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Sony has decided to disable a key feature on laptops, to enable virtualization extensions.  My laptop is one such laptop.  Using various resources available on the internet (FreeDOS, symcmos.exe, and a list of firmware codes) – I was able to enable the VT-x extensions.  Awesome. For those Googling, my laptop model is Sony Vaio VGN-FZ140N.  […]

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I use Skype periodically for phone calls from my PC.  I also enjoy listening to music while I work.  My main workstation is a Dell Dimension E520 – Running Kubuntu 8.04.  So, on the box, I have 2 front connections to the sound card, a headphone jack and a microphone jack.  Using my headset which […]