Monthly Archives: January 2009

Nice Win7 Power Management Feature

The command line “powercfg –energy” checks your system for power-related issues.  I tried it on my server system and the error part of the results are below.  I wish I had this on Vista, so I could figure out why … Continue reading

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A funny Win7 Experience

Just after my last posting Win7 appeared to lose the mouse.  I’m using a wireless Microsoft mouse, and Win7 seemed quite happy to do so without my installing Intellipoint.  Well, after the mouse pointer refused to move, even after trying … Continue reading

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First Windows 7 Experience

(Note: This is all personal experience at home…it isn’t related to my employment.) I downloaded and installed the Windows 7 Beta on my decommissioned SBS machine.  I’d intended to put a real graphics board in it, but hadn’t gotten around … Continue reading

Posted in Computer and Internet, Microsoft, Windows

Can infrastructure get rusty after just 6 years?

Well, the answer is yes.  I finished ripping all my CDs, which was painful but now that it’s done IT’S DONE.  Then I ripped out the damn Escient Fireball and associated Sony CD Jukebox.  But now I realize I can’t … Continue reading

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