Ok, so about 4 months ago I meet this woman on a web-based dating site. We're going along very well, then one day she just up and disappears, don't want nothing to do with me.
Just found out why last night.
While I was with her, her computer hard drive went dead. I work for a computer repair shop (in fact I'm a manager there), and I know what a dead hard drive looks and sounds like. I tried a bunch of recovery tools, stuck it in the freezer overnight, changed out the circuit board...it was not coming back.
So I get her a new hard drive, my cost. I install Windoze on it, at work, again my cost. I load AOL 10.1 on it, which turned out to NOT be the version she wanted (she only knows 9.0). Again, my time and cost.
I installed VNC server on it. She asked what the icon was, I told her that was so I could get into her computer from home if she broke something and needed help.
Well, she has this friend, a horse of a woman, who did not like that this woman and I were spending time together and it was cutting into her time.
This friend is a systems manager at a big mortgage house here in town. Now, this is SLOWcala, you don't need brains to manage something here, you just need to stay long enough to outlast everyone else. I'm proof of that. :-)
This friend tells her "he can sit and watch what you're doing on your computer with that".
Um, no, I can't. First you need to know the IP of the computer you're going into, she's on cable so it's DHCP and changes. Would have to call her and ask her to go to IPCHICKEN and tell me what it was. Second, I set it up so the first time she used it it would ask for a password she would choose and give to me, then she could change it. Third, when someone is in your system with VNC you can see what someone is doing, like the cursor moving around, etc.
Who do you think she believed? Me or her friend? Think she's smart enough to realize her friend is sticking a knife in the relationship?
She e-mails me and tells me she KNOWS I've been watching her, and she hopes I liked what I saw. Then she blocks e-mail on the site, and deletes without reading mail sent to her home addy.
Anyways I've met a couple more and am in the process of "interviewing" :-)