Wednesday, February 18, 2009

Blog Blah

I am so irritated with computer geeks who think it is funny to send viruses through the internet. Last week Tuesday, I was playing on Photobucket and my computer told me that I had a bad file. Well, for the next couple of days we were dealing with the computer. On Friday, I think we got rid of the problems. But the idiot left the damage. We now have popups. If I put settings to stop all popups, then I cannot blog and I cannot open any email. So I have to keep the settings for some popups.

My computer just isn't the same any more. I am also afraid to go back to photobucket, though I miss going to the site.

If you read my weight lost blog, then you know that is not going well.

I just want to slap myself. I am in a funk and things could be worse.

I have awards to posts and I will get to those wonderful things.


Kitten said...

Feel better Vickie! I've missed you!

Katie said...

That really stinks! I am so sorry you are dealing with issues! I wonder why photobucket would be giving you a hard time, isn't it the type of site where you upload your own photos? I hope you can get everything fixed soon, cause it's weird not "seeing" you everyday!

PS: Are you doing that whole day scrapbooking event you told me about?

PS 2: My weight loss program isn't going very well either. Too bad we don't live just a little bit closer or we could be workout buddies!

Mammatalk said...

That is too bad. I am so sorry that had to happen. Hope your spirits lift, my bloggy friend!

MarciaBrady said...

I'm sorry you've had these problems. Computer viruses and such are no fun!!

Yeah...last week...I gained 4lbs!! UGH!! But, that's ok...I lost three so far this week! We've started a weight loss challenge at work, so I've got to make sure I get in gear with this.

I hope you get out of your funk soon!

The Blonde Duck said...

I hope you feel better! Good luck on fixing your computer!

Tara said...

Computer viruses suck!!! If you need my husband to check it out for you just let me know. He's a pro and getting those things off once and for all. He had a program where he can log onto your computer from ours and take care of the problem.


Queenie Jeannie said...

Stupid people SUCK!! Get a life already!!

As for the diet thing, hang in there hun. Rome wasn't built in a day and sometimes you just need to give yourself a break. Hugs!

Michaela said...

Oh - viruses suck!!! Sorry you're having such a hard time with your computer... I hope you get it fixed soon!

sandy said...

I hope everything is straightened out soon! The blogging world is just not the same without you:0)

Tonya said...

ah, hun...I feel for ya - I do. I know how frustrating it can be, computers and weight loss. Chin up though! Look for the silver lining :)

tara @ kidz said...

I have news that might help you out of your funk....

Congrats! You won the ladybug dots outchie pouchie on the kidz giveaway! Woo hoo!

Just email me your mailing address and I'll get it sent!

Anonymous said...

I hate funks. Hope yours doesn't last long!

I'm having computer problems now....blah.

Insanity Kim said...

Hey there's a little somethin' somethin' over on my blog for u...hope I am the first to give it to you! Maybe it will defunkitfy your least that word should...I think I just made it up.

Victoria @ Auction Girl Vintage said...

Hi Vickie, this is my first time here & I'm visiting from SITS :o)

Your computer doesn't have a virus, it's infected with malware/spyware. I agree that it's a nuisance, but it's easy to protect yourself for free against 99.9% of the junk that's out there, which will save you a lot of time and grief. I could be wrong, but my guess is that you're not any using up-to-date virus protection program or that, if you are, you aren't getting the updates automatically.

Here are the very effective programs I use, and all are FREE and safe to install.

AVG Anti Virus --
When installing, set this up to automatically download the daily updates and to scan your computer automatically once a day

Spybot --

AdAware --

AdAware and Spybot should be downloaded and run to check your system, and then they should be run at least once a week, plus any other time you start having computer problems. Be sure to set them up to get the free updates automatically.

For additional information on keeping your computer safe and secure, visit (the website of PC Magazine), (one of the best computer info sites ever), and (Norton Anti Virus software ... with lots of free information about current viruses and how to remove them manually).

Happy Computing!

Victoria :o)
auction girl vintage

Anonymous said...

I've been feeling in a funk too...blah...

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