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PCMark05 Hangs at Splash Screen

PCMark05 is my favorite benchmark program for PC performance. I never had a problem running it. I tried to run it on my newly built Core i7 machine under XP, it hangs at splash screen.…

Ad Hoc Network Encryption on Windows 7

When I tested creating an ad hoc network on Windows 7, I could not figure out how to enable encryption. I tried a different combinations of passwords in ASCII or Hex formats and they did…

Windows 7 Compatibility Mode

There are not a lot of native drivers for Windows 7 Beta now. Even though you can use the Vista drivers for most of the components. Sometimes, you might need to use the compatibility mode…

Windows 7 Beta and XP Dual Boot Problem

Quite a few readers have reported problems booting to Windows XP after they install Windows 7 Beta. I was curious about how to fix the problem. I took a Dell Dimension which I just rebuilt…