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Journal Journal: Microsoft patches MIA

I am attempting to download the latest patches released by Microsoft today. Of the eight or so I have tried, only the Office XML patches are available. The rest have so far returned this lame error.

The page cannot be found
The page you are looking for might have been removed, had its name changed, or is temporarily unavailable.

Please try the following:

* Make sure that the Web site address displayed in the address bar of your browser is spelled and formatted correctly.

* If you reached this page by clicking a link, contact the Web site administrator to alert them that the link is incorrectly formatted.

* Click the Back button to try another link.

HTTP Error 404 - File or directory not found.
Internet Information Services (IIS)

Technical Information (for support personnel)

* Go to Microsoft Product Support Services and perform a title search for the words HTTP and 404.
* Open IIS Help, which is accessible in IIS Manager (inetmgr), and search for topics titled Web Site Setup, Common Administrative Tasks, and About Custom Error Messages.

Microsoft is a joke.

Update: As of 15:37, EDT, some patches are still MIA.

One page is entirely missing:

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Journal Journal: Yipee! My alterego is still available after all this time...

After all these years being online, I never joined /. I read it occassionally, when referred to it by patrat, but had too many other things to look at. Now that I have feeddemon (paid for it!), I can zip through the postings. I am finding I am visiting this site on a regular basis now.

Anyway, back to the subject. My nickname is as it turns out a popular chinese name. It was created by removing the "DUH" in lindalu. So it's linlu. Which was suprisingly still avalable.

I have a website that is in desparate need of work, maybe I'll just turn it over to my brother and let him take care of it for me. I know he'd love the space.

That's all of my random musings for the moment

Computers are unreliable, but humans are even more unreliable. Any system which depends on human reliability is unreliable. -- Gilb