I rushed back to my office to shut down and unplug my computer. As it completed its cycle, the power in the house went out. No surge, no lightning flash… but it was enough to send my computer to PC ER.
Fortunately, it is fixed and back better than ever. “The Computer Guy” lives right around the corner from me. He had my machine fixed in a day, managed to restore everything and sent it back with a solid state drive. It runs better than ever.
Of course, all my wallpapers and so on went back to default. It was like turning on a new machine—fresh and full of hope. It reminded me of the one of last times I had a new machine like this so I went back to find a post on it for my #TBT post. This comes from 2015 when I had switched to a refurbished, second-hand (but awesome) laptop. The computer I’m on now came the year after.
It’s dawning on me that I go through a lot of computers. It’s lucky for me I have The Computer Guy just a few blocks away.
New Machine, New Beginning
A few weeks ago my computer (Lord Mac) up and died, taking all my files with him into the great unknown.
Today I am officially back to a computer, a souped up Macbook that runs like a ninja – quiet, efficient and quick. This new guy, who I am at this moment naming iNinja, was previously owned by a friend who is a Mac aficionado and she gave him all the bells and whistles he needs to reach uber status…