Category: Windows

VirtualBox Network Drivers Crap Out After Kernel Upgrade

It never fails, I need to fire up VirtualBox to do something in Windows and I get a dialog box about it not being able to find the right driver.  I kn ...

Windows XP End-Of-Life Dates

Supposedly you can still get System Builders copies of XP Professional until June 30th, 2009, but I have read that there might be activation problems ...

At A Glance: Has Conficker Infected Your Machine?

The Conficker Eye Chart is a very simple test to detemine if your computer is infected by the Conficker worm. ...

The PC Decrapifier

When I reinstalled my laptop, of course it reinstalled all the crapware that came with it.  I could have easily just removed most of it with the Add/R ...

Reinstalling Windows: Service Pack Upgrade Path

Not being consistent is frustrating. Windows XP service pack 2 will install on unpatched XP, or XP SP1, but SP3 won't install on an unpatched install. ...

GParted: Resize Partitions Easily

I'm restoring my laptop back to its orginal state with a new hard drive -- hopefully it'll speed the thing up.  I like to dual boot into Xubuntu on it ...

A Site That Actually Lets Me Watch Reaper

My Mythbox only records HD stations and the CW doesn't come in all well at my house, so I'm lucky if I get a choppy version of the show.  Usually I ge ...