November 25, 2009 | Digital Travails, Windows

As I mentioned in a post a few days ago, I was hit pretty badly with a virus infection on my Windows XP installation. One of the symptoms was Windows shutting down almost immediately after logging in. Once I recognized the problem as virus-caused, I set out to root it out. Here’s a log of [...]

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December 11, 2008 | Digital Travails

OK, I finally took the plunge and decided to install Firefox 3. I had been holding off because all my addons weren’t all supported for Firefox 3. They’re still not all supported, but as time goes on, Firefox 2 support is going to be dropped at some point, and I may as well upgrade on [...]

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October 15, 2008 | Digital Travails

Lightening is the Calendar extension for Mozilla Thunderbird, the e-mail client from the same folks who brought you Firefox.  For some reason or another, Lightening doesn’t seem to allow recurring tasks to be be marked as done for each individual instance of the task. For example, if you need to to turn in a TPS [...]

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