I got up early this morning, and Dell called at 8am. We did a re-install of Windows7, and the Dell tech (Jared) updated drivers, etc.. We were done by about 9:45am or so. Bare install…
The rest of the day was pretty much spent installing email and all my apps again. I lost my emails from 4/11 to today…… Continue Reading
I took leave today. I called Dell. They had me download an ISO of the original OS setup and said I’ll need to reinstall the factory install. I think I want to go with that to stay ‘legit’. I’ll have to get back with them tomorrow tho, because now…
I have to copy all my data back onto… Continue Reading
I got a message from Digital Solutions. Tei said he found an OEM product ID which I can try. He’ll remote in and try it if needed. He also mentioned that it won’t be “official” but it’s worth a try. I told him tomorrow since I’m off and will have time. He also said if that doesn’t… Continue Reading
Yesterday I finally got a number to call for Microsoft to try to activate my Windows 7, 888-571-2048. I called the number yesterday evening and they referred me to the tech support, but that office was closed.
So today I called the Microsoft Assistance number a little earlier in the day to try to get my Windows … Continue Reading
I was on the phone for a little while this afternoon with Digital Solutions. I had told them about my Windows 7 product key not activating. They remoted in to try to activate it but went thru the same thing I did which didn’t work. They will try to find a phone number to call (for me to call?) Microsoft activation… Continue Reading
.. doesn’t mean all’s well that ends well. ‘Coz.. it ain’t ended at all!!
I spent all of today, morning to night, on putting my laptop back to the way it was. And it’s coming with problems! I did do a backup with the Acronis software that Hip at the repair shop recommended. I just… Continue Reading
I took a sick day today. Did some needed errands…
I took my laptop in to this place called Digital Solutions, also H Power Computing, to have it recovered since I can’t figure it out. The guy’s going to install Win7 from scratch and replace my harddrive with a solid state 1Tb drive. I hope no … Continue Reading
I got home from work today and Lina’s account was logged on. I switched users and logged on as me, and all of a sudden the second monitor wouldn’t display the screen. So I tinkered with the video settings trying to get it to work, but no go. I rebooted the machine and it hung during the restart.
Okay so… Continue Reading
Just what I was looking for… how to download and save videos posted by others on Facebook.
How to search for a file at *nix command line…
ssh to server
PuTTY to the server
cd to folder as desired