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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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Leftover legacy of Windows 10 upgrade failure

One of the pre-installed Sony utilities on my computer, a Sony VAIO, isn’t working quite right.  I have asked Sony Support about it and after nothing in the way of support, their brilliant idea is for me to take a … Continue reading

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There might have been a ‘press release’

But I, a registered Sony Vaio owner, never got an email or memo about it. Seems that Sony has unloaded their PC/Laptop division and will be concentrating on Smartphones and other smaller devices.  No wonder they haven’t been very helpful … Continue reading

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Most excellent

Have just about finished updating all software (with notable exception of the graphics drivers that won’t update for some odd reason), tweaked the system settings and have it running the way I want… for now. Waiting for Windows 8 update … Continue reading

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All set up

Got the last of the known Win7/Win8 compatibility problems resolved. More like irksome quirks than true compatibility problems. (ie having to select to run things as Administrator in Win8, which I didn’t have to do in Win7). I know Microsoft … Continue reading

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