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Windows Hot Dog Stand

My Favorite Windows Theme, Hot Dog Stand

Back when I was learning about Microsoft Windows 3.x, my favorite visual theme was Hot Dog Stand. This thing was and still is hideously ugly. So ugly that you have to love it while hating it. Oh only if Pontiac made the Aztek in hot dog stand colors would it be the greatest car ever.

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Windows 7 and WordPress Security

Learning more about these two (unrelated) subjects than I would care to. Ugh, just ugh though of the two, I think I would rather deal with WordPress security. I’m liking the WordFence plugin so far. Full featured yet its usage is understandable.

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Windows Password in Parallels VM

If your Windows virtual machine in Parallels is warning you that your password is about to expire but you don’t know what the password is, read this forum discussion. By default, your Parallels Windows installation password is blank.

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Sinning with a Dell Inspiron Mini 10v

Sinning with a Dell Inspiron Mini 10v

Forgive me Steve for I have sinned. I have not been true to my values and have had an unfaithful transgression. I have befriended a heretic and willingly welcomed this heathen into my home. But Steve, please accept my humble apologies and understand the true reason for this crime – to convert this pagan to […]

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My Dell Inspiron Mini 10v Notes

Some notes from my experience with a Dell Inspiron Mini 10v, so I don’t forget. Base checklist, also taking hints from here specifically the use of Netbook Maker and Netbook Installer. BIOS change to A04 worked as described. Lots of LOUD beeping involved. Don’t have a large capacity flash drive so using an older 20 […]

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Mac (Hardware) Officially Does Windows

My how things have changed! Today, Apple officially endorsed the installation and running of Microsoft Windows XP on Intel-based Mac hardware. Using Apple’s Boot Camp (in public beta), legal WinXP users can install XP on a Mac and dual boot between the “X” operating systems, OS X and XP. There have been recent hacks that […]

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