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My computer crashed!

  • kentona
  • 03/09/2010 01:53 AM
  • 1378 views
My computer crashed and I lost all my projects! It was an epic failure too - I couldn't even manage to get the WinXP Recovery Console to run. The critical iastor.sys file was corrupted (or infected) and apparently that is a really important file the OS uses to communicate with the harddrive...and apparently harddrives are important?

Anywho, the bottom line was I lost all my work on that computer - all my projects, images, photoshop works-in-progress - gone. :( Years of hard digital work were lost in an instant and there was nothing I could do. This sucks.

















....but luckily I'm not a total moron and I had them all backed up on a thumbdrive.
...and on my old computer.
...and on a backup CD.
...and on my old work computer (shh!)
...and on SkyDrive.
...and here on RMN (for my finished projects, anyway).

Let this be a lesson to you!

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Epic backups. Good job, Kentona.
Dudesoft
always a dudesoft, never a soft dude.
6024
pfft. Real men play with fire while covered in vasoline.
kentona
only 90s kids will like this admin
20443
yeah, I bet they do. o.O
Craze
purity or absolution
13128
Dear kentona:


Fuck you.


-Craze
Craze
purity or absolution
13128
(Tenderly)
kentona
only 90s kids will like this admin
20443
Oh you crazy man you! <3
Well that sucks (hurray for remotely controlling computers that aren't "technically" yours anymore though). Coincidentally, my Windows XP computer crashed last Friday and I couldn't repair it with recovery console either, despite copying all corrupted files from the install disk among other things. Had to format and reinstall my OS harddrive.
You love to play with our nerves, don't you?
Good to know that you didn't lose anything.
You will now have to re-install Windows and all your programs and softwares...Poor you...Bon courage! (means something like "Hang in there" + "we are feeling sorry for you".
kentona
only 90s kids will like this admin
20443
Yeah, I went through the pain of installing and updating everything yesterday.

A fresh install is always nice though!
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