Neil (nt) wrote,

I can see that it will take me a while to get this PC set up the way I want. The book Windows XP Annoyances is coming in handy. I'm not happy with the fan noise, and will order some quieter fans today.

I installed EAC and Nero and tested ripping and burning CDs. I was surprised to find that the read and write offsets on this drive are zero! EAC extracts at 10 - 12x, which is not bad. Nero, by default, tries to normalize and to insert gaps between tracks, but it's easy enough to turn those options off.

Enough tech talk for now...

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    In Calgary, Exploring the Cultural Side of ‘Cowtown’ (link is to The New York Times) Pretty good article, although I've never seen Calgarians…

  • Broken trees

    A few examples of trees broken by the accumulation of snow, as mentioned in my last post. The snow is gone, but the damage remains.

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    I drove around town today and was shocked at the number of trees that had been damaged by the heavy snowfall earlier in the week. It's too early in…

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