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Disable Dim on Windows 7 Program Installation Confirmation

There is something really annoying about Windows 7 when you attempt to install any program, and that is the screen dimming that happens before the program installation confirmation message. And while it’s meant to draw attention and avoid unintentional approvals, I see it as an overkill and really annoying when I’m in the middle of […]

Rails finally working with Snow Leopard

So far Snow Leopard have given me nothing but a hard time, crashes, and wasted hours that I could advise anyone not to upgrade, while I keep my ego and refuse to downgrade. After the 1 hour+ Snow Leopard upgrade, I’m getting slower login time, very frequent crashes upon uploading or downloading simplest of files […]

The Windows 7 Upgrade Marathon

Comparing it with the previous Windows Vista SP1 Upgrade, an official Microsoft Software Engineer (or so he was) has posted results about the Windows 7 Upgrade performances over machines with various hardware levels, and different data profiles in terms of stored data and installed apps. Notice something? Windows 7 Upgrade results for what they call […]

Have you got your Snow Leopard Pre-Ordered Yet?

If you’re really waiting for it, Amazon have started taking pre-orders for the new Snow Leopard OS coming most likely this September. For the sake of trying to group packages together, I may wait until it’s released and place the order with other items on my list.

Ballmer for once says something right!

In an interview by CNET, Bill Gates without much information in hand yet was not so optimistic about the newly announced and upcoming Google Chrome OS saying ”In some ways I am surprised people are acting like there’s something new. I mean, you’ve got Android running on Netbooks. It’s got a browser in it.” . […]

Tips to continue using Windows XP

Windows Vista has made it finally into the market. Still many people are hesitating to upgrade to the new operating system. They like the existing one. There is certainly new bugs and incompatibility issues with the new Windows, as was the case always. While still having doubts about moving to Vista, Microsoft have announced their […]

Vista is not done until Google Desktop won’t run!

History seems to be repeating it’s self with a new release of Microsoft operating system. When Microsoft was working back then on DOS 2 OS, an unofficial quote was reported off the record that “DOS is not done until Lotus won’t run”. Lotus was the best spreadsheet program back then and have killed the Microsoft […]