Vista System Restore
I know a lot of people that disable the System Restore feature of Windows (XP and Vista), and I just don’t get it. Whenever an update is applied to the system, a checkpoint is created of the system configuration (some registry keys, services, system dlls, etc.) and if something goes wrong with the update you…
Mounting ISOs in Vista
Does anyone out there have a suggestion for software that actually works on Vista for mounting ISOs? I’ve tried a few with varying results – from immediate BSOD on boot to nothing but a black desktop on boot (cursor included). MagicISO – This is the one that worked the best until a reboot. I’d just…
RadioShark with Windows Vista
If you’re like me, and own a RadioShark and have been unable to get it working under Windows Vista, check out Snaptune One. It’s software that does exactly what the RadioShark software does AND it works on Vista! Thank you Snaptune One!
FTP problems on Windows Vista
This is an addendum to On Windows Vista from a couple months ago. This weekend I’ve been making some modifications to the installation process for Chef, making it so the database engine isn’t packaged with my installer and making it such an enormous installation package. So now I have it so that when Chef is…