Posts Tagged ‘Windows 7’

Tweet If you are looking to Virtualise within Windows 7 look no further than Virtual PC, this brings some of the goodness from Hyper-V to the desktop and as with it’s bigger brother requires Intel VT or AMD-V CPU instructions to be enabled in your BIOS (if you don’t have this and you need to Virtualise then […]

Sunday, August 23rd, 2009 at 19:02 | 0 comments
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Tweet In case you had forgotten… Source: here

Wednesday, August 19th, 2009 at 19:32 | 0 comments
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Tweet Whilst Windows 7 has more codecs than any version prior (yes – you can open DIVX natively), you will still need to find codecs for more advanced video/audio encoding. This is usually achieved by installing a “codec pack”, a bundle of codecs usually tested to be installed and run concurrently. This does not always turn out to […]

Wednesday, August 19th, 2009 at 17:25 | 0 comments
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Tweet Old habits die hard and this one is no exception! In Windows 7 the show desktop button is located on the far right of your taskbar and now includes “Peek at Desk” (aka Aero Peek.). Personally I find my cursor is usually floating around the left of the screen and would prefer to have my […]

Sunday, August 16th, 2009 at 09:03 | 0 comments
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Tweet The folks at Engadget just posted a great review of Windows 7, an except below. “Where Vista felt like a sprawling mess, Windows 7 has patched up the holes and feels like a tight, unified mechanism. It’s hardly full of surprises, but that’s usually a good thing when it comes to operating systems. If […]

Wednesday, August 12th, 2009 at 19:48 | 0 comments
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Tweet IT purists have previously told us that if you want to run an operating system on lower-end hardware you need Linux, but it seems that the community is changing it’s tune. Taken from Computer World: What: Circa-2002 ‘white-box’ desktop bought off Craigslist for $25 Specs: 2.4GHz ‘Northwood’ Pentium 4 CPU, 1GB PC2100 DRAM, 120GB […]

Wednesday, August 12th, 2009 at 18:34 | 0 comments
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