While testing out Windows 8 Media Center, I dusted off this Kworld ATSC-340U tuner that I got for free after mail-in rebate (or something like that). Luckily, I had the retail box, CD, and everything still inside… including an ultra-compact, albeit worthless TV antenna. Anyways, Windows 8 to my surprise failed to find a driver […]
At PDC, Microsoft let drop the announcement that I pushed for. The Windows Home Server Team has announced that the next version of the product will indeed feature Live Mesh technology integration. Live Mesh will be a big help for solving one of the inconsistencies in the Windows Home Server offering. As I’ve noted in […]
Microsoft has launched a new tool out called the Web Applications Installer. This is a refined program that does the same functionality as scripts like Fantastico. Basically, you chose what web software you want to install… and the app will configure your Windows Server to run it. So, if you want to install WordPress on […]
Microsoft keeps coming up with creative marketing to sell Windows Vista on customers. Now, I actually have far fewer complaints than most about Vista. In fact, all my primary PCs run Vista. But, this marketing line is definintely a new one. In their latest TechNet email, Microsoft decided to use it pitch Vista to IT […]
About a day before Microsoft promised to make it available to the public, you can download Service Pack 3 at the link below. Windows XP SP3 (Microsoft Download Server)
A lot of people talk a lot about XP vs Vista. I’ve stayed mostly out of that debate, and I’m certainly not dim enough to tell you one or the other is correct. Every few years, Microsoft puts out a new version of their operating system.