As someone who uses a computer many hours a day every day of the week in my real estate business, I have learned the devastation of having the device go down. If you haven’t had it happen to you, rest assured that it’s as likely as ice cream dripping down a cone and tornadoes mutilating trailer parks.
My computer shut down twice in the last two weeks, once with a frightening little boom and the odor of electrical fire. It turns out I needed only to replace the power unit, but the trauma forced me to call a tech. It also gave me a headache. The second event made it impossible to boot beyond the second black screen, no matter what I did.
Wouldn’t you know each shutdown was one or two days before the deadline for my biweekly newsletter, Realty Digest.. What preserved me from the amount of sanity I still can claim was miraculous software that I purchased for something under $50 last year. Continue reading