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How to install an .iso file

Filed under: Miscellaneous,MVP Program — spiderwebwoman at 10:15 am on Thursday, September 10, 2009

I’ve always been very confused by the instructions I’ve found on how to install a program from a .iso file. Some instructions say you need to burn the file to a CD/DVD before you can install it; others say you need to use a program called ISOBuster; others talk about mounting the .iso image so […]

Hotmail will continue to work with Outlook Express – for now

Filed under: Microsoft,Miscellaneous — spiderwebwoman at 8:13 pm on Tuesday, May 6, 2008

Last month, I posted about Microsoft’s plan to disable the ability of Hotmail users to use Outlook Express to download their email. Today, we heard this:  Recently, many customers received notification regarding Microsoft’s plan to disable the DAV protocol, which allows you to access your Windows Live Hotmail inbox from Outlook Express. From the feedback […]

So where have I been and where am I going?

Filed under: Microsoft,Miscellaneous,MVP Program,MVP Summit — spiderwebwoman at 8:07 pm on Friday, April 11, 2008

I know I’ve been slacking off here lately. Between working on a project that is launching next week and getting back to work full time after my rotator cuff surgery, I haven’t spent much time here. And tomorrow I am leaving for the 2008 MVP Global Summit. I was planning on leaving this morning, but […]

Zappos shipping – a well-deserved rave

Filed under: Miscellaneous — spiderwebwoman at 10:05 am on Sunday, March 2, 2008

Zappos has been getting some buzz lately in the blogosphere for their shipping policy, which has always been great. Free is always great, right? Yesterday, I placed an order at Zappos.com for 3 pairs of sandals and chose free standard shipping, which is 4-5 business days. It’s still winter – I can wait 4-5 business […]

Did you know we set our clocks ahead on March 9th?

Filed under: Miscellaneous — spiderwebwoman at 7:24 pm on Thursday, February 28, 2008

It’s going to be nice to have the extra hour of sunlight at the end of the day, when we can really enjoy it, but it’s going to suck to be driving to work in the dark again.

Lawsuit targets Network Solutions, ICANN over the ‘front running’ of domain names

Filed under: Miscellaneous — spiderwebwoman at 7:04 pm on Monday, February 25, 2008

This one was as predictable as lawsuits ever get: A Los Angeles firm this afternoon has announced a class action against Network Solutions and ICANN over the former’s practice of locking up domain names as soon as they are searched for on its site, which means the party searching can buy the name only from […]

Network Solutions Defends Holding Domains Hostage – Still apparently a security ‘feature’, not anti-competitive endeavor… – dslreports.com

Filed under: Miscellaneous — spiderwebwoman at 10:23 am on Monday, February 18, 2008

If you recall, back in January Network Solutions found themselves under fire for purchasing and holding certain domains for five days after they’re searched for at the company’s website. The tactic allowed the provider to keep shoppers from doing business elsewhere. At the time, Jonathon Nevett, Vice President of Policy at Network Solutions, issued a […]

Need a new cordless landline phone – any recommendations?

Filed under: Miscellaneous — spiderwebwoman at 10:23 am on Friday, February 15, 2008

In addition to the normal features, here’s what else I need: Multi Line is OKCordless handsetCallerID & Call WaitingSpeakerphone on the base is required; Speakerphone on the handset would be niceVoice Mail compatible (no answering machine)Ability to plug a corded headset into both the base and the cordless handsetCallerID screen on the handset and the […]

Physical Therapy – how can anything that hurts so bad be good for you?

Filed under: Miscellaneous — spiderwebwoman at 7:50 pm on Friday, February 8, 2008

The bandages are off, the stitches are out, and I’ve weaned myself off the meds – well, not really. I didn’t take much of the heavy duty stuff after the first 48 hours. I started Physical Therapy last Friday and today had my fourth session. So far, the Therapist has me doing a set of […]

United to charge $25 for extra luggage on domestic flights

Filed under: Miscellaneous — spiderwebwoman at 1:07 pm on Monday, February 4, 2008

CHICAGO (AP) — United Airlines will start charging domestic passengers $25 to check in a second piece of luggage if they are not part of its most-frequent-flier programs, the airline said Monday. United to charge $25 for extra luggage on domestic flights – Feb. 4, 2008

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