Monthly Archives: February 2009

Vista SP2 RC..

Published on: Author: Mike Hall Leave a comment

An error message when I tried to uninstall the Beta version.. not a good start. I should have been prepared for what followed. Second attempt to uninstall the Beta worked well enough. I had already downloaded the SP2 RC Wave 0, so all that was needed was a double click. Experience with the beta lead… Continue reading

Vista SP2 beta..

Published on: Author: Mike Hall Leave a comment

Having run the the latest batch of Windows Vista updates three times only to see the system reverting to previous configuration, it was slowly dawning on me that something was missing. I had received updates for all kinds of things, but no actual SP2 update. In all honesty, I am not a fan of receiving… Continue reading

Win 7 Editions..

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Microsoft are clearing up the confusion that was ‘Vista’ versions. Windows 7 Starter is clearly aimed at ‘Netbooks’ and will be supplied only with new machines. Windows 7 Home Premium has a feature set much the same as Vista Home Premium, and will be marketed as the primary OS for home users. Windows 7 Professional… Continue reading