Error 666: Computer Cursed

Right. Just so you know what kind of day I've had, most of it was spent installing Windows and application drivers. And taking the computer apart and putting it back together again. And trying to find a way to install the video capture software without crashing halfway through.

Well, I found ways around all the little obstacles, and installed Norton Ghost so I could make a baseline disk of a nice, clean, minimal but perfectly working operating system. Something went wrong with Norton and the entire system partition got corrupted.

So, once again I installed Windows and the drivers and the software. With what I'd learned about what procedures caused crashes during the day, it only took two hours. And now I have the baseline back. And I'm going to try to make a ghost image of it, so I don't have to go through all this again.

Yes, the irony does not escape me. Wish me luck.

1 comment:

  1. Luck and lots of it is thrown in your direction... However there does come a point where manufacturer designed obsolescence kicks in, and I beg you to consider this possibility. Painful though it is.
    Oh, and we (humans) and music rule btw; Computers just facilitate. They are the means to the end, and not the end in themselves. Though mostly they would deny this. ;)