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My yWriter adventures are on temporary hold while my laptop is in a mouse-induced coma. I bought a mouse to make drag-and-drop simpler, but the laptop seized up, showing the password screen but not accepting my passwords.


Back to pen and paper!

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Yes, it's probably a virus. The laptop was a gift from a co-worker. I fix issues with her phone once or twice a week.


I was running Windows 8.1. I tried the free upgrade to Window 10, but it kept bogging down.  Customer service said I need "adequate proof of ownership." 


Reboot is asking for administrator password but won't accept the one I supplied. I'll try cracking it open again with a password recovery program.


Meanwhile, I have two other hardware projects going on. One is based on a Raspberry Pi and the other uses scrapped laptop parts to make a steampunk laptop in a wooden case.


More fun than a Heathkit!

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