Young female person called and left a message this morning saying HP was ready for pickup but oh, it had a raging fever and bad congestion (overheating and fan problems) and it should go the The Service Center. I hesitate to call this girl a geek, because based on the chat that later transpired, if she was actually a tech, I feared for any computer she touched. Apparently, yes the HD had been backed up; no, it was still crashing; no she didn’t know if it was a virus or the HD; and no it hadn’t been fixed. I tersely agreed for HP to The Service Center (or more like Purgatory) which leaves me without a desktop for two more weeks. I could buy a new one if it wasn’t only three years old. Grrrr.
Meanwhile, I’m determined to resume blogging on the iPad once I return home, albeit a bit slowly and sans media (at least until I can figure that angle out). Hmm, my friend’s computer seems to be having video problems. Uh oh, wasn’t me!
Hold out, your HP will come back. I very much feel with you as the last three weeks every electric thing I touched gave up, 2 computers and even my fax machine which I normally try to touch as few times as possible and my mobile phone. Needless to say that I as result even tried to stay away from my oven not to make him angry as well ;o) But now I am over the worst and the first thing I did was baking bread to celebrate the return of my two healthy computers.
Yikes! That’s what I call some seriously bad electronic mojo. Glad hear your computers are now healthy. You did promise them something shiney, like a new printer, right? 😉
They both got a total reorganisation of my working area and a new place to stand. Needless to say that they now have a very prominent and shiny place now. I see, you understand the ways how computers ‘think’ ;o)
I wondered if her PC was having video card issues… Maybe it just needs to be reseated? (It did get moved recently with the remuddling.)
She said she was having problems before the remodeling, so I just don’t know.