Sun JRE Install Script Update

I’ve updated my Sun Java Runtime Environment 1.6 Update X script, again. Updating this script seems to be a never ending task, usually because I find mistakes but this time around I’ve made a couple of changes including Windows x64 support. The script will now supports installing the 32-bit version of the JRE on x86 and x64 Windows and configures the environment accordingly.

Update On Running Adobe CS3 Applications In SoftGrid

I have previously detailed some efforts on sequencing some of the Adobe CS3 applications (Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign) and some challenges related to the FLEXnet licensing component that comes with each application. It’s only recently that we’ve been able to do some user acceptance testing and we’ve found that the applications have failed.

Disk Usage Display Improvement In Windows Vista

I’ve stumbled across a nice usability improvement in Windows Vista that had escaped me until today - the display of free disk space. Of course this feature has been in Windows Explorer since Windows 95, but the improvement in Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008 is the reporting of disk space when a drive is mapped to a remote share with disk quotas enabled.