Microsoft Office Outlook 2013 slow and laggy – FIX!

One of the new features in Office 2013 is Hardware Graphics Acceleration which is supposed to improve performance. It doesn’t always work well on older computers (and even some new ones). Symptoms include slow switching from views such as Mail, to Calendar, to Tasks, etc,¬†cursor hangs randomly, and Outlook freezing for a few seconds (or even longer and finally stops responding).

The solution? It’s quite simple actually. Just disable the hardware graphics acceleration via Outlook Options -> Advanced -> (Display) Disable hardware graphics acceleration. Restart Outlook and it should be snappy again!

Disable-Hardware-Acceleration

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The GT5 Matrix – Complete guide with credits/XP Spec 2

Have you noticed how hard it is to be able to find all the info you need when it comes to Gran Turismo 5?

– Master car list?
– Credit grinding guide?
– Event list and reward cars?
– XP (Experience) levels?
– Trophy list?
– For both A-spec and B-spec?

Well, wonder no more, as garbuckle (GTPlanet) have created the ultimate guide. The main page is a matrix of credit/xp formulas for all the events. With overview of cars, gears, items, trophy and much more.

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How to make a bootable VMware vSphere 5 USB installation media

 

Now that VMware has released their new vSphere 5 into the public, questions always come up on how to make a bootable vSphere 5 USB installation media. As of now there isn’t any official way of doing this if you are using a Microsoft, Apple or Linux GUI¬† based OS. So I have made a small step-by-step guide on how to achieve this. So here we go…

 

1. Download UNetbootin and run the software (WindowsMac OS XLinux).

2. Download the VMware vSphere 5 ISO file -> VMware Download Center.

3. Start the UNetbootin application and choose Diskimage (ISO) and browse to the downloaded ISO file.

4. Choose Type: USB Drive and choose the correct USB drive letter that you want the bootable installer to be installed to.

5. You are now done! Just make sure you edit the boot sequence in your BIOS (UEFI mode on some systems).

You can also visit the vSphere 5 documentation online.

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