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Microsoft Releases Color Control Applet for WinXP

Microsoft: The Microsoft Color Control Panel Applet adds a new ‘Color’ item to the Windows control panel, providing a single place to view and edit color management settings in Windows XP. Using it, you can install and uninstall color profiles, change color profile associations for displays, printers and scanners, view detailed properties for color profiles…

Windows Open to Attack Through Large Hole

TechWeb: Microsoft late Wednesday warned Windows users that proof-of-concept code was in circulation that could be remotely and anonymously exploited on Windows 2000 machines. Windows XP SP1 is somewhat less vulnerable, said Microsoft. The security advisory gave out few details of the vulnerability, only saying that it was a flaw in the RPC (Remote Procedure…

One of My Most Favorite Quotes Ever

From an interview with renowned physicist Stephen Hawking: What did he think of the program to send American astronauts back to the moon? “Stupid,” he answered. “Sending politicians would be much cheaper, because you don’t have to bring them back.” Gotta love the guy.

Say ‘Bye Bye’ Krispy Kreme

After being touted as “the best doughnuts anywhere” Krispy Kreme fans in Modesto will have to drive to Stockton if they want the sweet delectable now. After 3 years and a very troubled existence the Modesto Krispy Kreme will close its doors for the last time Sunday evening. Modbee.com: “Modesto doughnut lovers will have a…