Monthly Archives: January 2007

Compatible software..

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Further to an earlier posting, Stickies v6 is now available from http://www.zhornsoftware.co.uk/stickies/download.html .. and all is well. Microsoft Combat Flighter Sim 3 installed ok and works well. Even taking into account the basic NVidia driver, I can run the game with all settings at 5 (the highest), and it really feels like one is there. Unfortunately,… Continue reading

Nvidia RTM Driver – 32 bit for Vista v. 6000

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Nvidia released a new WHQL video driver, version 97.46 on Jan 5th. It fixes the error message sometimes produced by Vista when booting to desktop that informed of a recovery process in progress. http://www.nvidia.com/object/winvista_x86_97.46.html The ‘Help’ file is extremely informative, but almost useless as it gives details on how the Nvidia Control Panel will look at… Continue reading

IE7 ‘masquerade’ ..

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As with all upgraded versions of Internet Explorer, some websites have been unable to be displayed because they require a specific version of IE. Run this little ‘fix’ that enables IE7 to ‘fool’ websites into believing that it is IE6. The link will take you to it. http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=9517DB9C-3C0D-47FE-BD04-FAD82A9AAC9F&displaylang=en  Note that validation is required before you… Continue reading

Spyware Removal..

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  Spyware has become a major player in compromising computers, and the situation is not going to get better any time soon. It can introduce viruses, trojans and worms, and attempt to send out information about you. It is the unwelcome guest and needs to be removed.    The worst of it is that you… Continue reading