One more post to clean out the hopper.
- Solving a baffling Vista setup error - Ed Bott’s Windows Expertise – Why does installing three features during setup cause a failure, but installing them after disabling them work? We don’t know, but it does.
- Microsoft delivers new Vista SP2 test build - All about Microsoft blog. No firm date yet but likely to be before a Windows 7 final release. SP2 includes a number of fixes and updates.
- Electronista | MS faces antitrust conflict over Vista marketing – Electronista – Gist is that the DOJ is looking at complaints that MS has favored OEMs that market “optimized” systems that perform better under Vista than others that do not. Speculation is that by doing so MS could be trying to negate the negative consumer buzz about Vista performance issues. I don’t know but I do see that the number of OEM systems with 2-4GB system RAM deployments by default are more common-place…and it is my personal experience that they run Vista amazingly better than with just 1GB or less. I’m just saying…
- Howto disable the Internet Explorer popup: This page contains both secure and non-secure items. Do you want to display the nonsecure items? - the back room tech – Simple tip from Julie to deal this this
annoyancesecurity alert feature.
- Howto: Disable the clicking sound in Internet Explorer and Windows Explorer - the back room tech – I didn’t even realize that it was happening until I read this tip. Julie does us all a favor by reducing this particular IE annoyance.
- Dell and Broadcom fixes BCM42RLY issue on Dell Wireless WLAN 1505/Vista – Donna’s SecurityFlash – Rejoice Dell systems wireless users! A new driver release for Vista addresses numerous headaches! Read carefully before adopting, but if you have been having issues, this might be the ticket.