I am no longer a user of Windows Vista. It has been nearly a year since Microsoft released Vista. I first wrote about it when I tested the upgrade process from Windows XP to Vista Business Edition. Shortly after that I upgraded my laptop and resolved a few minor issues with the optical drive, the […]
Whinging about UAC is for wimps, this is a real Windows Vista annoyance. 1. Open Windows Explorer and navigate through the folder tree in the left pane (eg, navigate to C:Temp) 2. Drag and select one or more files or folders in the right pane that you would like to delete 3. Hit delete Windows […]
There is a good story on the Windows Vista Team blog about a bust on a Chinese software piracy ring. The story is a good one because it demonstrates the positive outcomes from the Windows Genuine Advantage program that many people gripe about. Well done to Microsoft I say.
I’ve been working with a new laptop at work lately. I’ve gotten into the habit of keeping a set of earphones plugged into the laptop all day so that when I want to listen to some music or a podcast I can do so without bothering colleagues, and just generally in case of random application […]
I logged onto my laptop this evening to check something for work and noticed that Vista was showing a security alert in my system tray. I double-clicked the icon to open Security Center and find out what was wrong, and it informs me that my Windows Defender (the anti-spyware/malware built in to Windows Vista) is […]