Tag Archives: Windows

Windows XP Deployment

Thinking of an easy and surefire way to deploy about 40 Windows XP Professional Machines.

NO NETWORK BOOT = Sucks!

More coming up…

Windows Vista Service Pack 1

Service Pack 1 is out for Windows Vista today. I got it through windows update as a 67MB download since I kept doing all other updates as and when they were available. Here’s the link for the complete service pack download nearly 440MB.

Windows Vista Service Pack 1 x86

As usual with all the windows service packs my windows installation did slow down a bit. But not as much as Windows XP Service Pack 2 used to do to my desktop. As you people might already know I’m using a pretty good laptop now. Just out of curiosity I did a rating check for my laptop and the numbers I got were pretty impressive considering that you need just 2.0 for acceptable Aero display. I got 3.4 overall score and lowest being the Aero thing.

windows-experience-index

I’ve got 4.3 for gaming graphics. Just so that you know what I’m doing right now with all the graphics display prowess of my laptop – I’m playing Half Life 2 and Counter Strike: Source.

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