[jhb_airlines] Re: New PC

  • From: "Peter Dodds" <pdodds@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: jhb_airlines@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Wed, 2 Jul 2008 14:52 +0100 (BST)

MS Vista by any chance?


> *From:* Gerry Winskill <gwinsk@xxxxxxx>
> *To:* "jhb_airlines@xxxxxxxxxxxxx" <jhb_airlines@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> *Date:* Tue, 01 Jul 2008 16:38:21 +0100
> The new PC, replacement for this one, arrived at lunch time.
> I started with a clanger, by squashing it into the remaining space 
> next to the other two. Then, when I came to boot up, needed the 25 
> digit Windows XP code.....which, naturally, was stuck to the back 
> of the machine. So, everything disconnected and machine pulled, so 
> I could read the code, etc, etc.
> Anyway, with it finally running, I decided to partition the two 
> SATA drives, before copying material from this one, that I'd 
> already copied to my external LaCie SATA drive.
> Only, I can't. When I opt for Manage, then Disk Management, it 
> tells me I'm not authorised to access it.
> I knew this wasn't going to be painless. Fortunately it's only a 
> couple of minutes work to reinstate the wiring to this, old, 
> workhorse, so that I can send out a Mayday!
> Gerry Winskill

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