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Windows 7: I want to be a GeeK! where do I start?

14 Jul 2010   #1
Tarka Dal

Stools
 
 
I want to be a GeeK! where do I start?

Where do I start to learn?
Source code?
What are the basic elements you need to learn?

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14 Jul 2010   #2
Kari

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

 

Your Power User badge is a good beginning, it proves there's a geek in you

Some good articles and sites for you to start with:And my personal "Introduction to programming" favorite, with a lot of references and external links:Kari
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14 Jul 2010   #3
Tarka Dal

Stools
 
 

I have ordered the C++ for Dummies book and thanks for your other advice.
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14 Jul 2010   #4
stormy13
Microsoft MVP

Win 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

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14 Jul 2010   #5
Skulblaka

Windows 8 Professional 64-bit
 
 

Hahah, nice... A geeks world is truly a beautiful place...
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14 Jul 2010   #6
Tews

64-bit Windows 8.1 Pro
 
 

A geek is born, not made!!
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14 Jul 2010   #7
Skulblaka

Windows 8 Professional 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Tews View Post
A geek is born, not made!!
Very well said! Hmm, what certifies a person being a Geek?
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14 Jul 2010   #8
Jacee
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1
 
 

Sometimes I think it has to do with OCD, meaning "obession" ... clearly me
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14 Jul 2010   #9
CarlTR6

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Jacee View Post
Sometimes I think it has to do with OCD, meaning "obession" ... clearly me
That certainly helps!
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14 Jul 2010   #10
Skulblaka

Windows 8 Professional 64-bit
 
 

I really want to know what defines a Geek... I wonder if I qualify one when in public.
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