Tag Archives: Vista

How to enable the DVD Library in Windows Media Center on a Windows Vista-based computer

By | July 23, 2009

If Windows Media Center is running, close it. Click Start In the Start Search box, paste or type regedit. In the Programs list, click regedit. If you are prompted for an administrator password or confirmation, type your password, or click Continue. Locate and then click the following registry subkey: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Media Center\Settings\DvdSettings In the details pane,… Read More »

Installing ArcView GIS 3.3 on Vista

By | February 26, 2009

When installing ESRI’s ArcView GIS 3.3 on the 32-bit version of Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate, the following dialog box instantly appears: It looks pretty bad.  Even the title says it’s a severe error!  You have to remember, this product was developed back in the Windows 95 days.  There is an easy workaround.  Open Windows Explorer… Read More »