AHhhhh IE 7 and XP (How-to disable automatic delivery of Internet Explorer 7)

I just installed Internet Explorer 7 on my Acer Aspire Laptop 1670, rebooted, now I’m getting the error message “The file or directory c:\$Secure is corrupt and unreadable. Please run the Chkdsk utility.” the problem kept getting worse and worse and I was seriously thinking re-installing from an ghost image of I took of the laptop a few months ago.

Then I though, unistall Internet Explorer 7 and voila, no more error message and my laptop is now working fine. I thought that IE 7 was supposed to be out of Beta now pfffff, I think I’ll wait a few months until they get round to ironing out the bugs before I’ll install IE 7 again! and the lesson I learn’t today was, if it’s not broke don’t fix it.

Googled the problem and found a few links associated with this problem.
http://www.tek-tips.com/viewthread.cfm?qid=1196620&page=1
http://episteme.arstechnica.com/groupee/forums/a/tpc/f/99609816/m/520005714731
http://www.pcbuyerbeware.co.uk/HDDProblems2.htm#ghost10
http://www.eggheadcafe.com/aspnet_answers/windowsservergeneral/Apr2006/post26755432.asp
http://help.lockergnome.com/general/Chkdsk-Volume-Dirty-Help-ftopict30855.html
http://miataru.computing.net/windowsxp/wwwboard/forum/33283.html
http://search.webservertalk.com/message1694839.html

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My stag trip to Riga in Latvia

Last week from the Friday 6th October to Monday 9th, myself, friends and family were celebrating my impending marriage with a stag trip to Riga in Latvia. A great time was had by all, lots of beer was drunk and clubs visited. Below is a little video of where we were on Friday night, excuse the swearing (that would be Gavin:-)), we spent most of the night at a club called La Rocca and a fun if drunken night was had by all.

Surprisingly, we also did a bit of sight seeing while there and took a few photographs.

Feel free to have a look at the photographs below:

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