Crud, I really want two sidebars. I like this candy-feeling skin, it’s called Dum-Dum. Cute, wot? I’m going to be swapping back and forth with various skins, trying to figure out what I’d really like to see up here. Maybe I’ll go back to what I started with. I’m talking to myself, I know that, right?
Onward and upward: I built my new computer, it’s up and running except for the soundcard which is some sort of installation/user spasm error. I will let Bob The AudioPhile look at it tonight. I love not having to do this shit if I don’t have to. Bob rocks. It’s only fair, anyway. He bought the sound card. I would have bought a $29 one. This one is a Xonar D2X – rather more than $29, I suspect. All the ports on the back are lit up with different colors. Oooooh, pretty!
Meanwhile, I can’t wait to see how many apps and files I’ve missed moving from one pc to the next. I have my old computer, headless, under the desk and am remoting into it as necessary when I discover yet another missing piece. Pretty soon I’ll have the new computer as junked up as the old one. Yay!
I must say, I’m quite happy with the Windows 7. Haven’t noticed any compatibility issues of any consequence so far, and I don’t seem to be having any trouble finding things. And when I do, I ask the Help file where whatever it is an it tells me. So far, it’s worked every time which is a flippin’ miracle. I mean, have you tried the help files on XP? Or any other MS product? Oy.