What a Difference an OS Makes

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


Still Relevant

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

The Sky is Falling?

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?