Nerdy post upcoming - you've been warned. But, it just might be worth the read for you anyway... A good friend of mine had the power supply go on her ancient PC so it wouldn't boot. She needed some files from her hard drive and asked for my assistance. No problem, I says, bring your … Continue reading What a Difference an OS Makes
Part of my regular Saturday routines involves maintenance to my computers. On this machine, it's the one day that I reliably boot into Windows. That lets me grab any/all of the updates from Microsoft from the past week; run a defragging utility; I update my anti-virus; and I scan the computer. Thankfully, all goes well … Continue reading Still Relevant
That's the claim from Gust Mees who has devoted a great deal of effort putting together an online course for those desiring to know more about what they can do to keep their computer safe and their online browsing experiences happy. On his blog, Gust has put together a week's worth of activities that will … Continue reading Learn Computer Security in a Week!
On my drive home yesterday, I heard on the radio about this being the big weekend to preview Microsoft Windows 7. One reviewer's first impressions are available here. While still focused on driving, my mind did start to wander about my history with Windows. Like everyone these days, the household does have a computer or … Continue reading Microsoft Windows and me
There are times when I wonder if I'm the only person on the planet that doesn't mind Windows Vista. I don't get hung up with operating systems; what's important to me is that the applications that I want/need run and run efficiently. But, there's something intriguing about this! http://itworldcanada.com/articles/windows7/index.htm Social Bookmarks: Blogged with the Flock … Continue reading Windows 7
Apparently so and people are concerned if you're using Microsoft Window XP. Infoworld has an online petition encouraging folks to sign asking Microsoft to consider its decision to end retail sales of Window XP on June 30. http://weblog.infoworld.com/save-xp/ A report indicates that there are over 75000 people who have signed this petition. http://www.marketwire.com/mw/release.do?id=818709 Citing the … Continue reading The Sky is Falling?