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Saturday, April 21, 2018

Making Work for Myself

I love unexpected grunt work when it comes to my PCs and the Internet. I like everything to be just so. I didn't realize how much I enjoy obsessive tasks.

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Today, I received an email from PayPal saying that their connection to my FB account had been terminated. Actually, I never knew I authorized such a connection, but it meant that my Facebook data is really gone! So, I have successfully deleted a dozen years of interaction them. That was a change. I've had to try to put together a useful contact list again. That's taken more time than I thought it would.

Also, not long ago, I revamped all of my website passwords. I don't use a password app; but rather, I rely on a clever regimen to make every instance unique. One might not be aware of just how many websites one interacts with! Then, before we left Cambodia, I switched over from gmail to protonmail. Again, it is amazing how many places one's email is used.

Now that all that dust has settled, I realized I had at least two Microsoft accounts. I wondered why signing into Skype was always such a crap shoot. So today, I chose one to modify and I fixed all the out-of-date data. Then I had to move the main administrator account on our large laptop over to it. Next, I had to delete what was the original account from Windows 7 days.

That was a fun few hours! Fun is a relative term and open to interpretation.


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