So I'm having to take my computer in tomorrow to have it looked at. Lately I'd been on the recieving in on one very annoying blue screen saying something about a memory dump and to restart it. I first got it a few weeks ago and I did what I usually do when faced with problems.
I ignored it.
But I've gotten more and more lately. My computer would freeze more often too. I'm not sure what the problem is. Someone told me it might be a virus (which I kinda hope is true; then its only 50 dollars to remove it) or hardware failure. If it's hardware failure I don't know if putting money into my laptop is worth it. It's already three years old.
I do want to get a new one. People tell me Windows 7 is much better than Vista. But if I do get my gateway fixed I might see about getting it switched over to 7. The only problem is that it'll be a few months before I can get the rest of my financial aid to buy one. Then I'll have to buy Microsoft Home and Office to put on my computer again. I read somewhere that Microsoft is going to have to stop making Microsoft Word. I'm not sure if this is true.
So I want to ask my f-list this. Does anyone know if it costs to get your computer changed over from Vista to 7 and if so what is the price range? And, if I do change it over, will I loose what I have stored on there? Like my programs and videos and stuff?
On an alternate note, I have a doctor's appointment next week. I've had to put back 300 dollars for it because I lost my insurance when I turned 20. But I need to go back and they said I'd get a discount because I don't have insurance.
And a few of you know about how crappy my car is. Its a green neon thats over 10 years old and, while I love it, it has serious problems. I just put about 400 dollars into the thing to get a water pump replaced. But I still can't drive over two miles. My radiator has been busted for the better part of two years. I've had to put water in it in the morning before I leave for school. I also have a plug that's also been broken off in my engine. God knows how long its been in there but they'll have to take off the head to get it out which will cost about 500. But now my car jerks when its in reverse and I can't take it up very steep hills.
However, my mother said she would see about trading the Neon in. She drives to the next town over for work and has put a lot of miles on it since she got it last year. She's going to need a new one anyways. So she said we'd see how much it would cost to trade in my Neon and get a new one. She'd take the new one and I'd take the one she has now. I like the idea because I can finally look for a job. My Neon limited my search area around here. We're going to look at the cars today. The only issue is that my mother would have to take on another car payment until I can get a job.
For school, I'm looking at another year before I can graduate. I already spent two years at a university but only 5 hours worth of credits actually transferred, which sucks so much. I have to get my basic classes out of the way next year. But as of May of 2011 I should have my Associates in Accouting, unless something else screws up.
Fandomwise, I've been trying to work on my numb3rs_bigbang
fic but that hasn't been gonig well. I've also been working on a fic for shelter_diner
's Valentine's Day Fest. Its a Shelter AU where Shaun is actually a Cupid. But I don't know if it's going to get finished in time. I have been having strange Shelter bunnies. Like the Shaun as an alien invader. It was strange and kinky.