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Yes. I'm half Scottish and half English and probably some other stuff (Viking, etc.) further back so I am of "mixed race" just like nearly everybody else. People only mention it (wrongly) as a "bad thing" when the skin colour is a bit different - bah!
- I would love to change the world, but they won’t give me the source code.
:high pitched whiney queen voice:
Phillip, oh Phillip, be a dear and pass me that halfer will you?
"the debugger doesn't tell me anything because this code compiles just fine" - random QA comment
"Facebook is where you tell lies to your friends. Twitter is where you tell the truth to strangers." - chriselst
"I don't drink any more... then again, I don't drink any less." - Mike Mullikins uncle
I'm in trouble, two things have gone wrong today, First missed the usual train (trouble getting out of bed). Second this PC choked on boot and gave a suitably cryptic message ('No Bootable Media'). The PC's are not controlled via our IT Dept and are from Daisy. Corporate politics mean we can't connect our network to the corporate network and have to change over to use the corporate network, which is managed by Daisy. I managed to get this PC back up by running the BIOS check disk, it worked and I now I don't know what went wrong...it's alive but for how long
Talk to boss - if it's a HDD problem - and that's likely if check disk fixed it - they don't get better! Generally a "noticeable" failure of an HDD is a good sign that it's dying - backup your data ASAP, and look to replace the PC / HDD (with an SSD if you can!).
Bad command or file name. Bad, bad command! Sit! Stay! Staaaay...
AntiTwitter: @DalekDave is now a follower!
Panic ye not I have only just started with this PC, So pretty much everything is already on OneDrive and my network partition, once Windows came to life I ran though every thing and double checked it was backed up. There has been a rash of the Daisy machines failing hard drive wise (the guy opposite me took 5 machines before one worked properly)...