An observation on changing language in Microsoft Windows context menus.
I’ve never done an in-place OS upgrade before. As far back as Windows 95, I’ve always taken the more laborious (but in my mind, cleaner) method of formatting the hard disk and starting again from scratch. I’m
When my business laptop connects to the internet, the following events occur: Windows checks for updates and automatically begins downloading any important ones. Firefox checks for updates for itself and any installed extensions. FoxMarks synchronises my bookmarks. Google Talk connects,
Windows Mobile 6.1's incessant "wireless network detected" notifications. This is the summer of 2008. Half the homes in my village, and every business in Leeds has at least one wireless network, they're no longer the novelty that
For the first time since moving over to Vista, I've just tried to use telnet, and was surprised to receive the following response: 'telnet' is not recognised as an internal or external command, operable program or batch file. Yep, it
Details of my Windows Experience Index score are here, where you can also upload your own details and see facts about other people's systems. Poor gaming graphics brings me down to a 3.7.
Now that I'm running Vista with IE7 on my main work machine, I need to ensure that I have an easy way to test our web applications under IE6 on XP (which is the configuration used by most of our
I note with interest that of the visits to my site from Windows users in the last seven days, a fifth are running Vista (and no, none of them are me! I exclude my IP address from my Google