Monthly Archives: August 2008

Back To Past XPerience..

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According to a report in ‘The Register’, a third of all Vista machines have been put back to XP. Read more here: http://www.theregister.co.uk/2008/08/19/windows_xp_vista_7/ Personally, I think that home users are wrong in doing this unless, like commerce, they have mission critical procedures vital to their well-being. Dubious support from 3rd parties in the early days,… Continue reading Back To Past XPerience..

Key Codes and Microsoft Office 2007..

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We’ll start with some observation. Affixed to the base of your new laptop is a COA sticker. The key code on the sticker will allow activation of Microsoft Windows Vista <Edition> No rocket science so far, eh. Make special note of the first letter of each of the first three words above. Just to ensure… Continue reading Key Codes and Microsoft Office 2007..

New and potential Vista users please take note!!

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If you have bought a computer recently.. ..you will have had a first taste of Windows Vistas UAC (User Account Control). This is the box which pops up now and again to tell you ‘NO’. As annoying as this feature can be, it is exists for your benefit. but is probably singlehandedly driving you to… Continue reading New and potential Vista users please take note!!

Upgrading to Vista..

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Before you purchase anything.. Target Systems.. Vista needs more RAM and more space in which to operate than previous Windows editions. There is good reason for this, as Vista is way more capable of overcoming system errors, and has way more security coded in. In order to take advantage of Vista’s Aero facility, a good… Continue reading Upgrading to Vista..