Oops

Holy damn dog balls…

Last night I decided to wipe the hard drive of my brand new Dell laptop in order to rid myself of bloat ware. Only too late did I find the included drivers CD was for the wrong model of laptop. Dell is sending me the right one, in three to five working days.

This left me without internet access overnight, since I couldn’t even install the drivers for my wireless card nor Ethernet adapter to download the correct drivers manually. I then stopped by the barracks this afternoon, downloaded the driver I needed for wireless internet, and was up and running in no time.

The real problem didn’t occur until just a bit ago. About 1:22 am. I accidentally ran my backup software in “backup” and not “restore” mode, and my 100 GB external drive (the one with every digital everything I possess) was wiped clean. I won’t get into the gory details, but I’m sick to my stomach right now.

Thus commenced the most frantic of Google searches for undelete software. I found a nice little freebie, Undelete Plus, and I’m praying it be my digital salvation.

I’m gonna hit the rack and let the program work its magic.

This f**king sucks.

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One Response to “Oops”

  1. Pierce says:

    Well the change looks good. A few broken links, but glad you finally came over from the dark side (MT) and you’re using WordPress now.

    Congrats on the promotion, Gunny.

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The author.Born in the year of the Dragon, the author grudgingly accepts the fact he has too many interests and not enough time. A cyclist as long as he can remember, an avid yet inconsistent writer since age eleven, and a U.S. Marine since age twenty-one, the author also adds peak bagging, diving, snowboarding, and computers to his list of interests. Incidentally, he is aware of his inability to make a living from any but the Corps. The author accepts this as fact and remains optimistic. Feel free to drop him a line.

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