I should have trusted my instincts. I have always been suspicious of Sony products’ quality-to-pricepoint ratio, but I purchased a Sony Vaio VGN-FE880E notebook, anyway, when my old Dell’s case broke, in a fit of desperation and comparison shopping. Almost immediately, I discovered that the cursor would sometimes jump around randomly, causing unexpected deletions or [...]
Archive for January 17th, 2008
This guy is awesome, even if he has too much time on his hands. I Kill Spammers: Crazyremedy (VPXL) Spammers Want To Kill You.
On a friend’s advice, I downloaded and installed ESET Smart Security to replace Norton Internet Security 2006, which had been giving me fits (slow, bloated memory use, etc.). It looked fantastic, right up until the first time I tried to bring the computer out of standby mode. I got a blue screen of death (BSOD). [...]