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In the past I have written a number of “How to” articles on dotTech explaining how to do various tasks, such blocking Flash ads in Internet Explorer. I’ve decided to continue with my series of “How to” articles. (Ignore the fact that this isn’t titled “How to”.) However, now I [...]Read More »
It has been long time since I posted part 1 in the registry hacks series, and I hope you read it 10 times like you were suppose to. After much thought I’ve decided that I’ll continue the posts on registry hacks by talking about the Classes Root. Now, for those [...]Read More »
Most everyone uses ones of these every day and don’t know it. Some that do know either don’t understand it or, even worse, misunderstand it. Yet if anyone ever ran a Java program or a .NET based program they’ve used one.
At its most basic, a Process Virtual Machine (PVM) [...]Read More »
VHDs are Virtual Hard Disks that are most commonly used as hard drives for virtual machines. However, VHDs can also be mounted so they act like real hard drives; when mounted they appears to Windows as a real physical hard drive, and you can put files on, edit files on [...]Read More »
In the past, whether in the wrong or not, Microsoft has been the company to attack. Apparently, now there are deep (enough) pockets elsewhere to target. Not only is Google being targeted but now Apple is too, with the iPhone OS platform (that means anything that uses the iPhone OS, [...]Read More »
The Americas and Europe have had their disagreements in the past; apparently, in this case, the “past” does not necessarily mean history, because recent events seem to foretell that the friction is alive and well! The EU is well known for its seeming hatred dislike of Microsoft (or Microsoft’s business [...]Read More »
Locutus may have beaten me for the news break about Office 2010 beta, but I’ve got him on the break of the first news about Internet Explorer 9!
Whether you like it or not, IE has had big impacts on the Web, some which they aren’t given credit for. For [...]Read More »
It seems that I and 64 other dotTechies use a version of IE. YAY us. Now the rest of you dotTechies can read this article but I can’t say it will be very useful.
Now while I agree in principle with Ashraf about Ads but at the same time I [...]Read More »
An alias email account is an email address that doesn’t store emails. Instead it forwards e-mails to one or more email addresses (which can also be aliases). An alias is useful in that you don’t have to worry about checking multiple accounts – you can get all your emails in [...]Read More »
One of the big things about Windows 7 is how well it runs on netbooks. The only problem with installing Windows 7 on netbooks is many netbooks don’t have CD/DVD drives. Microsoft has really been thinking hard how not to screw up the Windows 7 release because Microsoft has come [...]Read More »