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computer:weatherview32_notes [2010/05/02 01:24]
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computer:weatherview32_notes [2010/05/02 02:17]
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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... I only did this for the weather user (not adults) because there's some concern about files left littering behind and their ownership.  Adults should manually close the internet uploader when modifying screens. 
 +  * set up modify permission for WEATHER\Weather and MCP\Adults on ''C:\Program Files\Weather View 32 700'' and ''D:\Weather Upload''
computer/weatherview32_notes.txt · Last modified: 2010/05/02 02:17 by tdobes
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