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MacBook Realtek Audio Driver for Windows 7

When I installed Windows 7 Beta (Build 7000) on my early 2008 MacBook yesterday, the audio driver did not work. The driver provided by Boot Camp is not the right one. Using the hardware id,…

How to Add Windows XP to Windows 7…

A reader has asked about how to add Windows XP to Windows 7 Boot Manager. Here are the steps. You do this when you cannot boot to Windows XP after installing Windows 7 or Windows…

Synaptics Touchpad Driver for Windows 7

When I installed Windows 7 Beta on my Acer Ferrari 3400, the Synaptics Touchpad was recognized as a PS/2 compatible mouse. I missed the scroll function of the touchpad driver. Since the Windows 7 is…

Windows 7 Auto-Tuning

When Microsoft first published Vista, the network feature "Auto-Tuning" has created a lot of headache among the users. So, does Windows 7 have this feature enabled? Yes, you bet. You can follow the same steps…

How to Add Vista to Windows 7 Boot…

[Update: This is for adding Vista to Windows 7 Boot Manager. For adding Windows XP, please see this post.] Ok, you have installed Windows 7 Beta on your Vista machine, and you cannot boot to…

Vista Service Pack 1 Available

The Vista Service Pack 1 is finally available to general public. You can download it here. http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/windowsvista/bb738089.aspx You need at least of 3 GB disk space to install it. One of my colleagues reported problems…

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Poor Man's DreamScene: VLC Media Player

Vista has a cool feature called DreamScene. It lets you play a video file on your computer's desktop. However, it's available only on Ultimate edition of Vista. You can somehow simulate it on Windows machines…

How to Create GPO for Vista Only

We have third party firewalls on all our XP machines, so I had to disable the built-in firewall for XP using domain GPO. Now that Vista is out, the situation is different. The third party…