Tag: Windows

Dec 06 2009

Creating Bootable Ghost Recovery USB Flash Drive

Those of you who follow my blog (or know me in person) are well aware that I’m a big fan of Norton Ghost backup software. One of the major problems I’ve had with Norton Ghost is the fact that it only provides the ability to create a recovery CD … it doesn’t provide any ability …

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Jul 23 2009

Dell Latitude E6400 Sales & Support

Note: Although my sales & support experience with the machine were generally positive, my experiences with the machine itself were not.  I have since sent it back to Dell. I just had some really good customer support experiences with Dell.  I know, some of you are going to think this is impossible, but it really …

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Nov 13 2007

Restore Screen Saver Association

If you’re like me, you probably install & uninstall software on your system on a a fairly frequent basis. One of the things that really annoys me when I install software is when it automatically takes over a file extension association that was previously registered with the system. This happened a while ago when I …

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Jun 28 2007

Hard Drive Failures

I’ve noticed something … in recent memory, I have not suffered one single hard drive failure. I’ve only suffered multiple hard drive failures … all my drive failures seem to happen in batches. Last weekend the refurbished Seagate hard drive in my laptop (Rohan) started generating errors. About the same time, the main drive in …

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