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Software

Upgraded the XPS 700 to Vista

Did the Vista upgrade tonight on the XPS 700.  So far my reaction has been “very pretty, is that it?”  I’ll go into detail after I find out if I like it or not.

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Geek Software

RSS feed and Tarski Links Widget

The RSS feed on this web site became broken and I tracked it down to the Tarski Links widget. I use the Tarski theme as one of my two themes. The regular links widget looks awful so the Tarski theme g…

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Family

That was not so bad

Used the snow thrower on the driveway.   The snow was actually not bad at all.

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Family

Snow thrower all ready to go

The snow thrower is all gassed up and ready to go. Supposed to get 2 to 4 inches of snow tomorrow

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Family

Year of the Pig

Happy New Year to All! Yesterday we went to Flushing to take the kids to see the dentist and have an early dinner with the family. It was not a smooth ride. Everyone was hitting Main Street and College Point. Big surprise; it was Chinese new Year’s Eve…

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Humor

Not your normal Valentines Day

I left work early before 11 this morning. I had to do something that you just can’t do remotely and as soon as it was done, I headed home.
We’ve been hit with an ice storm. Everything is covered in…

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Games Geek

With the proper medication a productive life is possible…

This morning Lily saw the Toy’s R Us flyer with a Nintendo Wii bundle. It came with One Wii Console (1 remote, nunchuk, and Wii Sports) One Rayman: Raving Rabbids One Mario or Zelda organizer stand and CD case The store opened at 11 am. We were the sixth couple and we got two sets. […]

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Geek Software

Virtual Private Servers

According to Wikipedia:

“A virtual private server (also referred to as virtual dedicated server or virtual server , and abbreviated VPS or VDS ) is a server run through virtualization in tandem…

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Geek Software

PayPal Security Key (Looks like SecureID to me)

Saw this link on Digg. Engadget had some info on this last month too.

The PayPal Security Key. Generates a unique six-digit security code about every 30 seconds. You enter that code when you log…

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Work Related

Insert disclaimer for work HERE

There probably should be some disclaimer about me and the work place…

Question: How many bosses does it take to screw in a light bulb? Answer: One. He holds up the light bulb and expects the uni…