Monthly Archives: July 2010

XP Mode..

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Installing it.. When downloading the three files, ensure that you can identify them in the order that they are installed. I made separate folders because I knew that I was downloading way before I would get around to installing them. OK. Yesterday, I decided to install XP Mode. The three modules did not take too… Continue reading XP Mode..

Another one bites the dust?

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From what is seen in the MS Answers forum, one might be forgiven for thinking that Windows 7 breaks motherboards. Vista showed similar properties too,  but can an operating system really break a motherboard? Much depends upon interpretation  of the word ‘break’. Timeline: Windows 7 is installed..  (Hmmmmm) Two weeks later, the motherboard gives out..… Continue reading Another one bites the dust?

Backup

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Q.. Why does a computer manufacturer ask you to make a backup of the system when you start your computer for the first time? A. Because hard drives are not as reliable as they could be, and even new ones can break. The manufacturer recovery partition is only good if the hard drive is still… Continue reading Backup