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9:41am on Friday, 9th September, 2005:

Executing Programs


My elder daughter wanted to find out what the theme tune to House was called as she had a suspicion she recognised it. She managed to track down a recording of it on the net so she could listen to it again. Her PC is Win98, and in order to play what she'd found she had to upgrade to a newer version of Windows Media Player. So she downloaded this, listened to the music, and went away happy.

Unfortunately, the music site that helpfully provided the updated file also helpfully provided Winfixer. This piece of software really, really wants to fix your computer (if the letters "ix" are pronounced "uck"). It took me an hour to get rid of the damned thing.

Maybe it's time to get her a new PC...

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