Last weekend, a family member stopped by the house so I could take at an issue with her laptop. I managed to recreate the error, and fired up my work laptop so I could “Bing it”. (Yes, I wear that like a badge of honor!). At the login prompt, I banged away on the keyboard, […]
The Cisco AnyConnect VPN will install on Windows 8 just fine. When you try to connect though, it will fail with an error (which I don’t have a screenshot of). In any case, a simple registry hack will fix it. Navigate to: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESYSTEMCurrentControlSetservicesvpnva and change the value of the DisplayName key. It will likely be something like […]
There is no native Netflix app (yet), so you’ll have to watch it through Windows Media Center. 1) Add the Windows Media Center Feature (http://news.cnet.com/8301-10805_3-57445533-75/how-to-add-media-center-to-windows-8-release-preview/) 2) Run the Netflix app in WMC 3) Install Silverlight when prompted 4) Close WMC (so Silverlight will finish installing) 5) Open WMC >> Netflix. Enjoy!