I had begun working on a smaller project to complete before I started work on one of my much more longer term projects. I had a good drag and drop inventory system in place and was maybe around 25% done with the project when my computer started experiencing issues. I spent the past week trying to get it back up and running to no avail, so I ended up ordering a completely new system.
It should get here this week and might take a day or so to build and configure, so it will probably be next week until I get back to work on the small project, assuming I’m able to completely recover the contents of the hard drive. I should have backed up completely, but with it being a smaller project I didn’t bother (my other projects are all backed up). Lesson learned – no matter how small a project, if you’re serious about it, back it up.