- Update 11:30 PM ET) A lot of people have asked what repair tool the Microsoft technician used to repair my disk’s file system. Frankly I wasn’t watching closely enough to know for sure, but if you are having trouble, consider using the error checking tool described here.
- (Update at 1:45 PM ET). Microsoft’s PR firm read the story and had a tech support person call me. He took control of my desktop PC and fixed the problem. I wish everyone could get that level of support. Scroll down for more.)
- (Updated at 12:15 ET) Win 8.1 is finally working on my laptop, but not my desktop)
Maybe it’s me. Maybe I’m just not tech savvy enough to upgrade machines from Windows 8 to Windows 8.1 After all, I’ve only written 4 books about Microsoft Windows and am pretty new to the operating system, considering that I’ve only been using Windows since the day they launched Windows 1.0 in 1985.