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January 6th, 2012

Bluetooth Mouse Problems in Windows 7

It’s been several years already since I bought my first Microsoft Bluetooth Notebook Mouse 5000 for my personal laptop (HP Compaq 8510w) and during all of this time it has worked flawlessly. Recently I decided to buy (the latest version of) the same mouse for my work laptop (HP ProBook 6550b) and that’s when the problems began – it used to stop working with or without being used, with old or new batteries, after a short or a long period – no pattern at all! The issue proved to be quite easy to fix but it took some time to solve. I hope this one will help save your laptop a few hits.
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June 22nd, 2011

Prepare a USB Memory Stick to Install/Rescue Microsoft Windows 7

I wonder why Microsoft still haven’t made a tool to create a bootable USB memory stick from a Windows installation CD, especially in the netbooks era when having no CD-ROM device is quite normal. It’s my third time to install Microsoft Windows 7 from a USB memory stick and I guess I would need one if I need to boot Windows in rescue mode.

So here’s a note to myself on how to prepare a USB memory stick for installation quickly on Microsoft Windows…
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