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Old 07-03-2006, 05:40 PM   #1
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does anyone no of any gd and free desktop weather things 4 the uk, im using The Weather Channel Desktop, its well gd, but takes up loads of mem, idle it is using 50,000k, thats the only thing wrong with it really
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Old 07-03-2006, 07:24 PM   #2
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The ones I see look like spyware. I always remove them from the workstations I work on. Just another thing those pesky students download on those computers. And at a whopping Pentium 166 MHz with Windows 98, that's the last thing it needs. I personally don't use them, but some people like them and I respect that. I just always remove them from the school district computers.
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You could probably use Forecastfox for Firefox if you have it. Or maybe Accuweather.com has a desktop weather thing, I don't know. Oh, and maybe you could try the weatherbug too.
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Old 07-03-2006, 07:29 PM   #4
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You could probably use Forecastfox for Firefox if you have it. Or maybe Accuweather.com has a desktop weather thing, I don't know. Oh, and maybe you could try the weatherbug too.
I would go with the one that is part of Firefox, and that's probably all. I hate having the weather junk on my computer because when I did have it, my anti-spyware client would report it in its scans. To me, if it's considered spyware, what's the point?
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Old 07-03-2006, 08:07 PM   #5
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Yeah, alot of spyware out there.

If you have MSN messenger, on MSN Today, theres a weather part of the page at the top right.

If you click that, you get sent to a link with weather selectable from around the world at different times.

Might be worth checking out.

If you don't have MSN though, save this link>

http://www.msn.co.uk/news/weather/default.asp?MSPSA=1

I hope this helps
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I prefer to just check it online, simple google search, "UK weather"
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The above link basically does that. Links to a weather forcast for the world

Pretty kewl, because it uses Flash, so is interactive, to the place, and even brings up graphs etc.
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