This week one of my friends on my AIM list infected my PC with a malware / hijacking virus. It was someone whom I trusted and I was just bloody stupid. I should never have clicked on the link because it launched a bunch of exe’s that were disguised in the link to what was supposed to be an image. As of this moment I am on my old PC. I have no master disk for Windows XP for that machine that I can find. So…I have some options. I need to go out and buy another Win XP Home Edition disk today, or the situation might be so bad that my machine ends up in the shop. I am thinking that it probably will end up there. I don’t get a start menu at all.
I am hoping and praying that I have not lost months and months of work and writing because the HD needs to be reformatted. I have already spent over $80 trying to get rid of this damned malware. I will be up as soon as I can but it looks like I am going to be relegated to this machine for the time being. I really don’t have the time and the money for this bullshit.
I am so upset right now. I was going to spend my weekend writing and catching up and reps. Looks like that is probably not going to happen. 😦