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November 2008 Entries

NXE
Well so far so good. I downloaded the New Xbox Experience last night (all in all there isn't much choice). I was a bit apprehensive with NT 4.0 SP5 flashbacks coming to mind. But it downloaded fairly quickly in maybe 3 minutes or so on my 5Mb FIOS service and a few minutes to install. I setup my little Mii with legs avatar and went about figuring out the new layout. I did not find anything really that much better albeit the layout is different than the blades. There is a bit more scrolling than before ......

Posted On Thursday, November 20, 2008 12:00 PM | Comments (0) |

Screen Will Not Rotate 90 Degrees
If you like to rotate your monitor 90 degrees to get more code on the screen but it just will not stick this may be the issue, SP3 for XP. The issue I had was with a Dell monitor, on a Dell Optiplex with an ATI video card. I had downloaded the latest ATI driver (the whole Catalyst setup) from Dell’s site. It installed fine and I could access the settings in the Catalyst Control Center to rotate the screen, but the rotation would never stick. Ended up I needed version 8.4 or higher. So I downloaded ......

Posted On Thursday, November 6, 2008 2:59 PM | Comments (2) |

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