Archive for August, 2008

One of those days: Windows Home Server Edition

Sunday, August 10th, 2008

Okay, it’s probably not WHS’s fault, but an hour or so ago WHS told me that it needed to repair the system drive. No problem, I told it to go ahead. That’s the last I heard from WHS. I went downstairs to check, and found a black screen telling me that c:\windows\system32\config\system is corrupt. Sigh. […]

Vista Insomnia Cure

Sunday, August 10th, 2008

Last month I blogged about a problem I’d been having where my Vista machine kept waking up for no apparent reason. I think I’ve found out what was happening. The computer in question was my old Windows Media Center box, now decomissioned. I deleted the user accounts and created new ones, but I didn’t wipe […]

Geocache Bomb

Monday, August 4th, 2008

Geocaching gone horribly wrong. Check this out. Given the nature of geocaching – hiding interesting looking things in unexpected places – I wonder how often this has happened. I’m sure it’s not the first time. (I’m still waiting for a good geocaching app for the iPhone – the only one so far is Geopher and […]