Tag Archives: Windows NT

Vista – Upgrading Without Dignity

By | November 5, 2007

  Calvin & Hobbes, © Universal Press Syndicate. Original work by Bill Watterson. Found via Transmogrifier.org I’ve often wondered about Windows Vista, and I’m still wondering. Admittedly, I was slow to adopt Windows 3.0, 95, 98 and XP — I think I’ve had too many wasted days upgrading, and am deeply skeptical of the whole “there’s a new… Read More »

Windows. How Much Pain Can You Take?

By | April 14, 2006

If you’re still happy with your Windows 98, Windows 98 Second Edition, and Windows Millennium Edition then you’re on your own. Microsoft won’t help you out after July 11, 2006, when it ends public and technical support. This doesn’t just mean not having someone to talk to on the phone. It means no more security updates, too, effectively… Read More »

Going To PDF And Back

By | March 22, 2004

Here’s a list of services and products that create documents in Adobe’s Acrobat “Portable Document Format” (PDF). (Much of this is drawn from Merle’s article on WebProNews) (This list will be expanded on and updated at loose wire cache, this blog’s more permanent library.) Software to convert files to PDF Software that creates PDF files from other files: PDFMoto: A… Read More »

More Phishy Emails

By | January 6, 2004

Another year, another sea of phish. And such scams — called phishing, where scammers steal your personal and/or financial data by pretending in an email that they are your bank/credit card company etc — aren’t just about money. Here’s one I got this morning from ‘Microsoft’: Dear Registered Microsoft User, Due to validation issues with your Product Key… Read More »