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Category Archives: Software

E-MU 0404 USB Interface Latency

Recently I’ve experienced some serious issues with playback and record with Cubase through my E-MU 0404. As I used the device, the sound would become progressively more distorted and drop out entirely. Resetting the device (using a power cycle) resolved the issue, but only temporarily. After some research I learned that these types of problems […]

In place upgrade from Vista Home Premium to Windows 7 Professional

I have no idea why Microsoft insists on a clean install when upgrading from Microsoft Vista Home Premium to Microsoft Windows 7 Professional. In fact, I don’t really care. I want to do an in-place upgrade. I’m a busy person and don’t have time to dick around for 8-12 hours installing, moving files, moving settings, […]

iTunes Bloatware Blues

After finding that iTunes 7.3 pinned my processor to 99% utilization for no explicable reason, I decided to download 7.3.1. What a nightmare this once useful software has turned into. It’s bad enough that I have to endure a complete Quicktime reinstall that is slipgraded with every new version of iTunes (and having to delete the […]

Norton Antivirus 2007

I decided to ditch this repugnant program from my computer entirely today, despite having some 240 days left to my subscription. It just wasn’t worth hvaing my system slowed down and I’m sick to death of hearing my hard drive churn under its burden. Norton Antivirus has become a bloated piece of crap and I […]

Concise Freeware

Concise Freeware is a great directory of freeware that’s very easy to use and is spyware free.