Want to know what your Windows EULA looks like? Windows XP‘s EULA is stored in a file located here:
XP also has a help file associated with the EULA. The help file is located at:
In Vista and Windows 7, one version of the EULA is stored in the following location:
But Vista and Win7 also store other EULAs on the system. For example, Win7‘s license library for the US-English version of the software is at this location:
In fact, my test PC has 54 separate Win7 EULAs in that folder! More »
Whenever you play computer games that utilizes 3D graphics, a decent frame rate of about 25-30 frames per second is a prerequisite to make the games run smoothly and be at all enjoyable. If you play on a desktop PC, you always have the option to put in a more powerful graphics card, but that’s not an option with laptop computers. Another problem with laptops – but one that can be avoided – is the lack of updated graphics card drivers. Using updated drivers can provide better performance in new games thanks to game-specific fixes and improvements.
The Problem with OEM Drivers
Although both of the leading graphics card manufacturers (ATI/AMD and Nvidia) provide generic driver updates regularly that are designed to work with all of the respective manufacturer’s chips – even the laptop versions – most OEMs (laptop manufacturers) do not allow these to be installed on your laptop, since they prefer to use proprietary solutions for all their driver updates. As a result, you may be forced to use drivers that are as old as your laptop if the OEM doesn’t update their drivers on a regular basis, which is unfortunately often the case. More »