The Lanham Factor
The (ir)rational thoughts of a (not-so)mad man

April 2007 Entries

Practicing What I Preach - Backup and Rebuild

While shutting down a little over a week ago, the user profile I use on my laptop became corrupt. I started noticing ever-increasing problems over the next few days. Finally I decided to just wipe and rebuild the system. I have advocated that developers and the like should consider rebuilding their systems every 12-18 months. It's been 14 months since I purchased this laptop. So...corrupt profile, system problems, have backups, within 12-18 month timeframe....everything fits. So why did I find myself ......