Tag Archives: Windows

Fast file transfer between Windows & Mac via TCP-IP over Firewire

The basic idea and setup is described here, however, many details are missing, so I put together detailed instructions with screenshots. I am describing the configuration between a Mac running Leopard and a Windows 95 Machine. Continue reading

What’s so special about running Windows on a Mac?

It seems to me that ever since Apple switched to Intel CPUs there is no more exciting topic than the ins and outs about running Windows on a Mac. Macworld is running an article called “The Best of Both Worlds” and argues that you need to run Windows just so that you are able to run Office 2007.

I just don’t get it. Continue reading

Windows Tweaks Repository

In my search to turn off the annoying beep when changing the volume in Windows (see previous post), I stumbled across this site that has a host of tips and tricks how to customize and tweak various versions of windows.

Among other things, there are lists discussing of common annoyances, customizations, networking, clutter reduction, and performance.

Turn-off Beep When Changing Volume in Windows

Read on to find out how to turn off the annoying sound when changing the volume in Windows. Two steps are necessary to make sure no beep will be heard. Continue reading