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Surface/Win7/MacBook Pro
I'm lucky enough to get to dabble with the Surface SDK, so I figured, let's try and install it on my MacBook Pro running Windows 7..... Very simple install. No tricks needed and now I have the Surface simulator running on my Windows 7 MacBook. Very nice. A laptop is great for running the Surface simulator since to simulate two touchpoints you need two mice. The trackpad is one, and you only need to plug in an additional USB mouse to get the other. The trackpad as a second mouse for Surface work seems ......

Posted On Wednesday, October 14, 2009 10:49 PM

Tale of Two installs – Windows 7
So I’ve had a few Windows 7 VMs I’ve been playing with, but I wanted to put the new OS on some real hardware and experiment with the install process, so this weekend I had some time and gave it a whirl. I did two installs, one an upgrade process, the other a clean install: The upgrade was a upgrading a Vista Home Premium system to Windows 7 Ultimate. Besides testing the install process, the goal here was stability. The Vista system was problematic, gave me BSOD almost daily (Nvidia driver issues, ......

Posted On Monday, October 12, 2009 10:00 AM

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