Category Archives: Windows

WEI – Windows Experience Index – Lenovo Ideapad Y500 Rating

With Windows 7 installed on a lenovo Ideapad Y500 factory default hardware, below is the rating l got. Rating from my Default Custom workstation PC:

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SQL Server 2012 Setup

Click here for screenshots taken during a Microsoft SQL Server 2012 evaluation installation on a personal workstation.

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Windows 8 Server Beta Installation

Installation of Windows 8 Server Beta using VMWare workstation 8.0.1 Screenshots [click on image for larger picture] ==================================    

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VMware

Exploring VMware workstation 8.01, below are my screen captures [click pictures for larger images]. Memory before and after powering up an evaluation version of Windows 2008 R2 assigned 5Gb. My workstation PC has 16Gb RAM installed and l run Windows … Continue reading

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Windows 7 ping problem

Noticed ping keeps failing from my Windows 7 command prompt. You get an error message ‘ping’ is not recognized as an internal or external command, operable program or batch file – as shown below. Turns out, it seems the path … Continue reading

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Toshiba Satellite A505-S6986 Memory Upgrade

Upgraded my laptops memory [came with 4gb – 2x2gb – samsung PC3 DDR3 8500S] to 8Gb using Kingston 8Gb DDR3 PC3-10600 SODIMM kit (2x4Gb) part # KVR1333D3SOK2/8GR which l got for $50. This will allow me take advantage of the … Continue reading

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Windows Experience Index

If your work involves a lot of computations, you might be interested in enhancing your PC’s WEI score. WEI – Windows experience index accesses key system components on a scale of 1 to 7.9 My current hardware: Asus P67 Pro … Continue reading

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Did You Know; Shift Happens – Globalization; Information Age

Interesting viral youtube video:    

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Sql Server 2008 Microsoft Certified Master [McM] Readiness Videos

Click here for one of several excellent online videos, with multiple downloadable formats!

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ERROR MESSAGE: Load Needed DLLs for HAL

Situation: Windows 2003 Standard server with all latest updates has disk failure ASR – Automatic system recovery disk and backup was made Windows 2003 standard was re-installed again first ASR restore was made Error message above appears – Windows Server … Continue reading

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