Monthly Archives: April 2013

The best mobile PC.. for business.. or anybody

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Some interesting results here.. http://www.soluto.com/reports Of course, the one advantage business supplied machines have over the OEM stuff in stores is the slim customized corporate Windows image, rigorously tested over maybe a year before being applied to each machine. Software is restricted to what the company needs such that the employee can complete assigned tasks,… Continue reading

A case update..

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It has been a full eleven days since I rebuilt my PC into the new case. So far, it has behaved itself, not a hint of wanting to shut down. It makes life so much easier when your case isn’t working against you. The internal design has changed. There are now rubber ‘grommets’ set into… Continue reading

Windows 8 – Hibernation

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Since clean installing Windows 8, my computer has decided that it will not stay in hibernation until called upon to wake up. This is what Event Viewer has to say about it. Information    07/04/2013 04:22:08    Kernel-General    1    None Error    06/04/2013 23:42:17    Kernel-Power    137    None Information    06/04/2013 23:42:12    BROWSER    8033    None The system time has changed… Continue reading

Build Notes..

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While my case was away, I looked for replacements which had an external SATA drive bay incorporated into the top panel. It was this feature which attracted me to the CM6790 II originally. Coolermaster and Thermaltake both produce cases with the facility, but having the external bay is only the first step. BIOS is generally… Continue reading