WTF Windows Update Has Put Me To Working On The Lose My Mind Farm

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  1. Senator Rick

    Senator Rick Well-Known Member

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    Since I returned from vacation a couple of weeks ago, I've had issues with the latest Windows 7 update.

    Yesterday a Microsoft tech attempted to resolve my conflict resulting in Windows crashing.
    She took control of my PC via remote.
    I gave her permission.

    Don't know what she did but now Windows keeps attempting to repair damaged files.
    Stops, says be prepared for several restarts
    & this might take over an hour.

    So far it's taken 16 hours and the process simply repeats itself upon reboot.

    She said I should contact my PC manufacturer to run the Windows backup from their end.
    My PC is a year & a half old - still under warranty.
    Today I have to contact tech support for my PC to see if they can help me back up important file & then restore my backup without my losing various music editing programs I use almost daily.

    I will be plowing the fields of oblivion for the nest 48 to 96 hours.
    If I never see you all again farewell.
    This has been fun.
     
  2. Alisonsbankacct

    Alisonsbankacct Out to lunch.

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  3. Roland Schwinn

    Roland Schwinn *Likes reported as of October 14, 2016 Gold

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    Jesus Senator, Best of luck to you!
     
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    yaddc Well-Known Member

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    Wish you the best with your problem, im a mac guy my self no problems
     
  5. stash

    stash 2017 Kimbra of All Media VIP

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    Could you please post the number you called to get in touch with this 'person'?
     
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    Domo Cup Well-Known Member

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    The update killed my computer and I had to buy a new one.
     
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  7. Dorb

    Dorb Lovable Old Pig VIP Gold

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    Windows is an endless pain in the ass.
    I have windows 7 and wouldnt touch windows 10 with a 10 foot pole.
    However I do 90% of everything now on my ipad.
     
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    It starts to make me wonder if MS isn't doing this deliberately?? They want everyone to switch over to Win 10, so a bad update could easily accomplish this with Win 7 and Win 8.
     
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    I know what you mean, I'm not updating Shit...:p
     
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    Details??

    I have a perfectly good working Win 7 laptop right now that has some good programs on it, I would hate to see it get updated and watch it go down. I only turn it on when I want to update my i-pod.
     
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  11. johnfreeman1

    johnfreeman1 Well-Known Member

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    Still have the windows disc? if not try:

    Restart your PC, tap f8 till it comes up wtih boot options, disable automatic restart on system failure than press enter
     
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  12. x76

    x76 Well-Known Member

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    Here's what you do: Go to http://www.apple.com/mac-mini/ and see if they have any refurbished models -- they've buried the refurb tab, but it's worth checking. Anyway, buy yourself a Mac mini, it's a little 7.5" square Mac that you plug your own monitor, keyboard, mouse into. VOILA!!! You are now a Mac user. I haven't "upgraded" the OS since Snow Leopard, but from what I see and hear regarding Windows 8 and 10, you're better off living without Microsoft. Figure maybe $800 tops for the loaded version. Live long and prosper. I was once a hardcore PC guy, built my own computer back in the day, etc, but after working with Macs at work for a few years when it came time to upgrade, it was obvious that I wanted a Mac and not a PC.
     
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    Some people need real computers though, not Facebook browsers.
     
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    Dorb Lovable Old Pig VIP Gold

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    Yeah, 7 was the only good os they ever put out.
    But I read that they will continue to support 7with upgrades for another 5 years.
     
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    Dorb Lovable Old Pig VIP Gold

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    My ipad does about 90% of what my computer does so I rarely need to log onto my computer.
     
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    i updated a program last week and then it wouldnt work anymore :(
    and i couldnt go back to old vers
    software sucks, sometimes i think geeks are just fkn with us
     
  17. lilbuddy67

    lilbuddy67 A man with breath-taking anger management issues Banned User

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    RIP stuff on your PC. Looks like Reset to Factory Settings for you!
     
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    Hello, my name is prakash.
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    Now that we have made small talk and you are more relaxed, what is your issue today?
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    That sounds horrible, hold on, let me get my supervisor on the phone.
    Hello, my name is Nanda.
    How is the weather where you are now?
     
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    Yeahbut... running "Boot Camp" on Macs I've never seen such snappy performance out of Windows. Now, when you're talking about running actual real-world apps like Illustrator and Photoshop, Macs positively shine. And they'll also run borefest type of bean counter apps like Word or Excel...
     
  20. x76

    x76 Well-Known Member

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    IT IS MY PLEASURE TO PROVIDE YOU WITH OUTSTANDING SERVICE THIS DAY
    HAVE YOU TRIED TURNING THE FUCKING THING OFF AND THEN ON AGAIN, SAHIB?