Monthly Archives: September 2004

Heat and Noise

After running smoothly for about 2 years my homegrown Quiet PC desktop died. At first I thought it was a power supply problem, but swapping a new one in showed the same failure: it would shut down after running for … Continue reading

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Window Bitmap Capture Trick

I wish I’d heard about this one earlier. For those who don’t already know, Alt-PrtScn captures just the active window, whereas Ctl-PrtScn grabs the whole desktop. Of course, the OneNote snipping tool with SP1 is even more flexible…

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XP SP2 Good So Far

I took the dive and tried XP SP2 for my Tablet PC (main computer) and desktop PC. Both came through fine, with no compatibility issues. The improvements for the Tablet PC are significant, with a much-improved text-entry UI and I’d … Continue reading

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