Pandarine's photos with the harddrive

Spotless!

Spotless!
I don't know why they told me to clean up my harddrive? It wasn't even dirty!
Added on June 30, 2007

Please wait ...

Please wait ...
First try to format the hard drive. I waited for three hours, before I started all over again. The screen was hung up just like that, and my patience was running thin.

The story didn't end here. Finally, after several mail exchanges and conference phone…
Added on August 12, 2007

HIV negative

HIV negative
Usually very good news. Yet for some reason I don't feel happy about this ...
Added on August 12, 2007

Please wait ...

Please wait ...
Again, the computer was hung up like that, and I finally stopped trying. So far no answer to my last mail. It's been 7 hours now that I asked the technician where I was supposed to insert a floppy in a computer without a floppy drive. I think she is not t…
Added on August 12, 2007

Ohhh-kay ...

Ohhh-kay ...
So much for that.

Today the e-mail conversation with Gateway continued. Another agent made the same suggestions I had already received yesterday. None of them had worked, so why should they work now? So I asked for an address where I could have the compu…
Added on August 12, 2007

Unknown Hard Error?

Unknown Hard Error?
Good night, y'all! I might try again tomorrow ...
Added on August 12, 2007

I've got the blues ...

I've got the blues ...
Well, at least now I have an e-mail conversation going with the nice tech guy from Gateway, who told me to download a test program (with a computer that won't start) to a floppy (in a computer that doesn't even have a floppy drive). After telling him how…
Added on August 12, 2007

EXIT???

EXIT???
Well, that wasn't exactly what I had hoped for, but as I wrote before, my day could have been worse ...

I emailed tech support and hope they can tell me what to do tomorrow. Y'all have a good night - and if you don't hear from me, you know why.
Added on August 12, 2007

Lean back and wait ...

Lean back and wait ...
At that time I still had some hope left ...
Added on August 12, 2007

Note to self: Keep smiling, dammit!

Note to self: Keep smiling, dammit!
So how does one reinstall a file on a computer that won't start? :(
Added on August 12, 2007

So, how was *YOUR* day?

So, how was *YOUR* day?
A harddrive crash was the last thing I needed right now - but heck, my day could have been a lot worse!

This was the first thing I saw this morning, just after I had finished a short mail and wanted to look at the newest hurricane update. I called the ma…
Added on August 12, 2007

I think there's a screw loose ...

I think there's a screw loose ...
... inside my harddrive
Added on June 30, 2007