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, I’m 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. I’ve been rendering …
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 I’d swap out the old one and, while I was at it, spin up a 64bit version of Windows 7 on it as well. I’m curious to see how things will work. I have the OS loaded, …
Posted Jan 28, 2010 by Steven 1 min read

When Hard Drives Get Small
Wow, I ran into a slight problem that I really didn’t expect. I ran out of space on my laptop’s 100G (technically 93GB)! Now, I’ve filled a 200G drive before, but I was converting my Hi-8 video’s to DV format. But, I really didn’t expect to fill my laptop anytime soon. Seems that copyin…
Posted Feb 21, 2007 by Steven 1 min read