In August 2019, we worked on the computers given to us in 2018. The goal was to install Windows 7 Pro 64 bit, Open Office, Adobe Reader, Skype and Avast Antivirus. Then Windows Update which was a lot! Some of the computers even lacked quite a lot of drivers.
Roger Heglum and Wenche Manneråk started at 15 pm on Friday and continued 10 am on Saturday. Nothing worked. Roger tried to find language packages and Wenche worked on finding english licenses. We didn’t find licenses for Windows 7 Pro English, which had to be the first step. It was easy to find in Swedish and Norwegian, but not english. We tried on ebay, but they just stole our money and no answer, even when written “Immediate license” in the presentation.
Finally at 6 pm, something happened and a very helpful man from Programvara.se could send the english version, – and the work started.
Since then hours and hours have passed in installing everything and all are complete. Just to install Windows 7 took 4 1/2 hours, then the update several hours on each computer. Then 2 hours for the rest of it. Some didn’t respond very well and needed special attention, but overall it worked well.
In September 2019, Wenche drove all the computers to Lena in Sweden. We got 50 Windows 10 – licenses from Microsoft for a bit more than 1 300 SEK and we are really happy and satisfied to be able to bring all of them in good condition to Zambia in October 2019. Lena, Lasse, Micke and Wenche are all going.
Hard work, but we are looking forward to see the eyes of our staff in Zambia receiving good computers with updated programs.
HERE WE COME IN OCTOBER, ZAMBIA. LOOKING FORWARD TO SEE OUR FRIENDS AND FAMILY IN HOME OF HOPE ZAMBIA!