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(NT) (NT) Good. Got it.

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(NT) (NT) Me too! Thanks!

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Runs like a dream...

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I wonder how Microsloth is coming along with IE 7? The hackers are waiting.

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It is for me too!

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I did take the opportunity to do some housecleaning on my computer though, too, it was starting to act a little wonky.

Amazing the junk you can accumulate...I've only had this notebook a short time!

The new Firefox is working great, and all the extensions are still working too.

And, much as I loved Weatherbug, I finally got tired of picking a sponsor every time I wanted to use it, so I got the Firefox extension, and it is really nice!

--Cindi
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Re: Weatherbug

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Hi, Cindi,

Just an FYI, although you probably already know, regarding Weatherbug, along with some other good stuff to be aware of.

Not having ever had it on my computers, I would not know of the benefits of Weatherbug, but I do know that it is one that I remove from machines I am cleaning out. It is considered Adware, which for some is not a problem - it's a matter of preference, of course Happy

Anyway, PC Hell has some good info on Weatherbug, as well as several other "problem programs" (scroll to bottom of page for list):

http://www.pchell.com/support/weatherbug.shtml

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Hi Marcia,

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Thanks for the info. I've been using Weatherbug for a few years now with no issues. I know it's adware because it is ad-supported. I didn't mind the ads, and it didn't track anything.

I've become more frustrated with it lately because before they would just feed you an ad, that you'd see if you opened it up. Lately, they want you to choose what ad you see. It seems like every time I opened it, they wanted me to go thru and pick one. I just got really tired of that all the time. So far the Firefox extension ForecastFox has been working just as well for me, and no ads at all.

--Cindi
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As with other vulnerability patches

Firefox developers get them out within days of discovery. Ya' can't beat that service. I can live without most of what FF can't do.

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Critical updates

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I noticed for the first time a little red circle at the top right-hand corner of the browser, with an arrow in it. I checked it out to find that there was an update available, and I updated it. The circle is green, now...

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Speeding up Firefox IF YOU DARE

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If you don't mind going ''under the hood'' a little, try these changes to speed Firefox up quite a bit.

http://www.webmasterworld.com/forum21/8007.htm

Type "about:config" in your FireFox address bar. The settings you're looking for are:

1.) network.http.pipelining
2.) network.http.pipelining.firstrequest
3.) network.http.pipelining.maxrequests
4.) network.http.proxy.pipelining
5.) nglayout.ititialpaint.delay

Set #1, #2, and #4 to "true". Set #3 to a high number, like 32. Set #5 to 0.

There's further discussion on the site about what it does and why, etc.

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I noticed there was an update for the BBS code program.

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You can do stuff now you couldnt, before/

Im sure a lot of it cant be used, here, but can be elsewhere. There is html code, xhtml, symbol code, and smiley faces.

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