My computer fixer has my deepest admiration. Note to self: pay attention to those little lower right hand side of the screen messages that say your hard drive is in trouble... Fortunately, I had online backup of all the good stuff. I didn't have my email program backed-up though, so another lesson learned. Back that sucker up, too.
The Guy looks at her as if to say, "not another one." She tries to give her address, transposes the PO box number. Can't remember her phone number. Finally she hands him her work biz card. His cheek twitches as he tries not to laugh.
Finally, she gets the sad story out. It's broken. I need it. Now.
He says he'll look at it.
The call comes. Hard drive is bad. Asks if she wants a rush job. YES!
Another year of moments passes. Finally the computer is ready. All the files were saved. Yay. Email wasn't backed up. Boo.
But everything works. And its fast. All that slow and "not now" stuff of the old hard drive is GONE. Happy days.
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