Switched From Windows

It seems every few months or so I get stuck trying to clean viruses from my laptop. This process has become too much. The last time I did a full wipe was back in June. I wasn’t looking forward to it, but it needed to be done. Recently, I have been getting some browser redirected, but after looking at all the running processes on my computer nothing was out of the norm.

I ran fixmestick, and that found one virus I removed it, ran another program that found a few so I removed them, ran another program and that found some, so I did the same as before and removed them. However, that redirect was still happening, I couldn’t for the live of me figure it out. I checked everything possibly to no avail. So I run yes another program, it shows I have stuff it states I must reboot for changes to take effect…

I reboot and get this screen about there being an error blah blah blah. I ask windows to fix it, it comes back there is no fix. At this point I cannot boot the computer, it asks if I would like to recover I say yes, thinking it would give me a restore point… NOPE

I tried to back out of it, because I had some unsaved things on the computer. However, that made it worse. So, I made the switch. I have removed windows completely from my computer, and have gone to Ubuntu. I cannot take having to restore everything ever 4 to 5 months. I have to much other things I have to do…

Now that I have Ubuntu installed, all my emails set back up like before, I get to do that painful task of cleaning up my emails. I leave my emails on the servers incase things like this happens… So now I have over 5k emails in almost all my emails that need cleaned up fun, fun… NOT.

I also lost all my bookmarks… boooooooo. I had planned on getting some reviews up today, but it looks like my day will be spent situating my laptop. Not how I had intended to spend the day, however, it must be done.

I will work on getting some reviews posted tomorrow.


About Jammie Morey

Jammie is of Native American descent, she has family from the Ojibway/Chippewa tribe in Mount Pleasant, Michigan. She was born and raised in Michigan, where she later moved to Tennessee with her husband and daughter. Jammie and her husband home school their daughter, and enjoy doing many things together as a family. Some of those activities include geocaching, hiking, fishing, playing games together as a family, and just being silly with their daughter. Jammie is Owner of The Neat Things in Life. For more information visit on Google+.

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