I formatted the hard drive on my main computer, the one in my bedroom, and I put a clean fresh Windows 10 on it.
The computer booted so fast and I could go to web sites so fast … It was working great. I was looking forward to using Windows 10 and started to install programs that I had paid for …
Then I found out that Microsoft did not accept my Windows code. They said I needed to buy Windows 10. They sent me to a site where I could get a key for $199.00 if I remember correct.
Wow Windows worked great for a few hours.
So I formatted and I just installed UbuntuStudio.
Later I will install Zorin 11 so that I can boot into UbuntuStudio or Zorin 11.
Well I know what I will be doing all day today.
I been waiting until the 23rd to order the router I need. I did not want to run my bank account down to low. So waiting for my SS deposit to go into the bank. But I just give up.. I should be getting 100 Mbps down and 5 up. But with my current setup I get 35 Mbps down and 5 up. I also do not have WiFi and so I can not get Roku on my TV sets.
One reason I wanted to get it right away is that Hilary and Russ may come over here for Thanksgiving or before and I want to make sure I got WiFi for them. OK OK .. I want it myself.
It is ony 9:30 AM and I have installed ZORIN OS 12.0 on my old computer. So that computer in my YouTube studio and now is dual boot. It boots up with Windows 10 and now ZORIN OS 12. Zorin is version of, of course, Ubuntu. It is designed to be very easy for people to use that have been using Windows or Apple OS.
I had just installed UbuntuStudio on that computer a couple of days ago.
I have not taken my blood sugar for a few days. I took it and it was 166. That is high but I had a cheese sandwich,olives and Coke less than 2 hours before I took the test. I do my testing in the morning before I eat. So I think that is why the reading was high.
My weight is 229.2 and BP is 143/68.
The wind was blowing hard yesterday and it was a bit cool. Today, at 7:15 AM, it is 39 degrees. I am in Fort Worth TX. The wind is not strong right now.
I made a lot of progress on my new YouTube studio. I still got to work on that closet area. It hurt to bend over and pick stuff off the floor. I will get the job done. I just do it slow. At least when I bend over to pick stuff up .. no one hears me cuss. I think today I will just take a Naproxen for the pain before I start the work.
I still do not have WiFi. I do not want to order the router until Wednesday. Today is Saturday. I do not want to spend $80.00 on the router and then an bill for something else hit me.
In some of my YouTube videos you will see a white board, on the wall, behind me. You will see a long list of things. Those are bills and the date I need to pay them or the date they take the money out of my account. I live on a limited income and do not want any surprises.
About: I got my first computer in 1978. I set up a computer bulletin board system (BBS) in 1982. You had to dial in at 300 baud. A national magazine picked my BBS as one of the ten best sites. I was blogging before the word blog had been invented. People think the first blog was invented in 1995. They are wrong I was doing it in 1982.
When the rest of the world got around to inventing the world wide web I moved my BBS to the web. Yes, I been online for over 32 years.
You have found one of the very first online sites!
I was doing this before Google (1998), before YouTube (2005), Yahoo (1994) and all the rest of them.
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