Tag Vista

SP 2 released for Vista and Server 2008

I was checking system updates on Tuesday and noticed Service Pack 2 was available for my Vista Ultimate 64 bit PC.  I don’t remember a service pack being released and on the same day being available via Windows Update. As…

Vista 64 bit install frustrations

Everything started fine but after the first reboot I would hit a Blue Screen Of Death that would reboot the machine: it flashed by so quickly I couldn't read it. Selecting Safe Mode showed the system loaded up to crcdisk.sys but then would reboot.

Copying a hard drive

This weekend I upgraded my 250GB hard drive to a 500GB hard drive in my main computer. I've done this countless times with little effort but this experience was anything but pleasant.

Living with Vista x64

I’ve just finished six months of dual booting my PC with Windows XP Professional and Windows Vista Ultimate x64 (the 64 bit version of Windows).  Please peruse my initial installation here if you haven’t already before continuing. Let me start…

64 Bit Vista

With even a passing interest in computing you would be hard pressed to have not only heard and shown interest in Microsoft Vista but also the deluge of bad press it’s received. Slower than Windows XP! User Account Control a…

Vista Release Candidate 1

Microsoft has made Vista RC1 available for download.  For the curious amongst us, or those who downloaded the beta, for free it’s worth a look. Microsoft Vista RC1

Vista Beta 2 Public Download

Wow! Microsoft has now made available Vista Beta 2. This is beta software so use it at your own risk, but at least you’ll see what all the hype is about. You have to login and answer a few questions…