HellZiggy (hellziggy) wrote,
HellZiggy
hellziggy

My goal for tomorrow is to sever a limb

And by sever a limb I mean prepare to send Bad Wolf, my laptop, away for possibly as long as 4-6 weeks. :(

There was an NVIDIA GPU class action settlement and my computer is eligible for me to get my NVIDIA GPU or MCP replaced at no charge.

I've already got my postage paid box of foam to put him in. I just need to transfer anything I might need for the next month or so to my old laptop and/or my external hard drive. And I need to deauthorize things like iTunes and my onOne plugins because some repairs might affect or delete the computer's authorization. And I need to completely erase things like my password keeper program, so there's no access.

Argh! It's going to be so hard to be without him for a minimum of a week, but probably longer! But, I'm out of AppleCare warranty, and it does this black screen thing sometimes when waking up from sleep, so I should get the part replaced at no charge that I can.

If I get everything ready tomorrow night I can send him off w/FedEx on Wednesday. At least there's plenty of leeway so he'll definitely be back before the roadtrip to Florida in May. Who knows, maybe the person who opens the box at the repair center will be a JoCo fan or a Tom Bihn fan, will see the stickers on Bad Wolf, and will think to themselves "This computer's owner is awesome and has fabulous taste. We shall rush this repair."
Tags: bad wolf, laptop
Subscribe

  • Dreamwidth

    No, I'm not defecting to Dreamwidth. But, one of the LJ's that I follow is moving over there and I don't want to miss her posts. So, I've dusted off…

  • A week? Really?

    Wow, I knew I was behind on even reading LJ. I just started going back to catch up and I haven't read y'all in a WEEK! I was at skip=400! So, I'm…

  • It's not so daily anymore...

    Well, I may not be keeping up on the daily posting, but I am at least posting a heck of a lot more than I had for the last who knows how many months.…

  • Post a new comment

    Error

    default userpic

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.
  • 6 comments