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Vista Clock stopped!

2-June-2009 2 comments

Yesterday evening, my Vista clock on bottom taskbar (notification area) stopped ticking (at 5:07pm). When I clicked the time, the Date/Time window opened, where the time was still ticking correctly. After performing a logoff and login operation, this problem was resolved. I am not sure what went wrong, is this a bug Microsoft is aware of? I am using Vista Ultimate SP1 on x86 platform.

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Categories: Vista

Problem Ejecting USB Mass Storage Device

6-November-2008 Leave a comment

While trying to safely remove USB Mass Storage Device, I am getting following error message in Vista Ultimate:

Problem Ejecting USB Mass Storage Device
Windows can’t stop your ‘Generic volume’ device because it is in use. Close any programs or windows that might be using the device, and then try again later.

Screenshot of same error:

I closed all Open programs, but the error still exists! How do I identify which process is using the USB drive?

Hope I get a solution soon. Keep watching this space….

If you are aware of this problem and solution, then please leave a comment for me here.

Categories: USB, Vista

Are you ready to get in?

19-January-2007 Leave a comment

Microsoft is busy marketing its New Vista OS in different ways. Here’s one of them. Are you ready to board into this?

Categories: Microsoft, Vista

Are you ready for MS New Day

1-December-2006 Leave a comment


Microsoft launches its New Products – Vista, Office 2007 and Exchange 2007.

The MSNewDay website contains information to achieve your Business Value with the Microsoft New Products. Most of the contents are Microsoft Windows Video clips.

Categories: Microsoft, Vista

Windows Vista RC2 (Build 5744) available for download

9-October-2006 Leave a comment

Microsoft released Vista RC2 (Build 5744) for Beta Testing on 06-Oct-2006. This will be the last build made available prior to RTM. This new build of Windows Vista offers users a higher level of performance and stability – improving what was established in Windows Vista RC1. There are thousands of quality improvements since Windows Vista RC1. You’ll probably notice improvements in performance, application compatibility, as well as fit and finish work.

The latest RC2 Build 5744 is available for downloaded from this link.

The last versions posted by Microsoft during September are RC1-Build-5600 and RC1-Build-5728.

Categories: Microsoft, Vista