Archive for February, 2005

Windows Update Hosed my PC

Sunday, February 27th, 2005

I have Windows Update configured to automatically download and install updates. Around February 8th, about 10 (!) security and miscellaneous updates were installed on my main development box. Some time after that, I started experiencing a problem with browsing of network shares on the LAN (our local network is a workgroup, with several Windows XP [...]

Firefox Revisited

Monday, February 7th, 2005

My initial impression of Mozilla Firefox 1.0 a couple months ago was fairly positive, but I’ve soured to it since then. I already blogged about the HTML clipboard issues, but I have encountered more annoyances since then: Memory usage seems excessive. Keeping Firefox open for just a few days results in memory usage over 80MB, [...]