Tuesday, 20 April 2010

Real Men Don't Take Backups

I once heard someone say 'real men don't take backups' but I don't believe them - anyway, it was a joke. Unfortunately backing up my PC takes far too much time and space. Any hints would be greatly appreciated!

Sunday, 4 April 2010

Globalisation - My DVDs Bought In The US Won't Play

Aaarrrgghhh I bought DVDs in the US but back in Europe noticed I can't play them, not even on my PC as the region code differs. Can I change the region code of the DVD drive on my PC?

How Can I Make My New Site Show Up In Google?

My new site's been up for a week but it doesn't seem to show up in Google when I search for it. Is there something I need to do?

Whodunit: Which Program Is Accessing The Disc?

Sometimes my disc activity LED goes berserk while my programs aren't really doing anything. How can I find out which program is accessing the disc?

Friday, 2 April 2010

A Tale Of Two Computers, One Monitor, And One Wireless Desktop

I have a tower PC and a laptop. Sometimes I use both at the same time, but it happens that I only use the laptop, and I'd like to have my monitor and wireless desktop work with that computer then. What I do not want, is to move the cables from the tower to the laptop and vice versa. Is there an elegant solution for this?