Vista Sucks

22Oct 2009

Take Advantage of your Free Upgrade to Windows 7

By |October 22nd, 2009|computing|1 Comment

windows7If you’ve purchased a new computer in the past few months it likely came with Windows Vista installed AND an offer for a free upgrade to Windows 7 when the new operating system […]

15Oct 2009

Show “All Details” in All Folders in Vista

By |October 15th, 2009|computing|0 Comments

windowsvistaWindows Vista has a really annoying habit of changing the way that it displays files in folders in Windows Explorer (or My Computer) based on the content in those folders. For example if a folder contains pictures it tends to show small icons […]

9Oct 2009

7 Things to do Before Installing Windows 7

By |October 9th, 2009|computing|2 Comments

windows7Windows 7 is due out on October 22nd and many people will be planning to install it as soon as possible after it arrives. I know I will be as I’ve completely had […]

7Oct 2009

Tutorial: Fix Random Keyboard Layout Changes in Vista

By |October 7th, 2009|computing|1 Comment

windowsvistaI’ve noticed this issue for as long as I’ve been running Windows Vista… I’ll be happily typing along when all of a sudden my keyboard starts spewing out random characters instead of what I’m expecting. The most annoying switch is when I […]

3Jul 2009

Fast User Switching not so fast in Vista

By |July 3rd, 2009|computing|2 Comments

windowsvista I’m the type of guy that uses keyboard shortcuts all the time. It’s simply faster and more efficient, and it works for me. So back in the Windows XP days I got very used to using Win+L to change users (ie. to […]