Mostly because it has a new monitor attached to it. I shake my fist at whoever it is that keeps changing the layout of cable connectors! I shake it, I say! I had to go to three places* before I could manage to do a workaround, and while admittedly I now have a 24 inch curved Samsung monitor, that’s not the point! The point is that civilization embraced standardized for a reason! Don’t mess that up, computer industry!
Now get off my lawn!
*Walmart, which was filled with helpful and knowledgeable staffers who worked extra-hard to fix my problem. I felt almost bad when I found a manager afterward to give out an attaboy: the woman’s eyes went dull for a moment when she heard the dread words “this guy wants to talk to a manager.” But she was absurdly touched to hear that everything was all right! So much so that I started feeling irrationally guilty about it. I dunno why: kind of by proxy, I suppose?