Category Archives: Computers and Internet

It’s Been a While

How has it been almost 2 years?  As you get older time definitely does move at a much different pace.  I am not back in the US, though I did visit for one month.  No, I finally broke down and … Continue reading

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Hello world!

Welcome to WordPress.com. This is your first post. Edit or delete it and start blogging!  So this is what WordPress is all about?  I am here after Windows Live pulled the plug on its Blogging service – Spaces, and am … Continue reading

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PC Mod Update #3 – Finally done, sort of…

After settling for 500MB less RAM and 90GB less hard drive space the laptop is back and stable.  Loading Windows, Office, and utilities, as well as updates and such took about what was expected.  The fun part was getting it … Continue reading

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PC Mod Update #2

With all the hardware in place it was time to re-install Windows.  I did toy around with the idea of cloning the drive but due to the odd things happening with the laptop I quickly decided to do a fresh … Continue reading

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PC Mod update #1

I am breaking the upgrade of my laptop into 3 separate posts, memory and hard disk, re-imaging, and reloading settings.  As with all things planned for in the real world this project did not go as initially thought.  It all … Continue reading

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Back to Basics; PC Mods

Since I was 13 I was fascinated with computers.  Ever since I first saw the Commodore 64 PC I wanted a computer.  Over the years I have had quite a few ranging from desktops, towers, servers, and laptops.  One thing … Continue reading

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Internet services continue to be blocked

China has added a new wrinkle to the internet services blocked here.  Twitter has been down for 2 weeks, and without phone support from China I am unable to tweet (which is of small issue for me at this time).  … Continue reading

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Twitter is down in China

Thanks to the unrest in Xinjiang which has had tens of thousands of ethnic minority Uighurs Muslims demonstrate against their treatment in China, starting from a mob beating to death of 2 Uighurs in Guangdong province over perceived harassment and … Continue reading

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Milestone

I have finally reached the 150,000 mark in my statistics counter, the page hit counter I added a few months back is just shy of 1,000.  I was hoping to catch it at 150,000 and reset the other but it … Continue reading

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I think we are back up???

This morning after getting my daughter off the school I checked my email quickly before heading off to work.  To my suprise when I checked my Profile page I did not get a Page Unavailable error as I have for … Continue reading

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