All systems go, for now anyway!

United States
February 18, 2017 7:01am CST
For the last several months I had an issue not being able to view videos online...whether u-tube video people post here or videos on Facebook of family/friends. I tried everything I could think of and some things others suggested, no luck. I decided it wasn't import and I wouldn't worry about it. Then last week I started getting "Google Chrome not responding" and I literally had to shut down, boot up and all was well for a time. OK, again I learned to live with it but I tried one more thing...I did a system restore which sometimes fixes issues...not so this time. Then the next issue, the computer shut itself off three times yesterday morning. I then had enough! I sent an e-mail to my computer tech and he said he could get here in the afternoon...and he did.... An hour and a half later all issues were resolved...at least none have reappeared today so far LOL! I can check out videos again not that I want to spend a lot of time doing that, but nice that I can if I want. Sometimes you just need to call the 'expert'...and pay for it! Photo: pixabay.com/en/hand-like-thumb-up-confirm-okay-157251/
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• United States
18 Feb 17
I'm technically challenged as they say and I have to call family members to help me with even the simplest things sometimes. Luckily I've never had to call an expert but it's worth the money to be up and running without any problems. Glad your problems were resolved
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• United States
18 Feb 17
I can do/fix some things, but when a bunch hits it is beyond me and I know to call a pro!
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@Morleyhunt (19261)
• Canada
18 Feb 17
I hate it when the computer acts up. I accidently turned my internet access off earlier this week. I was cleve though....I managed to fix it myself without needing to call my computer savvy daughter to help out. Yay me!
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• United States
18 Feb 17
Some things I can do, others are beyond me!
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@Morleyhunt (19261)
• Canada
18 Feb 17
@AbbyGreenhill I tell people.....I am technologically challenged.....but....willing to learn. My daughter tells me it's the Will ing to learn that sets me apart....most people my age or older don't want to learn....they want someone to do it for them.
• United States
18 Feb 17
@Morleyhunt This was far beyond what a normal person can do - he was busy for 1 1/2 hours flying thru things - it was amazing to watch him. I don't want to learn more than I need to know
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@JolietJake (51067)
• United States
18 Feb 17
Good deal. Mine actually shut down a couple times this morning while I was trying to record my morning video...not sure what was going on.
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• United States
18 Feb 17
So far it hasn't shut down - he said it could have been a combo of things that cause that to happen. The video issue - the drivers were bad. I use a computer, I don't fi them LOL!
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@TheHorse (74631)
• Walnut Creek, California
18 Feb 17
Aha! An opportunity to self-promote. Here's one of mine. Sometimes they won't play for me, and I never know why. Then it seems to self-fix.
Like and Subscribe for more songs and videos :)
• United States
19 Feb 17
Is that you signing? Wow, I'm impressed!!!
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@TheHorse (74631)
• Walnut Creek, California
19 Feb 17
@AbbyGreenhill Oh, thanks! Yeah, I sing and play all the instruments (I think it's just two guitars and bass) on that one. I play with two bands whose leaders have their own visions of what we should sound like, so it's fun to do "my own" stuff now and then.
• United States
19 Feb 17
@TheHorse The horse in the video - is that why you are The Horse?
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@Jessicalynnt (47879)
• Centralia, Missouri
19 Feb 17
yeah sometimes that stuff is beyond us average users!
• United States
19 Feb 17
And it's not working 100 percent right now - I sent him an e-mail..and he better not charge me to come back.
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• Centralia, Missouri
20 Feb 17
@AbbyGreenhill he shouldnt, since he apparently missed something
@jstory07 (72124)
• Roseburg, Oregon
19 Feb 17
I make a phone call to my son and he tells me step my step what to do over the phone. We have only had a problem one time in eight months, Not bad.
• United States
19 Feb 17
I don't have kids so I pay for things. This computer had a lot of issues, not something some could have walked me thru.
@valmnz (13168)
• New Zealand
18 Feb 17
So true, for me trying to fix technical things myself often results in more things going wrong!
• United States
18 Feb 17
It does happen!
@LeaPea2417 (23053)
• Toccoa, Georgia
18 Feb 17
That is nice that the computer guy was able to help your computer. It is nice to be able to view YouTube videos on occasion.
• United States
18 Feb 17
A small issue has popped up....but it isn't s big deal...I notified him.
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@amnabas (10549)
• Karachi, Pakistan
18 Feb 17
That's what technicians are for..
• United States
18 Feb 17
Absolutely! It pays to pay!
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@amadeo (77986)
• United States
18 Feb 17
there you go there.Yes,it is worth it to hire someone. I have done this number of times.As I do not want to screwed up things.Whch I have in the past.
• United States
18 Feb 17
Yes, trying to fix an issue sometimes leads to worse one LOL. 95 bucks for 1 1/2 hours was worth it.
@JudyEv (140636)
• Bunbury, Australia
18 Feb 17
Sometimes enough is enough isn't it? Glad it's all systems go again now.
• United States
18 Feb 17
I can deal with one or two issues, but three or more forget it!
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@marlina (80412)
• Canada
18 Feb 17
Good for you and this is what I am going to have to do too soon. My computer is running too slow right now.
• United States
18 Feb 17
I am glad I did it, but the room still stinks...why do men wear such stinky stuff?!!!!
• Philippines
18 Feb 17
Sometimes we do get the bug that needs to.be fixed.
• United States
18 Feb 17
Yes, and it's good to get it fixed quick.
@just4him (131899)
• Green Bay, Wisconsin
20 Feb 17
I'm sorry you had so many issues with your computer and have it all resolved now. Yes, sometimes it does take an expert to figure it all out.
@PatZAnthony (13234)
• Charlotte, North Carolina
19 Feb 17
The experts are worth the money in most cases! Have to give them credit for what they know.