Tag Archives: Tips

BitLocker startup error 0x26000070

I’m using BitLocker for HD encryption on all partitions, USB disks and USB pens. For USB* it works fine by just asking for a password. But for HD encryption it is a bit more complicated. Basically BitLocker should encrypt your HD without you having to provide any password at every startup. It should also be secure from tampering… Read More »

Optimizing virtual machines

At work we use a lot of virtual machines running in Virtual PC, VirtualBox and vmware, I’ll call them VPC. Basically we set up a VPC with a development environment for each customer, and thereby keeping a clean development environment which can be passed between developers easily. There are many advantages in doing it this way. For instance… Read More »

Antivirus performance test

This performance test of different antivirus applications is actually a good read. There are some difference between the worst and the best. I was especially surprised to see that the antivirus software could make a simple file copy take up to twice as long. So maybe disabling the antivirus now and then isn’t a bad idea.