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Never give up!

Saturday, June 05, 2010

I usually like to wait for a while before buying new PC Windows software - let them get the bugs out.

This time I just couldn't wait because my dinosaur just couldn't keep up with the faster traffic online.

My printer refused to install to a 64-bit system (this was straight from Dell and Microsoft) but my laptop refused to run the U.S.P.S. Shipping Assistant.

So I googled "Dell A920 with Windows 7" and voila! I found a solution! I was advised to use the Vista driver for the printer - it worked! I was able to print labels with the U.S.P.S. Shipping Assistant from the new computer!

I pass this along just to advise, Never give up!

**yes, this goes for your weight loss program too!
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  • KALLY95
    all right never give up i have the same proem that you do. thank you for your post i will give it a shot
    2657 days ago
    Hooray Linda! emoticon
    2662 days ago
  • SMB19191405
    Good job! I like your persistence. No wonder you achieved your goal! :)
    2662 days ago
    I learn so much from you, Linda!
    2663 days ago
    emoticon emoticon Isn't technology fun? Have a great Sunday!
    2663 days ago
    You can find a solution to any problem on the web. I love those techno geeks who have found all the solutions.
    2663 days ago
    I had a similar situation a couple of years ago when an "old" printer wouldn't run on my new laptop. It wasn't so old that it didn't work and I thought it would be criminal to get rid of it. I found a solution on Google as well. I always find that other people have probably already had the same problems and will generously share their solution.
    2663 days ago
    Haha! "Never Give Up"--by the title, I thought this was about something entirely different. So true a phrase, even with frustrating computers! Way to go!!
    2663 days ago
    I admire your persistence! When I read your title, I was expecting something eating-related. I mean, I think probably never giving up is the key to weight management success. But I wasn't disappointed in your blog. I often need to be persistent with technology. Thanks for the reminder. Technology can be wonderful, but it can be so, so frustrating. Take care, Marsha
    2663 days ago
    DORENE emoticon
    2663 days ago
  • SHERRY257
    I am a mac user,but my hubby has windows 7. He said vista was buggy. You sound like a computer geek--good for you!!! emoticon emoticon
    2663 days ago
    I guess that means you have gone to Windows 7 - yup - I did that a week or so ago with my new computer - and glitch, after glitch - all sorted now!!
    My problem was that most of my programs are from Windows ME or earlier and therefore nor up to date for Win7!!
    I refuse to buy a whole lot of new programs so battle on!! Most have got sorted - just sorting the data base ones - they are harder - but they WILL work!!

    Have fun with your new computer - when they work well they are great!!
    2664 days ago
    I work in the IT field but computers still drive me crazy.
    2664 days ago
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