Monthly Archives: March 2010

Basic Windows 7 Configuration

[2012-Mar-03: Updated.] Here is how I configure my Windows 7 UI: Set desktop background to solid color I find pictures as desktop background distracting. Selecting a solid color background may cause Windows Logon to take 30 seconds! Hotfix solution: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/977346/en-usContinue reading

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ThinkPad Windows 7 clean install

[updated 27 Mar 2011] With Windows 7 (update) and ThinkVantage System Update a clean install is very easy and fast. Update Bios Only if the new version has features you want. Configure Bios Enable AHCI on SATA controller Disable unneeded … Continue reading

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The ultimate .NET Development Workstation

[2012-Mar: Updated. This machine is still fine for dev work!] This is my suggestion for the ultimate, affordable 🙂 .NET development workstation configuration. PC (fast, cool, quiet, 2300€) Cooler Master CM 690 II Advanced case flexible, tools free eSATA dock … Continue reading

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