Month: July 2012

HP dc7800p Windows XP pro drivers

Wow – I hate downloading this stuff from HP. When I was done installing XP on a dc7800p most of the drivers were missing. And when I went to the HP site there were a lot of optional, superfluous downloads available. For instance, there were Nvidia graphics drivers (which didn’t work), at least five drivers …


Turn off the damned grid in Photoshop 7

This is a bit of knowledge that, I suppose, is known to almost all users of Photoshop 7 – but I keep forgetting it (over, and over, and over) and it is driving me friggin’ insane. I still use Adobe Photoshop 7 because I am a throwback to an earlier time – a quieter, simpler …


Brought to you by a gasoline-powered generator

Just when ya’think crap in your life can’t get much worse, uhm, more bad shit happens. If you can see this web site – and I think you can – the server is a Dell Inspiron 5300, I’m wearing a flashlight attached to a headband to see what I’m doing, it’s about 97 degrees Fahrenheit …