So I wanna use a laptop for GPS navigation in my motorhome. Frankly it will be ‘supplemental GPS navigation’. The primary navigation tasks will be handled by a Garmin GPS.
The laptop will be used for route planning. I plan to use Microsoft Streets and Trips 2011 on this laptop. When you are driving a huge motorhome you need to worry about bridge clearances, propane restrictions etc etc.
Also the big screen on the laptop would sure be useful. yesterday I bought a USB GPS receiver for it. It is a GlobalSate BU-353 USB GPS Receiver. I heard good things about it. Once it arrives, I will post my review here.
I am considering buying an SSD for a old laptop. We still use the laptop. it works fine as a web browsing machine.
I also want to use it for navigating in my motor home. I think having a mechanical drive in a laptop being used in a moving vehicle may kill the HDD prematurely. Hence the SSD idea.
Continue reading “SSD for an older laptop?”
testing NextGen gallery functionality here
Album should come here
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Testing uploading images here:
Here is how I configure Windows Media Center on my HTPC:
- Default install of Windows 7
- Install all relevant drivers.
- Install all current updates and service packs, if any.
- Install Power DVD
- Install Virtual Clone Drive
- Install Media Browser
- Install Any DVD
So I have been searching for Windows Server 2003 Administration Tools Packs for my workstation running 64bit XP. After googling it high and low I found out that there IS a version with works on 64bit XP:
Download it here: