Was up at 04:30AM and had coffee with my pretty bride, then she was off to the truck company, and then the restaurant.
Rigg’s and I got a nap. Then I started on the blogs, and later in the morning I decided that since I had waited since Sept to take advantage of Microsoft's $39.99 upgrade to Windows 8 that expires at the end of January. I better get in gear and do it if I am going to. I wanted to upgrade the newest laptop we have since it is less than a year old and has Windows 7 in it. I figure to replace the older Dell I have downstairs with a new one and it will undoubtable come with Windows 8 installed. That way we are all the same.
First thing I did was fire off an e-mail to my buddy Rick, I had a couple questions and I wanted to know, I also wanted to see if he had any issues since he upgraded in Sept, he has a laptop I believe similar to mine. Rick got right back to me and reassured me. All was well, so I downloaded the software, It take a little over two hours to download and then install the new operating system. I wanted to keep the programs I had and only one was not compatible and it was something I ended up not needing.
Once I was done and it was installed I set it for the older desktop display, and then checked each of the programs and all seemed to work fine. One of the things I noticed is the color is brighter, and the resolution is better, it also seems to start programs faster. So all in all it looks like it is an improvement over the version I upgraded from. Is it worth it. I believe so especially at the sale price, it will be going up soon , so if you want to save a chunk of change, download it now.
Today is a rainy day in Dardenne Prairie, but close to 50 so it is still milder than normal temps.
Not much going on so I will close with a just be safe out there, for all my friends, Sam & Donna……..