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  • Blog Post: Disappearing disk space on Vista

    The hard drive space on my Vista machine recently dropped to almost nothing, and I was really confused what was going on. I used my favorite disk space visualizer ( WinDirStat ). However, I couldn’t figure it out. Finally, I found that the following steps cleared it up: 1. Run Disk Cleanup (search from...
  • Blog Post: mstsc /console is now /admin in Vista SP1

    I find it kind of annoying that Vista SP1 switches the /console switch to /admin. I don't understand why they had to break this and couldn't keep the old switch working. There's a bit more info at: Nick MacKechnie : MSTSC /console switch in Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista SP1
  • Blog Post: Getting machine to go to sleep under Vista

    I was having a strange problem getting my computer to go to sleep under Vista. When my laptop was not plugged in, it would go to sleep fine when I closed the lid. However, when my laptop was plugged in and I losed the lid, it would lock but not go to sleep. I finally figured out what was going on. In...
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