Can I get an ....ARGH!!
Yesterday, Brian goes. "Kim, there is something wrong with the computer". I use my laptop, while Brian uses the desktop computer. If you read the previous post about me finding out how to use a paper clip to get cd drawer open? Well the saga continues.
Brian used the computer Friday night, and said that that computer needed to do a Windows Update... so I said, go ahead and install it. Well... he went to go and turn it on yesterday.. and while it had the Windows XP window showing with the status bar. Well the status bar STOPPED! I remember having problems in the past when the status bar stopped. And that meant.. bad, bad, bad. Im not sure if it was the Windows update, or the fact that I put the sound card in it a few days before.
So I restarted it.. and well I tried to start it up in safe mode. I couldn't get past a file that froze up the start up. I got out the Windows XP cd, and tried to boot up the computer that way. Nope, no luck at all. Tried to reintsall Windows XP to the computer. Nope, froze up again.
Long story short, I swapped out the faster computer for the old, slow computer. I did a check disk, and actually the old computer is running faster. And then last night.. we some how exceeded the Fair Access Policy with HughesNet (Your service provider implements a Fair Access Policy in order to guarantee a fair share of available bandwidth to all users). So our internet speed is slower than our dialup was! And today I have spent alot of time on the computer.. go figure!
So, I have a sound card, that is well, useless, grr! $30, and I could have spent it on STASH!