Archive for the 'PC Doctor’s Useful Links' Category

Frozen DMA-2100/DMA-2200 Media Extender? Solution here!

Monday, November 8th, 2010

Over the weekend I've had a few emails from owners of Linksys/Cisco DMA-2100/DMA-2200 Media Extenders who claim that their devices have stopped working all of a sudden. The issue seems to have hit all owners, including my ZDNet blogging colleague Ed Bott who details the problem here and here. The problem it seems is down […]

Windows 7/Server 2008 R2 randomly freezing? There’s a fix for that!

Tuesday, August 24th, 2010

Interesting fix released a few days ago: A computer that is running Windows Server 2008 R2 or Windows 7 stops responding randomly. Applications or services that are running on the computer stop working correctly. Additionally, you cannot log on to the computer by using the remote desktop connection utility. This issue occurs because of a […]

Hardware 2.0 ‘Very Best Kit List’ for Aug/Sep 2010

Monday, July 26th, 2010

Over on Hardware 2.0 I've posted my mammoth "Best Kit List" detailing the best hardware available, along with pricing. If you are interested in upgrades or building your own system, you gotta check this out!

BBC News app available for iPhone/iPad

Monday, July 26th, 2010

Hey, cool! BBC News app available for the iPhone/iPad! This app was scheduled for release back in April but was delayed after concerns that the free app would damage the news market. Unlikely really since all you need to access the information was a web browser ...

Windows Phone 7 OS on an HTC HD2

Monday, March 29th, 2010

Those who like to tinker will like this: A group of Russian hackers have done something that Microsoft said wouldn’t happen - shoehorned a working Windows Phone 7 Series OS ROM onto an HTC HD2 handset. Remember though that this “upgrade” from Windows Mobile to Windows Phone 7 OS breaks some stuff … like copy’n'paste […]