Windows Annoyances

Errata for Windows Annoyances

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The errata list is a list of errors and their corrections that were found after the product was released. If the error was corrected in a later version or reprint the date of the correction will be displayed in the column titled "Date Corrected".

The following errata were submitted by our customers and approved as valid errors by the author or editor.

Color Key: Serious Technical Mistake Minor Technical Mistake Language or formatting error Typo Question Note Update



Version Location Description Submitted By Date Submitted Date Corrected
Printed
Page x
removed the "uunet!" line, removed both instances of "(via the

Internet)" and changed both remaining instances of "ora.com" to "oreilly.com"; in the Acknowledgements (which continue onto p. xi): changed "1.6 million visitors" to "2.2 million visitors", changed "Avrach" to "Avruch", and moved everything from "Thanks also to everyone who worked on production..." to "as well as everyone else who worked on this book" to be before the sentence that starts "Finally, this book would never have..."

Anonymous    Sep 01, 1997
Printed
Page 14
made the para. under "Solution 2" bulleted

Anonymous    Sep 01, 1997
Printed
Page 24
3rd para. under "Notes and other issues", line 2: put "My

Computer" in bold

Anonymous    Sep 01, 1997
Printed
Page 29
line of code amongst bullets: removed space between "System,"

and "1"

Anonymous    Sep 01, 1997
Printed
Page 56-57
removed the icons after "Chapter 4", "Chapter 6", and

"Chapter 7"

Anonymous    Sep 01, 1997
Printed
Page 68
changed "Empty Recycle Bin" to "Recycle Bin"

Anonymous    Sep 01, 1997
Printed
Page 75-76
indented the code that spans these pages (put it in

CodeIndent format)

Anonymous    Sep 01, 1997
Printed
Page 107
in the 1st and last paras, took "Start Menu" out of boldface

Anonymous    Sep 01, 1997
Printed
Page 109
1st bullet: took "Start Menu" out of boldface

Anonymous    Sep 01, 1997
Printed
Page 113
moved footnote into parens after the last heading, so that now

there aren't any footnotes on the page and the heading reads: Solution 2: For Windows 95 (Use with caution, and only if Solution 1 doesn't work)

Anonymous    Sep 01, 1997
Printed
Page 115
last bullet item: put "Not Selected" in bold

Anonymous    Sep 01, 1997
Printed
Page 116
next to "Using the Third Mouse Button", removed the

square dingbat that indicated NT

Anonymous    Oct 01, 1997
Printed
Page 116
next to "Using the Third Mouse Button", removed the

square dingbat that indicated NT

Anonymous    Nov 01, 1997
Printed
Page 126
moved footnote into parens after the second heading, so that

now there aren't any footnotes on the page and the heading reads: Part 3: Virtual cache (Only if you have 16 megabytes of RAM or more)

Anonymous    Sep 01, 1997
Printed
Page 128
made the 1st and second text paras bulleted

Anonymous    Sep 01, 1997
Printed
Page 144
indented the bulleted items under "Speed up system bootup"

also, in the 1st line under "Remove DriveSpace..." heading, changed "DrivSpace" to "DriveSpace"

Anonymous    Sep 01, 1997
Printed
Page 176
2nd para. under "Modems", line 3: put "AT" in constant width

font

Anonymous    Sep 01, 1997
Printed
Page 178
removed square icon after last heading

Anonymous    Sep 01, 1997
Printed
Page 179
removed "Windows 95 only" heading

Anonymous    Sep 01, 1997
Printed
Page 209
indented the bulleted items

Anonymous    Sep 01, 1997
Printed
Page 210
indented these bulleted items, too

Anonymous    Sep 01, 1997
Printed
Page 217
made the first text para. bulleted

Anonymous    Sep 01, 1997
Printed
Page 218
bullet item -3: put "01,00,00,00" in constant width font

Anonymous    Sep 01, 1997
Printed
Page 233
indented code lines 5, 7, and 9 so they start under the "of" in

"Microsoft" (to make it clear that they are really continuations of the previous code lines)

Anonymous    Sep 01, 1997
Printed
Page 287
new About the Author as follows

David A. Karp, a graduate from the University of California at Berkeley in Mechanical Engineering, is a specialist in user-interface design and computer-based training. He currently consults on internet technology, web site production, and software engineering. He has written for a number of magazines, most recently for Windows Sources. He created the Windows95 Annoyances web site, the catalyst for this book. David initiated the web site as an early beta tester of Windows95, and by the time the product was released, the site was widely cited as one of the best technical resources on the web. Noted recognition includes PC Computing magazine, Yahoo! Computing, Windows Magazine, and the San Francisco Examiner.

Anonymous    Sep 01, 1997
Printed
Page 287
changed "The use these" to "They use these"

Anonymous    Oct 01, 1997
Printed
Page 287
changed "The use these" to "They use these"

Anonymous    Nov 01, 1997