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stinking chromebook

Post by poppydog » Sat Jun 28, 2014 2:54 am

After a few weeks of being really impressed, I'm now really pissed off. An hour ago, it was working as normal, now, it won't let me connect to any of the websites I normally use except DWC. Connectivity is fine and the bloody help pages on google are jargon-full shit I can't understand. The only other site I can access is youtube, so keep a look out for a video of a chromebook being smashed with a hammer.

Anyone here with any ideas?
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Re: stinking chromebook

Post by poppydog » Sat Jun 28, 2014 3:38 am

Just had to reset the whole thing :cussing:

Hate technology when it goes wrong. Good case for developing my ict literacy, I guess :raised:
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Re: stinking chromebook

Post by jeckyll » Sat Jun 28, 2014 10:46 am

Factory Reset? Or reboot?
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Post by moishlashen » Sat Jun 28, 2014 11:55 am

I've never had that happen Steverino.
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Re: stinking chromebook

Post by Knome » Sat Jun 28, 2014 9:57 pm

For chrome itself at least, when shit goes wrong I usually pull up settings -> advanced settings -> privacy and clear all the cache and/or reset the browser and log back into my google account. Not sure about Chrome OS but it might help.

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Re: stinking chromebook

Post by poppydog » Sun Jun 29, 2014 1:44 am

jeckyll wrote:Factory Reset? Or reboot?
Something called a "powerwash" that re-sets to factory default settings. Lost everything I'd saved in the cloud, but that was only a few pics using an app I was experimenting with. Not quite sure what it was all about, but there were / are lots of questions on the web about this very thing :shrug:
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Re: stinking chromebook

Post by poppydog » Sun Jun 29, 2014 1:51 am

moishlashen wrote:I've never had that happen Steverino.
I'm really impatient when it comes to tech' problems, and although it got sorted, I do wonder whether it was something I did without realising it. I know so little about ict, that when I call our tech helpline at work, I can't answer any of their questions and always have to hand over remote control :oops:

Having ranted, though, I still prefer my chromebook to an actual computer or ipad.
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Re: stinking chromebook

Post by poppydog » Sun Jun 29, 2014 1:52 am

Knome wrote:For chrome itself at least, when shit goes wrong I usually pull up settings -> advanced settings -> privacy and clear all the cache and/or reset the browser and log back into my google account. Not sure about Chrome OS but it might help.
Yeah, I did that, but had to "powerwash" in the end.
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Re: stinking chromebook

Post by marchone » Sun Jun 29, 2014 4:20 am

Note to self: no Chromebook.
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