Monthly Archives: November 2011

Windows Media Player codecs..

Published on: Author: Mike Hall Leave a comment

Extend the file recognition capabilities of Windows Media Player with this bunch of codecs.. http://www.windows7codecs.com/ http://www.majorgeeks.com/Win7codecs_d5959.html http://www.windows7update.com/Windows7codecs.html OK, so why would you want these? That’s easy. It saves having to download, install and run a variety of Media Players every time that you pick up yet another multi-media file type is why..

Hard drive issues..

Published on: Author: Mike Hall Leave a comment

SMART recently told me that I had a problem with my primary boot drive. I was using the SMART function in Speedfan initially, but Western Digital diags reported the same ‘read’ issue. Performance was still good but drive ‘fitness’ could not be reported. OK, the drive is not too bad and a ‘write zeros’ should… Continue reading Hard drive issues..