Chapter 18. The Ins and Outs of Installing and Uninstalling Programs


We do not quite say that the new is more valuable because it fits in; but its fitting in is a test of its value.

T.S. Eliot

For your consideration, I submit the following examples of hardware longevity: The computer I use to test software and run beta copies of programs is a trusty old 486 that has served me faithfully for over five years; I recently purchased a new laser printer, but the old LaserJet I had was four-and-a-half years young; my first notebook computer is still going strong after five years (albeit in the company of my goddaughter, ...

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