Back when I was setting up my Surface pro, I was trying to quickly move some of my wireless connections to the tablet. There aren't a lot of them but since I didn't remember their passwords, why not just export them or at least view them from my laptop and copy the settings? Well, the laptop that I was going to take the settings from is Windows 8 also so I thought, this should be super easy, there are some handy ways to do this in windows 7. Since this is windows 8, those should have been … [Read more...]
Vista SP2: At a windows update near you!
Windows Vista Service Pack 2 was made available today through Windows update. I saw that there were some concerns on the web on installing the update.People having "issues". There was one report of a User having to do a system restore after the update completed because the machine became unbootable. But, I'm brave and need to test the update so, I plowed right along. It was a typical multi-stage update, similar to the Service Pack 1 Installation, but took a little longer. The primary … [Read more...]
Free Programs You Need
Free is good! And in this case Free is GREAT. Here are some of my favorite FREE programs that I use on a regular basis. Techie or not these programs will make a good addition to your arsenal. If you have a favorite useful program that is not listed please post it in the comments... (make sure it's FREE :-) ) Top Free Programs you NEED! Acrobat Reader : come on, you need to be able to open all those PDF's. Mozilla FireFox : Yes, get this browser! It's safe, fast, free and … [Read more...]