Monthly Archives: November 2012

Shopping for a Laptop / Notebook Computer with a Matte Display

This post provides a brief look at the process of searching for a laptop computer.  The emphasis is upon the process rather than the outcome.  That is, my own ultimate choice will probably not be particularly relevant for most people’s … Continue reading

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Bootable (Multiboot) USB Drive – Latest Version

Over the previous six months, I had made three different attempts to install multiple bootable operating systems on a single USB flash (a/k/a thumb, jump) drive.  It was time to give that another try.  In this writeup, I hoped to … Continue reading

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Biking the Lower Mississippi: Seeking a Plan

This item has been moved to my leisure blog.

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Windows 7 BSOD: Process Has Locked Pages

I was working along in Windows 7, when suddenly I got a blue screen of death (BSOD).  The error message was PROCESS_HAS_LOCKED_PAGES.  The STOP code was 0x00000076.  I wasn’t sure what this meant, and decided to take a moment to … Continue reading

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Windows 7 (and others): Ctrl or Alt Key Sticks – Second Try

I had a problem that I had tried to fix once before.  I would be happily working along, and suddenly the keyboard would not function properly anymore.  It would act as if I were holding down a command key like … Continue reading

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