A bad week with technology

Yesterday my desktop PC wouldn’t boot. Nothing happens, not even the BIOS loads. Opening it up it turns out that the cooling fan for the processor heatsink has failed so the processor may be ‘cooked’. Just waiting for it to be picked up to get it fixed. Glad I’ve got everything backed up with Carbonite, just in case …

A couple of days ago I discovered that every time I plug any USB flash drive into my business laptop it ‘blue screens’. Decided to live with it for now as it’s ‘end-of-life’ and I am awaiting a new laptop in the next few months to replace it (long overdue, delivery keeps slipping). I don’t want to go through the pain of configuring two replacements …

A coincidence but they’re both Dells!

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