I tend to use only the Windows scanner in Win7 for my developme
nt system , but Im very carefull of viruses and scan
y to be sure I dont pass on a cold. I do get letters from folks obviously worried about contracti
from rubbing elbows with software named so eroticall
y, and I do find it a bit annoying, but each vendor tends to say
"Send us a signature on every version." which just isnt possible with how fast the programs morph.
So if anyone is real concerned thay may ask here if anyone has had any bad experienc
es, or how to turn off their
ly for an install. The latest missive spoke of Windows claiming the program was rarely downloade
and therefore was suspiciou
s. Seems a small reason to deny a download.
. and I suppose with only a few thousand users
Gearotic isnt what Mach3 was, but I would've thought that was traffic enough for tolerance
Better to mention it all though, so people peeking in dont think we're a security hotline scam.
While Im on the topic, one user also asked why the new website isnt pushed more, and I agree so Ive made
it bold in the main page for the crosslink
. We arent intending to switch anytime soon to be solely
on the second site, but much of that is for administr
ative reasons. Bob HAS done a great job showing the
various things Gearotic does on the new site, and continues to try to keep up to my rather eclectic
method of developme
nt. There are many hints on that second site to show what can be done and how.
Soon, I will slow down on the additions and begin the long job of completin
g the half finished bits
and fixing up older interface
s.. Windows has changed a lot since the beginning of this never ending
and you need to do a spring-summer cleaning every few years..