BoXXi's Articles In Personal Computing
September 17, 2012 by BoXXi
Hi guys..... A couple of days ago, Windows had a complete mental breakdown. Blue screen of death, wouldn't start etc....... 

I managed to rescue it via Windows repair after a LOT of messing around, and although it is up and running and I didn't lose anything, there is just one thing that is really annoying me and I would like to know if it can be remedied.

Windows Repair created a new partition on my SSD, I'm assuming it did that to effect the repair. It's just a 100Mb...
August 24, 2012 by BoXXi
I am doing a major upgrade of my PC today, the rest of my upgrades have finally arrived!! I have a new MSI motherboard, new CPU (Core i3), 8Gb of corsair RAM and a new SSD. I hope to get all this up and running today with a fresh install of 7 Ultimate (sod that Windows H8).

I also have an iMac now!!!! That should arrive this week. I have never used one, but I thought I might as well give it a go. It's not a brand new one, but it will be ok to see whether I like the "Mac experience".....
August 11, 2012 by BoXXi
Are Stardock in a position to be able to create their own operating system? Is it financially viable? Would they ever consider it?

It would be great if someone like Stardock could give the public what they really want, which is an easy to use, attractive OS. I have no idea what it takes to create an OS, or what the pitfalls are regarding patent issues and taking on giants like Apple and Microsoft, but now would be the time to do it if it's possible. I know people will say that there is Li...
August 10, 2012 by BoXXi
A few days ago I installed the Windows 8 Release Preview on a brand new SSD. I'm seriously unimpressed...... I don't use ANYTHING that is on that Metro desktop, except Internet Explorer, so it all just seems a waste of time to me.

Everything is difficult to get to, and doesn't make sense. I don't claim to be the most tech savvy person, but i'm not an idiot, even so I had to google how to shut the damn computer down!! So, I can't see me using this at all, and I am serio...
March 21, 2010 by BoXXi
Hey guys.... Whwn I open "my computer", I am seeing 3 disk drives listed, My primary drive (C), my secondary drive (E), and a drive called Q Disk. The thing is, I don't have a third disk!! nothing else is connected to the computer, so why is the sytem telling me I have a "Q Disk"?? Any ideas? It's driving me nuts!

P.S. It doesn't ALWAYS show this disk............