I don't think that I will ever get tired of being the "computer guy". I find joy in fixing other people's blunders. We send my daughter to a lady that runs a day care out of her house. My wife has become buddies with the lady, and volunteered me to fix a computer problem. I went over to her house and asked her what had happened. She said that she opened the task manager and just started closing out processes because the computer was getting slow, and now the desktop was gone and she couldn't get it back. She said she tried turning off the computer and it still wouldn't come back. You're going to laugh when I tell you what really happened...

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The desktop was indeed gone. However, during her rampage of program closure, she closed explorer.exe. You'd think a reboot would fix that, right? Well, she had the computer setup so that when she hit the power button, the computer would sleep and not power down. When she started it back up, the screen would resume exactly where it was before. She told me she had another friend that knows computers fix her computer a while ago, and he changed the power settings. All I could do was laugh and tell her what she did wrong. I guess I like to laugh at other people's misfortunes.

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The Gigabyte GA-F2A85X-UP4 Motherboard isn't a misfortune to anyone. The GA-F2A85X-UP4 sits with the top AMD Trinity motherboards. The Gigabyte GA-F2A85X-UP4 uses the latest FM2 CPU socked and AMD A85X chipset. This chipset supports up to 64 GB of 1866MHz DDR3 memory. It also supports AMD Memory Profiles and XMP modules. Audio is controlled by a Realtek ALC892 codec and networking is done with a Realtek 8111E Gigabit LAN chip. Storage interface includes seven SATA 6Gb/s connectors and one eSATA 6Gb/s connection. Peripheral interface is done with up to six USB 3.0, up to ten USB 2.0, and a PS/2 keyboard/mouse port. Two of the USB 3.0 ports are controlled by an Etron EJ168 chip. Internal expansion is done with three PCI Express x16 slots (x16, x8, x4), three PCI Express x1 slots, and one PCI slot. Features include Gigabyte's Ultra Durable 5 technology, Digital Power Engine, 3D BIOS, Dual UEFI BIOS, and 333 onboard acceleration. The Gigabyte GA-F2A85X-UP4 also includes Lucid Virtu MVP support.