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    Talking Upgrading Girlfiriend 1.0 To Wife 1.0

    Upgrading GirlFriend 1.0 to Wife 1.0
    Upgrading GirlFriend 1.0 to Wife 1.0
    "New Application - Bugs Fixed"

    Discretion advised when upgrading.

    Last year a friend of mine upgraded GirlFriend 1.0 to Wife 1.0 and found that it's a memory hog leaving very little system resources for other applications. He is only now noticing that Wife 1.0 is also spawning Child-Processes which are further consuming valuable resources. No mention of this particular phenomena was included in the product brochure or the documentation, though other users have informed him that this is to be expected due to the nature of the application.

    Not only that, Wife 1.0 installs itself such ways, that it is always launched at system initialization where it can monitor all other system activity. He's finding that some applications such as PokerNight 10.3, BeerBash 2.5, and PubNight 7.0 are no longer able to run in the system at all, crashing the system when selected (even though they always worked fine before).

    At installation, Wife 1.0 provides no option as to the installation of undesired Plug-Ins such as MotherInLaw 55.8 and BrotherInLaw Beta release. Also, system performance seems to diminish with each passing day.

    Some features he'd like to see in the upcoming wife 2.0:


    A "Don't remind me again" button

    Minimize button

    An install shield feature that allows Wife 2.0 be installed with the option to uninstall at anytime without the loss of cache and other system resources


    I myself decided to avoid all of the headaches associted with Wife 1.0 by sticking with Girlfriend 2.0. Even here, however, I found many problems.

    Apparently you cannot install Girlfriend 2.0 on top of Girlfriend 1.0. You must uninstall Girlfriend 1.0 first. Other users say this is a long standing bug which I should have been aware of. Apparently the versions of Girlfriend have conflicts over shared use of the I/O port. You think they would have fixed such a stupid bug by now. To make matters worse, the uninstall program for Girlfriend 1.0 doesn't work very well leaving undesirable traces of the application in the system.

    Another thing that stinks - all versions of Girlfriend continually popup little annoying messages about the advantages of upgrading to Wife 1.0.

    *** BUG WARNING ***
    Wife 1.0 has an undocumented bug. If you try to install Mistress 1.1 before uninstalling Wife 1.0, Wife 1.0 will delete MS-Money files before doing the uninstall itself. Then Mistress 1.1 will refuse
    to install, claiming insufficient resources.

    *** BUG WORK-AROUNDS ***
    To avoid the above bug, try installing Mistress 1.1 on a different system and never run any file transfer applications such as Laplink6.0. Also, beware of similar shareware applications that have been known to carry viruses that may affect Wife 1.0.

    Another solution would be to run Mistress 1.1 via a UseNet provider under an anonymous name. Here again, beware of the viruses which can accidently be downloaded from the UseNet.

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    Not QUITE as good as the boyfriend to husband upgrade, but still good I would like to have seen it developed a bit more
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    that was funny... i never read about the boyfriend to husband upgrade though

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    I strongly recommend uninstalling wife 1.0 and trying some of the open source MyGirlfriend software. Do be sure that you have a firewall in place and check for viruses regularly as although good, some can be a little malicious....
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    that was a damn good post... i gotta check out the boyfriend one
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    ya...someone post the boyfriend to husband one please...


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    Here is part of it...

    Dear Tech Support:
    Last year I upgraded from Boyfriend 5.0 to Husband 1.0 and noticed that the new program began making expected changes to the accounting modules, limiting access to flower and jewelry applications that had operated flawlessly under Boyfriend 5.0.

    In addition, Husband 1.0 uninstalled many other valuable programs, such as Hot-sex 1.0 and Romance 9.9 but installed undesirable programs such as NFL 5.0 and NBA 3.0. Conversation 8.0 no longer runs and HouseCleaning 2.6 simply crashes the system. I've tried running Nagging 5.3 to fix these problems, but to no avail.

    Signed,
    Desperate Wife


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    Dear Desperate Wife:

    Keep in mind, Boyfriend 5.0 is an entertainment package, while Husband 1.0 is an operating system.

    Try to enter the command C:I THOUGHT YOU LOVED ME and install Tears 6.2. Husband 1.0 should then automatically run the applications Guilty 3.0 and Flowers 7.0. But remember, overuse can cause Husband 1.0 to default to GrumpySilence 2.5, Happyhour 7.0 or Beer 6.1. Beer 6.1 is a very bad program that will create "Snoring Loudly" .wav files.

    DO NOT install MotherInLaw 1.0 or reinstall another Boyfriend program. These applications are not supported and will crash Husband 1.0.

    In summary, Husband 1.0 is a great program, but it does have limited memory and cannot learn new applications quickly. Consider buying additional software to improve performance. I personally recommend HotFood 3.0, Lingerie 5.3 and Keep-a-nice-body 10.1.

    Signed,
    Tech Support
    Wayne Luke
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    Sometimes Wife 1.0 or Mum 5.2 will crash and output allot of nosie, in fact this happens with all software based on the female API. you can use the service pack Gag 1.02. This usually fixes the problem
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    Thumbs up Re: Here is part of it...

    Originally posted by W. Luke
    Dear Tech Support:
    Last year I upgraded from Boyfriend 5.0 to Husband 1.0 and noticed that the new program began making expected changes to the accounting modules, limiting access to flower and jewelry applications that had operated flawlessly under Boyfriend 5.0.

    In addition, Husband 1.0 uninstalled many other valuable programs, such as Hot-sex 1.0 and Romance 9.9 but installed undesirable programs such as NFL 5.0 and NBA 3.0. Conversation 8.0 no longer runs and HouseCleaning 2.6 simply crashes the system. I've tried running Nagging 5.3 to fix these problems, but to no avail.

    Signed,
    Desperate Wife


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    Dear Desperate Wife:

    Keep in mind, Boyfriend 5.0 is an entertainment package, while Husband 1.0 is an operating system.

    Try to enter the command C:I THOUGHT YOU LOVED ME and install Tears 6.2. Husband 1.0 should then automatically run the applications Guilty 3.0 and Flowers 7.0. But remember, overuse can cause Husband 1.0 to default to GrumpySilence 2.5, Happyhour 7.0 or Beer 6.1. Beer 6.1 is a very bad program that will create "Snoring Loudly" .wav files.

    DO NOT install MotherInLaw 1.0 or reinstall another Boyfriend program. These applications are not supported and will crash Husband 1.0.

    In summary, Husband 1.0 is a great program, but it does have limited memory and cannot learn new applications quickly. Consider buying additional software to improve performance. I personally recommend HotFood 3.0, Lingerie 5.3 and Keep-a-nice-body 10.1.

    Signed,
    Tech Support
    cooolio...thanks...


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