Google: Once again, WTF?

I just noticed that Google Chrome for Windows now installs a plugin to Firefox called Google Updater. WTF is this? It’s bad enough that Chrome acts like malware and installs in the Windows User’s directory under \AppData\Local\, but why are you infecting my Firefox? Is your software so inherently insecure that it must depend on … Read more Google: Once again, WTF?

Essential Tools for Windows

Despite using Slackware Linux as my primary OS, I still venture into the land of Windows daily. In order to make using Windows palatable, I use the following Essential Tools: IrfanView: This super-awsome image viewer (and more) has long been on all my Windows systems. With IrfanView, I can open a photo, resize it and … Read more Essential Tools for Windows

Microsoft Pushes Internet Explorer 10 as Important Update — Kills Aero on My Lenovo

Ah, the joys of Windows will never cease. On Tuesday, April 10th, Microsoft pushed Internet Explorer 10 onto Windows 7 systems as an important update. Although, I hate this attempt to force me to install software I won’t use, I chose to install it on my Lenovo M92z at work. I immediately regretted this decision. … Read more Microsoft Pushes Internet Explorer 10 as Important Update — Kills Aero on My Lenovo