well I know loads that say how rubbishy uac is and always make it go away.
I have used linux so its not strange to me placing stuff in my home dir but 
even so.
At 03:47 p.m. 10/04/2010, you wrote:
>Hi Jim,
>Ahem...I wouldn't say just fine with all versions of Windows. Fact is
>your games do have some problems under Windows Vista and Windows 7 do
>to some design problems. For example, none of your programs are fully
>user account control compatible. Therefore in order to get them to
>operate correctly I and many others have to go in and disable that
>security feature which really isn't a good solution to the problem.
>Simply put saving settings to the applications home directory might
>have been fine for Windows 98 and Windows XP, but is a big no-no on
>newer Windows operating systems.
>And, yes, while it is true the Visual Basic 6 runtime is quite small
>it doesn't ship by default with Windows 7. It now is an extra
>component that needs to be installed where on XP it was included with
>the OS. Now, days if you wrote something in Visual Basic .NET, for
>example, it wouldn't necessarily need anything else because most .NET
>stuff now comes installed with Windows 7. That's just one advantage of
>using a more current language.
>However, Visual Basic 6 itself has a number of problems that probably
>don't matter to you personally but does for other software developers.
>Fact is most newer software developers, myself included, are trained
>to use object oriented programming concepts which are superior to
>procedural programming in most cases. Visual Basic 6'6 lack of
>advanced object oriented programming frankly sucks. Visual Basic .NET
>on the other hand has extremely good object oriented programming
>techniques.
>So, anyway, while I do respect your opinion I'm afraid i do have to
>disagree. visual Basic 6 is very old software, a very old language,
>and no new programmer should be trying to learn something that is out
>of date.  Windows 7 is current, what will be eventually replacing XP
>eventually, and that is what we as software developers should be
>targeting.  I guess I feel that way because from the day I stepped
>into a programming class room I was taught, which makes sense to me,
>to think of the future of the market and plan ahead for changes in the
>software industry.
>
>Cheers!
>
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