January 9, 2009 /
Accessing & Converting Blindwrite Disk Images
VSO Software’s Blindread and Blindwrite are an excellent set of tools for creating backups of copy protected disks on the Windows operating system, especially when using...
January 6, 2009 /
Shrink A Virtual Disk Size With VMWare Fusion
I came up against a problem today whilst working on fixing a design to work correctly in both IE6 and IE7. That problem was, I am running IE6 in a Windows XP virtual machine...
November 24, 2008 /
Shift + Insert
Did you know, if you press the Insert key on Windows while holding down Shift, it will paste whatever is in the clipboard at the time, the same as Control + V. I didn’t...
August 16, 2008 /
Moving Windows XP From One Drive to Another
I was recently helping a friend move their XP install over to a new hard drive without having to re-install XP or any of their programs. The situation is this, she previously...
June 25, 2008 /
Snow Leopard Thus Far
I have noticed news and rumours popping up, as well as some releases on Apple’s website about the next version of OS X, due out next year, Snow Leopard. Just going off the information...
March 14, 2008 /
Python Tutorial 1 – Getting Python
Python object-oriented programming language at uni in ITB001: Problem Solving and Programming, I figure what better way to solidify what I am learning than to write about...
February 9, 2008 /
Quadzilla – The Process
Hard drive line up I have been working on my new baby since I got home after watching Sweeney Todd this evening, trying to get it up and running. It’s been over a week...
February 4, 2008 /
Why Don’t Windows 32 Bit OS’s Recognise 4GB or More of RAM?
With my installation of 4gb of RAM in my new computer it became time to figure out what operating system to use. As I mentioned in my earlier blog about installing the OS on my new computer,...
February 4, 2008 /
Quadzilla Begins – Installing The OS
My current workspace as you can see in the photo on the left is quite crowded, with both the old and new computers, the laptop, 2 keyboards and 2 mice. Yes, I have a KVM switch,...
January 31, 2008 /
Explorer Using Excessive CPU Time
I have been having some interesting computer problems the past few days. I have noticed that upon a fresh boot the past two times I have booted, Explorer.exe has been using...
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