Have A Nice Day..

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The contents of website  can bring frustration at the time, but be followed by tears of laughter when looking back at the events. However, there is a class of client that can you leave you wondering why you bother at all. http://www.rinkworks.com/stupid/cs_keyboards.shtml If, during a visit to a doctor, you fail to tell the doctor exactly […]

Add Bloat To Taste

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Actually, I hate the word ‘bloat’, but I use it now because it is bandied around quite a lot. According to sources, the next version of Windows will no longer include an e-mail client, picture viewer, and MovieMaker. It is said that this will benefit the user in as much as the latest versions of […]

That Darn Magnifier..

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I doubt that many people ever knew what the additional buttons on a modern mouse did until fairly recently. Just so that we are on the same page, I have included a picture of a Microsoft Wireless Optical Mouse 5000, where you will see a red arrow pointing to the auxiliary buttons. In the days […]

Even Script Kiddies Can Do It..

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I always tell my clients who have a small business not to use Hotmail or Yahoo mail accounts. It doesn’t look too professional.. They can be hacked so easily.. There are even hacking instructions on the Internet. I’ll wager that there are a good few mail accounts being deleted presently. Governor Sarah Palin’s Yahoo account […]

More Spam Stupidity..

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Received today.. NOD32 took out the attachment.. Message title – Your internet access is going to get suspended “The Internet Service Provider Consorcium was made to protect the rights of software authors, artists. We conduct regular wiretapping on our networks, to monitor criminal acts. We are aware of your illegal activities on the internet wich […]

Déjà Vu..

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OK, I did it. Totally had it with bloatware. It’s all gone. I turned off almost every service, dumped WordPad, Character Map, deleted fonts, screensavers, wallpaper. This machine is so lean that it can’t even send anything to a printer anymore. I have said no to security updates, and no more silly anti-virus running. What’s […]

Ultimate Defrag.. Ultimate fun..

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What can be more fun than watching a ‘Roomba’ in action, windshield wipers clearing rain, clothes swishing around in a front loading wash machine or dryer. Ask your pet dog or cat. As members of the genus ‘Homo Sapiens’, we are above this kind of behaviour, yes? Nooooooooooooooo, we are most definitely not. Once introduced […]

W3C compliance.. Will I ever get there?

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There are some who will tell you that Microsoft FrontPage was garbage, that it didn’t adhere to Internet standards, needed what was known as FrontPage extensions installed on the hosting server, that web sites created in it all had the ‘FrontPage’ look. It was easy to create a web site. Good templates plus the ability […]

Herbal tea soothes Vista crashes?

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I wonder what one takes for Mac crashes? A second mortgage perhaps? Herbal tea is a cheap alternative and would last for quite some while, especially as Vista crashes are not the norm. Some may be amused by the Apple adverts, but they leave me cold. Can’t they highlight anything good about their own product? […]

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