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- ‘I had to reload the puter in order to fix some problems.’
- ‘So I guess I will need to take it into the shop where they have the tools and parts to troubleshoot the puter efficiently.’
- ‘The janitor gave me an extension cable so I could get my puter plugged in.’
- ‘I recieved a reply on bleeping puter.’
- ‘Keep your puter protected, your well being may depend on it.’
- ‘Anyway, before I had the chance to find one I liked, the puter crashed and I forgot all about it.’
- ‘Is your personel information stored safe on your puter or is it being mined to a geeky looking guy sitting in the dark half a continent away?’
- ‘You don't realize by clicking the X that a small hidden piece of code has just been downloaded to your puter.’
- ‘Does anyone know if you could hook up two puters to the same line and surf the net at the same time using any of the broadband packages?’
- ‘This kind just puts a cookie on your puter and tracks you as you go from website to website.’
- ‘I must be tired, the puter seems slow to me.’
- ‘The puter does indeed have a virus.’
- ‘This morning the puter was dead again, and wouldn't respond to a reboot.’
- ‘Geez the puter is really slow!’
- ‘Spyware can slow your puter to a crawl, taking minutes to open a site.’
- ‘Tomorrow and the next day I have Treaty Training, so I won't be near a puter during the day.’
- ‘The next day, coffee in hand, you turn on your puter.’
- ‘Mark yawns, gets out of his chair, clicks the mouse and publishes his blog entry and waits for the puter to shut the hell down.’
- ‘It can log your keystrokes, mine your data, reboot your puter, even cause it to not boot up.’
- ‘There are much better things to do than sit in front of a puter today.’
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