‘XML Parser’ – Ehh?

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18 Well that was a pleasant surprise! I had a problem with my PDF creator on the main PC – it worked fine on all the other PCs on the network, but not the one I use the most. Every time I tried to create a pdf file, it threw up ‘cannot load options’ error message. Reinstalling it didn’t seem to help.

A quick search round the ‘net revealed that it was a common problem – something to do with the ‘XML Parser‘ (even I don’t know what that means!!) and I needed to download the following file and run it.

for the file.

The good news was that it solved the problem instantly. The BETTER news was that (maybe) coincidentally, it also cleared up my three-year-old problem of the PC not being able to download windows updates (pretty important!); live messenger not working and live sync refusing to install.

Err, I think that’s what they call a ‘result’!

TV: Being Human (Series 2)

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BBC3’s sleeping giant – Being Human returns for a second series sometime soon. Series 2 promises to be deeper and darker than series 1 whilst retaining its quirky sense of humour. For non-followers of the series, it’s the unlikely story-line of a ghost, a werewolf and a vampire sharing a house in Bristol. Series 1 featured some excellent scripts, superb acting, touching scenes and some seriously thought provoking moments. Buffy the Vampire Slayer, it isn’t!


Keep an eye on the TV Guides – you won’t be disappointed.