Monthly Archives: December 2013

My website..

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Not really finished because a website never is, especially when the content relates to a constantly moving target. I recently changed the compiler from FrontPage 2003 to Ewisoft Website Builder, and I knew that it was going to take time. The HTML produced by FrontPage was not new standard friendly, so there was little point… Continue reading

CrystalDiskInfo..

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.. is a disk utility which shows very clearly indeed the health of your hard drives, be they internal or external.. See here.. It isn’t the world’s most useful disk utility ever in that it doesn’t have any tests other than what it runs when starting up. However, it does contain useful info: Model number… Continue reading

No continuity..

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I learned many years ago never to use any program, application or utility which saved in a proprietary format. For instance, what happens if your favourite program is discontinued? A good example is Microsoft Picture-It. This was a far more popular program than I would ever have believed, so it must have had a lot… Continue reading

Windows 8.. Where Microsoft went wrong – in my opinion..

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The apps should have had a ‘minimize’ and ‘close’ function and in the same place that Windows applications have always had them, in the top right corner. There should have been a task bar which contained a ‘shutdown’ button with the familiar options to sleep, hibernate, restart etc. The task bar could have also contained… Continue reading