Monthly Archives: July 2011

Xubuntu

Glitchy Pidgin alerts + no sound after hibernate & suspend are now a thing of the past.   Ran version dependant script below (see linky), to set ALSA development software channels: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/SoundTroubleshootingProcedure Yey!  All the bugs native to my T21 … Continue reading

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Evolving Self Confidence

“Inside of me there are two dogs.  One of the dogs is mean and evil.  The other dog is good.  The mean one fights the good dog, all of the time.”  When asked which dog wins, he reflected for a … Continue reading

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Evolving Self Confidence

“If you have no confidence in self, you are twice defeated in the race of life.  With confidence, you have won even before you have started.” ~ MARCUS TULLIUS CICERO (106 B.C.-43B.C.)

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Evolving Self Confidence

“Do not give in too much to feelings. A overly sensitive heart is an unhappy possession on this shaky earth.” ~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749-1832)

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My Windows 7 Verdict

It’s safe to say Win 7 is my favourite OS.  It’s, as anyone using it will testify, a step up from XP.  It’s sheeny, it’s shiny.  It boots far quicker (with BitLocker disabled) on identical hardware than disk thrashing XP.  It even appears to outpace Ubuntu … Continue reading

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Sheer Relief!!!

After just over a week of probing, testing & scanning… …[DRUM ROLL]… …it turns out to be a bug with BitLocker encryption.  Decrypted C: drive to mount with live CD in search of mystery folders.  Tried a scan with MBAM … Continue reading

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Malware

Been battling a possible malware infection within Windows 7 all week. The experts are stumped & so am I. The last resort is to decrypt (C:) drive & mount search for errant folders via live CD. I do kinda love … Continue reading

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