Archive for September 29th, 2018

UPC Scanner FAIL

One of the scanners glowed brightly in the rack just inside the Stop and Shop:

Stop-and-Shop Scanner Error

Stop-and-Shop Scanner Error

A closer look:

Stop-and-Shop Scanner Error - detail

Stop-and-Shop Scanner Error – detail

If I understand this correctly, CCRestart just crashed, so you must restart CCRestart. The entrance of a deep rabbit hole looms behind the Quit button.

The file extension and the overall UI make it reasonable to assume the scanners run Window CE, just like some voting machines.

To the best of my knowledge, the screen isn’t touch-sensitive. I passed up the opportunity to poke the buttons below the screen …

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