One day you notice your system is starting to run slow. You check the task manager, it tells you CPU usage is negligible. Then you notice that the task manager reports memory usage at 70, 80 or 90 percent. So you start looking for the process that is consuming all that memory. You add up memory usage for all the processes listed in the task manager and your total ends up less than 1Gb. You think “what the f@#$” Continue reading
As Windows XP has hit its end-of-support people are faced with the question as to what to do with their XP PCs. Some business users like banks or medical facilities really have no choice – they must update to newer version or lose their compliance. Some choose to continue running the XP systems Continue reading
This week one of my clients was hit with it. Thankfully as the data is stored on the server where it is backed up daily the damage was minimal Continue reading
After some troubleshooting looks like I have found a Windows 7 driver bug for Lexmark T650 laser printer. Now if I could only get Lexmark to listen to me… Continue reading
Last week I got to setup a backup solution for a small office. After researching the client’s needs decided on using Acronis as the backup software. Below is the account of the whole experience:
Bottom-line: Like Acronis, would recommend it for similar situations.
Pros: A very solid, well-written program, easy to use, does what it says it will do
Cons: Rather high cost, atrocious error messages Continue reading