A 55-gallon drum of worms

I’m going to open up a huge can of worms today.  Like a 55-gallon drum kind of huge.

I posted a while ago about my dinosaur of a computer and my dilemma of upgrading.

mac vs pc2

So, do you have experience with either of these two systems/products or both?  Which do you prefer and why?  Just leave a comment about your experience with the pros and cons.  And can a PC and Mac be networked together?

I will monitor the comments before they are posted so if yours doesn’t show up right away, you now know why.

I think it’s fixed

I have not turned on my computer at home for several days.  When I do turn it on, I check my emails and that’s about it.

A good amount of my time at work is spent on a computer.  Right after Easter I started having issues, challenges, problems with it.  The computer, not work.  I blame it on an update that I didn’t authorize.  Whatever.  The damage was done.

So our IT person and I worked on it all last week trying to figure out what to do with it.  We got it semi-functional.  Then out of habit I shut it down on Friday before I went home.

This past Monday it would turn on and that’s about it.  Error message after error message kept coming up.  We did a factory restore that allowed us to save all my data first.

I had to reinstall all my programs and try to get all my data back when it belonged.  My email program was a disaster.  I did import all my contacts and messages however it was an updated version and none of my “rules” and mailboxes were there.

Needless to say I didn’t want to look at a computer screen for a while when I didn’t have to.

Hopefully things will continue to improve.