I fell into a bit of a rabbit hole. I previously had not bothered to create faveicons for my WordPress Sites. I was doing some work with the Redirection plugin and saw a lot of 404 entries for apple-touch faveicons. As I dove in I realized I should add them.Continue reading
I can’t imagine what microsoft is thinking.. Windows 8 and 10 allows manufacturers to install crapware … AND… UNBELIEVABLY… set up the firmware so that the crapware reinstalls itself if you do a clean install of windows..
I have not ‘upgrade’ to Windows 10 yet.
I needed to update my Oracle VM Virtualbox and found that there were some compatibility issues between Virtualbox and Windows 10
https://www.virtualbox.org/wiki/Downloads Continue reading
Howtogeek published an article detailing how Microsoft will FORCE updates on users of home versions.
It appears that Microsoft is forcing users of Home versions to be beta testers before the updates are rolled out to Business (Professional versions).
I see a number of issues with this Continue reading
Microsoft has announce that it will be ending support for Server 2003 on July 14 , 2015.
If you continue to run Server 2003 beyond this date your network becomes increasingly vulnerable to hackers as updates will no longer be available This can leave businesses open to civil and criminal actions in addition to the damage caused by being hacked. Continue reading
Microsoft announced that the release of Windows 10 is scheduled for this summer (2015).
Business owners will have to make some decisions as to which operating systems they should purchase and when. Continue reading
With the end of life of Windows XP, a lot of people are moving to Windows 8.1. However, with the economy, many people are hoping to hang on to their current computers. IF your system is capable, you might be able to set up a dual boot so you can go back into XP for data.
A lot of people will be purchasing computers over the upcoming Christmas season. Most of the retail stores are only offering Windows 8 and are not offering Windows 7.
Windows 8 makes some radical departures in it’s user interface. You can revert back to the more classic Windows interface for many tasks. One of the forces driving the new design is that Windows 8 is designed for use with a touch screen. Continue reading
Apparently Windows 8 boots so fast that you have about 200 milliseconds to hit the F8 key- that should be good for a few laughs. Continue reading