Cisco AnyConnect VPN on Windows 8 RTM

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 […]

How to get Netflix on Windows 8 Release Preview

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!