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[Thursday 24th March 2011 at 9:14 pm]

[Feeling |confusedconfused]

Today's useful tool is a user-agent switcher for IE. Why is such a thing required? Because there exist websites that do user-agent sniffing and block Internet Explorer.

For some reason, this is acceptable. And yet blocking Firefox results in massive flamage.
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[User Picture]From: pleaseremove
Saturday 26th March 2011 at 9:19 pm (UTC)
Time to move on me thinks.... Win7 is more than just pretty....
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[User Picture]From: boggyb
Saturday 26th March 2011 at 9:24 pm (UTC)
It'll probably happen when my XP install explodes in some spectacular fashion, or when I buy a new piece of software/hardware that outright refuses to run under XP. Incidentally, the latter is what caused me to upgrade to XP in the first place - the TV card didn't properly support Win2k.
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[User Picture]From: pleaseremove
Saturday 26th March 2011 at 9:47 pm (UTC)
Maybe this time it would be better to beat "it doesn't work" to the punch and upgrade on your own terms...

Given it always takes me about a week to do a full reinstall and a good day to get the core done, I would never dream of doing anything other than carefully planned upgrades.
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