Help! My Laptop Is Infected With H1N1!

Posted by : foongpc | Wednesday, August 26, 2009 | Published in

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Today's post will be short. Really short. I mean really, really short.

The reason?

My laptop is infected with H1N1.

OK, I am kidding.

Such a lame joke, isn't it?

I know you are not laughing. Especially those of you who are patiently waiting for more photos from my China trip.

Sorry about that.

Really sorry about that.

Really, really sorry about that.

Now do you see I am trying to lengthen this post? Haha!

OK, just a quick one. I am not blogging using my laptop today. It's gone away to HP hospital for some fixing. To get rid of H1N1 that infected it. Damn H1N1!

Infect humans and animals not good enough and now you want to take over my beloved laptop?

I am blogging from someone else's computer and I don't want to take too long. Sorry cannot blog hop today. Will miss reading all your posts!

Yesterday, I realized something was wrong when my I logged into my blog. Windows just closed suddenly. I restarted it but it closed again within 5 seconds. I tried again and the same thing happened.

I was totally horrified. I was like, no! No! No! No! Nooooooooooo!!!!

I was not exactly worried about my laptop. So much about beloved laptop. Haha!

My main concern was I could not blog!

I was wondering how long I could last without blogging?

Hmmm, I didn't blog during my 10 days in China. That's quite a feat, no?

OK, actually I did go online and peek a little. But fortunately or unfortunately, China banned blogspot. So I ended up reading all your comments from my gmail. And could not update my blog.

I guess I would survive this one too. Worse comes to worse, I'll just go cold turkey right? Wrong!

No way I'm going cold turkey. By the way, the H1N1 got to the turkey too in case you didn't know. Haha!

Maybe I'll just drop by MPH and use their computer. Or visit any cybercafes for that matter. Although I hate cybercafes. They only use Internet Explorer and I absolutely hate IE!

How come they don't use Mozilla Firefox? Oh I know! The H1N1 must have gotten to the Fox too! Damn! Looks like even the sly Fox could not outsmart the pesky virus!!

Did I say this is going to be a quick one? Wait, let me scroll up to check.

Yes I did! Gosh, it didn't seem like a quick one, did it?

What to do? Old habits die hard.

By the way, if you have read until here, congratulations! You are officially my fan! Thank you!

And now if you don't mind, please leave some comments to entertain me while I bore myself to death without my laptop! Boo hoo!

I will try to read your comments from my handphone if H1N1 did not get to it first, that is.

Have a great day, everyone! And make sure you update your anti-H1N1 program! You don't want to suffer the same fate as me, do you?

(93) Comments

  1. HappySurfer said...

    LOL! the title..

    August 26, 2009 at 12:24 PM
  2. Mei Teng said...

    Haha..laptop infected with H1N1! Your laptop came into contact with?

    Hope you'll get it fixed in no time so you can return to blogging again :)

    August 26, 2009 at 12:25 PM
  3. HappySurfer said...

    Hope you won't lose important data in your lappie. Best wishes, Foong. Have a nice day nevertheless. Good to take a break once in a while..

    August 26, 2009 at 12:29 PM
  4. lina said...

    Hang in there Foong!

    August 26, 2009 at 1:21 PM
  5. [SK] said...

    finally your laptop is sick being all the time "tortured" by you, it's time for it to have a rest.. ooopsss, i mean quarantine~~

    August 26, 2009 at 1:56 PM
  6. [SK] said...

    last week i have problem with my laptop too, it just go to the bluescreen and get restarted everytime the windows load.. but luckily i managed to restore to previous state and everything went well again.. phewww~~

    August 26, 2009 at 1:58 PM
  7. [SK] said...

    actually what's more imporatant is not the laptop, it's all the files you kept in the laptop..

    p/s: word verfication: "persist"

    August 26, 2009 at 1:58 PM
  8. JL said...

    Oooo wow, AVG couldn't cure H1N1 *facepalm*

    Here's wishing your lappie a quick recovery ;)

    Wait, you sure you didn't surf any XXX?

    August 26, 2009 at 2:04 PM
  9. ladyviral said...

    Time to quarantine foong! Disinfect foong! You should be infected too! Eeeeep!

    August 26, 2009 at 2:14 PM
  10. ladyviral said...

    My notebook which is with my fianc ein Singapore went into the HP hospital too last week. Just came out yesterday... HP got timer set is it? haha!

    August 26, 2009 at 2:15 PM
  11. Life Ramblings said...

    sorry about your babe. keep your fingers crossed and hopefully you won't lose all data.

    August 26, 2009 at 2:41 PM
  12. jam said...

    Oh dear, I hope ur Guilin pictures do not get infected by the virus!

    August 26, 2009 at 2:42 PM
  13. Willie said...

    Okay okay i'm not laughing at all. But i pity you for not being able to blog. Well...yeah...like u, i don't feel nice if i don't blog. My hands are itchy to write and my mouth are too big to shut up. I must tell stories daily to people. Hahaha

    August 26, 2009 at 2:42 PM
  14. Borneo Falcon said...

    What anti virus are you using?

    August 26, 2009 at 2:43 PM
  15. Merryn said...

    Oh kesian.. n u call this a short post?

    Dat's why lah foong, I always tell you, dun watch too much porn.. see wat happen??? and u blame it on h1n1.... chis... ;P

    August 26, 2009 at 2:45 PM
  16. Tekkaus said...

    OMG! Then have you sent it for anto-viral jab? IS the temperature very high? I hope it is doing ok. LOL :D

    August 26, 2009 at 3:08 PM
  17. Mei Teng said...

    This is every bloggers' nightmare.

    August 26, 2009 at 3:09 PM
  18. Tekkaus said...

    Wow! Not the H1N1 virus has mutated already. So advance that it could infect computer? My...this is really a cause for us humankind to worry! :p Have you inform Liow Tiong Lai about this?

    August 26, 2009 at 3:09 PM
  19. Tekkaus said...

    Something is wrong with the Laptop huh! Did the technician tell you the problem? Or they need to check and have a look first? Poor Foong...that means you wouldn't be available for a few days lor.

    August 26, 2009 at 3:11 PM
  20. Tekkaus said...

    What even turkey is also a victim of H1N1?

    There is computer provided in MPH? My...I didn't know that Foong. Yeah! I hate IE too. But right now I'm using Chrome. I thing it is slightly better than the Fox! Ha :D

    August 26, 2009 at 3:13 PM
  21. Tekkaus said...

    Welll bro, I'm sure they'll fix your laptop asap. Don't worry I don't thing your HP will suffer the same fate.LOL :D

    August 26, 2009 at 3:13 PM
  22. reanaclaire said...

    FoongPc, know what? to live without cybering nowadays is indeed a torture! ok ok, dont want add some more hurt there..maybe by the time u read this, yr laptop has already recovered from the virus.. i cannot imagine myself without being "connected" too.. as my motto says, eat blog, sleep blog, think blog.. how crazy can i get? lol... anyway, hope yr laptop will come back to u in no time.. if not, better get a spare one.. hahhaa...

    August 26, 2009 at 3:20 PM
  23. Pete said...

    Luckily not B1N1, ha ha ha. Hope you get your pc back soon!

    August 26, 2009 at 3:59 PM
  24. Che-Cheh said...

    You wrote all this from your handphone? Wah wah *kowtow*

    August 26, 2009 at 4:13 PM
  25. Robo said...

    Let you laptop wearing a 'mask' next time, I believe it will avoids all these H1N1. :)
    Just kidding! Cheers! :)

    August 26, 2009 at 5:32 PM
  26. manglish said...

    hahhaha.....so chaam......hope your laptop will get well soon and not become part of the statistics :)

    August 26, 2009 at 6:48 PM
  27. day-dreamer said...

    Get some Tamiflu for your laptop... LOL~

    August 26, 2009 at 7:17 PM
  28. wenn said...

    wish it speedy recovery o..

    August 26, 2009 at 10:19 PM
  29. Mariuca said...

    Thank goodness my lappy is okay so far, that sounds like a terrible bug Foong, sure climbing walls by now!

    August 26, 2009 at 10:45 PM
  30. bluedreamer27 said...

    well, im hoping after reading this post i will not be infected by it hahaha just like you i cant live without blogging hehe
    oh i hate IE too i prefer Mozilla than that stupid IE

    August 26, 2009 at 10:50 PM
  31. Merryn said...

    Still in hospital? Get them to give it anti viral or else high chance wont recover.. quick!

    August 26, 2009 at 11:57 PM
  32. Ayie said...

    hahaha foong, take it easy...it won't be end of your blogging =) just be a little patient. maybe your lappie just wants to have a little break, right?

    Hope your beloved laptop will be fine soon =)

    August 27, 2009 at 1:52 AM
  33. Ayie said...

    oh yes...i finished reading all you wrote! hehehe

    August 27, 2009 at 1:52 AM
  34. Ai Shiang said...

    That is so Funny! Damn I read the whole thing!

    August 27, 2009 at 9:11 AM
  35. iamthewitch said...

    Yay, I read til the end! It means I'm an official fan! LOL Nice meeting you the other day too. Hopefully there'll be a next time! When you discover any promotions for nice buffets, don't forget to call me along ok! :)

    August 27, 2009 at 9:44 AM
  36. betchai said...

    oh, sorry, hope you get back your laptop in healthy state free of H1N1.

    August 27, 2009 at 11:03 AM
  37. -eiling- said...

    This must have been your lamest post!

    August 27, 2009 at 11:26 AM
  38. HappySurfer said...

    Oh dear, are you still out of action?

    August 27, 2009 at 2:14 PM
  39. Foong Speaks Her Mind said...

    That's it!!! It must be a conspiracy! My laptop is also out of action and I was about to blog about it (doing it in the office now, naturally) but decided to pop over and see what's up with you.
    Must be a plot somewhere to stop any blogger using the name Foong from blogging...
    ~the frustrated Foong who wished she could sue Streamyx for lousy internet connection~

    August 27, 2009 at 2:28 PM
  40. Rad Sujanto said...

    what a "very" short one!! lol

    August 27, 2009 at 3:40 PM
  41. foongpc said...

    Hi all! Thanks for entertaining me with your comments! Managed to go online using someone else's computer today. My laptop still in HP hospital intensive care unit. Hope to resume blogging again soon! : )

    August 27, 2009 at 3:46 PM
  42. vialentino said...

    yeah...now not H1N1 issue but B1N1 issue...kekeke...bini issue...

    August 27, 2009 at 6:07 PM
  43. kenwooi said...

    may your laptop recover soon! =)

    kenwooi.com

    August 27, 2009 at 9:59 PM
  44. Neo said...

    Haiyah... get Dell laptop mah, the doctor come to your house to disinfect your h1n1 for u for free la.

    August 28, 2009 at 1:21 AM
  45. Angie Tan said...

    Kekekeke... Hope that your laptop gets well soon after a 2-week "quarantine".

    Anyway, you can't live without these softwares:

    1. Firewall
    2. Anti-virus
    3. Anti-spyware/Spyware remover
    4. Powerful defragger (if you're using Windows)...

    I tend to forget about my anti-spyware updates but my anti-virus has been set to auto-update. ;-)

    August 28, 2009 at 8:24 AM
  46. Haha

    Hi, I hope that everything is fine...can't wait to view your china post.

    August 29, 2009 at 10:27 AM
  47. foongpc said...

    happysurfer, I didn't lose any important data as I have made back up copies of most of my important files, thank God!

    It's good to be offline for a few days. I could catch up on my books which have been collecting dust. I even slept early, believe it or not! : )

    August 29, 2009 at 2:12 PM
  48. foongpc said...

    mei teng, it's fixed now. Yippee! : )

    August 29, 2009 at 2:13 PM
  49. foongpc said...

    lina, hanging for a few days and now I'm back! : )

    August 29, 2009 at 2:14 PM
  50. foongpc said...

    SK, I don't torture my laptop lah. But yes, it does need some rest, haha!

    Good thing you didn't suffer the same fate as me.

    Wow! Word verification is "persist"? Persist I did! : )

    August 29, 2009 at 2:17 PM
  51. foongpc said...

    JL, where got visit XXX? I am so innocent what : )

    August 29, 2009 at 2:18 PM
  52. foongpc said...

    ladyviral, must be some form of conspiracy in HP to infect all HP computers one by one. LOL!

    August 29, 2009 at 2:20 PM
  53. foongpc said...

    life ramblings, thanks!! My laptop's back in top form! : )

    August 29, 2009 at 2:20 PM
  54. foongpc said...

    jam, no worries! I have made a back up copy of all my Guilin photos! See? I'm pretty smart. LOL!

    August 29, 2009 at 2:21 PM
  55. foongpc said...

    willie, so you are like me too? Addicted to blogging? Well, better pray you don't suffer the same fate as me! : )

    August 29, 2009 at 2:22 PM
  56. foongpc said...

    borneo falcon, currently using AVG.

    August 29, 2009 at 2:23 PM
  57. foongpc said...

    merryn, what porn? : )

    August 29, 2009 at 2:25 PM
  58. foongpc said...

    tekkaus, yes anti viral jab is a must! Yes H1N1 mutated to a from that can cause damage on your computer so better beware! Haha!

    Decided not to inform Liow Tiong Lai cos I don't think he can do anything! He's from the Health Dept. What does he know about computers? Haha!

    August 29, 2009 at 2:31 PM
  59. foongpc said...

    mei teng, you are right. It is every blogger's nightmare!

    August 29, 2009 at 2:32 PM
  60. foongpc said...

    reanaclaire, you eat blog, sleep blog, think blog? Wow! I think I'm not as crazy as you! You better get a spare laptop, maybe two spare laptops just in case! LOL!

    August 29, 2009 at 2:34 PM
  61. foongpc said...

    pete B1N1? haha! I don't have such problems! : )

    August 29, 2009 at 2:34 PM
  62. foongpc said...

    che-cheh, where got wrote all this from my handphone? Aiya! You didn't read properly. I said I will read the comments from my handphone only : )

    August 29, 2009 at 2:35 PM
  63. foongpc said...

    robo, haha! I will get it a mask without delay ; )

    August 29, 2009 at 2:36 PM
  64. foongpc said...

    manglish, haha! My laptop is not part of the statistics! Yay! It's back up and running! : )

    August 29, 2009 at 2:37 PM
  65. foongpc said...

    daydreamer, yes, yes will get it Microsoft Tamiflu without delay : )

    August 29, 2009 at 2:38 PM
  66. foongpc said...

    wenn, thanks! It has recovered! : )

    August 29, 2009 at 2:38 PM
  67. foongpc said...

    mariuca, yeah you better pray your lappie is not attacked by H1N1! Haha!

    August 29, 2009 at 2:39 PM
  68. foongpc said...

    bluedreamer27, you hate IE? That makes two of us! Mozilla is so much better right? : )

    August 29, 2009 at 2:40 PM
  69. foongpc said...

    merryn, it's out of the hospital already! : )

    August 29, 2009 at 2:41 PM
  70. foongpc said...

    ayie, thanks! And oh, you are officially my fan! I love all my fans! : )

    August 29, 2009 at 2:43 PM
  71. foongpc said...

    ai shiang, why damn? You read all so you are a fan, whether you admit it or not, haha! : )

    August 29, 2009 at 2:44 PM
  72. foongpc said...

    iamthewitch, you are my fan too! Thank you!! Sure, will definitely invite you to buffets if there are discounts! : )

    August 29, 2009 at 2:45 PM
  73. foongpc said...

    betchai, thanks! My laptop is now declared H1N1 free! : )

    August 29, 2009 at 2:46 PM
  74. foongpc said...

    eiling, really? So did you read all the way to the end? : )

    August 29, 2009 at 2:47 PM
  75. foongpc said...

    happysurfer, I'm back! : )

    August 29, 2009 at 2:47 PM
  76. foongpc said...

    foong speaks her mind, you are right! There must be a conspiracy to stop bloggers with the name Foong from blogging! Well, they will not succeed, will they? Nothing can stop a blogger for long! We are survivors! : )

    August 29, 2009 at 2:49 PM
  77. foongpc said...

    rad, short right? Shall I come out with even "shorter" ones? Hehe

    August 29, 2009 at 2:50 PM
  78. foongpc said...

    vialentino, B1N1 not a threat to me. H1N1 also no more a threat to my laptop! Haha!

    August 29, 2009 at 2:51 PM
  79. foongpc said...

    kenwooi, thanks! And may the Force be with you : )

    August 29, 2009 at 2:51 PM
  80. foongpc said...

    neo, you want to give me a free Dell? I don't mind : )

    August 29, 2009 at 2:52 PM
  81. foongpc said...

    angie tan, 2 weeks quarantine? No need so long lah, how to survive? Laptop will die a natural death not from H1N1 but from the quarantine! LOL!

    Thanks for advice! : )

    August 29, 2009 at 2:55 PM
  82. foongpc said...

    haha, my China trip posts resuming soon! : )

    August 29, 2009 at 2:55 PM
  83. Faisal Admar said...

    is that mean your laptop sacrifice itself for you? :P

    i hope you will get back your laptop asap :D

    August 29, 2009 at 3:42 PM
  84. coolingstar9 said...

    foongpc,
    Because of the virus, it prevent you from blogging freely.
    Hopefully you can have your own laptop soon. so that you can see your photos-China trip.
    Do not worry, everything will be back to normal.
    Have the nice weekend.

    August 30, 2009 at 8:39 AM
  85. Monica said...

    hey Foong! long time no see :-D

    August 31, 2009 at 5:50 AM
  86. Monica said...

    oh no same thing happened to my lappie the other day!! My laptop crashed boom bang, remember? hahaha :-D

    August 31, 2009 at 5:51 AM
  87. ladyviral said...

    And as we can see foong have finally return... means notebook healthy and up about again :P.

    August 31, 2009 at 11:38 AM
  88. Kellaw said...

    can you pass on to my old phone. i wanna pass to everyone in college lol. hahaha

    August 31, 2009 at 3:18 PM
  89. foongpc said...

    faisal, I've got my laptop back! Yippee! : )

    August 31, 2009 at 9:55 PM
  90. foongpc said...

    coolingstar9, thanks, my laptop is back! : )

    August 31, 2009 at 9:56 PM
  91. foongpc said...

    monica, oh yeah, I remember your laptop went crashed boom bang. Haha! Luckily your laptop is OK now : )

    August 31, 2009 at 9:59 PM
  92. foongpc said...

    ladyviral, yes I am back! : )

    August 31, 2009 at 10:00 PM
  93. foongpc said...

    kellaw, what? you want to spread H1N1 to everyone in college? LOL!

    August 31, 2009 at 10:01 PM