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An Exciting Day in PA Records Is At Hand

The long awaited release of the Pennsylvania Birth & Death certificates is at hand.  According to James Beidler’s column in the Lebanon Daily News the big day is, fingers crossed, April 17th.  Read James’ article here for the full details … Continue reading

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EMail Privacy

In my prior post we began a discussion on one of my pet peeves privacy and our email.  I believed that this topic would get a little more “press” with the NSA, Edward Snowden, etc.  The reality is that the government … Continue reading

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Nothing in life is free ..

Today I want to talk about a pet peeve: personal privacy and email services.  I’m a techie, computer geek or nerd if you prefer, and this issue is finally making its way into the US legal system. You don’t get something for free.  There … Continue reading

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What about my files and software?

This is the final blog in a series that began by discussing the impending end of life for Windows XP, Windows 7 and Windows 8, and the possibility of converting to a Mac. The goal of this series is education regarding the … Continue reading

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Instead of Windows what about a Mac?

This is the third blog in a series where we discuss the end of life for Windows XP scheduled for 8 April 2014.  We’ve just discussed Windows 7 and Windows 8 and we will wrap up with What about my files and software?.  The goal … Continue reading

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Windows 7 or Windows 8?

This is the second blog in a series where we discuss the end of life for Windows XP scheduled for 8 April 2014.  This series will continue with Is a Mac for me? , finishing with What about my files and software?. With the end of … Continue reading

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End of the line for Windows XP

This is the first blog in a series where we discuss the end of life for Windows XP scheduled for 8 April 2014.  This series will continue with Windows 7 or Windows 8, followed by Is a Mac for me? , finishing with What about my files and software?.  … Continue reading

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Connecting to database ..

Have you seen this message “Connecting to database ..” in GenDetective and been frustrated that it never goes away?  If so, the solution to this issue is simple and quick. First, what is the cause of the issue?  With multiple … Continue reading

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#1 Question Asked About GenDetective

Why does the install take so long to run?  This is a great question and some users have seen the install take almost an hour to run!  Why does it take so long?  The answer depends on a couple of items.   … Continue reading

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GenDetective 2 Released!

Today I am pleased to announce the availability of GenDetective 2, your genealogy research companion and organizer.  New features in GenDetective 2 provide a way to visualize your family and your research via: My Family View My Research Progress My Maps Reports … Continue reading

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