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Windows for Workgroups 3.11 Screen Shots
I've uploaded to Flickr various screen shots from my MS-DOS / Windows for Workgroups under Virtual PC experiment. You can reminisce if you'd like... #flickr_badge_source_txt {padding:0; font: 11px Arial, Helvetica, Sans serif; color:#666666;} #flickr_badge_icon {display:block !important; margin:0 !important; border: 1px solid rgb(0, 0, 0) !important;} #flickr_icon_td {padding:0 5px 0 0 !important;} .flickr_badge_image {text-align:center !important;} .flickr_badge_image img {border: 1px solid black ......

Posted On Wednesday, August 31, 2005 6:31 PM

Windows for Workgroups 3.11 under Virtual PC
Although I've never met them personally, I blame Dave Burke and Ben Armstrong for my little jaunt down memory lane this past weekend. It all started when I was cleaning out the basement...I came to a box on one of the shelves that was still sealed up from when we moved in five years ago. Since this box had come from the garage at the old house, it must have really been "useless" stuff. When I opened it, I found two boxed sets of Lotus 1-2-3: 2.0 and 2.01 (still sealed in shrink wrap!) as well as ......

Posted On Tuesday, August 30, 2005 8:06 AM

Quickbooks' sloppy security holes
It seems from reading other posts, such as Keith Brown's Hall of Shame and Hall of Shame Honorees for Admin Rights, that Quickbooks is a sloppy piece of software when it comes to security rights. However, Susan's post really shows how bad it is - just take a look at all the things you have to open up in her first link for standalone. Her Hall of Shame piece lists various KB articles and Intuit's apparent ambivalence toward the whole issue. Why am I bringing this up? Because I used BHO Demon and SpywareBlaster ......

Posted On Thursday, August 18, 2005 10:43 AM

Just great - another reminder that I'm getting older
While catching up on blog reading I noticed Sara Ford's post about remembering the Challenger disaster. What caught my attention was that she was in FIRST GRADE when it happened. I've never thought of myself as being “old” - my parents are “old” as are my aunts and uncles, etc. but not me. For some reason this year has driven home the point that I'm getting older too. My son has graduated from high school and is off to college in a month, while my youngest daugher is entering ......

Posted On Thursday, August 11, 2005 1:11 PM

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