Tag: The Help Desk Podcast

YCRE1 You Can’t Replace Everything

YCRE1 You Can’t Replace Everything

Podcast, You Can't Replace Everything
For the past couple of weeks I have been working on getting The Help Desk Podcast back up and running and also on a little special project I would like to talk about right now.  I have been away for so long and I want it to be a better quality podcast that better engages you the audience.  I am also going to add an experiment to our podcast website.  I am adding a little five-minute podcast where I will be talking about my health challenges.  This has indeed been an ongoing saga and I have been talking about that stuff during The Help Desk Podcast when I could have been discussing tech issues with you and adding value to your listening experience. I do want these episodes to concentrate on three major issues facing me in my life right now:  (1) My replacements and how I am dealing with
THDP37 We Answer Some Questions

THDP37 We Answer Some Questions

Podcast
This episode is pretty busy.  We answer three questions from listeners and then I renew my previous attack against crapware.  We have included an excerpt from the July 4th episode: THDP21 Happy 4th of July!  Originally I had included a set of news stories to cover but I pulled them so this episode would stay under 30 minutes.  I hope you enjoy. Question:  “Did you tell me that external hard drives only hold info about two or three years?” Answer:  You got it!  Ok, statistically speaking here is the drop off.  There are three distinct phases a hard drive will go through.  (1)  The first phase is the first year and a half and during that time 5% of all hard drives fail.  (2)  The second phase is the next year and a half with a 1.4% failure rate.  The third phase last one year and the f