Breaking it During the week, I tried a straight upgrade for my Hyper-V box from Windows Server 2008 R2 to Windows Server 2012, and wandered off. Noticing the Internet hadn’t come back a half hour later (TMG VM), I found my server hung at the new Windows logo. Hung hard: no capslock activity. Rolled back;… Read more
Migrating to https://blog.tristank.com/ . And still so terrific that 3 of 4 readers rated it "soporific"
I upgraded the drivers for my ATI/AMD Radeon in the Media Centre after 1 year of old version-ness, and suddenly video smearing and odd fleshtones are back for standard def TV. (Why oh why oh why won’t ATI just leave my video (and historically, HDMI overscan/underscan) settings alone!?) The usual TRDenoise and DXVA_thingy hacks didn’t… Read more
Pre-blurb About a week ago, I signed up for iRacing again, after letting my subscription lapse back in, oh, looks like 2008. Time flies! Since then, I’ve been trying to get updates to install, but I’ve been having no luck with it – the update web page would just vanish when I ticked the updates… Read more
I installed Office 2010 on my main home machine last night, and on my work PCs today. I love it, it’s very shiny. (And as an aside, while I’m at it – docs.com is amazing). What was my point again? Oh yes, Mesh. I’ve used either Mesh beta or Foldershare to sync OneNote notebooks since… Read more
From the Your Puns Are Without Peer (i.e. they have no friends) department, I noticed that since yesterday’s reboot (the first in a long, long time), the pen had stopped working on the Wacom Bamboo I use with my desktop PC. I’ve installed a fair wadge of malware recently, just before the last reboot (oh,… Read more
The Shiny New Phone I bought an HTC HD2 sight-unseen from the Telstra online store yesterday, and the “five business days” for delivery worked out to be one in total. Score! With the phone as supplied, aspects of the phone are uncustomizable, and the Internet connection is one of those things. Most Internet-connecting items worked… Read more