I installed the new operating system, taking everything down to zero. Rebuilt both drives. Added software for documents and photography. Added the plug-ins that I use more than the software. Added back all my photographs, then deleted half of them because what's the point in having things on back-up drives if you put everything on … Continue reading AND FINALLY, THE COMPUTER IS FIXED. ENTIRELY. FIXED.
According to the dictionary, an elegant solution is as follows: "Refinement and simplicity are implied, rather than fussiness, or ostentation. An elegant solution, often referred to in relation to problems in disciplines such as mathematics, engineering, and programming, is one in which the maximum desired effect is achieved with the smallest, or simplest effort." I'm … Continue reading ELEGANT SOLUTIONS?
I spent a day and a night in mortal combat with my computer. It wasn't my computer's fault. It was some update that caused something else to malfunction. Like a house of cards, it just went down and stayed down. Wouldn't boot, wouldn't tell me what the problem was. Finally, I managed to grab the … Continue reading WRESTLING WITH THE COMPUTER
Four hours after I finished installing Windows 10, I restored Windows 7 Professional. Why, you ask? How fair an assessment of the operating system could I make in only four hours? Well, for a start, the boot time on Windows 10 is a return to the bad old days. Remember when you could turn on the computer, … Continue reading IT WAS A FINE AFFAIR, BUT NOW IT’S OVER …
I won't be dropping by to read your posts today and for this, I apologize. But I've got a great excuse. It is the first day of November and autumn is fading into winter. Taking courage in hand ... setting aside a whole bundle of concerns about how this upgrade would affect this computer ... … Continue reading INSTALLING WINDOWS 10 – FINALLY