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Acer Aspire 5 A515-51 Laptop: Hardware Upgrades (Adding RAM, SSD, etc.)

As discussed in a companion post, I bought an Acer Aspire 5 A515-51-563W Core i5-7200U laptop, from among the offerings in Acer’s Aspire 5 family, and set about the process of tweaking it. This post focuses on my hardware adjustments. First, … Continue reading

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Adding Light to a Non-Backlit Laptop Keyboard

I had an Acer Aspire 5 A515-51-563W Core i5-7200U laptop. Its keyboard was not backlit — that is, there were no lights in its letters, to help me put my fingers on the right keys in dark conditions. This post … Continue reading

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Smartphone Newbie’s Extensive Guide to TracFone Samsung Galaxy Core Prime S820

I was looking for an entry-level, pay-as-you-go smartphone. This post describes the process I went through in choosing and setting up the Samsung Galaxy Core Prime S820L smartphone from Walmart. This post includes some descriptions of my own learning and experiences, … Continue reading

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Acer Aspire: Unwanted Double-Keying

I was using an Acer Aspire laptop. I would type things. Often, the keyboard would give me multiple copies of the keys I pressed. For example, I might get something like this: I wwish I coould get this stuppid thingg … Continue reading

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Uninstalling Microsoft Mouse and Keyboard Center

I was using Windows 7.  I used to have a Microsoft mouse, but it died.  Sadly, the Microsoft Mouse and Keyboard Center did not die along with it.  Instead, I had to mount a determined extermination campaign.  This post relates … Continue reading

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