Video Card Woes, Situation Worsening

ATI responded back to me pretty quickly.  However, the message was useless, stating simply to use the latest drivers, which of course I was.  I responded again and just restated the same problems as follows: I have installed the latest drivers but I'm still not having any luck. With a... [Read More]

Video Card Woes, continued

Well, I wrote VisionTek on December 21, and I haven't heard back from them yet. So, I just sent the same message to ATI directly.  We'll see if they have the courtesy to respond. The box for the card touts the ability to run 2 of the cards and control... [Read More]

Video Card Woes

I sent this message to VisionTek: I purchased 2 Radeon X1300 cards for use on a new Dell OptiPlex 740 with Vista 64-bit.  The machine is running an AMD 64 X2 Dual Core 4200+ 2.20GHz processor and I have 4GB RAM.  I have 3 Dell 198FP 19" flat panels. I... [Read More]

Tweaking Registry for Taskbar in Vista

This post is proving useful.  It didn't solve my root annoyance, but it did help.  Here's what I wanted to beat... I like using Toolbars as quick menus on the task bar.  You can set them up like this:   But when you turn on "Lock the Taskbar" things get... [Read More]
Tags: Vista Taskbar

Vista Explorer Niceties

I've started using a couple of nice features in the Vista Explorer.  First is the 'Favorite Links' area.  This is similar to the 'Favorite Folders' area in Outlook 2007.  Second is 'Use checkboxes to select items' from the View options. Here is a shot with both items in action: To... [Read More]
Tags: Vista