Had a very weird and frustrating experience trying to write a report this morning. MS Word was worse than its usual sputtering, stalling, freezing up the entire PC. I decided to disconnect from the internet since everything I needed was on my hard drive. Pulled the ethernet plug. Telstra wireless automatically took over. grrrr! Disconnected the card. Not much better so I unplugged the modem. Then my doorbell rang spontaneously, nobody there. Beginning to feel like I'm in an episode of Twilight Zone or Dr Who.
Rebooted and had no trouble with Word. Not going in line unless I need to. Have put a shortcut to the internet connection driver controls on my desktop to make the on-off less tedious. Forward to the past when connection to internet required intention and action!
Seems to me lots of 'background' MS stuff is getting out of hand. Will finish the report in the morning.
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the amount of traffic (people) in our area anyway restarted the computer
and bingo here i am.
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