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XP on Bootcamp & VMWare Fusion, take 2

Time to re-install XP My setup until yesterday was Bootcamp partion that was running as a VM using VMWare Fusion. The Bootcamp partition was set up as FAT32, because I NTFS came up as readonly when mounted under Mac OS. … Continue reading

January 3, 2008 geek , ,

Software Activation vs. Virtualization, Part 3

Part of an ongoing saga. Rebooted back into VMWare Fusion and yeah, Illustrator Activation was indeed screwed there as well. Office 2007 too, but at least it just let’s me reactivate (no doubt noting me as a repeat offender somewhere). … Continue reading

December 14, 2007 geek, rant , ,

Software Activation vs. Virtualization (and multiple PC ownership)

Just as Virtualization is finally becoming a useful technology, everybody and their uncle has decided that software activation is the new hot way to stop theft. Of course, like all anti-piracy tools, the paying customers get screwed, because the pirates … Continue reading

December 13, 2007 geek, rant , ,

My new Visual Studio Dev workhorse: Macbook Pro

I’m just starting some new contract work that requires a bit more on-site than usual and instead of syncing up my various dev environments all the time, I decided that it’s time for a new laptop. My current laptop is … Continue reading

October 30, 2007 geek , , ,