May, 2009

  • Boot from .VHD file

    One of the cool new features that can be utilized in Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 is the ability to boot from a Virtual Hard Disk.   My friend and co-worker Keith Combs has done a great video of how the process works. He even takes the...
  • Installing Windows 7 RC1 Using a bootable USB Drive

    My wife uses a Dell Inspiron 1520.  It has the Intel Core 2 duo processor and 3 GB of Ram. She has been running Windows Vista since she got the Laptop about 18 months ago with no real issues.  Recently she has expressed an interest in Windows...
  • Netflix Watch Instantly and Windows 7RC1

    Let's begin with the fact that I am a huge fan of Netflix!  I love that this company has had the vision to see the future of movie distribution channels and the guts to stand in the face of the Blockbusters and Hollywood videos of the world and move...
  • The Fix for Netflix on Windows 7RC1

    Yesterday I was disappointed that Netflix didn't work on my Windows 7RC1 install.  Today my kids watched "The Pink Panther" cartoons before school.  How did it happen?  Let me tell you.  I thought about it for  a while...
  • April Book of the Month "Super Crunchers"

    I'll admit that statistics were not my favorite courses in college.  In fact I purposefully found the teacher that everyone said was the "Easiest" and would get me through unscathed.  I am not proud of my behavior and have since learned...