Upgrading from Windows Vista 64 to Windows 7 RC 64

Upgrading from Windows Vista 64 to Windows 7 RC 64 Or, How I Learned to Believe Some of Microsoft’s Advice I’ve just finished resurrecting Ursula, my Frankenputer. She was originally an HP Pavilion a1747c, with a nice dual-core AMD Athlon 64 CPU, 4 gigs of RAM, 250 gig hard drive, and reads-and-burns-everything-but-HD-DVD-and-Blueray Lightscribe optical drive.… Continue reading Upgrading from Windows Vista 64 to Windows 7 RC 64

Moon Landing Video Found?

Fox News and several British press sources are reporting that Thursday’s NASA press event commemorating the 40th Anniversary of the Lunar Landing may include an announcement that the original video has been found! ┬áThe footage we normally see is what was broadcast live on TV, involving a TV camera pointed at a NASA monitor. Here’s… Continue reading Moon Landing Video Found?

Down… goes… Netflix?

It appears that the Netflix website went down over the weekend, but the company states that DVD shipping isn’t affected. I’ve just checked it myself, and I was able to log in, so hopefully it was just a temporary blip in the road, and they’ve gotten things smoothed out. Now back to your regularly scheduled… Continue reading Down… goes… Netflix?