Archive for the ‘Vista’ Category

Windows Sidebar Clock Can Steal CPU Cycles!

Saturday, March 21st, 2009

Last night, I noticed that programs were taking a while to start, and my computer was being sluggish in general. I right-clicked Windows Vista's Taskbar and started the Task Manager to see if I could figure out why. In the Processes tab, I clicked CPU to reverse sort by CPU ...

December 29, 2008 in Florida

Monday, December 29th, 2008

Today, we decided to go to the Audubon Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary near Naples, Florida. It's a 10,000 acre wildlife and plant refuge that is home to tens of thousands of animals. Here are some of the sights we saw while there. The next sequence are pictures of a painted bunting. This next ...

Vista: Font size not big enough in Windows Mail’s main window?

Sunday, January 13th, 2008

Do you find the default font in Windows Mail's main window (see Figure 1 — shown after resizing to 12 points) too tiny to read? What? You say the default 9 points isn't big enough? It's not big enough for me, either. Fortunately, it's not cast in stone. It's controlled ...