Virtualbox: VT-X is not available

In some cases when you try to get a virtual machine running with Virtualbox or similar virtualization software you will get an error stating that 'VT-X is not available'. This relates to BIOS settings which, depending on your processor, determine whether your computer is able to virtualize stuff. These settings are not set automatically however, ... Read more

Resolve Java issues in Opera

From time to time you may experience problems with the execution of the Java plugin in the Opera browser. This happens because its path is not correctly configured in the options. To resolve the issue, open an Opera browser window and enter opera:config#UserPrefs|PluginPath into the URL bar. There should already be one path in the Plugin ... Read more

Defragment Boot Files on Windows 7

Apart from the usual file defragmentation on Windows 7, there is another undocumented function that rearranges boot files to grant faster access on them, resulting in shorter boot times. The usual boot options can be viewed by entering defrag -? into a command line window (this can be done in any command line window; to ... Read more