I have been a big fan of Almico’s SpeedFan for probably as many years as it’s been out. I used to be in love with the app because I overclocked the heck out of my computers and wanted to keep track of various temperatures: CPU, GPU, Chipset, Case, and others. I also wanted to keep […]
So I’m reading this article over at Ars Technica that talks about how Windows XP is near its end of life for support from Microsoft (April 8). It has all kinds of graphs and charts that say one thing: Microsoft is still winning the OS and browser war. What else it shows is that with […]
Oh joy, as my old friend Pran would say. Updated Windows to 8.1 this morning. Pretty straightforward. Nothing blew me away as far as changes is concerned. I have been a longtime user of Start8, so I didn’t notice anything new with the fake Windows Start button, sorry.
Have you always wondered if there was a BETTER way to make a new folder in Windows 7 (and 8)? I loathe having to right-click in my current folder and choosing New > Folder. The New submenu is usually WAY at the bottom of the context menu. I did a little digging today and […]
Could I have finally found the solution to my problem that has been plaguing me ever since I started messing around with MKV files? It seems that traversing around my filesystem, in folders that have an abundance of MKV files, my explorer.exe would crash, at least 66% of the time. I’ve tried disabling thumbnails for […]
So, I wanted to test something at work using IE7 as a standalone app since you can’t have multiple versions of it running in Windows (we’ll get to this later). I had previously been using IE7 Standalone on Windows XP and loved it. I had no idea it would hose some file registrations in Windows […]
Looking for Windows 8 to preview? Look no futher… http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/apps/br229516 Also, an article on how to install it with VMWare: http://www.sysprobs.com/guide-install-windows-8-on-vmware-workstation-with-vmware-tools
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