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Entries Tagged as 'Windows XP'

Cerulean Opens Up Trilliam IM Protocol

June 19th, 2013 · No Comments

Cerulean, the company behind the great IM client program Trillian is opening up their IM protocol. I’ve been a very long time user of Trillian on Windows and even iOS. They have always had really decent support in connected to the various other IM systems and everything feature wise you’d want.

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Time Service At Microsoft Is Incorrect

June 13th, 2013 · No Comments

So for a few days I couldn’t figure out why the time on my Windows laptop was ahead by 4-5 minutes. I figured the time sync service/feature in control panel wasn’t working so I went to take a look there. Clicked update a few times to make sure it was working. Yup, its working but […]

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By Design By Microsoft Moron

June 7th, 2004 · No Comments

According to Microsoft, this is by design by morons: When your Windows XP Service Pack 1 (SP1)-based Wireless Zero Configuration (WZC) client computer is in the proximity of two wireless access points, and one of the access points is broadcasting its Service Set Identifier (SSID) but the other is not, your computer always connects to […]

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WinXP Home Simple File Sharing for morons

June 3rd, 2004 · No Comments

Look at this screen capture that was taken in Windows XP Home: Notice anything extremely alarming? It seems Simple File Sharing (read sharing for morons) is a really dumbed down version of sharing available in previous versions of Windows. It is the only method available in XP Home. XP Pro allows one to turn the Simple […]

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Category: Windows XP