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Dec 192012
 

xp_pinballThe usual Geek news sites today have featured a blog post entitled, “Why was Pinball removed from Windows Vista?
The post is interesting but that ain’t why I’ve posted this.
Like many others I’ve been using the original XP pinball game in 64-bit Windows since Vista came out without a single issue. Continue reading »

Dec 152012
 

classicshell“Classic Shell is a collection of features that were available in older versions of Windows but were later removed. It has a customizable Start menu and Start button for Windows 7 and Windows 8, it adds a toolbar for Windows Explorer and supports a variety of smaller features.”
Download & Info

Nov 272012
 

winupdateUpdates available for XP, 2K3, Vista, 2K8, Seven, Eight, 2K12, Visual Studio.
Most of these are Compatibility Updates:

A compatibility update is a software update that improves the compatibility experience in Windows. Microsoft regularly releases Windows compatibility updates to improve the overall user experience.

Oct 102011
 

thThe topic of running without a pagefile is a popular one.
Unfortunately most of the discussion is usually based around anecdotal evidence.
This article aims to provide you with the information you need to find out if you need a pagefile and provides benchmarks on my results of running with and without a pagefile.
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