Drive Tag

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My Mac Wanna Be
I geeked out a bit today by loading Ubuntu onto an old laptop that I'd been having problems running Windows on. Seems the issue was a bad hard drive as it started to slam the drive head against the stop during the first installation…
Posted Mar 28, 2011 by Steven 1 min read

All Is Well In 64bit Land
Well, Iím finding the 64bit version of Windows 7 works pretty well. I have most of my applications running again, using the 64bit versions if I could find them. The SSD drive is working great and I'm just using an external drive enclosure to get around the space limitations. Iíve been rendering some…
Posted Jan 30, 2010 by Steven 1 min read

64bit and SSD Fun!
I was honored with a 128GB SSD drive today and I just had to give it a try. Since I can only have one drive in my laptop, I decided Iíd swap out the old one and, while I was at it, spin up a 64bit version of Windows 7 on it as well. Iím curious to see how things will work. I have the OS loaded, but …
Posted Jan 28, 2010 by Steven 1 min read

When Hard Drives Get Small
Wow, I ran into a slight problem that I really didnít expect. I ran out of space on my laptopís 100G (technically 93GB)! Now, Iíve filled a 200G drive before, but I was converting my Hi-8 videoís to DV format. But, I really didnít expect to fill my laptop anytime soon. Seems that copying my music…
Posted Feb 21, 2007 by Steven 1 min read