Monthly Archives: January 2011

replacing xp with thinclients for industrial pc’s

This week, i got really, really sick of windows xp sp3 running on some Advantech PPC-123T Industrial Panel PC’s which consist of 500MHz Celeron processors with 256MB of 100MHz RAM, with hard drives varying from 4GB to 10GB. Drive space … Continue reading

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Windows 7 Sidebar gadget like vista

While I really enjoy the desktop gadget feature of Windows 7, I find it slightly unusable.  The purpose of the gadgets I use is to display information at all times.  I don’t want the gadgets transparently floating over my current … Continue reading

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Why cover your mouth when you sneeze?

Besides being basically unsanitary, unpleasant, impolite, etc…  one could blow phlegm all over something, like a small child, your boss, or your monitor.  I almost did: This public service announcement is brought to you in part by Milkacow. Did you … Continue reading

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“Windows Media Player” mp4 files

One of the biggest irritations of mine pertaining to Microsoft Windows is when i try to play a multimedia file, such as a .mov, or mp4, divx, xvid, avi file and Windows Media Player will not play it. Occasionally, Media … Continue reading

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