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ComputerWeek

Wasn’t “ComputerWeek” once a publication full of hardware deals and stuff like that? Seems like it was, but we’re reaching back into the 1990s with that one. Regardless, I’ve certainly spent a lot of time around computers this week. Not that I don’t normally; after all, I work with them for my job, which has me sitting in front of one for at least 8-10 hours a day.

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WAMP, Vista Style: Pitfalls to Avoid

Last week, I decided to try migrating to Windows Vista again. Yeah, yeah, save it. Anyway, after spending the last two hours trying to figure out why Apache’s mod_rewrite feature was not working, and then discovering it was the stupidest of the most stupid possible reasons, I decided to post a few “warning signs” here for you comrades who are traveling the WAMP road.

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Yay! Internet Explorer 3!

You experts probably beat me to the punch on this — after all, the original technique for this was first conjured up three whole years ago — but it wasn’t until today that I found out about Multiple-IE. This handy package lets you install any previous version of Internet Explorer — all the way back to 3.0

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What Would We Do Without Internet Access?

I don’t know about you, but I know what I would do: feel a whole lot smaller. The other night I was up late (too wired to sleep) and was going through some old Oddball updates — from the nineties — and kept running into circumstances where I would mention something that wasn’t quite right, information that I wondered why I didn’t factually verify before writing it.

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