Monthly Archives: April 2011

Multiple FireFox Launchers

I like to keep a pair of FireFox launchers in my taskbar: one for my home page, and one for The Google.  This used to work OK on Windows 7, but something has changed. In the past, I could create … Continue reading

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Paint Shop Pro x3 Breaks Windows 7 Slideshow Gadget

Digging deeper into Corel bug obscurity, when Paint Shop Pro x3 is installed on Windows 7, the slideshow gadget loses a nice feature.  Normally, if you see an interesting image in the slideshow you can click on the little magnifying … Continue reading

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Word Perfect x4 fails when importing JPEG

It’s one of Corel’s more obscure bugs.  Word Perfect x4 will fail when importing a JPEG file if a previous export (of anything) to PDF has been done. This supposedly only happens on multi-core processors, but that includes most all … Continue reading

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Apostrophe Creep

Seriously.  Friends, it isn’t absolutely necessary to add an apostrophe (you know, that little ” ‘ “) to every word that ends in “s”.  Really.  Really! It’s == it is.  Its == indicates that something belongs to it.  The apostrophe … Continue reading

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FireFox 4 Fonts: Fuzzy!

Since updating to FireFox 4, I’ve noticed a very irritating fuzzyness in many web fonts.  It seems to be a common complaint. Suggestions floating around on the interweb include fiddling with the ClearType tuner and installing IE9 to get the … Continue reading

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Geek Links

My particular computing hardware led me to hang out a lot in a couple of peer-to-peer computer forums:  Lenovo and EVGA.  The Lenovo forum is fairly “corporate”.  The mods keep things screwed down pretty tight. The EVGA forum is more … Continue reading

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Hi

I guess we have to start somewhere, so how about a little biography and the usual disclaimer?  This blog is the newer version of the old website at Beezmo.com.  Anything you read here may or may not be true, correct, … Continue reading

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