Vista crappa !
by litemoto - 5/29/10 1:27 PM
hello, today while "browsing" the web, I suffered 2 seperate "spontaneous shut downs", where the screen went black, and the laptop shut down ... for no apparent reason. Obviously , I was able to re-start, and continue. I use an aircard connection, and Gateway laptop 2008 vintage.It is a "lower priced" grade of laptop,but generally adequate for my use ... I was using Norton anti-virus, but just this past week subscribed to "Registry Easy" , which I was told would help my ability to download the Ebay program, which until recently , I could not do.I am still having problems downloading programs, even when my aircard signal strength "meter" reads I am at full strength.I am not a "whiz-bang" kinda guy with computer tech, but I do have a legitimate interest in making my computer run well.I don't use my laptop to download music, or play online games.I run scans frequently, and de-frag regularly as well. Can someone please advise me on what else I can do to optimize the performance, while also protecting from the evil things one can open their computer up to while being online ? Thanx, I'll be back to check, and update on progress.