PC Pickle: Help! My Memory is Leaking Everywhere!

PC Pickle is a randomly updated computer technical support column, where any and all questions, both hard(ware) and soft(ware) are answered.

Dear PC Pickle,
Every time I run my computer, I hear “dripping” coming from inside, like a faucet that ain’t been turned completely off. It’s a store-bought jobber with no after-market blitz and blatz on it, so there ain’t none liquid cooling tubes stuffed in. I heard some nerdy fellers in the break room of the chop shop saying that they was having a problem with “memory leaks.” Is my computer sick? Read more

PC Pickle: Help! There Are Lumps In My Ethernet Cables

PC Pickle is a randomly updated computer technical support column, where any and all questions, both hard(ware) and soft(ware) are answered.

Dear PC Pickle,
Every since my filth-ridden neighbors moved in, along with their metric shit-tons of trash, my Internet connection has been suffering severely. It was only after my Internet was completely shut off that I decided to go rooting around my own ethernet cables. I found most of the cables had large lumps throughout the length of the cord – like a snake who had eaten a bunch of soccer balls. Read more