Category Archives: Computers

On1 Photo Raw and CS5

I know many people who do not want to ‘rent’ Adobe, and didn’t get CS6. On1 PhotoRaw 2017 doesn’t install to CS5, but I did manage to get it working with it.  I have a legit copy of CS5 E … Continue reading

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What I have discovered using Affinity for PC Software

Registax, Helicon or other focus stacking software isn’t a needed ‘extra’. I just did a 10 JPG image focus stack of the moon, and unlike many different versions of Photoshop that kept complaining not enough overlap, Affinity lined up each … Continue reading

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Finally! Only took two tries.

I finally got a straight answer from MicroSoft in regards to getting my poor Vaio back to abby-normal Windows 8.1 after the disaster that was Win10 update.  All I needed was a new Windows 8 license key, because the Windows … Continue reading

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That’s a relief

It’s a small expense, but beats what it could have been.  Turns out the desktops’  power supply is the issue.  Alan checked it out, tested it, and the power supply on my desktop is kaput!   The good news is, is … Continue reading

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Really?

Get up this morning, get the the purrkids fed, get the coffee started, take care of feline toileting receptacles. Boot up computer…. or should I say press power button.  *Click* nothing.  Check to see if Ziggy managed to unplug something. … Continue reading

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Now isn’t that interesting

I think Zoner Photo Studio is regretting their decision to emulate Adobe’s ‘rent our software’ business model. Just got a newsletter email that they’re offering 8 months free.  No sale, ZPS!  Told you, if you decide to have a standalone … Continue reading

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As much as I like DIVX player

I had been having problems with VLC, it would ‘forget’ what audio device for sound and when I reselected which one, restarted it would start with the volume locked in 150%.  So, I uninstalled it and installed DIVX. DIVX player … Continue reading

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