How To Open Microsoft Office Documents in VMWare Fusion By Default

As much as I’d like to have a homogeneous operating system environment, it’s just not possible because of incompatible file formats or programs. So I have a virtualised copy of Windows running together with OSX on my Macbook Pro, which takes care of any programs or files needing Windows. One thing I like about VMWare Fusion is the Unity View, which allows me to run Windows applications within OSX. I tried running Mac Office 2008, but it’s HORRIBLY slow, and

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WRT54G2 Wireless-G Broadband Router Review

My old Linksys WRT54G finally gave out after 3 years, and I went to purchase another Linksys router, since I had no problems with its old one. The new Linksys product range meant that I couldn’t get the WRT54G anymore, but there was the sleek black WRT54G2 Wireless-G Broadband Router instead. Like its predecessor, it lets you connect devices in your network to it wirelessly, through either Wireless-G 802.11g at 54Mbps, or Wireless-B 802.11b at 11Mbps. You can also connect

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Problem with Icons Showing Up Properly in Windows

I recently installed Notepad++. It’s a great text editor for Windows, and having come from PSPad, I’d say the best draw of Notepad++ is it’s theme capabilities and the plugins. You can have Textmate themes for Notepad++ easily, and it looks so much better! There was a slight problem with my Notepad++ installation that screwed up all my defaults icons for php, txt, xml, css files, etc. After MUCH fiddling around (unsuccessfully), in regedit and in Explorer, I got really

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