Category Archives: Windows

How to copy a Windows installation using file copy operations. For future reference.

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Building a Hackintosh?

I might build myself a Hackintosh this summer to replace my long-serving PowerMac G4 QuickSilver. To remind myself of different setup options — and perhaps to help some of you as well — I’ve bookmarked the following links: Extremely Easy … Continue reading

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pulpTunes lets you access your iTunes music library over the internet through a web browser — basically, it looks like a purpose-built web server that can parse your iTunes library file(s). Might be worth a look to access my music … Continue reading

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beaTunes is a cross-platform tool that helps you clean up and analyze your iTunes library. It can auto-detect BPM, look up metadata, and other interesting things. Might be worth a look.

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Adobe CS3 “Licensing Has Stopped Working” Fix

Every now and then, I get a “licensing has stopped working” error when I launch Adobe Photoshop CS3. So do lots of other people. There are fixes described in this discussion thread on Adobe Forums and also in the Adobe … Continue reading

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ATV USB Creator

atvusb-creator is a new GUI tool to create Apple TV patchsticks — in this case, a USB stick that will allow you to install SSH, some other utilities, XMBC, and boxee on an Apple TV. As of this writing, you’ll need … Continue reading

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Check out the “Genres” Pool on flickr; it’s a collection of user-generated images for use in Apple’s iTunes 8 Grid View. Cool.

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ripstyles.com provides analog-to-digital conversion services for compact discs, records, tapes, pictures, film, and VHS tape. Pricing seems pretty good, at least for compact disc. Bookmarked for future reference.

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Calgoo enables calendar sharing and syncronization across lots of different platforms, including Mac, Windows and various web services. Might be worth a look for doing family calendar sharing, especially given the limitations and problems with MobileMe.

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Revo Uninstaller is a full-featured freeware uninstaller and system cleanup tool for Windows. Recommended via Lifehacker.

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