Google, Microsoft discussed on Leo Laporte


88 Windows eight could be part of the problem. That could be part of the problem. Uh, so, yeah. I mean, I don't think end of life of Windows eight would have would do this, but that that could be part of the problem. Um I would Um You could go into e guess you go into safe mode, maybe, and see if things are working better. There do safe mode with networking. So that you can Try. Your browser will look awful, You know, because it's safe mode turns off all the drivers. One of the thing. It'll turn off any bad background security software as well. OK, so I would try safe mode with network and see if it's all working. They're, um so you know, you shut down completely. Hold down the shift key and then turn the machine on and keep holding the shift Key until you get that boot menu and then choose a safe mode with networking. Um okay. I think that I don't. I would say that that's something going on. Obviously, with your network stack. It could be. It's very common Security software does this It's one of the reasons I don't recommend Third party security software most of the time. The good news is you haven't lost anything. In fact, this is one of the advantages of working in Google. You go to that other computer log into your Google account. There's there's what you were working on. So that's a relief. It just sounds like that machines messed up and, you know, ultimately One of the things you might want to do is put Windows 10 on it. And you could do that free. Microsoft offered it for the first year of Windows 10 if you have Windows eight One I think you have.

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