Monday, July 21, 2008

my computer is fixed

Good morning!  Just a quick entry to let you all know my computer is fixed.  As fixed as it is going to get, anyway.  It is almost five years old.
 
Last night I fixed the computer.  It had completely ceased to work (as far as connectivity and other things) at about, maybe 4 pm, and I was somewhat scared, as I didn't know if it was going to totally crash soon, and I wanted to copy my pics to disk. 
 
Talk about being a last minute person - I am such a procrastinator - I should have copied my pics to disk ages ago.  My wedding photos are on there, as well as John's bone marrow transplant photos and his hospitalizations, for the past two and a half years. 
 
Fortunately, the computer hadn't crashed, and I was still able to access the documents and pics, thank the Lord.  So I copied them to disk.
 
After that, I tried a few things, and now the computer is working better than ever!  Go figure.  So I am going to use it until it dies, I guess, and then I will get a new one.  It will be five soon, so I don't know how long it will be before it does die, but I guess it is this one for now.  You know something though - this one is not so slow now, LOL...   
 
Okay, I've got to run.  I have a lot of things to do today.  After I finish up some things in my graphics group I am going to go shopping for the Hershey trip this weekend. 
 
Maybe get a new haircut.  A new haircut should be fun!  Something short and sassy, LOL.  Not really sassy, just fun.  That used to not be me, my hair was super long most of my life.  But I can't wear it that way any more because it is too thin.  When it is shorter it is fuller.  Okay, I guess I should leave this topic for a "girl talk" blog or something, LOL.     
 
Love you all,  Krissy :)

29 comments:

  1. I am glad that your computer was fixed.  I totally understand.  I lost exactly two computers because of system crashes and there was nothing I could do to get my information back.  I lost addresses, financial information, christmas card information, my wedding photos, photos of my son's graduation.  All gone.  There is no trace and no record of those things.  Its almost as if they don't exist.  Oh well.  I now make monthly backups of everything on my computer.  Due to fear.  I don't want to go through that again.  Ever.  Have a great day.  Hugs.  Tish G.

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  2. I am glad that you got some pics saved and now the computer is working better. Helen

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  3. I'm glad your computer problems are gone. I too have put everything on back up disks too.
    Nancy

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  4. Feels good to have it fixed doesn't it? mine was on the frizt last week too.... my problem wasn't the hard drive like I first thought , it was the concetors? I need to get my stuff on disks too though! Just in case!!!
    I don't know what I would do without my pc...
    make it a great day!


    Sharon

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  5. thanking the Lord the computer is fixed!!! we depend on these things so much, don't we? we get so lost without them!! (I know I do, LOL)

    I think a short sassy haircut would look cute on you, Krissy!! and its summertime hot, always a good time to get a shorter "do" so do it (if you want, LOL)

    hope your day goes well :)

    betty

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  6. Glad to hear that your computer is feeling better.  They do fool us sometimes don't they?   Linda in WA

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  7. Yes, honey, new haircuts always are fun!  I loved it when Therese recently cut my hair.  So, I forgot to ask you, how easy was it to copy your graphics and pics?  I am proud of you for getting it done!!  Now it is MY turn!!  I still need to pick up the disks!  LOVE YOU!!  Val xox
    http://journals.aol.com/valphish/ThereisaSeason
    http://journals.aol.com/valphish/JoyInTheRain

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  8. I'm glad you got the computer working again.  I wish computers lasted longer than 5 years for sure.  Hair cuts always make you feel better.  'On Ya' - ma

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  9. I'm glad the computer seems to be working now.  Enjoy your day.
    Missie

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  10. Glad you're back up and running, hope it lasts.

    B. x

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  11. cherry2sweet2eat7/21/2008 3:50 PM

    Glad your computer is working hun! hair cut sounds nice i want one but im so scared i might not look right.

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  12. I hate having computer problems
    hugs
    Sherry

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  13. when I was a real young
    my mother kept my hair
    in a pixie
    so, I consider myself
    the 5th Beatle, back then
    last time my John measured
    my hair is 2 1/2 feet long
    could use a lil off
    the ends, though...

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  14. nightmaremom7/21/2008 6:23 PM

    cleaning all that off the computer probably helped...  I trust it helped with making it faster.   Can't wait to see the new do
    love ya
    d

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  15. hugsdoodlewacky7/21/2008 6:27 PM

    (((((((((((((((KRISSY)))))))))))))))))))))))))Glad your Puter is working now,hope it doesnt die on you.I cant wait to see your new hair cut,can you get one for me?LOL.I need one big time.Hope all goes well with John.

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  16. I need a new hair doo too

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  17. So glad you were able to save the pictures, and that your computer is working better :o)

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  18. Happy that you got your computer fixed. It sucks when they don't work. I love getting a haircut, always makes you feel so good.

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  19. Krissy,

    So glad to hear your computer is working again!  That's good news!  Hope it stays that way!

    Love,
    Jeanne

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  20. cacklinrosie1017/22/2008 5:27 AM

    WTG with your computer, Krissy!  Mine is three years old, and I totally dread having to get a new one.  Go for sassy with your hair...lol.  Love you, Chris

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  21. Good for you Krissy.  I have often figured things our for myself after listening to the long, comlicated and useless explanations from some AOL person shooting in the shadows.  Good luck with your haircut.   D

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  22. Well done Krissy, on fixing your PC. Backing up important files is something we all ought to do regularly

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  23. Hey Krissy~ya just never know what will work on a puter sometimes--glad something did! Short and "sassy" hair? You go gurl ;-) Keeping John in my prayers for continued healing. Love to U2~Deb ;-)

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  24. Glad the computers fixed ~ we all know who to come to now ;)  

    Jenny

    http://journals.aol.co.uk/Jmoqueen/MyLife

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  25. firestormkids047/24/2008 5:22 PM

    I pray that all goes well on your trip to Hershey.  I'm glad your 'puter is running faster now.  Mine is too!  Funny what all those pictures will do . . .  I'm looking forward to your cute and sassy look.  Love, prayers and hugs to you both, Penny

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  26. helmswondermom7/24/2008 10:27 PM

    Hi Krissy!  I'm glad you got your computer fixed -- for now.  I hope it lasts a long time for you.  Did you ever give a feed reader a try?  Hope things went well for you guys this past weekend.
    Lori

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  27. randlprysock7/26/2008 2:04 PM

    So glad the computer is fixed!!!  I am playing catch up on entries... sorry I am way behind in all my alerts....
    Lisa

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  28. krissy thanks again for all you and val do.  as a new person to the contests i can say i am really enjoying them, and reading about the other blogs in the magic smoke format.


    i hope all goes well for your john.  he has fought against some considerable odds so far, he must have someone VERY POWERFUL in his corner as a Trainer.

    thanks again for stopping by.

    alaina :D

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  29. heavenlybama7/27/2008 6:47 PM

    Pics take up alot of room on the harddrive. I copy mine to DVD every 3-4 mos.  My 1st computer was 9 yrs. old with WIN95 before I bought a new desktop 4 yrs. ago with XP.  My 1st one still works....just needs a monitor.  It's just sitting in the closet.  Then I bought a laptop 14 mos. ago with Vista.  Hubby uses desktop and the laptop is mine.  About 5 mos. ago, we had to buy a new monitor for the desktop.  We should be set for awhile.  LOL
    Hugs,
    Dana

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