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September, 2012


September 28, 2012  8:18 PM

Windows 8 Forums Surveys 50K Users

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I'm a big fan of the various Windows Forums sites, including those for Vista, Windows 7, and

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September 26, 2012  2:15 PM

Intel CEO sez “Windows 8 being released before it’s fully ready” Huh?

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[caption id="attachment_2596" align="alignleft" width="190"]Otellini tells Intel employees that Windows 8 still needs improvement.

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September 24, 2012  2:48 PM

InformationWeek Windows 8 Business Survey Shows Workplace Plans Still Shaping Up

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Today InformationWeek began reporting on the results of its latest Windows 8 Survey which,  according to Kurt Marko's blog "

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September 21, 2012  3:31 PM

MS Introduces New “Comfort Sculpt” Keyboard for Win8

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[caption id="attachment_2578" align="aligncenter" width="500"]The Sculpt Comfort Keyboard is arched to make hands stay in proper typing position.

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September 19, 2012  4:59 PM

Microsoft’s Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit (EMET) Offers Fix for IE Zero-day Issues

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The old saying goes "You learn something new every day." Yesterday, Ed Bott and others helped me to learn about the Microsoft Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit (aka EMET). This

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September 17, 2012  3:24 PM

SATA II ICH10R vs. SATA III Marvel 9128 Controllers

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Last week, after upgrading my 119 GB (actual) SATA II OCZ Vertex-2 SSD to a 167 GB (actual) SATA III Intel 520 SSD, I quickly realized that the SATA III Marvell 9128 controller on my Asus P6X58D-E motherboard wasn't completely compatible with the SATA III implemented in the Intel drive (see my...


September 14, 2012  3:54 PM

Interesting Wrinkles with Intel SSDs Weasel Out of the Woodwork

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Last week I wrote a blog post entitled "One small change to my PC, one...

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September 12, 2012  3:58 PM

Microsoft Rethinks Timing of Planned Flash Update for Windows 8/IE 10

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Last week, as is my usual wont, I fired up Secunia PSI (Personal Software Inspector) for all of my machines. In a discovery that caused no excitement whatsoever when I first ran the utility, I got a display that looked like this: [caption id="attachment_2537" align="aligncenter" width="500"]

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September 10, 2012  2:04 PM

Start8 Comes Back to Match Classic Shell

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I'm not one to believe that my blog has any kind of market clout or impact, but I found myself scratching my head to explain why I got a comment on my "

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September 7, 2012  7:11 PM

One small change to my PC, one giant PITA to implement

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One of the interesting and easily overlooked consequences to using SSDs on PCs at a time when RAM is also incredibly cheap is that you have to take the Windows pagefile into account (and a hibernation file, if you use that feature on your systems) when sizing such drives. Though SSDs are getting...


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