After a busy Spring, my family and my self are going to move from a small flat to a house right outside the city. Buying and selling flat/house takes time and energy and have perhaps made blogging a bit harder. Sorry for this, but moving to a new place gives me an excuse to design a new network! I will make a plan – and hopefully make it happen (and do some blogging about it) in the beginning of August.
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Here i will upload som simple how-tos that perhaps will help someone have more fun in front of their computers
I was going to write an informative article about configuring the look and feel of the popular web browser Opera, but then I found Arkadion-X, an Opera Widget.
… the great informative article about Opera will come later – I guess
Using the compatibility mode in Windows 7 is a way to be able to run and use software that is old and perhaps originally released on Windows 95 or 98. Windows 7 is very flexible when it comes to running old software out of the box, but when you try to run that one important application that fails – compatibility mode could save the day.
Setting the compatibility mode manually is right clicking the application icon, choosing properties and changing the compatibility mode options. Windows now presents a wizard that helps you out automagically!
The auto-automagically-way to set your compatibility mode settings :
The semi-auto-automagically-way to set your compatibility mode settings :
Hopes this could help you run those old applications! If you have a game or application that will not run – even in compatibility mode, you could try the new Windows 7 feature “Windows XP mode“. Since “Windows XP mode” is primarily for business use (for running old but vital applications) – only Windows 7 Professional, Ultimate og Enterprise can run this feature. You can also try running your game/application virtually running “Microsoft Virtual PC”
Have you ever deleted a file or a folder on your computer and not being able to retrieve it from the trashcan? Ever found out that your memory-card from your camera is empty, and all of your holiday pictures is gone? Accidents like viruses or disc-crashes happens all the time – so what should you do when disaster strikes you?