Monthly Archives: September 2007

OpenOffice.org: Installation Hot Tip!

Technorati Tags: orcmid, OpenOffice.org, Open Documents, Microsoft Office, OpenOffice.org Novell edition, OOXML, ODMA Yesterday, I gave my tale of woes around installation of OpenOffice.org 2.3 on my sister’s (and then my) computer.  Here’s the key take-away as a Hot Tip! … Continue reading

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Claiming this Blog Under Technorati

Technorati Tags: orcmid, Technorati, Orcmid’s Live Hideout This is just the little Technorati claim maker making a claim for my Technorati Profile.

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Open Office Not Ready for ‘Just Plain Folks’

Technorati Tags: orcmid, OpenOffice.org, Presumptious Software, Using Office Documents, Microsoft Works, Microsoft Office, Vista Home Premium The Qwest tech came out and installed my sister’s broadband (and changed her standard user account to an administrator account, but more about that … Continue reading

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Friday Cat Photo: Princess Psyche

Technorati Tags: orcmid, cats, photography, Princess Psyche   Princess is the female of our two litter mates.  She and her brother are celebrating their 13th birthday in the month of September.  Their mother, Cleopatra, was a beautiful Burmese with golden … Continue reading

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2007-09-12 Nerd Dinner: Bellevue Crossroads

Technorati Tags: orcmid, geek dinner, Scott Hanselman, Redmond, Bellevue Crossroads, bloggers, Microsoft   My snapshots from the casual dinner meet-up called by Scott Hanselman with swag by Charlie Owen. Here I play with the thumbnails that Flickr provides, along with … Continue reading

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Crash No More, For Now

Technorati Tags: orcmid, Pandora, Windows Live, Windows Live Radio I finally took Yuji’s advice and tried hiding my sidebar modules.  This was to stop the crashing of page loads and refreshes on this Live Space. The first one I hid … Continue reading

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Windows Live: The Experience, Part 1, I Can’t Believe I Ate the Whole Thing

Technorati Tags: orcmid, Windows Live, Windows Live 2008, Windows Live Installer, toolcraft Swallowing Windows Live Whole I know better than to have done this.  I really do.  In a carefree moment, I decided, "What the heck, let’s see how this … Continue reading

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