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computer:weatherview32_notes [2010/05/02 01:24]
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computer:weatherview32_notes [2010/05/02 01:24]
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     * ''fm.dat'' -- nag dialog that tells you how to switch screens     * ''fm.dat'' -- nag dialog that tells you how to switch screens
   * "Automatically Monitor Weather on Startup" makes the program start monitoring weather when started, but doesn't actually handle making the program start when the system boots   * "Automatically Monitor Weather on Startup" makes the program start monitoring weather when started, but doesn't actually handle making the program start when the system boots
-  * convert.exe (which converts the bmp's for uploaded and saved images) is idiotic.  It saves its temporary work files in C:\WINDOWS.  WTF?  C:\WINDOWS\~gfx100.tmp and C:\WINDOWS\~alt100.tmp are the culprits.  It GPF's if it can't write there... because we'd expect nothing less from a program of this caliber, right?  -- workaround is to give the weather user "create" permissions for "this folder only" on C:\WINDOWS+  * convert.exe (which converts the bmp's for uploaded and saved images) is idiotic.  It saves its temporary work files in C:\WINDOWS.  WTF?  C:\WINDOWS\~gfx100.tmp and C:\WINDOWS\~alt100.tmp are the culprits.  It GPF's if it can't write there... because we'd expect nothing less from a program of this caliber, right?  -- workaround is to give the weather user "create file" permissions for "this folder only" on C:\WINDOWS... the "CREATOR OWNER" ACL takes care of everything else
computer/weatherview32_notes.txt · Last modified: 2010/05/02 02:17 by tdobes
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