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Murphy's Law

Journal Entry: Mon Jan 30, 2017, 3:05 PM
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Murphy's law says that what can to wrong will go wrong, and at the worst possible moment, or something like that. Thursday my boyfriend hurt his leg, big and painful bruise from getting the wheel of a suitcase in his leg, Friday he's sent to the hospital to treat an infection in his leg, the same one! We probably wouldn't have noticed it if not for the bruise. After getting home on Saturday, our computer won't start, and I tried all weekend to fix it, but no luck. My bae returned today, and tries to fix it now. Reinstalling Windows 10 has failed twice already. I guess we have to get a new computer, this one was old and senile. Was, as in I don't think we can revive if it the install fails again.

Update: It did fail again, but luckily we managed to get into the command-line mode, and verified that our files and programs are still there. We decided to buy a new computer, and that is what I'm using now. We'll take the hard disk out of the old computer, and install it as a secondary disk in the new one, move over the files we need, etc., and then format the old disk, et voila, more storage space on the new computer. :D



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Shadey83 Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2017   General Artist
:hug: maybe balance in the universe will come, murphys law is more of if anything can happen, it will happen not necessary anything bad, so maybe balance and good is on the way, hope so 
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CatkinSvedka Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
Well, if it's not Murphy's law, then it's bad karma. Good news though, we've got a new computer now! :D
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Shadey83 Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2017   General Artist
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JET-LYNX Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2017  Professional Photographer
That would be my thought to .. power supply... But if it was able to post and reinstall Windows and spin the DVD, and the lights came on the screen then it wasn't the power supply could just be an overheated CPU and time to get a new computer but most cases if it won't post or boot up... Post stands for... Power on System test... And it goes to a series of checks for everything to be running internet power supply Graphics capability sound operating system RAM and all of these checks are done for it to start up but Windows 10 just recently had an update to a more efficient platform now based more on Linux kernel than ever before and what they're going to do basically is make it harder for their operating system to run on older equipment anyways
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CatkinSvedka Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
We managed to get into command-line mode, and all our programs and files are there, the computer just wouldn't run Windows anymore. We've bought a new computer, we were thinking of getting one anyway, so this was sort of the nudge we needed to do it. We can put the hard disk from the old computer in the new one as a secondary drive, move over our files, and format the old drive. The old machine was... six or seven years old!
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JET-LYNX Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2017  Professional Photographer
Cool, sounds like a plan,. and you were sensing it was time anyways to get it ready to buy new...You could always put , a downloaded ISO of some Linux program on the earlier computer on a spare working hard drive ..like  Sabayon ( gentoo  ) or  PCLINUX/OS   or Linux Mint...as many will run quite nicely on Legacy equipment and give you a safe surfing experience and a lot of free tools to use   like GIMP...to this day  GIMP  boots faster in any Linux  Operating System then on windows or mac ...it is now equiv of  CS4+ anyways and free....I use my older computer with Linux and its plenty safe  BUT i do need a windows system for optimum use of executable programs designed for a windows environment    

BUT def glad you got a better computer   :)  
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Darshag Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2017
Could be the PSU, power supply unit. Usually reasonably priced. I had to buy one a couple of months ago for the same reason. Luckily I got it half priced, fourteen pounds (UK). I was praying it wasn't my motherboard and thankfully it wasn't. Good luck getting it fixed in any case and hope your boyfriend recovers speedily. :)
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CatkinSvedka Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
It could have been the power supply, but we decided to buy a new computer, it was about time anyways. The old one was six or seven years old, and that is practically a dinosaur! It roared like one too... or like an old geezer heaving for air, depending on interpretation. :P My boyfriend is getting well incredibly fast. One more week with antibiotics, and he'll be completely recovered.
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Darshag Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2017
Good to hear :)
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knighttemplar1 Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
Good luck!
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CatkinSvedka Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks. We ended up buying a new computer.
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knighttemplar1 Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
Good move :)
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Knight3000 Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Sorry about that I hope it goes through
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CatkinSvedka Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks. We ended up buying a new computer.
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