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 Sunday, February 27, 2005

Some technical queries for the IT-literate amongst you:
1) Why is Adobe Acrobat Reader so slow? Whenever I want to access a pdf file it takes ages to load up (and stops me from browsing on my computer while it does so). Ditto on trying to shut the program down. Is there any way to stop Adobe Acrobat from being such a processor-hungry beast? [Solution 1: Adobe Reader SpeedUp speeds things up enormously - thanks Dave]
2) My PC was set up with a C:drive (10 GB) for storing programs and a D:drive (28 GB) for storing data. My C:drive is now pretty much full, whereas my D:drive is only 10% full. Is there an easy way to switch some of my D:drive's spare capacity (25MB) over to my C:drive? [Solution 2: Partition Magic, except this costs, so thanks to Douglas for helping me to clear out my C:drive for free]
3) What's up with Technorati these days? It used to be a pretty accurate and up to date way of seeing who was linking to my blog, only listing new links. Now it insists on repeating old blogroll links all the time, and my link count almost never changes. Wassup?
Any assistance gratefully received.


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