Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Has Your FireFox Browser Been Crashing Lately?

Has your FireFox browser been crashing lately? If you were anything like me, you probably suspected it was a java-error or maybe some webdesigner that created a crappy Flash presentation.

It was none of that.

Sunday, June 20, 2010

Use a USB Key to Move Data

Instead of having to burn a DVD when you want to move files from one computer to another, you might want to buy a USB key so you can move data more easily than having to burn your data in 4,7Gb chunks.

Nowadays, even 8Gb USB keys are rather cheap, and you can move data much faster than having to go through the burning process with DVDs.

Have fun next time you're moving data. :-)

Where's the Movie Maker?

I had great fun today when my sister asked where she could download Windows Movie Maker.

If she had gone to Google she would have had a download link from Microsoft in a matter of seconds.

Tuesday, June 15, 2010

Dual Boot Your PC

There are two options when you want to run both Linux and Windows on your PC.
  • Installing both systems
  • Using a Live distribution of Linux on a Windows PC

Testing Your Webpages In Several Browsers

Testing your webpages in several browsers is important if you want to know how your webpages are seen by visitors to your website.

One way you can do this is by installing several browsers on your system. They can all exist on the same system. I would recommend at least having the following browsers on your computer:
Another way is to use the website BrowserShots to get a view of webpages under different operating systems also. In that way, you save the effort of having three different computers to test all systems.

BrowserShots can be found right here:

When Photoshop Is More Than You Can Afford

When Photoshop is more than you can afford, you will be happy to know that there is actually a freeware alternative that runs under Windows, Linux and MacOS X.

Format Program on Your USB Key

Some need to format a partition, but might not always be able to find the format utility. If you are helping someone with a problem that needs formatting, you can now download a HDD Low Level Format Tool as freeware from