Friday 13th arrived a couple of days early in the Parrot household. It started with an email from Mrs P telling me that my PC was making funny noises and had then come up with a ‘Serious System Error’ after which it stubbornly refused to move beyond the splash screen when switched on.
I rang the PC World helpline when I got home and apart from a ten to fifteen minute wait to get through, the service was pretty good. Martin , I think his name was, had me switch it on and I held the phone to the casing so he could hear the odd pinging noises it was making. We then did a POST (someone will have to remind me what that stands for) to check that it wasn’t a simple power problem, but it was no go. Read more ›››