English, Please

A friend in Saskatchewan recently bought a computer and called me for help. "How do I change the language of this thing to English?  Everything's in French on this new machine!"

Helpful as any tech support guy I reply without hesitation: "haven't a clue."

"Then why did I call you?"

After a bit of googling and some back and forth we determine several things.

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If this had been an actual emergency, we would have told you.  Trust us.

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Time to summarize my quest for the perfect host for my various websites.  None of my sites get particularly heavy traffic, but I manage some "community" services which place certain demands on the hosting company.  A couple years ago I outgrew pair.com and I've not really found the pefect hosting company yet.  This post is an attempt to summarize my experiences, mainly so I won't forget why I made the moves I did.  Perhaps one or two other folks can also benefit from my experiences.


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