Tag: Control Panel

Remove Flash from Windows 10

Flash is Bad Yep.  It’s a security risk, is being constantly “fixed”, but more importantly is being dropped in all good browsers very soon.  It’s already been dumped by the Chrome browser and with any decent website worth it’s salt moving off Flash to the HTML5 way of doing things there’s no reason to have…
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November 13, 2017 2
Win8 Experience Index (also Win7)

Windows Experience Index – in 8.1 – Where is it?

Introduction Recently Microsoft announced  a bit of a climb down over its release of Windows 8.1 to MSDN developers (like me).  Their previous stand was for developers to get 8.1 at the same time as commercial release. So I’ve had a look, installing it into a VirtualBox environment… The focus of this article is on…
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September 25, 2013 2

Testing Windows 8 Developer Preview Version

Windows 8 Developer Preview I’ve finally decided to test the next Windows edition, probably to be called Windows 8, although things like that are never certain in Microsoft-land. Virtual Box I did a Virtual Box install, which is fairly straightforward.  There are many tutorials on-line now which show how to do this, so I won’t…
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November 22, 2011 1

Visual Studio 2008 Install Problems

As part of my day job, I get a (extremely valuable, it must be said, for which I’m very grateful) MSDN subscription. Recently, I’ve had trouble with Visual Studio.  It used to be 2005 and is now 2008.  They use the Team Foundation Server Developer Edition.  So I decided to re-install….  oh, dear. After a…
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January 16, 2009 2

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