Monthly Archives: December 2010

Restore points and Windows 7 64-bit..

Published on: Author: Mike Hall 2 Comments

It seems that many have a problem with restore points disappearing. See here.. http://social.answers.microsoft.com/forums/en-us/w7repair/thread/6EB3551B-58D0-46DE-83AB-214A0022716B This is possibly the longest thread in MS Answers, and I have read through it because I too had a problem with restore points. What I couldn’t understand was why Windows frequently created them without warning me that there was a… Continue reading Restore points and Windows 7 64-bit..

D-Link Shareport revisited..

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A fair while ago, I wrote a short piece on D-Link’s Shareport utility. Essentially, it promised the use of the Shareport capable router USB port as a print server but failed to deliver BIG TIME. Well, D-Link have released a new version of Shareport, version 3, and it appears to actually work. You can even… Continue reading D-Link Shareport revisited..

D-Link firmware..

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If you didn’t know, D-Link have dumped Securespot, and may replace the service with something else. Anyway, they are advising users of Securespot routers to upgrade the firmware to version 1.25NA which effectively eliminates any and all mention of Securespot in the router configuration settings. If the firmware does not update, you will have to… Continue reading D-Link firmware..

It was only a matter of time..

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There have been many reports of unsolicited calls from "Windows Support" edited, straight out of the box.. yesterday, i was contacted by somebody who said that they were from windows support and that the computer sent a lot of error reports to them, he said that my 4 month old computer was in danger of… Continue reading It was only a matter of time..

Twitter finally has some value..

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Our local AM talk radio station, AM980 (London Ontarion) uses Twitter to put out breaking news, local gas prices etc. Coo, wow, big deal.. well big enough for me to subscribe Generally, I get maybe five or six tweets per day, Coo, wow, big deal.. So, it came to pass, Sunday 4 December 2010, that it started… Continue reading Twitter finally has some value..