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Upgrade from Boyfriend 1.0 to Husband 1.0

Posted by cotojo on November 15, 2007

Last year a friend of mine upgraded from BoyFriend 1.0 to Husband 1.0 and found that it’s a memory hog, leaving very little system resources available for other applications.

She is now noticing that Husband 1.0 is also spawning Child Processors which are further consuming valuable resources. No mention of this particular phenomena was included in the product brochure or the documentation, though other users have informed her that this is to be expected due to the nature of the application.

Not only that, Husband 1.0 installs itself such, that it is always launched at system initialization, where it can monitor all other system activity. She’s finding that some applications such as SpendingSpree 2.4, GirlsNight 3.5 and CocktailNight 7.0 are no longer able to run in the system at all, crashing the system when selected (even though they always worked fine before).

During installation, Husband 1.0 provides no option as to the installation of undesired Plug-ins such as MotherInLaw 5.8 and BrotherInLaw Beta release. Also, system performance seems to diminish with each passing day.

Some features she’d like to see in the upcoming Husband 2.0 include:

1. A “Yes I’ll cook, clean etc.” button.
2. An install shield feature that allows Husband 2.0 be installed with the option to uninstall at anytime without the loss of cache and other system resources.

I myself decided to avoid the headache associated with Husband 1.0 by sticking with BoyFriend 2.0. Even here, however, I found many problems.

Apparently you cannot install BoyFriend 2.0 on top of BoyFriend 1.0; each program begins damaging the other. You must uninstall BoyFriend 1.0 first. Other users say this is a long standing bug that I should have known about. You’d think they would have fixed such a stupid bug by now! To make matters worse, the uninstall program for BoyFriend 1.0 doesn’t work very well, leaving undesirable traces of the application in the system.

Another thing–all versions of BoyFriend 1.0 continually popup little annoying messages about the advantages of upgrading to Husband 1.0.

Bug Warning
Husband 1.0 has an undocumented bug. If you try to install Lover 1.1 before uninstalling Husband 1.0, Husband 1.0 will delete MS Clothing allowance files, before doing the uninstall himself.

More applications that won’t run with Husband 1.0 include Chippendale 2.0, Netballwatching 3.5, Suremoreshoes 6.0, and Cleanup 4.3.

Applications that run very well with Husband 1.0, however, include Bummingaround 1.0, Pubnight 2.3, Golfing 2.7, Pokernight 5.3, and Wanderingeyes 4.9.

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16 Responses to “Upgrade from Boyfriend 1.0 to Husband 1.0”

  1. […] Related Post: Upgrade from Boyfriend 1.0 to Husband 1.0 […]

  2. cotojo said

    Kim – maybe you could print it with a few omissions hahahaha…..what do you think 🙂

  3. laketrees said

    ummmm errrr let me think on that one Colin…….
    actually if he reads this he may want to upgrade me to the non blogging category.. 😀

  4. cotojo said

    Theda K – Thank you so much for your visit and your kind comment 🙂
    Return after porchase? That could be an idea for the Husband2.0 upgrade couldn’t it LOL

    I’ll pop over to your MBL community shortly 🙂
    Have a great day and weekend
    Colin

  5. Theda K. said

    Hi again, I didn’t catch that plugin that recognizes my WordPress login, so I used the wrong one. I’m joining your community too, and I’ll be back to visit again.

  6. Theda K. said

    Hi, this is my first time to your blog, and I really liked this post. I think I’m going to buy the Boyfriend application, and I don’t think I’ll upgrade it to Husband. Unless I can return it after purchase. LOL! Thanks for a good laugh. Oh, and if you get a chance, join my community on BlogLog too.

  7. cotojo said

    Lili – Thank you so much for your comment and welcome to my humble blog 🙂

    I’m sure you will find a husband2.0 so that you can have a well deserved rest 🙂

    Have a wonderful day and weekend

    Colin

  8. cotojo said

    Kim – Good idea 🙂
    Now just what sort of upgrade were you thinking of hahahaha

    Have a wonderful weekend 🙂

    Colin

  9. cotojo said

    Jackie – It’s good to have some fun 🙂

    Hope you have a great weekend too and that the roads aren’t too bumpy 🙂

    Colin

  10. Lili fxt said

    hi colin thats my firts time here i liked your blog alot this post is so funny i wish if i have husband2.0 who can cook or clean coz i need some rest….:)

    have a good day

  11. laketrees said

    oh this is hilarious Colin !!!!
    I’m going to print it out to show to MOH……this should keep him on his toes if he knows that I can upgrade 😀
    have a great weekend !!!

  12. shinade said

    What a fun way to explain all of this. I enjoyed this so very very much!! Have a good week-end Colin:-)

  13. cotojo said

    Sandy – At least it’s one bit of good news for those that have them hahahaha

    Colin

  14. Great news! Mother-in-Law can successfully be unplugged. Thanks for another fun post, Colin. You made my evening.

  15. cotojo said

    Lisa – The downside is the plug-ins such as Mother-in-law 5.8 hahahaha

    My sense of humor will get me into trouble one day LOL

    Colin

  16. Sophiagurl said

    LOL! How nice for men to be so upgradable and with a lot of applications too huh? Wanderingeyes 4.9?! how updated! LOL!

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