The Windows Secrets Lounge goes well beyond just solving problems.
In the first post listed below, JoeP reports that Win7’s Windows Virtual PC mode no longer requires hardware virtualization, and he provides the links for applying this useful tip.
- XP mode virtualization change
Interesting news almost always generates questions, as in this thread started by JoeP. Lounge member Byron Tarbox saw JoeP’s post about a Windows Virtual PC upgrade but ran into installation problems. Fortunately, JoeP had the answer. More»
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- Is there a Quicken substitute?
Whether to upgrade or try a different brand of software is a question as old as PCs. Lounge member BillWilson asks whether there is an alternative to Quicken, the most-popular consumer financial application. The suggestion from fellow readers is to upgrade what he’s used to. More»
- Daylight Saving Time change problem
It’s hard enough remembering to push our clocks an hour forward every spring, but member Stephen47’s PC jumped two hours ahead and he wonders whether anyone could tell him why. Several Loungers offered suggestions, but the problem eventually corrected itself. More»
For many PC users, Outlook is more than e-mail — it’s their desktop organizer. Member SDGardella is looking for help modifying an existing Outlook contact form.
- Add field to Outlook 2007 contact form
- Secunia and old Google Chrome versions
- Freecell game randomly freezes during play
If you’re already registered, you can jump right in to today’s discussions in the Lounge.
The Lounge Life column is a digest of the best of the WS Lounge discussion board. Tracey Capen is technical editor of WindowsSecrets.com.