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Linux saves the day ... again

Aug 25, 2009, 01:34 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by David M. Williams)

"I've spoken in the past about how even the most ardent Windows technician really needs to have a Linux Live CD in their toolkit. The reasons don't stop coming.

"Just today a user reported laptop problems. They booted normally, got to the login screen, entered their credentials, and then a blue screen crash.

"Attempts to reboot all met with a message that the computer could not boot. Windows kindly offered to attempt a repair but after chugging away for a while reported it could not resolve the issue. Neither safe mode nor "last known good" startup options got any further."

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