the curse of Fujitsu is no more

By | 20/03/2022

Following on from last week After last weeks story about the Fujitsu PC, it is worth ending the story to say the PC is no more, having added the additional fans, cleaned out all the other fans and heatsinks, and reapply new thermal paste to the processor. It did not solve the issue with the… Read More »

The Curse of the Fujitsu

By | 13/03/2022

A few years ago In my previous job I bought a Fujitsu PC for the marketing dept. It had a good spec and it did the job they wanted. But as the years past their (marketing dept.)  demand grew as did the demand on the OS. Soon I was being asked to upgrade a few… Read More »

pssst, whats your Password?

By | 06/03/2022

I am an IT person, no I am not super nerdy, no I can not hack in to somebody bank account while sat in an airport coffee lounge before leaving the country. I can build a PC, I can sort out a lot of my own problems, I can do very basic programming and scripting.… Read More »

Why?

By | 20/02/2022

Having spent Christmas and the New Year with out central heating which is now fixed,  why have the lights not working and the washing machine throws an error. Why when you try to contact a tradesman through Check a Trade, they fail to even acknowledge you. Why when you are shopping online and the web… Read More »

776 days……….

By | 10/01/2022

It has been a long time, 776 day of waiting. I have been offered a refund, been offered cancellation, found the date had changed without notification. We stuck with our original intention intention, to see the Money for Nothing – Dire Straits tribute band. A cold wet Saturday night saw us walking from the car… Read More »

the end is nigh

By | 31/12/2021

Its 11pm on the 31st December,  I am stuffed. Waited 3 hours for the take out to be delivered (was told 2.5hrs). Apparently the take away has been taking orders for tonight since 17:00 when they opened on the 30th!! I can not wait to see the back of 2021, even more so December, it… Read More »

what happened to my Christmas?

By | 26/12/2021

Everything was going well, finished work Thursday night, planned our early morning raid on Sainsbury (as I outlined in my last post), go to bed. The 5:30am alarm goes off and I am in pain, my big toe on my left foot is throbbing, even wearing a sock hurts (no not gout). I have a… Read More »

midweek good news update

By | 23/12/2021

Forgot to mention that our daughter had her booster over the weekend and our son had his today, thankfully unlike the last two Astra Zeneca injections, this was  Pfizer and it has not hit him like a sledgehammer, he has a dead arm mind you but he can live with that. Strangely the daughter has… Read More »