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I finally succumbed and bought a copy of Diablo 3 today, only to found out that it just doesn’t work: Argh! No matter what I did, it would always crash. Every single time, over and over and over and over again. In a last act of desperation before borrowing…
Until today, I thought Windows 7 does not create thumbs.db files. But I was wrong. I was using a Windows 7 Professional Edition machine to browse a network share on a Windows XP Home Edition netbook. The share contained two JPEG image files which I had put there. Seconds after browsing the network share, aContinue reading “Thumbs.db in Windows 7”
Portable Network Graphics (PNG) is a popular image format. It features lossless compression, meaning that images stored in this format take less space than an uncompressed image without losing quality. (On a side note however, I doubt you have seen an uncompressed image recently. Most popular image formats today compress images. It is a factContinue reading “PNGGauntlet: Pictures shall be compressed!”
You can shut down, restart or log out of Windows with just a standard keyboard; this method works on all popular versions of Windows for PCs, i.e. Windows XP, Windows 7 and the upcoming Windows 8. Although I have not tested, but I believe this method should work in Windows Vista and all members ofContinue reading “Exit Windows using keyboard”
Today, I found a precious old list of instructions detailing how to reinstall Windows and its software on a machine, reproduced below. This list was originally created at least a decade ago and perhaps was not initially written for Windows XP. However, over the years, it was constantly revised and expanded to meet the needsContinue reading “Ancient inscription on installing Windows discovered!”
Finally, I managed to download a copy of Windows 8 Consumer Preview and try it out. Not an easy feat for one who is constantly roaming and is away from home. I am afraid it did not leave a good impression on me. Here is why.