Articles posted on August 14th, 2003

Worming your way out

Thursday, August 14th, 2003 • 5:04 pm

Charles Cooper at C|Net writes about the latest virus/worm exploiting a security flaw in Windows: Since when should a company receive kudos for fixing something it should have taken care of years ago?… Microsoft has argued that this is hard stuff to master. No doubt. But is it much more complicated than airline engineering or […]

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Virtual PC Microsofted

Thursday, August 14th, 2003 • 4:03 pm

A telltale sign that becoming a Microsoft product has already irreparably damaged Virtual PC: Welcome to the wonderful world of Microsoft-blessed technology, Virtual PC. (In all fairness, the previous Virtual PC updater — version 6.0.1 — already came with the same requirement, even though Virtual PC 6 itself could be installed through a simple drag-and-drop […]

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Problems when interrupting Safari

Thursday, August 14th, 2003 • 12:09 am

As mentioned earlier today, I am an impatient web user, so I frequently interrupt the page loading in my browser before it’s complete, either by clicking on a link as soon as I can see it, or by clicking on the “Stop” button in the browser’s tool bar. In Safari, this can cause significant problems […]

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