Game not working after Windows update 

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Today is Wednesday, August 21.

>From Rita
Dear Webby,

  Thank you for your help..I backed up all my files and 
ran a full scan with McAfee..I ran the Smart PC fixer and 
it seemed to have fixed the problem..when I rebooted the showed it was checking system in 3 stages in my 
comp. seems to be hopefully I won’t have this 
problem again..Thank you so much for your help..


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An INTERNATIONAL BONEHEAD AWARD goes to Sean Lewis, 45, Daytona, Floriduh Mother calls deputies on son keeping gator in bathtub Reported by Helen A Deltona woman called deputies on her son after he didn't remove a baby alligator he kept in a bathtub in her home, Volusia deputies said. Sarah Boston said she asked her son to get the reptile out of the house, which he said he would do after a few days, but after several days the gator was still in the tub, so she called deputies to take it away, an arrest report shows. Sean Lewis 45, was arrested Monday and charged with alligator poaching. He is in the Volusia County Branch Jail on $2,500 bail, a booking officer said Tuesday. Deputies found the tub set up like an aquarium. It had water and inside the tub were two pieces of cinder block on which the alligator could climb to sun itself. An artificial light served as the sun, deputies said. Lewis told investigators a female friend dropped off the alligator at his place and was supposed to come back for it but did not, reports show. ----------- That'll teach him to obey ma! She is probably not going to bail him out until he gets a haircut. Tech Support Pits From: Randall Re: Game not working after Windows update Webby I have enjoyed your info for numerous years now and have always gotten a quick and helpful reply to any questions or problems i have had in the past. I bought a new computer game a couple of months back and have not had any problems installing it or playing it for months till i had a update last week and it would not(my laptop) would not let me sign in to the game. On the games websites forum page it said that the update was the cause of the problem and to just take the update off the list of updates. The person said that it was a problem with the way the update was written and it would always cause problems...So i went in the update list and changed my setting to let me know when the updates was available and which ones to install... The update number is KB2859537 dealing with security or the laptop i presume...was i told the whole truth and did i do the correct thing in changing my settings and not installing the above mentioned update. Again i anxiously await a reply to help me out with this new problem i am having. Thanks for the smile everyday. Randall Dear Randall The game peddlers lied to you. The updates went out to many Millions of people, without any problems. Windows WITH that update is the current and official Windows. Just your game can't handle it. Microsoft is not going to change Windows because of one game peddler, who can't cope with normal security. You can run without current security and use the game, or you can demand a game update, that can handle standard Windows updates. If enough people complain, they will fix their problem. Have FUN! DearWebby
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Bubba, an airline mechanic, was bragging to his boss one day, "you know, I know everyone there is to know. Just name someone, anyone, and I know them." Tired of his boasting, his boss called his bluff, "OK, Bubba how about Tom Cruise?" "Sure, yes, Tom and I are old friends, and I can prove it." So Bubba and his boss fly out to Hollywood and knock on Tom Cruise's door,and sure enough, Tom Cruise, shouts, "Bubba! Great to see you! You and your friend come right in and join me for lunch!" Although impressed, Bubba's boss is still skeptical. After they leave Cruise's house, he tells Bubba that he thinks Bubba's knowing Cruise was just lucky. "No, no, just name anyone else," Bubba says. "Former President Bush", his boss quickly retorts. "Yep", Bubba says, "I know him, let's fly out to Texas" and off they go. There Bush spots Bubba on the tour and motions him and his boss over, saying, "Bubba, what a surprise, I was just on my way to a meeting, but you and your friend come on in and let's have a cup of coffee first and catch up." " Well, the boss is very shaken by now, but still not totally convinced. After they leave Texas, he expresses his doubts to Bubba, who again implores him to name anyone else. "The new Pope", his boss replies. "Sure!" says Bubba. "I've known the Pope a long time" So off they fly to Rome. Bubba and his boss are assembled with the masses in Vatican Square when Bubba says, "This will never work. I can't catch the Pope's eye among all these people. Tell you what, I know all the guards so let me just go upstairs and I'll come out on the balcony with the Pope." and he disappears into the crowd headed toward St. Peter's. Sure enough, half an hour later Bubba emerges with the Pope on the balcony. But by the time Bubba returns, he finds that his boss has had a heart attack and is surrounded by paramedics. Working his way to his boss's side, Bubba asks him, "What happened?" His boss looks up and says, "I was doing just fine until you and the Pope came out on the balcony, and then the Japanese tourist standing next to me asked, "Who's that on the balcony with Bubba?"
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Today, Aug 21, in
1680 The Pueblo Indians drove the Spanish out and took 
 possession of Santa Fe, NM.
1831 Nat Turner, a former slave, led a violent insurrection
 in Virginia. He was later executed.
1841 Patent for venetian blinds was issued to John Hampton.
1888 The adding machine was patented by William Burroughs.
1923 In Kalamazoo, Michigan, an ordinance was passed 
 forbidding dancers from gazing into the eyes of their 
1943 Japan evacuated the Aleutian island of Kiaska. Kiaska 
 had been the last North American foothold held by the 
1945 U.S. President Truman ended the Lend-Lease program 
 that had shipped about $50 billion in aid to America's 
 Allies during World War II.
1959 Hawaii became the 50th state. U.S. President Eisenhower 
 also issued the order for the 50 star flag.
1963 In South Vietnam, martial law was declared. Army 
 troops and police began to crackdown on the Buddhist 
 anti-government protesters.
1989 Voyager 2, a U.S. space probe, got close to the 
 Neptune moon called Triton.
1991 The hard-line coup against Soviet President Mikhail 
 Gorbachev ended. The uprising that led to the collapse 
 was led by Russian federation President Boris Yeltsin.
1993 NASA lost contact with the Mars Observer spacecraft. 
 The fate of the spacecraft was unknown. The mission cost 
 $980 million.
1997 Hudson Foods Inc. closed a plant in Nebraska after it 
 had recalled 25 million pounds of ground beef that was 
 potentially contaminated with E. coli. It was the largest 
 food recall in U.S. history.
1997 Afghanistan suspended its embassy operations in the 
 United States.
2002 In Pakistan, President General Pervez Musharraf 
 unilaterally amended the Pakistani constitution. He extended 
 his term in office and granted himself powers that included 
 the right to dissolve parliament.
2003 In Ghana, businessman Gyude Bryant was selected to 
 oversee the two-year power-sharing accord between Liberia's 
 rebels and the government. The accord was planned to guide 
 the country out of 14 years of civil war.
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