Brent Logan

Community is where you make it

Tag: computer woes

  • Life is good

    My computer is silent! (See history here and here.) It was the fan bearing after all. And rather than being without my computer for a couple of days, IT was able to hot swap my hard drive into another laptop. I don’t have to reinstall a bunch of programs. All I lost was about 45 […]

  • Continuing computer woes

    My computer is still making noises. In fact, I think it’s getting worse. https://brentlogan.com/wp-content/audio/fan.mp3 I just don’t want to be without my computer for a couple of days while this one gets fixed.

  • Missing sock?

    Last night, my work computer starting making a funny noise — not a good funny noise, but a bad funny noise, like a bearing going out. I couldn’t tell whether it was my hard disk or just the fan, but I didn’t want to take chances. I called computer support, got a ticket number after […]

  • WiFi disconnects solved, NOT

    My work laptop was recently upgraded to Windows XP Pro SP2. Now my wireless access doesn’t work. Ever two to three minutes, my wireless link shuts down and attempts to restart. Half the time, it doesn’t succeed. When I connect directly, it’s not too irritating. When I’m using VPN to connect to the Outlook server […]