Black Viper
Black Viper
Jan 132009

Important Information Before posting your question in the comments below, see if your question has been addressed in the FAQ! All of the following services are “Strange” with Windows 7. If you discover one of these Services or processes running, they were installed by another program. At the bottom of the page, I have listed some processes that are not really “Services,” but applications running in the background when looking at Task Manager. I will try to identify “why” these particular applications are now running on your system… Table Header Information Display Name [Continue Reading]

Jan 102009

Official Windows 7 BETA (looks like build 7000) is now available for download in 32/64-bit versions. 32 bit version: 2.44 GiB 64-bit version: 3.15 GiB They are in limited supply, so check them out now: I could get a BETA key for each version using Firefox 3, but no download happened. I fired up IE *shudder* and an ActiveX component was installed to download in that manner. If you are having issues, try IE! Also, according to the installation instructions located here: The Beta will stop working on August [Continue Reading]

Dec 262008

I wish to thank "geo" for taking a big chunk of time out of their day to make a sweep of several pages to correct spelling and grammar errors. If you find an error (or many), feel free to contact me and let me know. With over 1,000 pages scattered throughout, I may miss much. 🙂

Dec 232008

I wish to take this time and thank all of my dedicated readers over the years. Your kind words in my inbox as well as your donations to support my efforts are greatly appreciated! From: My family and I To: You and Yours Have a Wonderful Holiday Season!

Dec 022008

I have placed online a new section for Services: Windows XP Pro x64 (64-bit) SP2 Custom Services Control Batch File Tool. This tool allows the creation of a batch file (.bat extension) and uses the built in command line tool sc.exe to modify service settings without modifying the settings directly via the registry. Since this is the first release of the Default Services Control Batch Files and Custom Tool, it should be considered "beta" or even "alpha", but I have tested them without failure. Contact BV if you have any [Continue Reading]