so did you finally get the system fixed?
At 07:24 p.m. 14/10/2009, you wrote:
>Well I'm so sorry my desktop broke, and that the suggestions and discussion on 
>the issue which helpful people like Tom have made have disturbed your life!
>
>My profuse appologies! I should've considdered your time before having my 
>desktop break.
>
>Oh, and not to mention the politeness of me thanking those who's suggestions 
>have been helpful, ---- how careless and nasty of me of to offer my thanks.
>
>Btw, if you have no interest in a thread, don't read it! it's the moderators 
>job to say when a thread has or has not continued beyond it's time.
>
>Dark.
>----- Original Message ----- From: "william lomas" 
><lomaswill...@googlemail.com>
>To: "Gamers Discussion list" <gamers@audyssey.org>
>Sent: Wednesday, October 14, 2009 7:16 AM
>Subject: Re: [Audyssey] Crisis averted
>
>
>>hasn't this crisis thing dragge on a bit
>>it rediculous
>>
>>On 14 Oct 2009, at 04:39, dark wrote:
>>
>>>Ironically Tom, all my audio games seem to have survived the process 
>>>unscathed. It's my text adventure and none audio games which haven't faired 
>>>so well, ---- though sinse many (though by no means all), of those 
>>>originally came as Zip folders which I personally then   created program 
>>>groups for it's understandable, ----- though even  the ones which installed 
>>>Exe files have had this problem for some  odd reason.
>>>
>>>It just shows that obviously all the Audiogame dev's had their heads screwed 
>>>on regarding user accounts.
>>>
>>>About multi-user environments in general, i personally would give a  lot to 
>>>have precisely the opposite option.
>>>
>>>I've always used my own computers myself, and been the only person  doing 
>>>so. In fact other than buisnesses or institutional networks  I'd always 
>>>advocate one person use their own computer if at all  possible sinse that 
>>>way they get most familiar with things (my mum,  who is a novice computer 
>>>user, and my brother who is very advance  had extreme problems in this 
>>>manner when they attempted to share a  desktop using multiple accounts).
>>>
>>>My mum as a consequence has no idea of basic file structure or where things 
>>>are stored, ---- or even how to open documents without  directly using ms 
>>>word.
>>>
>>>Some of my weerder dosbox style programs i think I'm going to have  to 
>>>reinstall rather than playing hunt the run file, ---- though this  is 
>>>certainly less of a pest than it might have been.
>>>
>>>I'm most impressed with Hal, which seems to be able to run  independently of 
>>>all user account shinanigans, ---- despite the  orphius issue.
>>>
>>>I even managed to run it in default windows profile.
>>>
>>>Beware the grue!
>>>
>>>dark.
>>>----- Original Message ----- From: "Thomas Ward" <thomasward1...@gmail.com
>>>>
>>>To: "Gamers Discussion list" <gamers@audyssey.org>
>>>Sent: Tuesday, October 13, 2009 7:05 PM
>>>Subject: Re: [Audyssey] Crisis averted
>>>
>>>
>>>>Hi Dark,
>>>>Glad to see you have the problem under control. As for the missing icons 
>>>>there really isn't anything strange about that really. Some programs 
>>>>install icons to your local user account's start menu  folder rather than 
>>>>globally to the default start menu folder. The  end result is if you create 
>>>>a new account the icons come up  missing. The easiest way to fix that 
>>>>little problem is to copy  those icons from the local start menu folder to 
>>>>the default "all  users" start menu folder. Once you do that it doesn't 
>>>>matter if you  have 1 or 100 user accounts they all have access to the 
>>>>icons.
>>>>As it happens you aren't the only one that has user account woes in this 
>>>>area. Unlike Linux developers that always assumes a multiuser environment 
>>>>far too many Windows developers program software for a single user 
>>>>environment. For those of us who run Windows in a  multiuser environment it 
>>>>gets to be a pain, because there really  isn't any excuse to program 
>>>>software for a single user environment.  With the release of Vista and 
>>>>Windows 7 Microsoft beginning to kick  developers in the butt, and letting 
>>>>them get use to the idea of  programming for a multiuser environment. The 
>>>>only problem is it is  hard to break developers of bad habbits formed ages 
>>>>ago.
>>>>
>>>>Smile.
>>>>
>>>>
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