Tag Archives: Windows

Acronis True Image Home 2009

Well I did a clean install of Windows Vista yesterday and got all my programs and applications installed. This time I decided to create an image of the drive, and see how the backup / restore goes. My main drive (C:) is 83GB and after Vista and all the applications it has 35GB used. I… Read More

History repeats itself

Well it seems like everyone touted Vista as “the bad OS”, especially when SP1 came out, causing reboot loops. A lot of people seemed to steer clear of SP1, saying that XP was a lot better. Now, the question is, everyone that put dirt on Vista SP1 for the endless reboot loop, and sticking with… Read More

Notepad2 editor

I generally do all my HTML/PHP/CSS editing in Notepad, and one fallback with the Notepad that comes with windows is syntax highlighting. I found this neat little program called Notepad2, which is lightweight, doesn’t require any installation, and doesn’t change anything in the registry which is a bonus! The installation file weighs in at 247KB,… Read More

Laptop Finally Setup

Well, I have been setting up / copying / backing up stuff from Rachelle’s laptop to mine, and it is finally all done. The laptop runs beautifully, can really notice the difference going from 32bit Vista to 64bit, everything is just so much more snappy and executes faster. Rachelle also bought a new camera today,… Read More

Nero Alternatives

As anyone would know, probably one of the best pieces of software for burning would have to be Nero Burning ROM. But as most of you know, it is quite bloated, and comes with a lot of extras (unless you use the Nero Micro/Lite versions). So I am currently looking at some (free) alternatives to… Read More

New Laptop

Well I have decided not to get the dell anymore, since they can’t provide a tax invoice until I receive the goods. So Rachelle and I went looking around on Wednesday for a new laptop, and ended up going to Joyce Mayne to see a friend, Josh. After waiting quite awhile since he was serving… Read More

Windows Vista SP1 RTM

Well, it seems the Vista SP1 has gone RTM, and as all speculations are, the build number is indeed 6001.18000 (rtm.080118-1840) and is available in both x86 and x64 builds, weighing in at 434MB (x86) and 726MB (x64). It is meant to fix a few extra bugs that are in Vista, personally I haven’t noticed… Read More