VMWare Fusion vs VirtualBox CPU consumption

I've used both extensively in the past, and after swapping over to VMWare Fusion Free Personal edition, I've discovered something quite interesting. My Current settings: VirtualBox: VirtualBox Graphical User InterfaceVersion 6.1.18 r142142 (Qt5.6.3)Copyright © 2021 Oracle Corporation and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. VMWare Fusion: Using VirtualBox on my MacMini 2018 (3.2 GHz 6-Core Intel... Continue Reading →

Mouse and Keyboard aren’t working in Fusion 12 on Big Sur – fixed

https://discussions.apple.com/thread/252038901 I migrated a Windows VM from VirtualBox to VMWare with the free personal licence option for testing, and I found that once the VM booted to the log in screen, I couldn't get past it. The keyboard and the mouse just didn't work. The thing that made it work, was to disable the network... Continue Reading →

Reading and Writing Settings.ini files in Vb.NET

Probably the easiest way to read and write settings.ini files in VB.NET is with a little bit of code from NuGET from MarioZ called https://github.com/MarioZ/MadMilkman.Ini This is a section that I wrote using the examples to check and see if values exist, before writing a default settings file. Imports MadMilkman.Ini Public Class Form1 Private Sub... Continue Reading →

Converting DOS Date/Time in C# stored as HEX

public void Main { DateTime now = DateTime.Now; int yearnowfix = (now.Year + 20); string[] theArray = { yearnowfix.ToString().Substring(2), now.Month.ToString(), now.Day.ToString(), now.Hour.ToString(), now.Minute.ToString(), now.Second.ToString() }; Console.WriteLine(PlayDateConversion_ToHex(theArray)); } public string PlayDateConversion_ToHex(String[] HumanDate) { String DateHEX = ""; // Convert the array to Binary, to then convert to Hex. Console.WriteLine("This is the Binary:"); Console.WriteLine(ToBinary(Convert.ToInt32(HumanDate[0]), 7)); // Year... Continue Reading →

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