Okay, first, as I've
Mid-afternoon, the technician finally showed up. He came in, he spent less than five minutes in the house, and said we had bad wiring. Then he left, saying I had three choices: I could pay a professional to fish a wire through the walls; I could have the cable run around the outside of the house; or I could have my service moved from one end of the house to the other.
First, we already had fished the wire through the walls to reach my office.
Second, is a wire running along the outside of the house really a better idea than having it on the inside? Wouldn't it be more vulnerable to things like weather and little forest creatures?
Third, move my service? Seriously?
By Saturday the more I thought of it the more fuming I got. So I unhooked the modem from the cable in the office, took it and my lap top down to the basement where the cable entered my house, and hooked the modem directly into the cable as it entered the house, bypassing the splitter the cable service provided. Then I plugged the lap top into the modem.
Big surprise. I still was not able to get the internet.
So, they have someone coming back this afternoon and they will either be fixing my internet or I will be finding a new service provider.
Okay, 'cause I left early for school so I could
I know I'm falling behind with NaNo - I'm probably just as happy not knowing by how much.
Right now my goals are catch up on NaNo, and catch up on my blogging.
Hope your week has been better than mine.