Tag Archives: windows

Windows Phone 8 Emulator hypervisor issue

Quick post just to let you know how to resolve the following hypervisor error issue (use event viewer to determine hypervisor launch errors – how? see the bottom of the post): “Hypervisor launch failed; Processor does not provide the features necessary to run the hypervisor (leaf 0x80000001, register 0x3: features needed 0x28100800, features supported 0x28000800).” […]

Instapoller – Windows Phone 7 application to help people with their decision struggles. Also a great photo-sharing tool

Instapoller – Windows Phone 7 application to help people with their decision struggles. Also a great photo-sharing tool

Hi, You might have noticed the decrease in the number of posts on a blog. Well.. the reason was Instapoller, my first attempt in Windows Phone 7 development, and also a first attempt in writing FREE software. So, what is Instapoller? Instapoller is a decision catalyst software, with photo-sharing option, which helps its users with […]

Change Windows Phone Emulator skin

If you want to make your Windows Phone Emulator look more friendly it is really simple. Download following skin: Nokia Lumia 800 Emulator skin Copy files from the archive to the following directory, replacing the old files (create backup copy) C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft XDE\1.0\

No transparency in Windows 7 despite DWM working properly and having display drivers installed.

Cool thing about graphic cards is the fact, that they gain a little more power, every driver update, and although the update process seems to cause as little problems as possible, it happens that not everything goes well. The ‘not well’ situation occured to me, after moving from ATI Catalyst drivers 11.10 to 11.11. Actually […]

[Tutorial] How to install Windows 7 (and Vista) from USB / Pen Drive

Why to do that? Because installation from the USB drive is much faster than from DVD. It took me like 20 minutes to set up the whole system – including all of the network and account settings. What you’re going to need is: Windows 7 (or Vista) DVD, or ISO file USB Flash 4GB (or […]