Dual Monitors

In this day and age - many of us carry laptops. Some of us are "lucky enough" to have a monitor to plug out laptops into - thus giving us a "dual monitor" configuration. But, what happens when the "extra monitor" we have is on the left of the laptop/primary monitor? How many of us have "settled" for sliding off the right hand side of the screen to get to the "left monitor"? There is a very easy solution to this (at least in Windows).

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More on VHD

A "not-well-advertised" fact about Windows 7 and VHDs (Virtual Hard Drives).

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Expand a Windows 2003 VHD

I'd been told by a number of IT related people that expanding a Windows 2003 VHD (virtual hard drive) was a complicated process - so I decided to develop a concise set of instructions for others to follow.

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Killing Tasks - Not Killing Time!

How many of us have spent FAR too long trying to kill rogue tasks - in either Windows, OSX, or Linux?

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CF8 and LDAP snippets

Working in a predominately Windows-based network can sometimes make life a bit challenging...

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Throw the baby out with the bathwater...

In a recent article on PCWorld, PCWorld columnist Erik Larkin makes some "interesting" reports and recommendations...

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Windows XP SP3 Recovery CD for your machine

PC Magazine has a great article for creating your own "recovery cd" for your computer. You can view the article here.

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Microsoft blocks its own patches

PCWorld published an article today that tells the tale.

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