Computer Nightmare

I am working off of my laptop right now. It is not how I typically work as I prefer to use my desktop, but something has happened to it. I am not sure what it is and am attempting to diagnose it.

What I know for certain is that it is not working. It is only through a lot of scrambling and crap that I got this thing up and running. Funny how important a bunch of keys and wires have become to me.

All I know is that this is going to cost me money. I can feel it. I am praying that my hard drive didn’t decide to commit suicide today.

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  1. Jack's Shack February 25, 2006 at 6:10 am

    Hi Prag,

    Sage advice.


    Working on making sure that I never get stuck.


    Shola’s revenge. Arr!


    Thanks for the offer, Ill let you know.




    Ok Apple Guru.


    Windoze is right.

  2. Zeruel February 24, 2006 at 6:39 pm

    “What I know for certain is that it is not working.”

    Let me guess, ‘windows’?

  3. cruisin-mom February 24, 2006 at 6:01 pm

    Jack: we have constant nightmares here…thank goodness my husband can fix things, but that usually means 5 hours out of his day, gone to computer hell. I commiserate.

  4. MUST Gum Addict February 24, 2006 at 3:53 pm

    If it *IS* Mac OS X, I’d be more than happy to help.

    Then again, if it was Mac OS, it wouldn’t be broken…

    (ducking and running for cover)

  5. Mirty February 24, 2006 at 3:52 pm

    Tell me what hurts and I’ll try to help.

  6. Ger Tzadik February 24, 2006 at 3:01 pm

    If you think it might be software, send me some e-mail. I can fix almost any problem, promise. (At long as it’s not OS X.)

  7. Regina Clare Jane February 24, 2006 at 1:42 pm

    I hope Shola didn’t send a little bug through! Maybe he’s on to you…;)

  8. Jerusalem Dreams February 24, 2006 at 11:28 am

    Good luck and hope it’s only some softwrae problem and it won’t cost you anything to fix.
    I learned the hard way to keep an image of my dard disk – but have no solution for the disaster hardware problems. Luckily they’ve been few and far between.

  9. Pragmatician February 24, 2006 at 9:29 am

    Not only to you, keys and wires malfunctioning is probably the highest cause for severe acute depression!

    I can’t stress enough how important back ups are, if you have important files and documents on a hard drive, buy a memory stick for $30 and copy them on it! Backuping has never been as easy!

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