Skip buttons weren’t working after installing Win7 RC

After installing Win7 RC on my production Media Center box (ie the box I literally can’t watch TV without) I noticed an annoying problem. The skip forward & back buttons didn’t work! At first I feared the issue was an intended “by design” change.  After all, I’m sure the commercial TV networks don’t like us skipping over…

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Building a Win7/2008 R2 box that boots off .vhd’s

A cool new feature in Windows7 & Server 2008 R2 is the ability to boot from a .vhd file! Having your OS isolated to a .vhd file has a number of advantages including but not limited to:- easier to backup, – multi-boot scenarios that are more isolated from each other,- ability to trial new builds on your…

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