes into the printer settings and changes all of them. The printer is so confused it doesn’t know what to do. I point to the print icon and ask him to click that. He ask me why and I said if you click that it will print. He says no it won’t. I said click it. He finally clicks it and his document prints. He says that only works because you are here. So I go tot the other end of the room call him and ask him to print and it prints. I go outside call and the same thing happens. I get back to my office and call he again and ask him to click the print icon and it prints now he believes it will work for him when I am not there.😂😂😂😂

      about 27 days ago
    • Kevin Sears
      Kevin Sears In reply to Kevin Sears

      I still was funny

      about 17 days ago
    • perry dickerson
      perry dickerson In reply to Kevin Sears

      Funny story, but all to common. I did tech support for a long time for several major corp, , had to change careers. I did not have the personality for it.

      about 27 days ago
    • David M
      David M

      Hello Carey; Great show as always. You and Mike did a great job, love watching you two. A little background on me if you don't mind. I've been messing around with computers since 1988, and I started building computers around 1992 for family and friends and me of course. But I just love watching your videos. Pick up some things that I don't know here and there. I like how you explain how to do things so much easier for people that aren't computer/tech savvy, not me though. I have posted links on my Facebook page of your site and try to tell people about you. Keep up the good work.

      about 27 days ago
    • Randy Leasure
      Randy Leasure

      Just discovered you Carey and you are great. Went ahead and subscribed and hit the bell.

      about 27 days ago
    • Vi XiphiqiX
      Vi XiphiqiX

      Customer calls and says my arrow is broken. Fix, replace battery on the wireless mouse. I still get a chuckle over the description.

      about 27 days ago
    • Irving T
      Irving T

      Woow, great "Special" Live streaming, great streaming, different then anothers streams, that change, Thanks Mike and Carey for this Live, i love it.

      about 27 days ago
    • Redash Rajal
      Redash Rajal

      Don't you just hate it when someone is watching the video while he's recording.. lol

      about 27 days ago
    • Cyrus Brinkworth
      Cyrus Brinkworth

      you have some fun working thing.....

      about 27 days ago
    • Cyrus Brinkworth
      Cyrus Brinkworth

      wife high?.....great one!

      about 27 days ago
    • Cyrus Brinkworth
      Cyrus Brinkworth

      I have a friend mum, she was surfing on a cd thinking she was on internet so? yea it was fun(but just a little)...

      about 27 days ago
    • Cyrus Brinkworth
      Cyrus Brinkworth

      that is an intro....

      about 27 days ago
    • Rik Den Breejen
      Rik Den Breejen

      Lovely show again Guys!

      about 27 days ago