Automatic Login for Windows 7

Whether you find it to be a nuisance or not, automatic login is disabled in Windows 7 by default. Requiring a username and password when you sign on to your computer is one of many security features that Microsoft enables in Windows by default, though such defaults can be overridden — your computer works for…

The Max PC Bundle

Hey, Windows users! I know that it sometimes feels like the Mac OS X kids get to have all the fun (I know how it feels because I, too, am a Windows user). Recently, we talked about a Mac Essentials Bundle here at LockerGnome that only seemed to reinforce this perception; for this, we’re truly…

Unboxing the Microsoft Surface Pro

Welcome to the unboxing of the Microsoft Surface Pro 128 gig, running on the Intel platform! I’m very happy to have this in my hands; apparently, these things were sold out — everywhere. To me this doesn’t seem like too much of a surprise since many reports suggested that stores only carried one or two…

XPS 12

Does Microsoft Surface Run Regular Windows Programs?

At LockerGnome.net, Jeudcastaned writes: I’m studying at a university and I program a lot. I’m looking for a tablet PC and wanted to know: what is the best — but cheapest — tablet I can use? Does the Windows Surface run programs like Visual Studio? Thank you! Unfortunately, the current Microsoft Surface won’t run programs…