Posts Tagged ‘ windows 7 ’

Preventing windows from going to sleep/hibernating while file transfers are in progress

Sep 12th, 2013 | By

So you’ve got a massive upload for a client that is due in the morning so you set it to upload and hit the hay after a 20 hour work day(and by hit the hay I mean collapse at your desk).  Imagine the horror when you wake up to find out that fucking windows went
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How to get the alt+left click move window linux functionality in Windows?

Aug 26th, 2013 | By

One of my most missed features from Gnome in my linux days is the ability to just hold down alt and left click drag a window. You didn’t have to go up to the title bar and click, you could click anywhere and it would just start moving the damned thing.  Windows of course doesn’t
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Problems mounting shared folders in a Debian Virtual OS running in a Windows Host

Sep 30th, 2012 | By

So this was a silly problem I ran into today and it’s really only the lack of very specifically labeled help available online about that caused me to write this.  Basically what I did was to install Debian 6 64 with vmware inside of a windows 7 machine.  I cringe to think I am doing
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LAN gaming between an XP box and a Windows 7 Box

Jul 31st, 2011 | By

Let me save you the hours of googline and hacking that I did by telling you up front that it just don’t work.  Well at least not for Age of Mythology which is what we were trying to play..  Windows 7 machines were able to see each other just fine but the XP box was
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A Windows OS vs Snow Leopard benchmarks are in. Prepare not to be surprised

Oct 16th, 2009 | By

Just caught this story on Cnet and thought I’d share.  Benchmarks of Windows 7 Vs Snow Leopard are coming in and the results are pretty much what you’d expect them to be.  Windows trumps the show with 3D stuff and Gaming, Snow Leopard takes the cake with Multitasking, encoding and boot times, as well as
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