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Old 25. Jan 2010, 06:21 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Long ago, back in the "dark" days, that is before the bright birth of our site here, I remember Gizmo himself writing in his newsletter about going laptop-less (Thankfully not just top-less! ) on vacation with just a pen drive. Portable apps have made a lot of progress since then. I doubt the days will ever come when all Windows programs are as simple as 1. Download 2. Unzip anywhere you want and 3. Run it, but there has certainly been a lot of apps that have joined the no-install-necessary ranks.

"Long ago.....?" Okay I know it has only been a couple of years or so, but it sure feels like a long time. It would be interesting to find out how many of our users/members here used to be original subscribers to the TechSupportAlert Newsletter.
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