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ViewSonic ViewPad 10, Windows 7 review

October 11th, 2011 · 2 Comments

As you have noticed it has been a long time since my last article on the ViewPad. Six weeks to be exact. I really have been trying to give the ViewPad tablet a real chance. This part of the review is based on the Windows 7 Professional boot. For my review of the Android OS part, […]

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Tags: Software

Windows 7 Hardware and Software Compatibility

October 25th, 2010 · No Comments

More and more people are switching to Windows 7 and more and more people are asking me if their hardware or software will work. Fortunantly Microsoft keeps a web site dedicated to answer such questions. This is not the end all site, but it will cover most of the questions you might have about compatibility. […]

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Tags: Hardware · Software

64 bit computers

January 12th, 2010 · 1 Comment

One of the more anticipated features of Windows 7 is the proclaimed “better” support for and implementation of 64 bit architecture. The 64 bit architecture consists of a 64 bit operating systems (most are 32 bit) and a 64 bit motherboard and of course a 64 bit processor. These systems will allow users to address […]

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Tags: Hardware · Purchasing

Vista, Windows 7 and more

June 4th, 2009 · No Comments

With the upcoming release of Windows 7 on October 22nd 2009 I felt this article was about 4 months overdue. Over the last 18 months or so, several readers have asked me my opinion on Vista and or if I was going to write any tips about it. My personal responses have varied but were […]

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