Proprietary Windows App

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Since we are following a Windows/Virtualization line in these latest few posts I thought I would comment on something I did for my wife yesterday. It took us forever to figure this out, but I finally got it to work, finally.

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Achieving Email Bliss with IMAP

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I found this really good article about iMAP email on a tech website (credit at the end of this article). I have been using .Mac IMAP style email for quite a while now and I really like it. Here are some of the differences between IMAP and POP email.

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Windows & IE 7

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I have mentioned previously that I use a Windows XP Home installed in VMWare Fusion to test my web pages. Just recently I did a routine check of one of my sites and discovered a problem with a page that contained a table.

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Windows on a Mac

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The other day a friend called me from California. I help him with his Mac problems from time to time. He had a colleague on the east coast who also had a Mac who needed assistance with installing Windows on her MacBook Pro 17″.  

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FileMaker Pro 10

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I have been a FileMaker Pro user since version 2 which seems like a hundred years ago. FileMaker Pro has always been the “ease of use” database on the Mac, and now Windows as well. So, when FileMaker released version 10 of it’s flagship database program I felt like I…

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Safari DNS Slowness

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Over the past few weeks my Safari has been very slow at resolving websites. I select a website and it sits there as if it is having problems resolving the DNS or something. At first I thought it was my network, then my DSL provider, but I have eliminated those…

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Pacifist

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Every once in a while I end up buying a shareware program. Just recently it seemed like my DVD Player application that is installed by Leopard was misbehaving. I read online about how to reinstall it using a cool little program called Pacifist.  

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Freeway vs. Dreamweaver

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As you may know I have used Freeway Pro by Softpress for my web development for several years. It is more of a design oriented program for people who do not wish to do a lot of code tweaking. Recently I did want to do a little tweaking on one…

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