Showing posts from December, 2009

Stupid windows vista/7 failure to resume problem resolved!!!

For a while now I have not been able to use sleep or hibernate on my Windows Vista and then Windows 7 machine when I upgraded.
The behaviour was as follows.
1. Put the machine to sleep 2. Resume the machine, everything seems to start, but the display is black (not signal out of range)
I turned off the require password section to see if it was related to this and I could now see my desktop accept it was a zoomed in version of my desktop, zoomed in to the bottom right corner of the screen, but missing the windows bottom bar. Icons and windows that were overlapping that portion of the screen also did not appear.
moving the mouse around I found that I could make my mouse cursor appear on the screen. I could right click to obtain the context menu I selected Nvidia control panel and suddenly my desktop was back to normal.
After further investigation I found that although everything was fine on boot up. resuming from sleep appeared to enable a 1900*1600 generic pnp driver from dvi socket 2 and se…

Dr Sarno Healing back pain...

I am one of the countless people that Dr. Sarno has cured of debilitating backpain. His method is so simple and accurate. I have experienced the benefits and yet when I see people who are experiencing the exact same problem I have found it difficult to convince them this is the answer.

Dr. Sarno's book Healing Back Pain is fantastic, however for some reason getting people to read it seems to take an effort. How can you dismiss something without even reading it? Anyway I have been looking for a good website that can explain TMS without it sounding like rubbish. Sadly only Sarno's book manages this, every website I have seen so far is so vague that is makes it sound like complete BS. I decided to try and write down an explanation that any enquiring scientific mind could read, understand the premise and hopefully critically appraise what I have written without an instant dismissal.
What is pain?
Well in a basic sense your pain is your brains interpretation of signals from the ne…