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Tag: Vista

Installed Windows 7 RC

My Dell XPS720 has been locking up and staying dead for hours. The only thing that would bring it back…

It’s like Vista but sucks much less

I’ll probably upgrade to Windows 7 when it is available.  But then I do like swearing at my PC, and…

EVGA GTX-260 and Far Cry 2

One of the items I got for Christmas was an EVGA GTX-260 with 896 MB of DDR3 RAM. This is…

Vista is consumer crap

So I booted my PC today when I got home today. I had intended to check e-mail before running out….

“James Bond never had to put up with this Vista sh&^”

My Vista 64 bit OS has been acting a little flaky for a long time.  The latest symptom was my…

Raw NEF files and WD’s MyBook

I take pictures in Nikon’s raw NEF format because I can use Photoshop Element’s raw importer to tweak the exposure,…

Installed Vista SP1

This morning the 120 MB download for Vista Sp1 was available. The download was fast but the scary part is…

Vista and 4 GB of RAM

I’m running Vista 64 on my XPS 700 720 and I just upgraded from 2 GB RAM to 4 GB…

Ubuntu 7.10 on Virtual PC 2007

Today it’s President’s Day, it’s raining, and the kids are off this week.  So naturally I am goofing around with…

Java on Vista 64 bit does not work

Another update: While Java is still working for me, other people have resolved their problem below.  Read the comments for…

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