4GB RAM restrictions and Physical Adress Extension (PAE) exceptions

I lately got my hands on 4GB of RAM which I tried to put to use in my Laptop. My Fujitsu Siemens Celsius H240 is a Intel CoreDuo based Platform and I had hoped that I would be able to acess all of the memory. Long story short: the circuit / BIOS combination does not […]

This weekend I badly bounced from Windows …

My father needed a hardware upgrade so we bought some neat stuff and I managed to get everything back up after installing the new hardware. I just got a few bruises when realizing that Windows (in this case 2000 Professional) does not fall back to a generic driver for the mainboard chipset, if the installed […]