Monthly Archives: March 2010

XP Mode without Hardware Virtualization

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Microsoft have released a version of XP Mode which does not require Hardware Virtualization. The link below will take you to a Microsoft website where you can download the three parts necessary. http://www.microsoft.com/windows/virtual-pc/download.aspx I had not been able to try out XP mode because of the HV issue. My BIOS and processor are ‘old hat’… Continue reading XP Mode without Hardware Virtualization

nVidia Graphics drivers – Important

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Version 196.75 drivers can possibly kill your graphics card.. A statement from nVidia.. “We are aware that some customers have reported fan speed issues with the latest 196.75 WHQL drivers on NVIDIA.com. Until we can verify and root cause this issue, we recommend that customers stay with, or return to 196.21 WHQL drivers. Release 196.75… Continue reading nVidia Graphics drivers – Important