Computer/Software

Zombie

A backup saved my butt again. It is also the golden rule of computer data and programming. Save, save, save. I was just working here on my Ramblin’ Dan (.org) blog. I contribute to it quite often as I consider it my base of operations. It’s like a personal diary. I am not sure exactly what I did wrong, I had several things on my computer desktop open at the same time. I was poking...

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Old School

I am very pleased with the operation of WIN 10 on my “Office” box. (My computer) Most of it is due to the upgrades I made in the video card and a couple of 1 Terabyte hard drives. The HD’s have 64 MB buffers and fast 7400 rpm platters. Mostly it’s the video card that made the biggest difference as far as hardware, However the WIN 10 gets some praise as a snappy OS. The...

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David’s Song

“I walked through the valley of the shadow of WIN 10 OS death, but I felt no evil: for my help files are with me and my rod (USB boot stick) and a staff of support (help) writers, comfort me.” I wish it really was as easy as that sounds. I almost made a fatal error doing an update to my new WIN 10 install on my “office” computer. I have been hearing a low grinding noise when...

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OH Noooo! (Again)

I did what I wrote that I wouldn’t. I updated my “Office” computer to Windows 10 Pro. I figure it is OK for me to change my mind. There were two reasons. First was, I have been watching the roll out and early problems getting corrected in WIN 10. My experience with it in trial was actually very favorable. It still does have a problem with older hardware and I don’t think that is going...

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