Grey clouds and silver linings.

  jack 09:02 18 Mar 2006
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This is not a help message in the wrong forum - but a comment on of the things that happen.

Earlier this week I had a Com's outage, I lost my connection- all due it seems to using a particular disc clean up utility[Advanced Windows Care- any one else used it?]
Whilst struggling get it all back two other utilities came up that I did not know were on board- how did they get there?[Pinnacle driver restore and Disk Image.] Right sez me ,Pinnacle could help-here, no it didn't it proceeded to remove drivers - and made things worse-
Any way when it got back together- I discovered that certain other programs behaved differently- and not at all in a bad way- but offering features that I liked, that I did not know were there.
Here is an example
A current project is to make a slide movie.
It entails scanning 200 plus 35mm slides and doing the business.
Up to now when I scan in the Epson 2400 Photo,via PSP9 it scans the 4 slide holder as a minuscule strip that then has to be cropped and saved 4 times to give 4 slides.
Yesterday when I started after the recovery of the Com's, the program went another way that I had not discovered even knew about. It produced a preview of 4 full sized 35mm images and then on the scan did automaticaly 4 scans delivering four individual images.
Now how about that, and are there more surprises in store.

  spuds 12:48 18 Mar 2006

Just installed Advanced Windows Care. Had one crash, but thought this was due to other outstanding problems. Fingers crossed now!!.

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