(Old) Windows 8 keeps installing default drivers (Change the way Windows 8 Managers Device Drivers)

This post is no longer relevant as Windows 8 has been replaced.

Right, so I came across this “Feature” when I installed Windows 8 onto an oldish laptop. Windows 8 was running fine but when I tried to install Synaptics Touch pad drivers, the OS would reinstall another touch pad driver essentially disabling my mouse and keyboard. (Annoying!!!! but if I were an average user who just bought a new laptop which was built with Windows 8 in mind, this may have worked a charm.)

So now to my second encounter with this fantastic feature.

Running Sketchup 2013 on a Microsoft Surface Pro.

I just bought a 3D printer, and when it arrives I want to be able to build my own creations. (I will put up a review of the printer when it is here. I am so excited!!!) (more…)

Deleting multiple folders in Microsoft Outlook

Hi all, it has been a long time since I posted anything. So here goes.

You are expected to have a fairly decent knowledge of computers and applications to follow this article.
The Tutorial is a little simple and it sits at the bottom of this post.

When you encounter a very messy Microsoft Outlook Mailbox.

The mailbox in question was originally stored in Entourage 2008 on a Mac connecting to POP email with a mailbox size of around 10 Gigabytes.
Eventually a server was installed at the office and (more…)

Augmented Reality with The Hidden Park

First off,

Augmented Reality is where the physical, real-world is augmented or merged with computer generated imagery. Basically what we will see very soon is a mobile phone application which when you point your phone at a street, the device will display information about restaurants in th

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