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computer:weatherview32_notes [2010/05/02 01:24]
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     * ''​fm.dat''​ -- nag dialog that tells you how to switch screens     * ''​fm.dat''​ -- nag dialog that tells you how to switch screens
   * "​Automatically Monitor Weather on Startup"​ makes the program start monitoring weather when started, but doesn'​t actually handle making the program start when the system boots   * "​Automatically Monitor Weather on Startup"​ makes the program start monitoring weather when started, but doesn'​t actually handle making the program start when the system boots
-  * convert.exe (which converts the bmp's for uploaded and saved images) is idiotic. ​ It saves its temporary work files in C:​\WINDOWS. ​ WTF?  C:​\WINDOWS\~gfx100.tmp and C:​\WINDOWS\~alt100.tmp are the culprits. ​ It GPF's if it can't write there... because we'd expect nothing less from a program of this caliber, right? ​ -- workaround is to give the weather user "​create file" permissions for "this folder only" on C:​\WINDOWS... the "​CREATOR OWNER" ACL takes care of everything else+  * convert.exe (which converts the bmp's for uploaded and saved images) is idiotic. ​ It saves its temporary work files in C:​\WINDOWS. ​ WTF?  C:​\WINDOWS\~gfx100.tmp and C:​\WINDOWS\~alt100.tmp are the culprits. ​ It GPF's if it can't write there... because we'd expect nothing less from a program of this caliber, right? ​ -- workaround is to give the weather user "​create file" permissions for "this folder only" on C:​\WINDOWS... the "​CREATOR OWNER" ACL takes care of everything else... I only did this for the weather user (not adults) because there'​s some concern about files left littering behind and their ownership. ​ Adults should manually close the internet uploader when modifying screens. 
 +  * set up modify permission for WEATHER\Weather and MCP\Adults on ''​C:​\Program Files\Weather View 32 700''​ and ''​D:​\Weather Upload''​
computer/weatherview32_notes.txt · Last modified: 2010/05/02 02:17 by tdobes
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