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Turn off the prompt for installing Windows Desktop Search in Outlook

Go Microsoft! An annoying reminder that is really hard to figure out how to disable.

[ More ] March 25th, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in software |

Boot.ini, XP, eeepc

Boot.ini is whack. After a lot of searching, I finally found a page that kind of describes what the options of boot.ini are. So I finally got my D:\ drive root eeepc to boot nicely. The weird boot.ini is a remnant of the USB install I did of XP, I think.

[ More ] March 25th, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in hardware, software |

nLite for eeepc 4g

Ok, so I’m going to follow this guide. I followed the whole guide to nLiting the install, with a few tweaks for my own uses (kept IIS for example). Anyway, I burned the cd. But wait, no usb cable here at work. I brought the external dvd burner, but not the cable, since I figured […]

[ More ] March 25th, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in hardware, software |

(semi) Common Problems in IIS

The start up of the websites in IIS under XP seems non-deterministic. I rebooted my laptop (which I normally hibernate) and when I went to navigate to the site in IIS Manager, choose “Start” gave me: “The request is not supported.” So I stopped VMWare’s website. Then I got: “Unexpected error 0x8ffe2740 occurred.” So I […]

[ More ] March 11th, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in software, web |