Lee Kelleher

Archive for posts tagged with 'vista'

  1. Vista SP1 Hibernation problems

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    After a couple of unsuccessfully attempted to install Windows Vista Service Pack 1; it seems that I “forgot” to disable my anti-virus software! Then it installed fine. Vista does seem to perform better/quicker since SP1, but, for me, it introduced a major show-stopper! Hibernation stopped working! I google’d the problem to see if anyone else had the same issue — and knew how to resolve it. It took me a while, probably because Vista SP1…

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  2. Scrobbling my BBC Radio listening on Last.fm

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    A couple of months ago I’d heard that the BBC Radio Labs had developed a desktop widget that scrobbled the songs you listen to on BBC Radio (currently only available for Radio 1, Radio 2, 6 Music and 1 Xtra) [via Last.fm] I’m not a big fan of gimmicky desktop widgets –  it’s bad enough that Vista comes with them as default – some people love them, some hate them… I just prefer less clutter…

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  3. One Less Vista Woe

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    To follow up to my rant a few weeks ago (More Vista Woes on my old blog), it seems that Microsoft have taken note everyone’s complaints about the forced reboot. After putting off my Windows Vista updates for as long as possible, I finally succumbed… Once all the updates were installed, I’m prompted with the same “_Restart your computer to finish installing important updates_” message. But now the countdown timer is gone!!! So at least…

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