Tag Archives: tech

Windows 10 or not to Windows 10…

Simplest answer.. yes and no. My Windows 7 box works great. As long as I don’t install those “Quality Rollups”. I do keep on top malicious software/malware definitions, but I’m fed up with Microsoft disabling what they deem is outdated … Continue reading

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Nice bonus

All the HDDs formerly known as single unit external HDDs are now in the multi bay enclosure are running much cooler than they did as stand alones. Also, the HDDs in the computer are also running cooler. Less power draw, … 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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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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Garmin, you really suck

My old Samsung Galaxy 5, which had Navigon by Garmin on it, took a fall and starting having issues. So, I got a new Samsung S7 and used SmartSwitch to import all my apps.  I started up Navigon, and got … Continue reading

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Oh, my desktop computer,

How I have missed you! Let’s try not to have another meltdown, ok?  Had a bit of a panic when I got  NTLDR is missing when I first booted up.  Then I remembered, just go into the BIOS and change … Continue reading

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The set up isn’t pretty, but it works

Have my Sony Vaio laptop running Windows 8 with two USB  hubs.  And I have both 23″ monitors, HDMI port, and DVI to USB set up.  I have the laptop lid closed, so only the two external monitors are visible. … Continue reading

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