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February, 2010

  • Hyper-V Saved State to Memory Dump conversion

    I was wondering if something like this existed to help with a malware infestation I was looking at. And yes! It does! Via Doug : Take a virtual machine that you want to do some kernel level spelunking on. Rather than going into the guest and generating...
  • MicroUSB – a quick “yay!”

    The Kindle 2 I bought recently used a new and strange USB cable – one I hadn’t seen before. Then, the HTC HD2 I bought turned out to use exactly the same plug, which I now know is MicroUSB! So now, I travel with one cable to charge the phone (nightly...
  • Mental Note

    Acer 1820PT . I remember looking with lust at the 1420P given to PDC attendees, and this looks pretty close to it. Multitouch, thin, light, due March says the Eyo website. And in the ballpark of $1400. Then again, I’m off to the US in March anyway… perhaps...
  • Pound’s Law

    “The correct number of virtual machines is n+1 , where n is the number you currently have set up.”