Posts tagged with ‘Virtual’

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Our Little Milestone – Folding@home

April 11, 2020

See addendum for today, 17 April 2020 Quite pleased really, helping humanity. The team is now in the top 25k from 250k, which means the top 10% of contributions. Most work is currently being done in the fight against Covid-19. You will see that the figures don’t agree – this is due to updating delays, […]

Windows Experience Index – in 8.1 – Where is it?

September 25, 2013

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 […]

FTC Take Action: Is This The End of The Fake News Site?

January 26, 2012

FTC Permanently Stops Six Operators from Using Fake News Sites that Allegedly Deceived Consumers about Acai Berry Weight-Loss Products Above is the FTC’s own headline from a news release yesterday.  The story is that they’ve hammered six operators of fake news sites into making settlements that surrender their assets.  They’ve also halted the six operations […]

Testing Windows 8 Developer Preview Version

November 22, 2011

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 […]

Windows 7 SP1 Install

February 23, 2011

Windows 7 Service Pack 1 Install Experience Windows 7 Ultimate with SP1 I installed Win7 sp1 on my PC last night after spotting it in the Windows Update list.  It’s been out since 16 Feb 2011 but I’ve only just noticed!  That’s the state of my PC in the screenshot. Hitches Everything installed really well, […]