Archive for December, 2007

User Account Control Settings in Vista Ultimate

Wednesday, December 26th, 2007

This is a note to myself since I keep losing track of how and where to change UAC behavior. Note to anyone else: change UAC settings at your own risk. They're there for a reason! (Reason: someone at Microsoft must own heart pharmaceuticals stocks.) User Account Control settings are done using ...

The Religious Pandering Act of 2007

Sunday, December 23rd, 2007

In case you missed it, Congress has been busily pandering once again with its passage of H.R. 847 earlier this week. See Sally Quinn's article (below) in today's Washington Post for the disappointing details: http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/12/21/AR2007122101920.html From Virginia, the votes were: VoteDistrictRepresentativeAyeVA-2Drake, Thelma [R]NayVA-3Scott, Robert [D]AyeVA-4Forbes, James [R]AyeVA-5Goode, Virgil [R]AyeVA-6Goodlatte, Robert [R]AyeVA-7Cantor, Eric [R]AyeVA-8Moran, ...

The EnLIGHTenment

Sunday, December 23rd, 2007

Attention, fellow lovers of tacky beautiful Christmas light displays in Northern Virginia! I just discovered a wonderful resource for planning your light tours: http://www.fairfaxchristmaslights.com/

Shortcut for copying DRM files to my SmartPhone

Thursday, December 13th, 2007

I made an interesting discovery about my Samsung SCH-I760 today. I download books from my local library. For the most part, they are DRMed. So, I can't just copy them to my SCH-I760's MicroSD. Well, I can. Remove the MicroSD card from the phone, plug it directly into my computer, ...