Computer Shop Survey

A friend of mine needs some help with his computer shop. Therefore, I’m posting this survey to help him out. I will split the points with everyone who answers. But please don’t just do it for the points. Do it to help. Thank you.


Computer Shop Survey

1. How often do / would you play a practical joke on a computer? (Like a program that simulates a hard drive failure.)

A - Every chance I get.
B - Only if someone does one to me first.
C - Only on April Fool's Day.
D - I never joke.

2. What is your fluency level with computers?

A - I can surf the net.
B - I can write a formula in a spreadsheet.
C - I use databases and can write code for a form.
D - I am a computer programmer.

3. What courses would you like to take online?

               List all the courses you would be interested in.

A - Computer Basics                        G - Computer Architecture
   (internet, files, etc...)                           (How hardware works)
                        
B - Spreadsheets                        H - Relational Databases
   (In MS Excel)                           (In MS Access)
                        
C - DOS (Batch)                        I - Unix (Shells)
                        
D - Programming in Visual Basic            J - VB Script for Web Pages
                        
E - Programming in C language            K - Java Script for Web Pages
                        
F - Structured Programming in COBOL      L - Artificial Intelligence

M - List Other:

4. What type of computer books would you purchase?

5. How many  computers do you own and what is the average age?

6. When was the last time you had a computer upgraded or repaired?

A - Days    B - Weeks    C - Months    D - Years    E - I just throw them out.

7. When do you think you would want to purchase a newer computer?

A - I need one now!
B - I'm planning the spring.
C - I'll probably need one next year.
D - My computer will be fine for years.

8. What quality of computers do you or would you want to purchase?

A - High Quality Custom Made.
B - Pre-assembled in a factory.
C - Disposable

9. What types of software do you use? Check all that apply.

A - Spreadsheets            F - Educational
   (Excel, lotus,...)               (math, science,...)
            
B - Graphics                  G - Word Processing
   (movies, imaging,...)               (letters, legal,..)
            
C - Hobbies                  H - Programming
   (crafts, gardening,...)               (C++, VB,...)
            
D - Databases                  I - Architectural
   (Access, Oracle,..)               (buildings, highways,...)
            
E - Gaming                  J - Other:
   (action, strategy,...)            

10. Gender       A - Male        B -  Female        C -  Never Checked  

11. My age group is  

A - under 20.            F - 61-70.

B - 20-30.            G - 71-80.

C - 31-40.            H - 81-90.

D - 41-50.            I - 91-100.

E - 51-60.            J - over 100.

12. In 100,000 words or LESS, Please describe your hobbies and interests?


13. What is your Postal Code or Zip? You don’t have to answer this if you don’t what to , but it will help.

14. What is your Occupation?

A - Not Telling            D - Sales            G - Homemaker
                        
B - Professional            E - Trade            H - Student
                        
C - Managerial            F - Self-employed      I – Unemployed


Unfortunately, I cannot release the name of this future business yet. However, if you email me (hpahpa@hotmail.com) your email address or / and phone #, I will have my friend contact you when it opens.
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woodendudeCommented:
1. b  
2. b
3.g,e,j
4. Programming for dummies.
5. 2, 6 months and 1 year.
6. c added ram.
7. c.
8.a.
9. a,b,c,g.
10. a.
11. c.
12. outdoor activities with family, computers.
13. k1z-xxx.
14.i.

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RavingNunCommented:
1. b
2. d
3.i,g,c,d,e,g, Other= Core Programming, Web Design
4. Programming for dummies, Web For Dummies,C++ for Dummies, basically if i have spare money i will buy some books, since iam only 14
5. 6 in total, 2, 3 years, 1 last week, 2 2 years, 1 1 year
6. B
7. A buying one soon
8.a.
9. ALL
10. a.
11. A
12. Computers,basketball
13.
14.H
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joeike53218Commented:
1. c
2. c
3. b,c,d,f,g,k,l, Network Architecture
4. Program Guides, Computer related Magazines, Dummies series, Computer Theory Books
5. 2, 2 years (but upgraded frequently)
6. c, bought new speaker system
7. I will probably need new one next year
8. A
9. a,b,e,g,h,j: Fruity Loops (Music Editing)
10. a
11. a
12. Messing with computers and computer networks, finding flaws in programs, gaming, chatting, and annoying my friend with all my technical terms!
13. N/A
14. h
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winkingtigerCommented:
1. c
2. c
3. Other: Computer Security
4. Computer Related Mags and books written by experts in the field rather then the Official Textboook.
5.  4, 2 years
6. a
7. c
8. b
9. adeh
10.  a
11. b
12. gaming, networking, snowboarding, basketball and football
13.
14. F
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TagorCommented:
1. D
2. D
3. E
4. I like books that have a good index, so you can easily search something.
5. 6 computers. Average age is about 2 years.
6. A (software upgrade) / B (hardware upgrade)
7. C
8. C
9. A / B / D / E / F / G / H
10. A
11. A
12. I am interested in computers and (water)sport.
13. Well, I don't think this applies to me since I live in the Netherlands.
14. F
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Chris DentPowerShell DeveloperCommented:
1. D
2. The options are a bit restricted here (and can't accurately reflect a level of knowledge). I'm not really a computer programmer (scripting isn't really the same thing), but since nothing else fits (or I refuse to put A or B): D
3. I
4. Networking (server systems through to network architecture) and Scripting
5. 3 Computers, 2 years average
6. B
7. C
8. A
9. A, B, E, F, G, H
10. A
11. B
12. Computers & networking, chemistry, music (classical piano), martial arts
13. Non US -  UK uses a different form entirely for postal codes / zip codes.
14. F
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MattuuggiCommented:
1.B
2.C
3.G,J,K
4.CERTIFICATION TEXTS
5.1 pc 2 yrs old
6.C
7.B
8.A, I build my own PCs
9.A,D,E,F,G
10.A
11.C
12.I like to read, and play sports.
13.38671
14.B
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Hispano8888Commented:
1.B
2.B
3.G,B,K
   M other: Web Design, Grafiks (Flash) & Technical drawing (CAD programes)
4.The Complete PC Upgrade & Maintenance Guide
   http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0782140750/103-9560914-6577453?v=glance
   (The book is about HardWare)
5.1 PC and it is 4 years old.....it is my parents! (But I am saving for my own PC!!!!)
6.D (last year, summer 2003)
7.B
8.A (I want to build my own PC!!!.......because If I or other people will build there own PC will I/they learn so much
       about  HardWare and it is also much cheaper than a Pre-assembled PC from a store)
9.G,I, E (only sometimes)
10.A
11.A
12.Sports, Computer Stuff, hanging around with friends, listening to Hip-Hop Music
13.I'm not from US............I'm from Europe
14.H



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SMartinHamburgCommented:
Computer Shop Survey

1. B
2. D
3.
4. good, reliable down-to-earth advice
5. 4PCs avrg 6 yrs
6. C
7. D
8. B
9. ABDFGH
10. A
11. D
12. computers, cinema, books
13. 22395
14. B
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Shane Russell2nd Line Desktop SupportCommented:
1. B
2. D
3. D, E, F, I, G, M - Learn to program in c++, c, c# and the .Net stuff, ASP, PHP
4.  Programming books related to the above things I would like to learn
5. 1 PC for 8 months
6. C
7. A
8. A
9. A, B, C, D, E , G, H , J - Dream Weaver, Utlities such as mem turbo 2.1, Hyper snaps DX for screen capture.
10 . Male
11. B
12. Computers, Programming, web developement, Fishing , Motor Cross, Cinema
13. 84701
14. A
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allmyideaCommented:
. c
2. c
3. b,c,d,f,g,k,l, Network Architecture
4. Program Guides, Computer related Magazines, Dummies series, Computer Theory Books
5. 2, 2 years (but upgraded frequently)
6. c, bought new speaker system
7. I will probably need new one next year
8. A
9. a,b,e,g,h,j: Fruity Loops (Music Editing)
10. a
11. a
12. Messing with computers and computer networks, finding flaws in programs, gaming, chatting, and annoying my friend with all my technical terms!
13. N/A
14. h
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TagorCommented:
hpa, have you received enough surveys?
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hpaAuthor Commented:
Tagor no I haven't . allmyidea, No points for being lazy; copying and pasting joeike53218's answer.

I apologize to everyone for having such an asshole like Computer101 being an administrator.
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jshalackCommented:
1. a
2. a-b-c
3. a-g-e
4. O/S, hardware, reference
5. 4 they range from 1-3 yrs old
6. last week
7. b
8. a-b
9. a-b-c-d-e-f-g-i
10. a
11. e
12. PCs, scuba, cars, ham radio
13. 31707
14. b
 
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