Must have Windows Media Centre Extras

Posted by danblog on December 5, 2010 in Windows Stuff |

I recently brought myself a Windows MCE remote, and of course have started to use Windows Media Centre and well, I love it! Really is nice being able to snuggle up in bed and vegetate to my favourite films and TV without needing to keep getting out of bed – particularly blissful when it’s rather […]

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Window Live Writer: Easily Add Watermarks to Images

Posted by danblog on October 24, 2010 in How Tos & Tutorials, Microsoft, Reviews, Windows Stuff |

I recently took up writing the majority of my posts using Windows Live Writer when I installed the Windows Live Essentials 2011 software, and so far its been pretty decent and includes some great features, including the ability to easily add watermark text to images before uploading to the blog, and here’s how.   Once […]

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Top Ten: Stuff for Students

Posted by danblog on October 17, 2010 in Microsoft, Top Ten..., Windows Stuff |

The more I break into the Student world, particularly with the Microsoft Student Partners programme and getting ever closer to University I am finding more and more perks and free stuff available, so here’s a few you should check out! (If you’re a young hip student of course). Naturally most of these focus on software […]

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What do you mean my “contact list is full”?

Posted by danblog on October 14, 2010 in Ranting, Windows Stuff |

Just had an unexpected problem with Windows Live Messenger (MSN)… apparently I have too many friends? This is stupid! I don’t want to have to keep removing one friend to add another! 🙁

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Top Ten Vista Gadgets!

Posted by danblog on June 24, 2008 in Reviews, Top Ten..., Windows Stuff |

the gadgets are great and really handy, so i have complied what i think is the Top Ten Vista gadgets which everyone must have!

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Vista (ultimate)

Posted by danblog on September 16, 2007 in Reviews, Windows Stuff |

Okay, now a lot of people especially “enthusiasts” have warned me off of Vista, and i have had a few suggest the best thing i should do would be to delete Vista and go to Linux. While i am a “enthusiast” i still am (unfortunately) still clueless with Linux and am, okay i guess i […]


Tweaking Vista!

Posted by danblog on September 13, 2007 in How Tos & Tutorials, Reviews, Windows Stuff |

“The WOW starts here” While windows Vista certainly brings in the eye-candy and a visual WOW, there is still much room for improvment. Window Vista now has UAC (User Account Control) which is designed to increase security for users. Vista’s UAC (as seen below) displays a option message when a program requires elevation, This in lamans terms […]


Vista is stupid.

Posted by danblog on September 12, 2007 in Ranting, Windows Stuff |

Okay, now i was working on a rather long (and illiterate) post where i basically praised it… and said how much i like it…  Ok here’s my problem. because i have Vista installed on a partiton small drive because i prefer it this way so when i mess up i dont lose everything..  Well, like […]

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