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Wanting to try Windows 11

I’m a Mac user and I prefer MacOS over Windows. I still have my Sager NP8690 with Windows 7 Ultimate 64 which I use once every four months. I run a Windows 10 VM on my MacBook using Parallels for work about twice a month. I also use my Lenovo work computer from time to […]

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Apple Home PC iMac Windows 10

How to Enable Num Lock

I have an Apple Magic Keyboard with Numeric Keypad and needed to use this keyboard with my Windows 10 work computer. The keyboard works well with Windows 10 except for the numeric keypad. Pressing the keys will display anything on the screen. What to do? Just press the Clear key and start using the numeric […]

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Internet Browsers Windows 10

Browser Tryouts

Based on Google Chrome engine, Microsoft releases the new Microsoft Edge web browser. I installed the new Microsoft Edge on my work computer with Windows 10. You know someone in the company will install it and then need some help when something does not go well. So far the new browser is running well including […]

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Geek Stuff Home PC iMac iPad Sager Windows 7

Uninstall Windows 10 for Windows 7

Uninstalled Windows 10 for Windows 7 for a better experience.

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Software Windows 7 Windows Stuff

Applying Regional and Language Setting

Today at work I had a Windows 7 PC that was defaulted to English United Kingdom instead of English United States.  I was able to log onto the PC as the customer and go into Control Panel to access Region Language.  I selected English (United States) under each tab for Formats, Location, Keyboards and Languages. […]

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Games Geek Stuff Home PC iMac Sager Software Windows 7

Upgraded iMac and Diablo 3

I’ve been using the iMac constantly since I bought it.  It has replaced my Sager Core i7 as my primary computer.  About a week ago I upgraded the RAM to 12GB so I could play Team Fortress 2 and Diablo 3.  Oh and the memory upgrade also helped with running the Windows 7 Enterprise virtual machine I […]

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Getting an iMac

Over the past year I’ve been thinking about getting a new PC for the family.  The current Dell Dimension 8200 (almost 10 years old) was having a hard time running Windows XP and all the patches and security to keep it mostly virus and malware free.  I installed Ubuntu 11.10 server on that Dell PC […]

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Moving On to a New Job

Today is my last day with my current employer and working for a fantastic client here in Delaware.  I made a lot of new friends in IT and on the production floor.  Some of them I will stay in contact with on Facebook or Google Chat, others I will see in the area.  But now it’s time […]

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Home PC Sager Ubuntu Windows 7 Windows Stuff

New HDD for my Sager NP8690

A few weeks ago I purchased a Western Digital 500GB Scorpio Black SATA 7200 RPM for my Sager Np8690.  I also purchased from CompUSA a Vantec USB 2.0 to SATA (Serial ATA)/IDE Adapter. I removed the old 320GB HDD and installed the new 500GB drive, installed Windows 7 x64 Ultimate (came with my PC) and then […]

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Linux Stuff LinuxMint Ubuntu Virtual Machine VirtualBox Windows Stuff Windows XP

Deploying Ubuntu 11.04 onto a Friend’s PC

Installing Ubuntu 11.04 on a Friend’s Dell Notebook