Category Archives: Computers

Again, the art of the politely worded complaint

8 weeks ago, I purchased the full version of DFX Audio Enhancer. I really liked the plug-in I had gotten with DIVX years ago, and wanted to use its features with all my audio/video programs. Turn the clock to 8 … Continue reading

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I am so glad I am a file hoarder

I updated Samsung Magician from 4.5 to 5.1, software for my SSD. Ever since then, I keep get “WMI is Disabled. Enable Y/N”.  I went to the Samsung site, only to find they don’t archive older versions, even though there … Continue reading

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A variation of the ‘bait and switch’

There are people out there doing something called ‘bitcoin mining’. They have found some sort of way to use specific graphics cards to make this easier. Because of them, just about all computer stores that have these cards have deliberately … Continue reading

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This still irks me

RedFox AnyDVD HD – To me, this was a great shell game. A year or so ago, ONE person left Slysoft, all the others stayed.  Then Slysoft was ‘shut down’, then was reopened a nanosecond later as Redfox ‘Project’. Exactly … Continue reading

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Well, I’ll be!

6th time was the charm!  Well, Windows Media Center is working on my Windows 8.1 Pro laptop.  Currently scanning the laptops’ harddrive for errors to see if that fixes the slow to start/login problem. Still no word as to whether … Continue reading

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This ought to be fun

It seems my Windows 8.1 w/WMC issues have been punted up to ‘escalated’. But what got me is right off the bat, their email to me; My name isn’t Stephanie. From there on their email was obsequious and condescending all … Continue reading

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Once more into the breach!

But will wait until Friday. After 6 hours with Microsoft support working on my laptop with little or no success,  my problematic computer has been punted up to Tech Tier 2.  More things will be tried, but I have sinking … Continue reading

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