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[…]

CISCO CADS Install on Windows 8.1

I had the pleasure to install Cisco Desktop Agent (CAD) on some Windows 8.1 workstations.   The version of CADS we have and what is out at this time is not compatible with Windows 8.1.  Cisco lists compatibility up to Windows 7.  Sure enough a regular install failed with a warning box stating this software was[…]

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[…]