So I took another shot at Windows 10 update on my Dell Studio laptop. Again I ran into the same memory_management bugcheck and after the first bugcheck I logged on as administrator and simply let the system sit. A while later I came back and the system was sitting at the BIOS prompt after another […]
I just updated an HP desktop system from Windows 8.1 Pro to Windows 10 Pro. Fairly smooth although there was a minor glitch during the upgrade. The system hung at 32% complete and 6% into the driver update stage. I forced the system down (press and hold power) and googled for the problem. The best […]
Last night Pat and I attended a forum that was essentially a call to action for the City of Manchester to try to come to grips with the current heroin epidemic which is not only sweeping the city but more or less all of New England and beyond. Mayor Gatsas and our new chief of […]
I often am asked to recommend a new laptop. For reasons of security and cost I now almost always recommend Chromebooks. From a security point of view, Chromebooks are much better protected than either Windows PCs or Macbooks. Chromebook users by default do not have administrative privileges. The Chrome browser installed on Chromebooks is fast […]
Our community police officer in uniform gave an excellent rundown of the latest in police happenings in the city. Great job Tony! We had a visiting candidate for mayor of Manchester who was given the opportunity to meet with the members after the meeting adjourned. Some good questions were raised about how money is spent […]
This is the blog of Alex Hewitt. I have recently retired from a career in computer related positions. This blog is a series of entries on things that interest me.