Controlling Processor Resources in Hyper-V Guests

Introduction to Virtual Processors Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V allows up to four virtual processors in a virtual machine and allows you to configure options on how those virtual processors are balanced across virtual machines. This article describes the options for processor resource control and how to use them. Hyper-V uses physical processors and cores to...

Max MTU: How do I find mine?

Max MTU: How do I find mine? The MTU setting controls the maximum ethernet packet size your PC will send (you did know the Internet works in packets, didn’t you?). Why a limit? Because although larger packets can be constructed and sent, your ISP and Internet backbone routers and equipment will chop up (fragment) any packets larger than their limit. These...

Windows Phone 7 hitting Verizon stores ‘this holiday season,’ according to Microsoft tweet

Windows Phone 7 hitting Verizon stores ‘this holiday season,’ according to Microsoft tweet (update) By Sean Hollister posted Nov 20th 2010 7:01PM Looks like Microsoft took Big Red’s challenge and decided to respond in kind, as the official Windows Phone Twitter feed claims that Windows Phone 7 devices are finally headed to Verizon....

Schmidt: Android Phones Will Be Credit Cards – NYTimes.com

Schmidt: Android Phones Will Be Credit Cards By CLAIRE CAIN MILLER Google wants the next generation of Android phones to replace credit cards, Eric E. Schmidt, Google’s chief executive, said Monday at the Web 2.0 Summit in San Francisco. The newest version of Android, Google’s mobile phone operating system, code-named Gingerbread, will come out in a few weeks,...

Run a Command as Administrator from the Windows 7 / Vista Run box – How-To Geek

If you are a command line junkie like me, and have been testing out Windows 7 or Vista… one of the first things you’ll notice is that there is no way to run a command from the run box in “Administrator” mode. Until now. To try this out, go to the run box and type in something (cmd, for example) Now instead of hitting the Enter key, use Ctrl+Shift + Enter. You...