Windows 7 Hotkeys

I always loved hotkeys in Windows,they make the user experience a more pleasant and comfortable one. The standard hotkeys found in Windows Vista can be found here and Brandon Paddock posted the hotkeys that are new to Win7 here.

Selecting Part of a Text (Word 2007)

This is a neat trick that I encountered while browsing the web: If you need to select a part of a text from a Word document you can simply press ALT and drag your pointer of the part of the text you want to select…Cool.

Vista Gets Stuck During File Copy

Ok, so this isn’t a new topic. It’s been around for quite a while but I have never encountered it, so now that I have- it’s time for a post about it. I have installed a new PC (Windows Vista 64bit) and connected it to my home network using a wireless NIC (Realtek RTL8168B/8111b). The wireless router I use is an Edimax BR-6215SRg. The same network has several other PCs connected to it wirelessly and one PC that is wired. When copying files to/from the new PC (HTPC) it seemed to simply freeze up. Even though I could move the … Continue reading Vista Gets Stuck During File Copy

Win7 fever

Everybody is talking about it, doesn’t really matter where I turn it stares me in the face:Win7. The hype seems to be huge and the reviews are warm so I guess I should be glad-but wait,I’m not…Why, you may ask? Well,with every piece of beta software released I battle with the age old dilemma: To install or not to install? Personally, I don’t like installing beta software. The problem is that as opposed to the past where a beta was usually limited and details about the product were scarce, Win7 is everywhere…so, my better judgment is starting to cave in … Continue reading Win7 fever

Tides Turning

I find it somewhat funny to see how tides are turning. Apple used to be the medias darling,it was touted as innovative and cool while Microsoft was old and boring…These days, it seems that tides are starting to turn as all of a sudden Apple is no longer treated as nicely as it used to be. Take a look at the following video by the Onion: Apple Introduces Revolutionary New Laptop With No Keyboard   Will this eventually also affect consumer perception?

Windows 7 Remote Server Admin Tools Beta released

You really can’t avoid Windows 7. Doesn’t really matter where you look you simply can’t avoid it. Considering Vista and Windows 7 it looks like that the hype Windows 7 is creating is very positive. Since literally “everyone” has installed it, you might be interested in knowing that a version of Remotes Server Administration Tools (aka RSAT) has been released for it. Click Here, for the download page. Remote Server Administration Tools for Windows 7 enables IT administrators to manage roles and features that are installed on remote computers that are running Windows Server 2008 R2 (and, for some roles … Continue reading Windows 7 Remote Server Admin Tools Beta released