A:I thought computers were supposed to make your life more convenient.
But it seems like I spend half my time waiting for it to do something.
Why is it so slow?
How much RAM do you have?
A:I think I have 8 Megs.
B:That's your problem.
If you want Windows 95 to run smoothly, you need at least 16.
A:I have 16 Megs now. and most things work better ,but my Internet connection is still really slow.
Is there anything that I can do?
B: Let's see, Your modem is only a 14.4.
If you want your Internet connection to speed up, you'll have to get a faster modem
This is a mouse ,With the mouse we can move the cursor very quickly.
Look at the screen ,See the little line that blinks?
That's the cursor.
You can begin to type there.
B: But I don't want to type there.
A: Then move the cursor.
Watch, I'll hold the mouse in my hand.
Now I'll move it across the table.
See the cursor move?
A: I can't seem to get my mouse to work properly.
First it moves and then ,all of a sudden, it jerks all the way across the screen.
What can I do?
B:Here ,let me see.
Open the mouse and takes out the ball.
Do you see these contacts here?
A:Yes, They look pretty dirty.
B: That's right.
Let me clean those for you ,and you'll be back to normal in no time.
A: My friends sent me this new audio--player program, but I can't get it to load properly.
B: The instruction says that this player requires a 32 bit sound card.
A: A 32-bit sound card?
Mine is only 16-bit.
B:That's your problem right there.
If you want this new software to work , you'll have to upgrade your hardware too.