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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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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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Finally! Only took two tries.

I finally got a straight answer from MicroSoft in regards to getting my poor Vaio back to abby-normal Windows 8.1 after the disaster that was Win10 update.  All I needed was a new Windows 8 license key, because the Windows … Continue reading

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That’s a relief

It’s a small expense, but beats what it could have been.  Turns out the desktops’  power supply is the issue.  Alan checked it out, tested it, and the power supply on my desktop is kaput!   The good news is, is … Continue reading

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Really?

Get up this morning, get the the purrkids fed, get the coffee started, take care of feline toileting receptacles. Boot up computer…. or should I say press power button.  *Click* nothing.  Check to see if Ziggy managed to unplug something. … Continue reading

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It finally arrived

The Orico USB 3 3.5” sata drive enclosure arrived today.  Unplugged the MediaSonic enclosure, dismantled it, and removed the hdd from it.  Put it in the Orico, sealed it up, plugged everything in. Computer discovered it, loaded new drivers for … Continue reading

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