Helen Palmer (nice_cup_of_tea) wrote,
Helen Palmer
nice_cup_of_tea

My laptop has been given a temporary lease of life!

I can't believe that it's nearly 3am and I'm still up faffing with my laptop - mr.ncot has fallen asleep on the sofa! I also can't believe that I've been faffing around with aforementioned laptop for about 12 hours :-(

After spending several hours on Friday afternoon on the Bluewin support line and not figuring out why my laptop and network card couldn't connect to our wireless router (*"It's just there!" shouts Helen to laptop*) I decided that I would reformat the laptop for a second time and start again from scratch. In the end, the wonderful mr.ncot did it for me when I went shopping this afternoon and when I got back hours later, he informed me smugly that I now had internet access. At which I lay prostrate on the kitchen floor and kissed his feet - no really - so pleased I was to be back online!!

Piece of cake I thought.... just got install the windows service packs and then install Norton and then reload the data and then reload some programs from the internet.... *voice trails off* .... well, as I say it's taken me nearly 12 hours, but I am now back online. Watch out for some more journal entries and photos tomorrow. I *think* my laptop is running faster and is a bit happier... I certainly hope so. I just want to squeeze another 6 months or so of life out of it, so I can save up for a new one! Good night :-)
Tags: gadgetgirl, mr.ncot
Subscribe
  • Post a new comment

    Error

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.
  • 1 comment