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laptop crash

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~flying doctor~

~flying doctor~ Report 10 Nov 2012 21:15

I have it back and in working order.Why do they choose the wrong moment to crash. :-D Elaine.

Tenerife Sun

Tenerife Sun Report 11 Nov 2012 10:40

Is there ever a good moment for it to crash? I would be lost if I couldn't use the Internet.

Sad isn't it :-D


DazedConfused Report 11 Nov 2012 12:30

It is always at the most inappropriate moment that any piece of technology decides it is going to turn up its electrodes and stop working.

But with computers as long as you have everything backed up (back up before switching off is probably best) then you will not have lost too much data.

Having said that must now back up mine have not done so for a week!!!!!


Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 11 Nov 2012 14:33

its whats known as S.ds law

With my last PC I ignored warning signs that it was on the blink and soldiered on cos it would open websites etc even tho sometimes I got "funny" messages etc.

learnt my lesson cos one day when logging in it had GONE. lost all my census info photos etc .

I have a click free external box that backs up each day do i can reload if the PC goes down. Only thing is though I am on XP so would need a new PC with XP for it to work.

Its is very frustrating tho when the PC decides to pack up