Posts tagged with ‘DVD’

What is the Best Backup for Windows in a Small Home or Office?

December 5, 2010

What is the Best Backup for Windows in a Small Home or Office? Which Windows Backup?  A History. Over the years I’ve tried many systems for backing up crucial Windows data.  Currently for small-scale backups I use the ubiquitous and almost bullet-proof flash drives, my current one tipping the scales at 8Gb.  But for major […]

UK’s Sensible Energy Chief tells it Like it Is – Like Me!!!

October 1, 2009

The statements this week, by the UK government’s chief energy scientist, are right up my street.  See Britons creating ‘more emissions’ on the BBC. It’s obvious really. Over the last few decades our (meaning the UK and all western nations’) manufacturing industries have collapsed. Yet we can still buy stuff, more and more stuff actually. […]

How to Convert a Dynamic Disk to Basic Disk in Windows 7

September 26, 2009

How to Convert a Windows 7 Dynamic Disk to Basic Disk When  Microsoft says It’s Irreversible! Firstly, Do Not Dance with the Devil! I made the mistake (again!) of trying dynamic disks with my new Windows 7 installation.  I must have been asleep – the use of this system is seriously frowned upon for most […]

Problems with Conficker or Downadup?

February 6, 2009

Or How to Disable Autoruns – to Stop This Particular Infection Route This is a brief summary of what to do… Make sure you have a proper anti-virus program running NOD32 is a good one! AVG is too Kaspersky, Trend, CA are also good brands Make sure your anti-virus is current and updated.  Check like […]

Use the Green Stick, Mr Postman!

December 16, 2008

Workers and ordinary intelligent users of the Post Office Royal Mail system (“the post”), must be very worried by the latest news about the holistic vertically integrated business that was “the post” being further split up and creamed off. see 50,000 jobs at risk in break-up of Royal Mail or Royal Mail faces call to […]