If you are a beginner, you might: look for and play Freecell look for and play Solitaire If you are a fairly accomplished Solitaire player, you might: install Yahoo or Windows Live Messenger so that you can start chatting again get somebody to install the software for your digital camera If you are a fairly accomplished general user, you might: install the software for your digital camera all by yourself attempt to set up Windows Mail with your ISP mail account If you are an ‘expert’ user, you might: remove all of the crap trial software installed by the OEM … Continue reading What is the first thing that you will do when you power up your nice new shiny Vista computer?
If I was the type of computer user who can only have the absolute best and nothing else will do, I probably couldn’t afford one. I can understand a gamer wanting the best because every 1/000th of a second counts (apparently). I can understand a video/movie/graphics fanatic wanting the best because graphics require power to push them around. I do not understand why somebody who surfs and sends e-mail needs that absolute best other than for bragging rights (a la Top Trumps cards) ‘my computer is faster than yours’.. If my main concern re my computer centred on how fast … Continue reading Obsessions..
I downloaded it last night, and installed it just a few minutes ago. The install process was surprisingly short and painless, the machine booting to how I remember it before running the update. Something I always do before running any major service pack is turn off anti-virus protection. WinPatrol has a facility to disable/enable start-ups very easily, just one more reason for having it installed. Well, so far so good. If I get any problems, I will post them here..
.. is earmarked for release on or around January 13, 2009 after having been previewed at CES a week earlier. TechNet and MSDN download sites should get it at around the same time. I have a feeling that both servers will be put under much strain as news of its appearance quickly filters from one tech to another.I will be one of those poised ready to grab the download. Are you ready?