(This screenshot's purely to nostalgia-bait people.)
Ah, and of course.
Antivirus is such security theatre.
As the filename suggests, that's an archive I made myself, of some savegames...in the process of being backed up again, as it has been for *checks date* since 2017.
Ah, checking the date made it "detect" it in the normal on-drive version.
Now I get to play a game where it tries to quarantine it repeatedly, snatching away the UI to say "leave it alone, idiot".
And yep, once again a full-screen (not over the taskbar this time, at least) wizard that insists you go through setting up switching to Edge, and won't respect close signals. So you gotta End Task it. Then unpin it from the taskbar and delete the desktop shortcut again.
I'm really quite amazed they're not catching more flak for this. The web's beaten people down to accepting this kinda thing as fine, I guess.
It's a lovely sunny St. Patrick's Day, and I've spent it tidying up the box tech debt that's been building up in my apartment over the past year, culminating in finally getting a desk built and set up this week at the cost of my remaining floorspace. Which I have now recouped through more aggressive repacking.
We're heading deeper into dark times, so spread light and color wherever you can. Be weird, be loud. 🔸 I am not my job.
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