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macOS 10.15 Vista –
(A screen full of permissions dialogs.)

“I completely realize and wholeheartedly own-up to the fact that I’m a geek and a Mac power user above and beyond what normal muggles will ever experience, nonetheless, this is the first-run experience I was greeted to this afternoon after upgrading to Catalina.”
mac  macos  osx  catalina  10.15  vista  tyler  2019 
7 days ago by handcoding
The Alert Hammer | Paulo Andrade
“The problem with the Security Through Endless Warning Dialogs school of thought is that it doesn’t work. All those earnest warning dialogs eventually blend together into a giant ‘click here to get work done’ button that nobody bothers to read any more.

“– Coding Horror on Windows Vista”
pfandrade  2019  alerts  mac  macos  osx  vista  catalina  10.15 
10 weeks ago by handcoding
The Next Big Thing in Online Type – Poynter
This is that go-to article comparing the new typefaces in Vista: Calibri, Cambria, Candara, Consolas, Constantia, and Corbel.
typefaces  2005  poynter  canonical  vista  calibri  cambria  candara  consolas  constantia  corbel  reviews 
november 2016 by handcoding
IE to Start Automatic Upgrades across Windows XP, Windows Vista, and Windows 7
"Today we are sharing our plan to automatically upgrade Windows customers to the latest version of Internet Explorer available for their PC. This is an important step in helping to move the Web forward. We will start in January for customers in Australia and Brazil who have turned on automatic updating via Windows Update." [2011-12-15]
windows  ie  ie6  ie7  ie8  vista  windows7  2011  windowsxp  browsers 
december 2011 by handcoding
Microsoft confirms IE10 won't run on Vista, millions of IE9 users shrug -- Engadget
"If you're part of the dwindling group still using Windows Vista, you'll have to wait until your next upgrade to take IE10 for a spin -- Microsoft has confirmed that the latest version of its browser won't run on its last-gen operating system, either in developer preview form or when the final software ships."
vista  ie  ie10  browsers  2011 
april 2011 by handcoding
What is svchost.exe And Why Is It Running? :: the How-To Geek
This page goes over how you can see what service maps to a given instance of svchost.exe that you may see running in Task Manager.
2009  windows  vmware  parallels  windowsxp  vista  services  svchost.exe  svchost 
january 2009 by handcoding
Matrix of fonts bundled with Mac and Windows operating systems
This table goes over the default fonts that come with OS X Tiger, OS X Leopard, Window XP, Windows Vista, various Office versions, and even has columns for Adobe's Creative Suite.
fonts  typography  windows  mac  osx  defaults  typefaces  leopard  vista  office  2007  canonical  matrix 
february 2008 by handcoding
Just one of the many reasons why Vista pisses me off... | ParanoidMike
If you ever have the misfortune of helping someone with his/her Vista box and end up with errors around The name is already in use as either a service name or a service display name", this post offers some ideas.
windows  vista  linksys  usb  registry  servicename 
november 2007 by handcoding
Re-Introducing the Real Windows Vista (Updated x3) at Tauquil’s Blog
"As I watched Bill demonstrate the features of Vista a sense of deja vu washed over me. It was like I’ve seen it all somewhere before…"
windows  apple  videos  vista  osx 
march 2006 by handcoding

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