Category Archives: Computers and Internet

Solving Touch Issues: Windows 8 Consumer Preview and Lenovo x220 tablet

It appears that a lot of people have upgraded their Lenovo x220 tablets from Windows 7 to the Windows 8 consumer Preview and have found their touch interactions or pen inputs are not working correctly. Here’s are possible solutions. Firstly, … Continue reading

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Lenovo x220t drivers on Windows 8 Consumer Preview

By default not all the Lenovo drivers are loaded by the Windows 8 Consumer Preview. So you might need to manually load some of the drivers. For e.g. I wanted the Tablet buttons to be enabled, so I manually installed … Continue reading

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Installing Windows 8 Consumer Preview on Lenovo X220: Boot from VHD

Ok, finally I’ve got this figured out. I’ve tried using Virtual Box 4, VMware Player and both have been unsatisfactory as I couldn’t use the full power of my Lenovo x220 tablet and Windows 8 consumer preview. Finally I tried … Continue reading

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Installing Windows 8 Consumer Preview on Lenovo x220t with VMWare Player

I had earlier installed Windows 8 Developer Preview on my machine. So this time around installing the Windows 8 consumer preview was easier. You can download the necessary files from http://preview.windows.com/ Specifically here you can get the setup program: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows-8/downloadContinue reading

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Conversation Clean Up

If you’ve been using Microsoft Outlook chances are just like me you’ve missed out on a wonderful little tool called “Clean Up Conversation”. It’s a brilliant gem. This is especially useful if you’ve subscribed to mailing lists or even in … Continue reading

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Web Matrix

Microsoft’s Web Matrix is in beta 2 and I thought I’d go thru it in a bit more detail. So here’s what I’ve come up with, a one image snapshot of WebMatrix So you start viewing this image clockwise, with … Continue reading

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Visual Studio 2010 Release Candidate is here

I’ve been using the earlier beta’s and I’m looking forward to using the RC 🙂 You can find download links here. To start with you need to un-install VS 2010 Beta2 and .NET 4 Beta2(everything associated with it) before installing … Continue reading

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