Re: [NTO] Firefox 3.5 success
- Alec Burgess wrote:
> @Sheri - I had no problems with the Windows update install of IE8 toYes, I like to view a collection of edited photos resized for the
> replace IE7 but don't use it much and haven't played around with Desktop
> backgrounds in a long time - I think that was your major problem?
purpose, randomly as wallpaper. Without icons. And my display is set to
120 dpi. A bad combination for IE8.
As browser I mostly use Firefox and so far I've seen nothing in IE8 to
change that. The issue I had with Chrome is now resolved, so I may start
using it more often.
I knew Firefox 3.5 was in the final stages of testing, but am waiting
for the release to install it. Thanks for the hints.
- At 05:23 2009-06-25, Sheri wrote:
>The issue I had with Chrome is now resolved, so I may startIf the issue you had was Chrome's spying habits you may like this better.
>using it more often.
I think the horrible thing indexed my whole harddrive. It never
stopped squeaking. Google's getting scary.
- Greg Chapman wrote:
>Just some additional information that may be useful: the Windows Secrets
> Hi Larry,
> On 24 Jun 09 23:23 Larry Hamilton <lmh@...
> <mailto:lmh%40hamiltongensociety.org>> said:
> > There are options in a networked environment for the admin to
> > configure updates to go out when the admin is ready for them.
> There are options for the stand-alone user too:
> In XP:
> 1. Open Control Panel > Security Centre
> 2. At the bottom of the dialogue under "Manage Security Settings for",
> choose "Automatic Updates"
> 3. On the dialogue that appears choose from one of the options:
> # Automatic (Recommended) - with an option to set a day of week and
> # Download updates for me but let me choose when to install them
> # Notify me but don't automatically download or install them
> # Turn off Automatic Updates
> I use the third option. This tells me the name, function, size and
> whether it can be uninstalled after installation for each patch, often
> several are released at once and you can pick and choose which to
> accept to download. There is then a further dialogue to determine when
> to install them. It gets pretty nagging once you've downloaded a
> I assume that Vista is much the same?
newsletter has quite extensive coverage of the ins and outs of Automatic
It is possible to browse and search the newsletters archive, but I do
not know what is freely accessible as I have the paid version of the
Gerard (E.G.P.) Huijing
2312 ZD Leiden
- Gerard Huijing (inboxgen@...) wrote (in part) (on
2009-06-25 at 10:50):
> Just some additional information that may be useful: the WindowsYes -- Windows Secrets is well worth the subscription especially as you
> newsletter has quite extensive coverage of the ins and outs of
> It is possible to browse and search the newsletters archive, but I do
> not know what is freely accessible as I have the paid version of the
pay whatever you want.
I always feel like such a cheapskate when I ask them to bill my
credit-card for $1.00 each year (I think I'm in my third year now). Its
almost the only thing I do pay for on the web.
Regards ... Alec (buralex@gmail & WinLiveMess - alec.m.burgess@skype)
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