I’ve been a little lacking in my visits to everyone’s blogs lately. I could blame it on my revision work for my manuscript, but this is only half true. Actually, I’ve been having a computer problem of epic proportions.
INFINITE SPIRAL WINDOW-LOOP INTO MADNESS!!
See, it has to be serious if it’s capitalized.
So what happens is that whenever I visit one of my favorite blogs, I’ll notice the bottom lefthand corner where it says it’s loading the page will – in fact – load the page. But then it will do it repeatedly, the words flickering in their evil madness.
. . .waiting . . . done . . . waiting . . . done . . .
Because I usually go through the AOL account, nothing will happen until I close the main page. That’s when the madness rears its ugly head.
The Internet Explorer window will pop up featuring the main page of the blog I just left. But then it keeps loading blank pages. Numerous blank pages. How many? Well, it depends on how long I was browsing the blog. If I’m there for a half-second, then maybe two blank windows appear. If I am there for one minute . . .
. . . too many appear. By my last count, 10 before I shut off the broadband modem to cut out the connection. If I don’t do this, then the system completely locks up and I end up rebooting.
This problem isn’t at my end. I left a message on the BLOGGER WALL OF DOOM(a.k.a.- the message board) and found out other people were having the same problem. I also left a message with Google Reader, which I think might actually be the instigator of this mess.
For some reason, a few of the blogs in my Reader won’t appear in full. So I have to click on the link. Then I noticed the INFINITE SPIRAL LOOP! I did a little bit more investigating, and found out everything is fine if I go through my link list on my blog.
Damn Internet Demons! Making life a little harder one day at a time.
Well, anyhow, I’ll try to be by when I can. I hope they fix this problem soon.