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  • christelle kelly
    Awwwwww, I know the terms....I just wanted to put a smile on everyone s face today!!! Just cause I m a child of the 80 s doesn t mean I didn t catch up, lol
    Message 1 of 8 , Oct 17, 2005
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      Awwwwww, I know the terms....I just wanted to put a smile on everyone's face
      today!!! Just cause I'm a child of the 80's doesn't mean I didn't catch up,
      lol

      On 10/17/05, Iustinos Tekton called Justin <justin@...> wrote:
      >
      > On Monday 17 October 2005 10:46, christelle kelly wrote:
      > > For those of us who went to High School before Windows and Bill
      > > Gates....would you like to say all of that again in English? Lol
      >
      > I would do this, but others seem to have answered better than I could
      > have,
      > while I was camping with our household this weekend. :-)
      >
      > To define some of the terms, in case you're curious:
      >
      > sector errors: A sector is a small section of the hard disk's surface,
      > and a "sector error" is when the operating system (in
      > my case, Linux, but others may use Macintosh or Windows)
      > reports that one or more of these sectors are defective.
      > Sector errors are a Very Bad Thing on your disk, sort of
      > the equivalent of a really loud clunking noise coming
      > from under the hood of your car. :-)
      >
      > configuration: The personal settings for your computer that control
      > things like, "What Internet provider do you use?" "What
      > is your email address?" "What are your Favorites or
      > Bookmarks for the web?" "What color or background image
      > do you prefer on your screen?" .... and so on. Linux
      > stores these in plain, ordinary disk files, so you can
      > fairly easily "migrate" most of them to a new system
      > just by copying those files. It's not hard, but it takes
      > time because you have to decide what to keep, and what
      > is easier just to redo from scratch.
      >
      > I was very lucky, in that I run backups of my hard disk regularly, and
      > so when the drive crashed, I had a copy of all of the data that matters.
      > The only thing I lost was a couple of temporary files that I can easily
      > recreate on the new system.
      >
      > Does that help? :-)
      >
      > Anyway....I'm back now.
      >
      > Justin
      >
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