Computer/Software

Keeping on Key

Just received my new keyboard for the MAC-mini.  My first keyboard started fading in and out of consciousness. It was a Bluetooth running on dry battery. I put in new batteries and it made no difference. I started thinking it might have something damaged from the lightning strike. All the electronics around it were damaged, needing replaced. I cannot prove it was lighting as it has (had) no physical connection to any of the devices....

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Lazarus

The new Intel NUC10 arrived and the 500GB SSD, 2TB HDD and the 32GB RAM from the old NUC7 was installed. Glad to say all the drives and memory are in perfect working condition. Operating exactly as they should. What surprised me was the WIN10 OS was perfectly happy in its new home. I had expected it to stop working with the new computer ID. It seems I registered the original install using my Microsoft...

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Computer Update

Lost both my Apple MAC-mini and my Intel NUC-7 due to a lightning strike into my home office. Most all electronic equipment within the entire house was obliterated. In the office – two additional, older, large case, built-up computers were also destroyed. One I called “Ironsides” and the other named “Sandbox”. All four computers were in use but the MAC (macOS) and the NUC (WIN10) are my primary systems. Ironsides is a WIN10 OS and...

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A Better Link System

The stay-at-home confinement has placed additional loads on Internet activities. My spouse,Gloria is a piano music teacher. Her students entering our home have long been a source of infectious disease into our home. Gloria has always taken precautions with disinfectant wipes and arousal air spays. Long before the Covid-19 issue. But what has changed is lessons are now provided by audio/video computer links with Face-Time and Skype. Video conferencing has been working for lessons but...

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