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  Forogar  30-Nov-18 9:35
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I'm at my wit's end with my wife's HP all-in-one that blue-screened earlier this week. I've exhausted all options:
0: auto repair - fails every time
1: 3 different restore points have failed
2: revert to previous version (back to 7 I assume) fails intstantly
3: no boot to safemode...continues to go to auto repair
4: last resort - reset to factory (keeping files) seemed to work...until it hit 26% installing Windows...has been stuck there for about 3 hours now...should I keep waiting? Sigh | :sigh:

That's at least half a day's work and nothing to show for it! Mad | :mad:

In other news, my company's main website was down this morning. I opened a support ticket with the webhost and got a response that the server had hardware issues and is being restored. It should only take 1-2 days before it's back up. (They just migrated me to a new server about 2 months ago!) I wonder if they were going to let customers know, or just let 'em all find out for themselves? It's a shame that I actually depend on that website to be able to conduct business. Mad | :mad:

I hope the day improves, or maybe I should just leave early today and go buy the wife another computer. Just a parting thought...Maybe MS is doing it's part to drive new PC sales by trashing the old ones with incompatible updates. Suspicious | :suss:

Edit: because traffic is slow on the weekend, and I figured you are bored!
The day is not improving...while on a marathon conference call, I get a call on my cell from a local number, so I answer it. It was a robo-call, the one where they tell you they can help with your credit, the one I get at least 2-3 times a week, but typically just hang up on. Well, this time I didn't...I elected to talk to a representative and stated in a very polite way to be taken off of their call list. The guy quickly and calmly responded that 'I should throw my phone out of the window and I would stop receiving their calls'. I calmly thanked him being a prick and hung up.

Now back to the important stuff. The website is still down...check support ticket and note that they have advised that 'the server is up and running, but a bit sluggish'. Check again...nope, not even a ping...a few customers have already called to report slow start times due to the fact that our apps try to 'call home' on startup to see if they need to be updated, or if a support contract is expired...hmm, now seems to be the ideal time to work on that feature.
"Go forth into the source" - Neal Morse


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