Tag Archives: Operating Systems

Windows 8 joins a domain

With Windows 8 coming out next year, can mobile computing be controlled by domains?  Part of the security nightmare is the fact that mobile computers cannot be controlled.    Andrew Milam used a domain setup on his computer and how … Continue reading

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Run another operating system inside of Windows 8

My hopes are that Microsoft is smart enough to keep what they have in Windows 8 when they put it onto tablets.  See our review – Mobile computing makes me crazy – Sanity out of Windows 8 – a review. Running on … Continue reading

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Links for Windows 7 Repair Discs

It is like a former student Mickey says “No one ever has their repair disc for Windows.”   So do you need the isos to make a Windows 7 disc for your computer that came without a disc?  Checkout My … Continue reading

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A Look at Peppermint OS, a Linux for the Masses – Linux and Open Source from eWeek

A Look at Peppermint OS, a Linux for the Masses – Linux and Open Source from eWeek Posted using ShareThis ~D. Babian, GSAE

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Will ReactOS replace Windows?

ReactOS is tiny, and I mean tiny and it is fast.  A new concept for a rebuild of Microsoft Windows.  Many of the windows look exactly like Microsoft Windows and the commands (prompt) are the same.  ReactOS is in the … Continue reading

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Change Windows XP into Windows 7

Maybe it’s not changing Windows XP, but the visual theme is virtually the same as Windows 7.  Amazingly with a the visual effects and Windows XP’s native stability and security, it is your choice to upgrade later.  Cool look though.  … Continue reading

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Protect Your Removable Drive

Every year thousands of home computers, laptops and drives are stolen.  Protect yourself with TrueCrypt. It’s free. Link      

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100 Ubuntu Tips

original post by lxpages.com Official Ubuntu Home Page Official Ubuntu Forums Official Ubuntu Guide Wubuntu – Ubuntu Web Edition Windows to Ubuntu Transition Guide 10 Advantages of Ubuntu over Vista 30 Days with Ubuntu Linux 60 Days With Ubuntu Installing … Continue reading

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Change Windows XP into Vista without Vista!

Well, its as close as you can get.  It also proves that Microsoft could ‘thin’ their code and make older machines run Vista.  BricoPack Vista   does just that. (Not for 64bit)  It’s visual effects are awesome.  It’s been downloaded over … Continue reading

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Free Microsoft Support? Share your Experience!

Two computers: Computer one – Single processor 2Ghz, 768mb, 128mb Video Card, and little IDE 80GB HD Computer two – Dual Core 4Ghz, 2Gb, 512mb Video Card, 250GB SATA HD Fresh install of Microsoft Vista.  Newest drivers from manufacturers.  Computer one … Continue reading

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ReadyBoost for Windows XP

Windows Vista offers “ReadyBoost” so that you can use a thumbdrive for additional memory.  Now you can get eBoostr for XP for free (four hour uses at a time) see details on link. eBoostr™ allows you to use an additional … Continue reading

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Free Up Memory on Vista

In Windows Vista or 7-  1- press start 2- type services.msc in the search bar 3- if UAC prompts, press ok 4- scroll down to letter “D” so that you can find “Desktop Window Manager Session Manager” 5- right click … Continue reading

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Stop Punching Vista and Microsoft

I personally favor all operating systems.  Although we teach primarily Microsoft based products, the Computer Information Technology Class also reviews Linux products and yes, we do have a Mac.   We use Linux in IDS systems, some servers and we are … Continue reading

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