Exported Virtual Machine boots to 7B BSOD

Yes, a Dell logo. But when props are due someone I don’t mind giving them. A little bit ago I had been a long time Acronis Enterprise user for our server backup and restores. Not long ago I began testing an updated  Acronis 11.5. During restore tests I began to get the BSOD with the[…]

Minimum System Requirements for Windows List 3x to 10

I am noticing on many retro forums and groups growing numbers of enthusiasts asking what hardware can i run with xx version of windows or will this so and so work with xx version of windows. Thought maybe this information might help!  I didn’t go back earlier as hardly anyone ran earlier versions. Let’s start[…]

A history of Windows – By Microsoft

Microsoft briefly went all nostalgic on us! They have a nice article on the history of Windows available at this link: A history of Windows   <— Click the Linky Check it out , its a good read! More here as well: Learn the Major Moments in the History of Microsoft Windows Every version, from 1.0[…]

How to Recover an unsaved Microsoft Office 2010 file

Microsoft Office has a fantastic feature built in where it can recover unsaved new documents. Now in order to use this feature, you will need to have Save Auto Recover information… and Keep the last auto saved version if I close without saving enabled inside Microsoft Office. Here is how to enable Auto Recover and[…]

Enable hidden Administrator account in Windows 7

Microsoft disabled the Administrator account in Windows 7 by default for security reasons. It is nice to have this enabled as a backup if your main user profile becomes corrupted or infected. Here is ow to turn on the hidden Administrator account. There are a few ways to enable this account but the fastest seems[…]

Disable UAC (User Access Controls) in Windows Vista

  Those annoying “are you sure you want to do this?” popup windows on Windows Vista can be disabled. However, not as easily as other version of Windows. Here is how to turn off the UAC popup warning box. Access the Control Panel and type USER ACCOUNT into the search box. There will be a[…]