Thursday, July 20, 2006

We need not fear the machines yet


After trying to install a virus scanner, my computer began seriously misbehaving. The problems have become so bad I need to shuffle everything important off my computer and give it forced amnesia. Luckily, it comes with a function that allows me to undo everything good and bad that has ever happened to it. It reverts to the condition on the day I bought it.

The tedious part will be tracking down all the information that I don't want to lose. I'm not worried, because I'm totally paranoid about losing data. This means I'm extra careful about looking in all the nooks and even some of the crannys. It seems strange to not be worried because of paranoia, but there you go.

If I don't get a chance to update, that will probably be the reason.

2 comments:

  1. That's very unfortunate, I'd hate to have to do that, I'm sure I'd miss something.

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  2. Well, after the last time this happened (earlier this year), I got a little more proactive in terms of trying to keep all the stuff in the "My Documents" folder. That way if I did have to have another data purge, it would't be quite as hard.

    By the way, everything went smoothly. Which is good, because now I have to start writing a research paper.

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