Windows · Windows Vista

Mass Effect Windows Vista 64-bit Troubles.


The other day I had bought the 2 year old Mass Effect RPG from Electronics Arts on discount from Valve's Steam service. I was amazed that on the first time run the game abruptly crashed with a cryptic message. This issue repeated on every attempt to load the game whether using the Steam launcher or… Continue reading Mass Effect Windows Vista 64-bit Troubles.

backup · Windows · Windows Vista

SyncToy the GUI Alternative to Robocopy


This article written in early 2008 is for a beta release of SyncToy that is out of date. In my last post I spoke about the benefits of using a Microsoft tool known as Robocopy for large file transfers, backing up and synchronisation. Well for those who are not comfortable with using a command line… Continue reading SyncToy the GUI Alternative to Robocopy