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Guess I need some basics

Postby grits » Mon May 04, 2009 8:37 am

I can't beleive I'm still this ignorant after approximately 7 yrs. of owning a computer but here goes..........there have been several times that I've wanted to ask for help on something which would require me to post a "log"(?) of my machine but have hesitated because I'd just as soon not have my real name posted for everyone to see, and somewhere in my computer I've seen where "the name of this computer is":xxxxxx (my name). So I finally decided to click there to change the name to something generic but got spooked off due to some warning msg. about some problem I may encounter by doing so. So here's my dumb questions.... what problem(s) may occur & would it be worth it just to change name for posting?

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Re: Guess I need some basics

Postby MysteryFCM » Mon May 04, 2009 11:38 am

If it's just the computer name, then no - there are no problems that will occur on a typical home computer. On the whole, posting the computer name is neither here nor there as most use a generic name (e.g. I tend to use Star Trek/Titanic related stuff)
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Re: Guess I need some basics

Postby TeMerc » Mon May 04, 2009 1:47 pm

MysteryFCM wrote:If it's just the computer name, then no - there are no problems that will occur on a typical home computer. On the whole, posting the computer name is neither here nor there as most use a generic name (e.g. I tend to use Star Trek/Titanic related stuff)
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Re: Guess I need some basics

Postby MysteryFCM » Mon May 04, 2009 1:53 pm

hehe ..... ahh jus cannae help it cap'n
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