Archive for the 'Windows' Category

Google Pack Goodness

Sunday, October 22nd, 2006

If you don’t already have the google back, grab it now. It contains many useful app’s all bundled in a handy installer from google and will keep the apps in the pack up to date, you can use as many or as few of the apps as you like and it is easy as pie […]

Use iTunes 7 to get brand new album art for your entire collection on The uber geeks

Sunday, September 24th, 2006

Use iTunes 7 to get brand new album art for your entire collection on The uber geeks Be warned, this will only find Album Art that iTunes has the tracks and albums for – it will also get rid of any existing low res art – so if you have some art, make sure iTunes […]

TrueCrypt – Free Open-Source On-The-Fly Disk Encryption Software for Windows XP/2000 and Linux

Friday, September 1st, 2006

TrueCrypt – Free Open-Source On-The-Fly Disk Encryption Software for Windows XP/2000 and Linux It’s said that only the paranoid survive, usually this is said by the paranoid themselves – it does not how ever prevent it from being true (on occasion). With recent laws being passed in the UK forcing people to hand over their […]

Adobe Labs – Project: Lightroom

Saturday, August 26th, 2006

Adobe Labs – Project: Lightroom Adobe beta software – Lightroom : Looks like it might be a handy tool in the toolbox for the professional digital photographer. Get in on the beta and see where it is all going.

CHEATSHEETS & REFERENCE

Saturday, July 29th, 2006

CHEATSHEETS & REFERENCE A decent link site that contains handy links to various cheatsheets and references for many different languages, handy when you are migrating between languages etal. M

AMD Forums > 2003 server, Not spotting dual core upgrade.

Saturday, July 29th, 2006

AMD Forums > 2003 server, Not spotting dual core upgrade. It seems reinstalling the HAL driver to support multicpu’s will allow someone to upgrade to a dual core CPU without needing to reinstall windows.

PC Fastlane- Computer Help and PC Performance Tips – 10 Unknown Windows Freeware Applications You Should Know About

Saturday, July 29th, 2006

PC Fastlane- Computer Help and PC Performance Tips – 10 Unknown Windows Freeware Applications You Should Know About Yet another funky list of various applications that could be handy for people stuck on windows! Top ten lists are always fun!

digg – A super easy way to backup your protected DVDs!

Tuesday, July 18th, 2006

digg – A super easy way to backup your protected DVDs! Every now and then it is worth keeping track of various programs that may be useful in backing up media. Especially as media like DVDs and CDs have a finite life span. M

Microsoft puts Virtual PC on free download

Thursday, July 13th, 2006

MICROSOFT IS now offering its operating-system virtualisation tool for Windows, Virtual PC 2004 (SP1 release), for free.The software firm also announced that the forthcoming Virtual PC 2007 for Vista will also be freely downloadable. Finally a legitimate, easy way to run multiple operating systems on top of XP. A good opportunity to have your x86 […]

PuTTY – Registry Location for its settings

Thursday, July 6th, 2006

PuTTY is a handy little program, sometimes however you might like to change the background colours for multiple saved sessions, it can often be easier doing this in the registry, rather than via the GUI. The path you’ll need is “My Computer\HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\SimonTatham\PuTTY\Sessions\” Colour2 is the “Default Background”.