How stupidly user unfriendly is the new Trusted settings in Office 2010, and how cryptic is the error message that pops up. Word experienced an error trying to open the file. Try these suggestions. *Check the file permissions for the document or drive *Make sure there is sufficient free memory and disk space. *Open the […]
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Recently I had the joy of a brand new hard disk developing bad sectors, this caused all sorts of issues, and once I’d worked out that the disk was having issues (a failed backup due to read errors, which lead to a chkdsk, which lead to a hurried purchase of a new HDD) I immediately […]
If you get the following error on a 64 bit Windows 7 install the following may help you. Solution: (Version 1.0.400.5) This is what I did to get this tool installed: I ran the setup and again the box popped up saying “This installation requires a newer version of windows”. I did not click “OK”. […]
The wonderful fun and games that is remote desktop can often cause headaches, not the least of which is how to send a CTRL-ALT-DEL sequence to the remote host that your connecting to. The magic key sequence is CTRL-ALT-END – this will enable you to send the remote host a control alt delete key sequence. […]
It seems that Apple Inc. have (finally) launched the DRM free tracks on the iTunes Music Store, which I am pretty sure is a good thing. Now Apple don’t deserve all the credit here – EMI (and a big applause to them for the decision to go the route of portable music) deserve big kudo’s […]
This is a rant. I have installed Vista on my MacBook Pro, while I do prefer using the Mac for many things (as it suits my work flows better) but there are occasions where Windows is required (whipping up a Win only app, software designed for windows only, or websites that will just not work […]
TUAW How To: Use your iTunes library over AirPort Disk – The Unofficial Apple Weblog (TUAW) Handy guide to transfer your music collection to the Airport Disk functionality. M
Run Windows Vista for 120 days without activation key – Download Squad If you want or need to try out Microsoft Windows Vista but don’t want to activate just yet, this is a legit and supported way of extending your trial/demo/unactivated period.
UltraNewb: How to move your iTunes library to an external drive – Lifehacker A nice easy guide to allow you to relocate your iTunes library, even to share it with other iTunes installs you might have.
Install Windows to a Macintosh USB drive (without Bootcamp). « Tube Shards Dual booting winders’ on yer Mac!