Tag: windows

Tricks to making bootable USB drives for Windows.

Nothing of any major import, but a basic reference to help me remember where to get this info next time. Rufus: created bootable USB the easy way Settings for Rufus to make UEFI bootable devices. That is all.

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Stuck Configuring 3 of 3 on Windows Vista, 7, 2008 and similar OS

If your Vista/7/2008 machine gets stuck installing/configuring update 3 of 3 after a recent update cycle, you can follow this procedure, but ONLY as a last resort. BEWARE: this may leave your machine in an unstable state. to read about

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Correcting or Fixing a Corrupt User Profile in Windows 7

Restart your computer. This releases any locks Windows may have on the profile folders. Log on with an account with administrative priviledges. Move C:Users%username% to a safe location (%username% being the account that has the corrupt profile) Delete C:UsersTEMP, if it exists.

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Printing to Windows Printers from iOS 5

When Apple released iOS 5, some change they made to it made most of the previous instructions on the Internet to allow one to print from these devices to Windows non-AirPrint printers no longer work. In an update to my

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Printing from iPad to Windows Printers

For my reference (and yours if for some reason you can’t find the same articles I found), here’s how you print from an iPad to a shared Windows Printer on a Windows Server 2008 R2 Machine using Apple AirPrint and

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Group Policy Preferences

I know this is somewhat old news, but I really like it. Group Policy Preferences is a new (ish) extension to Group Policy provided on Active Directory domains that allows some cool stuph to happen. My favorite part, and from

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Inanis + Droid = SCREE

I got a Motorola DROID phone to replace the old Motorola Q9c I had. If the iPhone is the Jesus Phone, then this thing is the God Phone. It is simply phenomenal. I won’t go into detail of the phone

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Play Time

Grabbed an unofficial/official RTM build of Windows 7 – running in 30 day trial mode, just to play with the OS. No key or cracks installed. I will definately be replacing this OS with a real TechNet version in less

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Windows 7 Beta – Theme?

I have installed the Windows 7 Beta both on The Beast and some piece of crap extra machine I had laying around. First Impression: Good, and a major improvement over Vista, but needs some minor improvement before I’ll be head

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SimCity4 on Ubuntu 8.10

I was challenged by Zarek to try SimCity4 on Ubuntu 8.10 because I was “complaining” about Ubuntu performance. This will be the second time I have done this, but the first time I will have blogged about it. Here’s what

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