Monthly Archives: May 2011

Repairing Boot Problems Without a Windows DVD

Yike. Windows won’t boot.  Microsoft says to boot the Windows install DVD, and run the windows recovery environment, like this:  How to use the Bootrec.exe tool in the Windows Recovery Environment… (Note the note about trying the Startup Repair option … Continue reading

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Bootable USB Flash Drive Tools

Back in the day – you know, when we had to walk uphill to school both ways, with nothing but a paper sack for a hat – we had to make our bootable USB flash drives by hand.  Like this: … Continue reading

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Sudoku Solver

The Mrs. is a Sudoku solving machine.  Me, not so much.  I don’t think I’ve ever gotten one right.  I aways screw up something with fatal results.  Out of desperation, I wrote a tcl/tk program to help. This little toy … Continue reading

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