Category Archives: Tech

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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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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The dramas of Windows 10 never seem to end

Where do I start…  We all know that Windows 10 disables some software Microsoft deems unworthy, and ignores hardware it considers too ‘old’. But when updates not only remove programs, but then suddenly decide to red flag software you’ve been … Continue reading

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Quirks of Windows 10

Beside the constant “You do not have permission to view this fold. Click here to have permanent permission” even with the UAC set to the lowest it can go, I have found interesting things. Make sure you have your wireless/blue … Continue reading

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