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Windows 7 is better than Ubuntu 12.04 on desktop!

Published on June 28, 2012 by in Article, ubuntu, windows

Today we have finalised for ourselves that Windows 7 is definitely a “better” operating system than Ubuntu 12.04 when it comes to desktop environments. Now, I say “better” in quotes because the word is quite hard to use as is and “convince” everybody while doing so. We started our journey on Windows 7 and after

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Edit hosts file on Windows 7

Published on May 9, 2012 by in Article, windows

The hosts file is used to manually alter the hostname or IP address in place of it being served by a Nameserver, also known as via DNS. The hosts file is located here: C:\windows\system32\drivers\etc\ Or an easiler way to get to it incase of whatever is like this: %systemroot%\system32\drivers\etc\ This file cannot be editted by

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Windows Genuine Advantage Notifications in a VM

Windows Genuine Advantage Notifications I am running a Windows XP SP3 VM used for testing multiple versions of InternetExplorer through Virtualbox. Running this wizard should be avoided if Windows is in a VirtualMachine.

 
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Windows Directory Tree Never Finishes Loading?

Published on September 14, 2010 by in windows

I am running Windows 7 64-bit and since yesterday whenever I open “My Computer”/”Windows Explorer” (-Windows+E) the initial “showing drives” screen is frozen, so I have to use the address bar to navigate to the path I need to go. As you can see in the picture to the left even after you have gotten

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USB Device Not Recognized! in Windows

Believe it or not, this one is super easy to fix! It’s actually a temporary problem with your motherboard, all you need to do is: turn off your computer if it’s a desktop then unplug it from the wall/powersupply if it’s a laptop then remove the battery let it sit for a minute plug it

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How To Modify Hosts File On Windows

The hosts file is located at the following address: C:\windows\system32\drivers\etc\ or %systemroot%\system32\drivers\etc\ But you will need to open Notepad with “Run as Administrator” first and then open it through there otherwise it will give a permissions problem

 
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