Shiv's random musings on computing

Synaptics touchpad drivers and Windows Vista

It seems a number of folks have been having problems finding touchpad drivers for Windows Vista. I...

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 08/01/2006

They're putting Li-Ion batteries in cars! Are they nuts?!

At first I thought it was just the random person ... Now it seems there are lots of folks trying to...

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 07/24/2006

Get ready or get dragged kicking and screaming into the upcoming Non-Admin world

So you have been spoiled by years of running as an Administrator on Windows and used to being able...

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 07/22/2006

A good resource for all your scripting needs

Ever notice how you sometimes write a small batch file to automate something and then it starts...

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 07/17/2006

Amazing how fast search engines have made one of my blog posts the top result for "slow notepad"

It's amazing and funny how fast my post about the slow notepad issue has become the top result when...

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 07/16/2006

An easy way of doing .Net debugging in production environments

Say you want to debug your .Net application on some production enviroment, customer site/server and...

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 07/13/2006

End of the Win9x era and what we should be thankful to Win9x for

So it comes to pass. The beginning of the end of the Win9x era with the (official) end of support...

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 07/12/2006

How to get in on the HDTV (r)evolution without breaking your bank

Time for a post related to the division I work in (MSTV). I'm sure most of you would have heard...

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 01/22/2006

As guilty as a million abandoned blogs...

Hmm ... So I've fallen into the same trap as so many other bloggers who start something and then it...

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 01/22/2006

Diagnosing device driver problems leading to system freezes

Recently I started having some device driver related problems on my laptop. Sometimes when I would...

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 09/15/2005

C# 3.0 finally provides some competition to COBOL/xBase

Well PDC is underway and for all the nice Vista, WinFX and Office 12 news, what really excites me...

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 09/13/2005

Why notepad is sometimes slow opening large files and how to make it fast

Ever notice how notepad can be really slow opening large files? Yeah I know why use notepad at all?...

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 09/12/2005

Hello blogging world!

So I thought I'd finally start a blog and start sharing some of my views, ideas, tips and tidbits...

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 09/09/2005