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Timeslips 2008 and Vista

Posted by on Jul 31, 2009 in Tech Fixes | 1 comment

Here was an interesting problem. Timeslips 2008 running on a Vista machine.  The preferences file (prefs.prf) file could not be found in the default directory of: C:Program FilesTimeslips However, when looking at the preferences file within Timeslips, it would appear to be there.  Here is the answer.  For some reason, Vista was putting the prefs.prf file...

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Life…is Complicated

Posted by on Jul 21, 2008 in General | 2 comments

It seems to me that right around the time Windows XP came out, computers were almost…simple. Printers worked, and could be installed in 10 minutes. Setting the IP address of a machine could be done in 5 minutes without a restart and three clicks. Scanners needed a PhD to install, but at least they weren’t ending up in every machine known to...

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So Long, Farewell, Auf Weidersehn, Goodbye!

Posted by on Jun 30, 2008 in General | 1 comment

The blog-o-sphere has been talking about nothing but Microsoft for the past week, and it is for these three reasons: Bill Gates, Bill Gates, Bill Gates. First it was the “quote heard round the world” where Mr. Gates so famously lists his various complaints with some Windows software in 2003. My favorite quote is “What an absolute...

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