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Cluster Map

  One aspect of volume management is knowing which clusters are free and which ones are used.  This is typically something managed solely by the operating system but it is sometimes possible to get a glimpse of how things align.

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Posted in NTFS, VHD, Windows Vista, Windows XP

Vista Snipping Tool

Sometimes tools that come with the operating system pleasantly surprise you.  Vista comes with a tool called the “Snipping Tool”.  It basically makes the PrintScrn key obsolete in Windows.  Typically people will use the PrintScrn key to capture the screen

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Posted in Microsoft, Windows Vista

BitLocker Overview

BitLocker gets mentioned more and more lately.  I understood the concept but didn’t know the details.  While looking for something else, I can across a great video about BitLocker technology from Microsoft.  Also Wikipedia has a BitLocker page. I didn’t

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Posted in Microsoft, Video, Windows Vista

Windows XP and June 30 2008

Based on a previous post about Microsoft, it was mentioned in a comment that Microsoft was going to discontinue selling Windows XP on June 30, 2008.  There was news before related to Microsoft postponing the end of sales date for

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Posted in Microsoft, Windows Vista, Windows XP
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