Convert your existing Windows XP computer to a Virtual Machine running in Windows 8

I mentioned during a recent Tech Solutions Radio show that you could turn your existing old Windows XP computer into a ‘Virtual’ machine and run it on your new Windows 8 computer.  If you have some old programs you need that won’t run on a newer version of Windows, but you don’t want to keep that old hardware box sitting around, this may be a great option for you. Here’s a great article that walks you through the process, step-by-step, using free products to get this done: http://www.techrepublic.com/blog/windows-and-office/run-your-windows-xp-system-in-windows-8-with-vmware/ Ok, it’s not a super easy process.  If you would like a … Continue reading

Tech Solutions Radio 10.20.13

You can find Podcasts of the 4 most recent Tech Solutions Radio shows on the WCBM Podcast Page or older ones on our Podcast Page. Tech Solutions Radio 10/20/13 show topics: Apple announcement day Tue 10/22, new iPads & MacBooks, OS X Mavericks, Delete Windows update files to regain hard disk space, Fake Chrome & Adobe Flash updates, Adobe hacked, 3 million accounts compromised, Windows 8.1 Update released this past week, Windows 7 still available, Toshiba selling Windows 7 for 99% of business sales, power hum from aftermarket laptop adapter, YouTube ads…

Tech Solutions Radio 10.6.13

You can find Podcasts of the 4 most recent Tech Solutions Radio shows on the WCBM Podcast Page or older ones on our Podcast Page. Tech Solutions Radio 10/6/13 show topics: cannot un-mute YouTube videos, Microsoft patch Tuesday’s 10th anniversary, Windows 8.1 update coming Oct 18th, Microsoft is no longer going to offer Windows ‘Upgrade’ software,  Google Chrome’s new ‘Search by Image’ function, uPnP, forwarding ports on router to DVR, finding your lost smartphone, memory problem, VGA to DVI?…