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Time with a Surface Pro

I have had the opportunity to test a MS Surface Pro for a few days. I will detail my experiences herein
I have had the opportunity to play with a MicroSoft Surface Pro tablet device. I am not benefitting from writing this (other than you reading this post and from ad revenue generat… http://hstuff.net/blog/surface-pro-review/

Windows 8 review

Testing Windows 8 has led to some interesting results.
I have been using MS Windows 8 on my work laptop for about 2 months now. Prior to testing I had read many reviews and had a somewhat biased opinion against it. For the sake of ope… http://hstuff.net/blog/windows-8-review/

24-hr Clock Widget

I have searched for a good 24-hr desktop clock gadget. However, I have not found any that are just the way I like.
I like things the way I like them. I won't apologize for my tastes and make no excuse for them either. I like GNU/Linux, I like satellites and space exploration, I like walking in… http://hstuff.net/blog/24-hr-clock-widget/

XP and Red Hat

I am a GNU/Linux fan and have been for about 7 years. My home computers sport Suse 11.3 and Win 7. My work computers, on the other hand, have other things in mind. I use Red Hat 5.5 and XP. Many things have changed since I became a GNU/Linux fan. Some th…
I am a GNU/Linux fan and have been for about 7 years. My home computers sport Suse 11.3 and Win 7. My work computers, on the other hand, have other things in mind. I use Red Hat 5… http://hstuff.net/blog/xp-and-red-hat/

Windows 7 upgrade, part 4

I have been stalled for some time in my progress in upgrading my wife's HP laptop to MS Windows 7. I received an error during the upgrade and MS Windows Vista shut it down. I figured I would just have to re-install Vista and perform the upgrade on a f…
I have been stalled for some time in my progress in upgrading my wife's HP laptop to MS Windows 7. I received an error during the upgrade and MS Windows Vista shut it down. I… http://hstuff.net/blog/windows-7-upgrade-part-4/

Windows 7 upgrade, part 3

As I proceeded in the process of upgrading my MS Vista to MS 7, the upgrade disk said it would copy nearly 4 GB of data to my system. After having copied more than 2.3 GB of the data an error message popped up and said something to the effect that the …
As I proceeded in the process of upgrading my MS Vista to MS 7, the upgrade disk said it would copy nearly 4 GB of data to my system. After having copied more than 2.3 GB of the… http://hstuff.net/blog/windows-7-upgrade-part-3/

Windows 7 upgrade, part 1

As I mentioned previously, I bought an HP laptop for wife. It came with MS Windows Vista Home Premium Edition and an option to mail in and request a free upgrade to MS Windows 7. I was not excited about the Microsoft operating system nor the upgrade bu…
As I mentioned previously, I bought an HP laptop for wife. It came with MS Windows Vista Home Premium Edition and an option to mail in and request a free upgrade to MS Windows 7… http://hstuff.net/blog/windows-7-upgrade-part-1/

Windows 7 upgrade, part 2

In my blog entry Windows7 upgrade, Part1, I started the process to upgrade to MS Windows 7 by running the manufactures compatibility disk and then starting the upgrade disk. After about 10 minutes the upgrade disk popped up a status report in which i…
In my blog entry Windows7 upgrade, Part1, I started the process to upgrade to MS Windows 7 by running the manufactures compatibility disk and then starting the upgrade disk. … http://hstuff.net/blog/windows-7-upgrade-part-2/

Windows 7 upgrade

I bought a laptop for my wife, for her birthday. We got it online through Costco.com and it came with MS Vista and an optionl to get a free upgrade to MS Windows 7, Once it came out. I submitted the appropriate paperwork (similar to a rebate) to the ma…
I bought a laptop for my wife, for her birthday. We got it online through Costco.com and it came with MS Vista and an optionl to get a free upgrade to MS Windows 7, once it came… http://hstuff.net/blog/windows-7-upgrade/