Tech Support Request "Uninstall Wife 1.0" -
cmfce at smartmarriages.com
Fri Feb 12 12:37:09 EST 1999
I've received this from all over the world, but maybe some of you
haven't seen it. It's definitely making the rounds.
> Dear Diane,
Thanks for keeping us posted on the current events of family and
Here is a "funny" that I thought the group might enjoy. June Seat,
> Tech Support Request
> Last year I upgraded Girlfriend 1.0 to Wife 1.0 and noticed that the
> new program began unexpected child processing that took up a lot of
> space and valuable resources. No mention of this phenomenon was
> included in the product brochure. In addition, Wife 1.0 installs
> itself into all other programs and launches during system
> initialization where it monitors all other system activity.
> Applications such as Pokernight 10.3 and Beerbash 2.5 no longer run,
> crashing the system whenever selected. I can not seem to purge Wife
> 1.0 from my system. I am thinking about going back to Girlfriend 1.0
> but un-install does not work on this program. Can you help me?
> - Jonathan Powell
> Dear Jonathan Powell-
> This is a very common problem men complain about but is mostly due to
> a primary misconception. Many people upgrade from Girlfriend 1.0 to
> Wife 1.0 with the idea that Wife 1.0 is merely a "UTILITIES &
> ENTERTAINMENT" program.
> Wife 1.0 is an OPERATING SYSTEM and designed by its creator to run
> everything. WARNING DO NOT TRY TO: un-install, delete, or purge the
> program from the system once installed. Trying to un-install Wife
> 1.0 can be disasterious. Doing so may destroy your hard and/or
> floppy drive. Trying to un-install or remove Wife 1.0 will destroy
> valuable system resources. You can not go back to Girlfriend 1.0
> because Wife 1.0 is not designed to do this. Some have tried to
> install Girlfriend 2.0 or Wife 2.0 but end up with more problems than
> the original system. Look in your manual under Warnings-
> Alimony/Child Support. Others have tried to run Girlfriend 1.0 in the
> background, while Wife 1.0 is running. Eventually Wife 1.0 detects
> Girlfriend 1.0 and a system conflict occurs, this can lead to a non-
> recoverable system crash. Some users have tried to download simular
> products such as Fling and 1NiteStand. Often their systems have
> become infected with a virus. I recommend you keep Wife 1.0 and
> just deal with the situation.
> Having Wife 1.0 installed myself, I might also suggest you read the
> entire section regarding General Protection Faults (GPFs). You must
> assume all responsibility for faults and problems that might occur.
> The best course of action will be to push apologize button then reset
> button as soon as lock-up occurs. System will run smooth as long as
> you take the blame for all GPFs. Wife 1.0 is a great program but is
> very high maintenance.
> Suggestions for improved operation of Wife 1.0
> -Monthly use utilities such as TLC and FTD
> -Frequently use Communicator 5.0
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