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How do you upgrade your tools of trade?

Survey period: 22 Feb 2016 to 29 Feb 2016

What do you do when your computer just doesn't cut it anymore?

OptionVotes% 
I buy a new machine42337.53
I buy (or otherwise obtain) a second hand / refurbished machine343.02
I upgrade as much as I can19016.86
I upgrade the minimum necessary to get the performance I need16714.82
I try cleaning my machine (remove software, upgrade OS etc)14612.95
Nothing. I live with it464.08
Depends / None of the above12110.74



 
GeneralRe: None of the above Pin
Marc Clifton25-Feb-16 2:49
mvaMarc Clifton25-Feb-16 2:49 
GeneralI grovel at the feet of my masters Pin
Gary Wheeler23-Feb-16 0:47
Gary Wheeler23-Feb-16 0:47 
GeneralDepends... Pin
Kornfeld Eliyahu Peter22-Feb-16 23:08
professionalKornfeld Eliyahu Peter22-Feb-16 23:08 
GeneralDepends... Pin
Maciej Los22-Feb-16 9:28
mveMaciej Los22-Feb-16 9:28 
GeneralI buy (or otherwise obtain) a second hand / refurbished machine. Pin
Ron Anders22-Feb-16 7:32
Ron Anders22-Feb-16 7:32 
GeneralRe: I buy (or otherwise obtain) a second hand / refurbished machine. Pin
Kirk 1038982123-Feb-16 4:43
Kirk 1038982123-Feb-16 4:43 
GeneralRe: I buy (or otherwise obtain) a second hand / refurbished machine. Pin
Ron Anders23-Feb-16 7:37
Ron Anders23-Feb-16 7:37 
GeneralRe: I buy (or otherwise obtain) a second hand / refurbished machine. Pin
Kirk 1038982123-Feb-16 7:50
Kirk 1038982123-Feb-16 7:50 
Look, in capitalism, BOTH parties say thank you when it is over!

My problem was that I did NOT want to grow that part of a business.

I would rather be programming. And if you could be cleaning 2-3 machines at a time, and
know the stability of the tools. That helps a lot too. For example, I remember when you
could boot a DVD with your cleaning tools on it. HOW NICE. Even boot sector viruses could
be cleaned up easily, vs. working on a booted up computer already infected.

Probably the ONE vocational class they should teach at the high school. We used to teach word processing at night to the adults. Imagine if they actually taught the kids how to boot up a good scan/clean disk and clean a machine. Nah. Teaching them to use Twitter. That's what they do!

GeneralRe: I buy (or otherwise obtain) a second hand / refurbished machine. Pin
Ron Anders23-Feb-16 8:14
Ron Anders23-Feb-16 8:14 
GeneralI upgraded for Window 10 and then... Pin
KarstenK22-Feb-16 5:56
mveKarstenK22-Feb-16 5:56 
GeneralMy computer or the one I use at work Pin
Dan Neely22-Feb-16 5:12
Dan Neely22-Feb-16 5:12 
GeneralRe: My computer or the one I use at work Pin
Albert Holguin24-Feb-16 5:09
professionalAlbert Holguin24-Feb-16 5:09 
GeneralMissing option Pin
Keith Barrow22-Feb-16 3:00
professionalKeith Barrow22-Feb-16 3:00 
GeneralIt depends on the money, but... Pin
Joan M21-Feb-16 23:57
professionalJoan M21-Feb-16 23:57 
GeneralRe: It depends on the money, but... Pin
OriginalGriff22-Feb-16 4:00
mveOriginalGriff22-Feb-16 4:00 
GeneralRe: It depends on the money, but... Pin
Joan M22-Feb-16 6:02
professionalJoan M22-Feb-16 6:02 
GeneralRe: It depends on the money, but... Pin
OriginalGriff22-Feb-16 6:17
mveOriginalGriff22-Feb-16 6:17 
GeneralRe: It depends on the money, but... Pin
Joan M22-Feb-16 6:23
professionalJoan M22-Feb-16 6:23 
GeneralRe: It depends on the money, but... Pin
Kirk 1038982123-Feb-16 4:44
Kirk 1038982123-Feb-16 4:44 
QuestionIf your upgrading, but not buying a new machine Pin
Slacker00721-Feb-16 23:05
professionalSlacker00721-Feb-16 23:05 
GeneralDepends Pin
OriginalGriff21-Feb-16 22:25
mveOriginalGriff21-Feb-16 22:25 
GeneralRe: Depends Pin
Franc Morales21-Feb-16 23:36
Franc Morales21-Feb-16 23:36 
GeneralRe: Depends Pin
#realJSOP22-Feb-16 1:44
professional#realJSOP22-Feb-16 1:44 
GeneralRe: Depends Pin
OriginalGriff22-Feb-16 1:59
mveOriginalGriff22-Feb-16 1:59 
GeneralRe: Depends Pin
  Forogar  22-Feb-16 5:39
professional  Forogar  22-Feb-16 5:39 

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