Wednesday, February 28, 2007

Tech Services!

FSpamirst, a whine.  Is it just me or has spamming increased significantly over the last few months?  Despite filters and blockers up the gazoot, I'm getting flooded (and, no, Alan, I don't frequent those sites).

Second, here is a service to professors and practitioners alike.  Starting several weeks ago, my computer starting popping up the following message "Generic Win32 Host Services has encountered an error and shut down."  What I noticed was thereafter I could not sync my cell phone/PDA off Windows Mobile. I don't know if the two were related or not.  But I stumbling onto a Microsoft support page with a fix for the error message this morning, and I offer it to all LPB readers if they have encountered the same issue.*  [UPDATE just a hour later:  I got the same error message again - so much for the patch.]

[Jeff Lipshaw]

* Legal Profession Blog and Law Professor Blogs Network hereby disclaim all responsibility for anybody else's use of the Microsoft support page, and all express and implied warranties INCLUDING THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE are hereby disclaimed.  UCC 2-316(2).  In fact, you use it as is and with all faults, and we hope that this is language which in common understanding calls your attention to the exclusion of warranties and makes plain that there is no warranty.  UCC 2-316(3)(a).  If you are a professor (and hence the only kind of person who would know there is actually an amended Article 2 out there), we also take no responsibility for the quality of the goods.   Okay, now I feel a lot better. And click on the picture for a treat.

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