Ah, me. Always hurts when even a computer gives up the ghost; and this happened Friday for me…my old Lenovo desktop went on into the sunset. 🙁 Thing is, I knew this was coming and had planned ahead…nothing vital was on it that I didn’t have backed up elsewhere, and my gaming rig is now standing in for my work-at-home rig.
I’mma take it to a shop today (I had work on Saturday, they were closed on Sunday and the computer died at the hottest part of the Arizona day on Friday, so I had zero ambition to lug it around on a bus…lol) as I think it’s just the power supply…when it’s plugged in and I hit the power switch, trying to turn it on results in the fan moving a tic then stopping…seems power-supply-ish. That computer has been with me for around 7 years, I think…I feel like I got it at the beginning of Windows 10 or maybe towards the middle of it’s lifespan…Lenovos are beasts! My gaming rig is a Lenovo as well; absolutely love it. The power supply that the computer that’s dead now has in it has red and yellow wiring to it if that helps place it’s age (now that I think of it, it doesn’t even have an SSD and SSDs weren’t even a thing when I bought it either)…and it has no RGB capabilities…RGB wasn’t even a thing when I bought it, originally.
Sigh…RIP old desktop…hopefully SWS Computers can bring some life back to it. Fortunately, I had so-called “use it or lose it” PTO from work and I’m currently burning it (and yes, I still have enough to go to FetCon with no difficulties), so I’m off from work until next Saturday. 🙂 Only thing that’ll be difficult will be lugging it around on the bus for the trip there and the trip home when they call me once it’s fixed; if it can be.
Chrissy Marie for today.