Tag Archives: computer

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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EUREKA! (not the TV series, although it was quite good)

Ever since I got the new motherboard and CPU installed, got the computer back up and running, I have been hammering away at little things. Soundblaster Wireless headset not working – Alan and I kept working on it, no joy. … Continue reading

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After a bit of chitchat with a Microsoft tech

And reading a bit more, I figured I would play around some more to get the old bluetooth dongle to work.  I followed on help site, but Windows kept trying to install many “Bluetooth Peripheral Devices”.. over and over. So, … Continue reading

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Side effect of desktop being offline

Every security program is really bitching about scans/checks/virus definitions being outdated and long overdue.  So, between updating those programs, and uninstalling/reinstalling drivers, I have been kept busy (thereby out of trouble.. mostly.)

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