Category Archives: Computers

Just two a day

Slogging through all the Windows 7 “Cumulative Updates” I passed on installing so I could keep using one my favorite Blu-Ray players.  But it’s come to the time that I just uninstalled it, and have installing the rather backed up … Continue reading

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Back to using Windows 7

Just when I was getting close to.. appreciating Windows 10. Shut everything down as normal, and when I booted back into Windows 10, it all seemed to go ok. Tried to start my browser. It wouldn’t start. I tried to … Continue reading

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Yeesh

I updated my tablet driver, as the Wacom Desktop Center instructed.  Rebooted and wow, color me so not surprised, Windows 10 no longer detected my tablet.  I did all the at home trouble shooting, uninstalling everything, rebooting, reinstalling, rebooting.. nada, … Continue reading

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Windows 10…. yup

Now I know why some animals gnaw their own feet off to escape.  I have done EVERYTHING short wiping the hdd (or throwing it out the frigging door) to fix whatever the MS Tech support did to ‘help’, and nothing … Continue reading

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WTF IINET??!!

A few years ago, we switched to the NBN, and when negotiating the switch from Naked ADSL to NBN, I clearly stated that our phone number was to be ported over to the NBN service, that we did NOT want … Continue reading

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Talk about overkill

Microsoft’s answer to fixing to small, almost negligible problems, with Windows 10 is like killing a mosquito with a sledgehammer. After an update, that ‘succeeded’, I noticed task manager wouldn’t run.  Since I subscribe to “Assure”, I hopped online, and … Continue reading

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We keep getting scammer calls

This time it’s someone calling from Telstra. I decided to play with him for a few minutes as I was bored. Scammer (in very heavy New Delhi accent): I am calling from Telstra, to tell you your internet will be … Continue reading

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