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post #1 of 6 Old 08-24-2014, 12:13 PM Thread Starter
 
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Sorry I've been gone so long, but it couldn't be helped... My computer took a crap and it couldn't be fixed (Too Old)... No Computer = No Online. My problem was not as simple as getting a new computer... Any new machine would have to run Win98se... Last Windows OS that supports DOS... Being able to run DOS based programs was the critical factor for me. (Long story, but it has to do with Federal Confidentiality Law) Six+ months and now have a new system... 5 times the memory and 3 times the processor speed.
Right now, I'm just testing and getting all my hardware set up. Later I'll have to clear out my email inbox.. (600+ messages)

A few weeks ago, I went to the NHRA qualifying at Sonoma, but it didn't go very well for me... got too much sun and heat and almost had to be taken away in an ambulance.

All for now,
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Welcome back.. Hope you figure out the new system and get back to more threads/posts on the Forum.
Best of luck and again, good hearing from you.
Are you and your family ok. That was a bad earthquake up in your area.
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I was afraid it was going to be a health related issue. So at 1st I was relived to hear it was your PC. I remember before about you talking about the old system for the data base ect. any way then you toss in the almost "ambulance ride" story at the end. I hope your health holds out, and you regain control of the new PC soon!

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roadkill,
Welcome back.. Hope you figure out the new system and get back to more threads/posts on the Forum.
Best of luck and again, good hearing from you.
Are you and your family ok. That was a bad earthquake up in your area.
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"BAD" is a relative term... depends on where you are in relation to quakes epicenter... for me, enough to wake me up, but thats all. I've lived in California all my life and have felt lots of quakes... no big deal for me. But then, I live in San Francisco not Napa. 6.0 quake is really not big.

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