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Old 07-22-2005, 02:05 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Is there a software program that supplies weather info for a desktop? Weather.com doesn't work for older systems such as win98se, which I have. If anyoone knows of one(U.S. feeds) please let me know of it.

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Yes get ForcastFox it's a Firefox plugin.
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That uses accuweather which is inaccuweather in my eyes. I use firefox as well. Thanks though.
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Old 07-22-2005, 03:59 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Have you tried WeatherBug?
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Don't use weatherbug; it slows your computer down.
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I'm trying it out now. It's not slowing mine. What was slow when u used it?
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Weather bug is a big memory hog. Whenever I use someones computer who has it running I always close it, and it seems to make a difference in how fast it is running. But maybe thats just older computers, I don't know.
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weather bug is spyware.

http://cirrus.sprl.umich.edu/wxnet/software.html
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weatherbug is spyware, i cant believe we have ppl recommending installing spyware apps on purpose. gee, did u try freeweather.com its spyware free and does its job quite well, my only complaint was that when there was severe weather it wouldnt shut up about it and also opt out of the free advanced search bar crap during installation.

this was taken straight from weatherbugs website,

WeatherBug.com collects information online primarily to make it easier and more rewarding for you to use our services. When you register, you will be asked at various times to provide information such as your name, email address, and/or information about what you like and do not like. We request this information to provide our strongest value to you - a personalized online experience

personalized is what they call targeted advertising now i guess
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It's small, free, spyware free and kicks much ***.

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