Monthly Archives: March 2010

nVidia drivers..

Published on: Author: Mike Hall Leave a comment

Its been a while since nVidia graphics updates have worked for me. I have been using 191.07 because anything else made my Pageflakes home page go into spasm if the mouse was run across it. Some good news.. driver version 197.13 works great.. get it here..  http://www.nvidia.com/Download/index5.aspx?lang=en-us The nVidia Control Panel applet has a bit… Continue reading

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

7 RC back to Vista

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Windows 7 RC looked good until.. .. the realization that installation of 7 RC overwrites manufacturer MBR’s making it more difficult to access recovery partitions than just pressing CTRL + F11 or whatever key combo does the trick. One has to use any Vista DVD and intercept the installation in order to get to a… Continue reading