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NCP VPN not quite Windows 7 compatible

I got so frustrated with the NCP VPN client software, specifically a recent update, that I decided to let my frustration out by writing about it.   For a long time I used the, IT approved, Cisco VPN client to access our corporate network. And as the OS technology moved along, so did my systems, […]

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Amazon Unbox on x64 Vista

While shopping on Amazon I noticed that they were offering the Pilot of the Showtime series Nurse Jackie in HD for free, so I decided to give it a try. The install (version 2.0.1.95) went smoothly, and the 1.3GB downloaded also completed pretty quickly, and I watched the show. Ok, now I wanted to stop […]

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DxO Optics Pro and Adobe Lightroom on Vista x64

I bought my first SLR camera, a Canon EOS 20D, and my first wide angle lens, a Canon EF-S 10-22, several years ago. Amongst the many articles and reviews I read, online and in magazines, I came across a product called DxO Optics Pro, a product that would supposedly correct, amongst other things, lens distortion. […]

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Google Email Uploader on Vista x64

I am currently importing a few thousand email messages from Outlook 2007 to my email account hosted on Google Apps. Google provides an Email Uploader utility, and it is easy to use, but getting it to work with Outlook 2007 on Vista x64 was less than trivial. The utility installed fine on my Vista x64 […]