Adrian Kingsley-Hughes

Adrian Kingsley-Hughes is an internationally published technology author who has devoted over a decade to helping users get the most from technology.

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Is expecting a Vista system to support XP asking too much?

The Inquirer runs a story with the provocative title HP screws Presario buyers. The story, by Charlie Demerjian, charts his attempts to get HP to supply drivers for a Windows Vista-based HP/Compaq Presario. Is he just bashing Vista for the heck of it and expecting too much of HP to support XP on a system supplied with Vista or does he have a point?

May 6, 2007 by


AACS vs. The bloggers

The BBC is carrying the story that the AACS Licensing Authority (AACSLA) plans to fight the bloggers who "crossed the line" and posted the processing key which can be used to break the copy protection on HD-DVDs.

May 4, 2007 by


The Digg HD-DVD processing key debacle

Who would have thought that one 16 digit hexadecimal string could cause so much upset. I'm talking about the HD-DVD processing string. But it's all a fuss over nothing. Digg or no Digg, the information is out there in the public domain and there's nothing anyone can do about it.

May 1, 2007 by