Out of Power, but far from Resigned.


Today when I was trying to boot
Found programmes had all done a scoot,
Got error messages, a few,
Advising me what I should do,
But when I did it, error back,
And then it got a loop attack
Before it broke away with glee
And tried to reinstate XP!

Computer hospital knew why,
For I had blown my power supply,
A new one fitted, and returned —
How for quick booting-up I yearned! —
But then I still got nowhere fast!
A second trip, and at long last
They got the thing to work again …
But it was all an awful pain.

 

 

 

 

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About colonialist

Active septic geranium who plays with words writing fantasy novels and professionally editing, with notes writing classical music, and with riding a mountain bike, horses and dinghies.
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13 Responses to Out of Power, but far from Resigned.

  1. All too familiar… still painfully trying to re-assemble blogs and bloggers, addresses, letters and documents after my machine blew it six months ago, and had to get windows 10, plus switch e-mails, that I still can’t find my way around… much pointless gnashing of teeth and wringing of hands …

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  2. They have computer doctors and hospitals, but where are the mental health professionals for us when our external brains are spazzing out on us? We need rebooting, too!

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  3. dunelight says:

    Synchronicity….just had to buy a new battery for the laptop. Thank God the old ones are programmed to give you a heads up as they die.

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  4. disperser says:

    At least it’s up and running again.

    Still, I bet you were not worried because you had everything backed up. However, XP?

    That was a decent release, but no security updates and Win7 was better. Win 10 is better still, at least from the headache standpoint.

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  5. I can believe that; the pain bit, that is!

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