I really haven't had much to show lately. So here are the highlights. XP
- I've taken on redoing the fonts I've been working on...AGAIN!
Yes again! I got the uber expensive FontLab Studio since my last post. It's kind of prone to crashing on Windows and has a learning curve to it. They're currently working on a new which is more streamlines and had more kickass features. Sadly for me they're doing a Mac-first development and haven't released a Windows build.
In the meantime I've been sticking to High-Logic's FontCreator and it's direct drag-n-drop Illustrator conversion. I've also been redoing the fonts in a higher definition. Previously I
I had my system disk get a virus and trying to fix it I managed to BSOD Windows 8.1. It gets really sad when that happens, as in it has a giant :( on the screen.
So, I tried to boot from my Windows 7 drive I still had around. However the boot loader was corrupt, the MFT was trashed, and it had bad sectors. So I managed to get it recovered so I could backup my files and deactivate programs (which I should have done before installing Windows 8 the first time).
Then I had to wipe my Windows 8 disk and reinstall everything...again.
Only 12% of my data from the drive that crashed could be saved (see previous journal post). I've actually been working getting some things back to they were before the crash, so I might have something new to show in the near future.
I've been out of commission for about a week due to my computer decided to melt down. I've been trying to recover 3 years/1TB of data from a drive that got fried and have been holding off reloading a bunch of stuff until I find out if I'm screwed or not.
Death toll: 1 power supply. 1 motherboard. 1 processor. 2x4GB RAM sticks. 2 blu-ray recorder drives, 4 harddrives.