Archive for December, 2008

Enabling RDP on Windows Vista Home

Posted by andy December 27th, 2008

The instructions for retrofitting Terminal server to Windows Vista Home are here. This enables Remote Desktop to that machine.

Enabling RDP on Windows XP Home

Posted by andy December 27th, 2008

The instructions for retrofitting Terminal server to Windows XP Home are here. This enables Remote Desktop to that machine.

Diagnosing HDD performance under Windows

Posted by andy December 25th, 2008

I have never really found a good way to diagnose HDD performance problems under any version of Windows, especially not Vista. I did, however, recently find this cool util which is a useful tool to keep at hand. Simple install, intuitive GUI and it just works (as admin under Vista). HD Tune