I'm not any type of expert, wizard, or guru. I started with Windows 95 and finished with Windows 8.1 before age and finances basically limited my ability to upgrade any further. That's when necessity sort of became the mother of a Windows 8.1 hobbyist, and over the years it has become kind of like maintaining a classic car, renewing my interest in getting in there to keep her clean and purring under the hood. These days, as life's proverbial sun sets, I wouldn't have it any other way. It gives me something to do. I'm not stuck in the political discussion forums all day long, and games or YouTube were never really my scene. I enjoy tinkering with the old desktop PC as much as anything. All of which brings me to the point. I have wondered if there are any other aging Windows 8.1 enthusiasts out there who might enjoy the drinking of a virtual beer while sharing old Windows 8.1 stories and trading general and technically unspecific notes about the wonders of the last OS they ever really needed to make. (Windows 10, maybe, but Windows 11? SMH. One of my biased observations is that 95% of Windows is stuff that 98% of users will never need.) Anyway, I like the Disqus platform, if there is one of those for Windows 8.1, (mostly because I'm familiar with using it), or I can adapt to these types of forums. I hope to get a reply because a little socialization is always a good thing, and it might as well be built around the Windows 8.1 topic. Prolly better than politics, for sure. Of course, not being a guru or wizard, keeping her humming presents endless challenges and opportunities to seek out more experienced mechanics, and maybe even offer an experience-based solution of my own somewhere down the line, limited though they may be.
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