Monthly Archives: February 2010

Game controllers

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These two controllers will plug ‘n play in Windows 7. 1. Saitek ST90 joystick – 2. Saitek P880 gamepad I haven’t played games with them because I have no high end games which run in Windows 7, but the drivers for both devices load automatically and both test ok.. 

Problems with sleep

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If you are a dual monitor user and you have Ultramon 3.0.8 installed, you may find that your computer has a reluctance to stay in sleep mode. Go to here for the latest version which appears to overcome resistance to sleeping.. http://www.realtimesoft.com/ultramon/download_beta.asp

End of the line

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Windows 7 RC users will get notification around Feb 15th that usage of the RC will come to an end.. Details here.. http://windowsteamblog.com/blogs/windows7/archive/2010/02/01/important-reminder-regarding-expiration-of-the-windows-7-rc.aspx Users of Windows 2000 should also be aware that support is coming to a very definite end. Without security updates of any kind, it will be increasingly difficult to maintain any level… Continue reading End of the line