Whenever I add a network printer to one of my Windows computers at home I end up with a reference to a hard-coded IP address. That means that the next time my home router reboots and assigns a different IP … Continue reading
I finally put too many photos and videos on my laptop hard drive and I had to upgrade it. My original hard drive was a 640 GB drive and there are now 1 TB laptop drives available that have 8 … Continue reading
Now that I have an easy way to find and fix problems with Alt+Tab it becomes easier to identify culprits. Whenever Alt+Tab misbehaves – whenever the grid of programs goes behind the current Aero Peek window – I run AltTabFixOnce.exe … Continue reading
I now have a twitter account, for those times when 141 characters is too much of a commitment. I anticipate greater sarcasm and more frequent posting, but similar topics. You can follow me at BruceDawson0xB, where I explain the peculiar … Continue reading
Windows 7 has an annoying bug that causes alt+tab to malfunction for many people. This bug, previously discussed on this blog in Alt+Tab Depth Inversion Bug, causes the grid of programs to be partially or completely hidden, making it much … Continue reading
I hate computers. All I wanted to do was backup my laptop. I’d been doing ad hoc backups for years (a batch file that zips and copies all the important directories) but that system was clearly insufficient. Replacing my ad … Continue reading
A few days ago Windows Live Photo Gallery (WLPG) told me that there was a new codec pack available and suggested that I download it. That should be trivial. And yet, somehow, they managed to make it complicated.