Change hard disk volume serial number

A few years ago, I wrote an article explaining how to change the volume serial number.

Volume Serial Number Changer

This program does not work properly now under Windows Vista or Windows 7 unless executed as administrator. Following many suggestions, I updated the tool to support the latest Windows version.

Please note that after you change the serial number you may need to reboot the PC for the settings to take effect.


Note: You may need to download and install the Microsoft Visual C++ 2010 Redistributable Package (x86).

Google glass – Yet another review


So you have heard of this cool new gadget from Google called “Google Glass“, read a few articles about it online and still feel curious about it?

If so, then read on because in this blog post, I am going to write about my experience using Google Glass.

After the end of this post, if you still have questions, feel free to ask me and I will answer you.

Here we go.

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Early MS-DOS and Word for Windows source code released

Hello everyone,

What I am sharing made the news already, but in case you missed it, here it is:

On ~March 25, 2014, the Computer History Museum (CHM) announced today that it has, with permission from Microsoft Corporation, made available original source code for two historic programs:

  • MS-DOS, the 1982 “Disk Operating System” for IBM-compatible personal computers [link]
  • …and Word for Windows, the 1990 Windows-based version of their word processor [link]

For more reference, please check here: