IE8 Showing as Critical Update in XP

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Internet Explorer 8 is showing up in Windows XP’s Windows Update as a critical update. Although this may be a good thing for developers (getting a “more” standards compliant browser out there), it can wreak havoc on networks with applications designed for IE6/7. There is an IE8 Blocker toolkit from Microsoft. Simply download it and install… Read more »

Computers and Capital Cost Allowance for Canada

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Here’s a bit of info for the Canadian IT sector: In the new budget the Capital Cost Allowance for computer hardware has been temporarily increased to 100% (from 50%). This allows businesses to write-off 100% of the cost of computer hardware purchased between Jan 27th 2009 and Feb 1st 2011. What does this mean for… Read more »