To connect to a remote Microsoft Windows Virtual Private Network (VPN) when you are behind a firewall you need to first open up some ports on the firewall. If you are using a personal firewall on your … [Read more...] about Ports used for Windows Virtual Private Networks
Information and articles about doing stuff in Windows
Microsoft Windows is the world's most installed operating system, used on desktop computers and servers all over the world. I have been using Windows since the Windows 3.11 days and have worked with most versions (Windows 3.11, Windows NT 3.51, Windows NT 4, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows ME, Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7).
Although I currently use OSX as my desktop computer I also have Windows 7 desktop and laptop and a Windows XP netbook and also run XP virtualized for testing Internet Explorer.
On Windows Vista the hosts file has a higher level of default security than earlier versions of Windows and it cannot be edited by a regular user unless the permissions are changed, or you run your … [Read more...] about Editing the hosts file on Windows Vista
I started using an Apple Magic Trackpad yesterday and already far prefer it to a mouse (I'll do a review of it next week once I've used it a bit more). This post has a link to a page which shows how … [Read more...] about Apple Magic Trackpad on Windows (not Boot Camp)