Sunday, November 23, 2008

Enough is enough - getting rid of windows Vista in my life

And life of mine tx1000 x64 dual core laptop. One can write a book of Vista's annoying factors, so I'm only trying to share some expirience with installing Windows 2008 on my laptop.

Enable wifi:

http://keithelder.net/blog/archive/2008/08/21/Windows-Server-2008-and-WIFI.aspx

Bluetooth:

http://www.tipandtrick.net/2008/how-to-enable-bluetooth-in-windows-server-2008-64bit-standard-edition/ will be still quite cripple expitience though, so use the bellow to render it useful: http://www.dev-toast.com/2007/01/05/uncrippling-bluetooth-in-vista-rtm

Active sync:

download: http://www.microsoft.com/windowsmobile/en-us/help/synchronize/device-center.mspx Resolving possible missing desktop expirience feature:http://kbalertz.com/950169/Error-message-install-Windows-Mobile-Device-Center-computer-running-Windows-Server-update-could-installed-because-least.aspx

HP tx1000 x64 drivers:

http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/softwareList?os=2100&lc=en&dlc=en&cc=uk&lang=en&product=3446449
Starts much faster, runs ok and colder, , now only to persuade my wife that 8GB of RAM is a necessity :).
More links:
Turn it back into a laptop :) - http://www.win2008workstation.com/wordpress/
Install Windows Live Writer: http://weblogs.asp.net/cazzu/archive/2008/03/25/installing-windows-live-writer-on-windows-2008.aspx
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