2of3's Articles In Personal Computing
March 6, 2012 by 2of3
I've had a problem off and on with my laptop crashing/BSOD when playing flash based content (like youtube videos).

 

It's been good for about 6 months now so I was surprised when it again happened today. I restarted the computer and was confronted with another bluescreen. After several tries at rebooting and system repairs (failed......."windows could not repair"), I decided to reinstall the OS......clean slate, ya know.

All was fine after everything was installed (drivers,...
January 8, 2012 by 2of3
I was testing out the latest version of Gnome and decided to take some screenshots. Unfortunately Linux allows for special characters (the files were auto named Screenshot at 2012-01-05 20:47:31.png etc)

 

I had saved them to my external HDD and now I'm stuck with files that I cannot open (with windows) or even delete. I'm sure I could run the Gnome live disk and delete them from there, but I'm wondering if there is a windows solution to my problem.
September 28, 2011 by 2of3
I recently installed the Windows Developer Preview version of Windows 8 on my old xp lappy. The install went fine, but I'm having a problem with the screen resolution. The max setting is 1024x768 while it should be 1280x800.

 

Device manager says that all my drivers are up to date and DriverMax agrees.

 

Any advice?
February 27, 2011 by 2of3
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