Fall – Windows Updates

Wow, we just got a snap of cold here in the Raleigh area.  The thing that always bugs me about our fall is that it seems to go so quickly.  Seems like we get those nice 60-70 temps for a short period before we get downright cold.  This winter promises to be no different.  Apparently they’re calling for a cold winter.  Ugh. Anyway, fall is a GREAT time to get the house geared up for the...
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What You Should Know About Windows – Some Tips and Tricks

If you’ve been a user of Windows for any length of time, you are probably aware of the improvements and enhancements that Microsoft has continued to add with each new edition. While not every version has been a complete success (read “Vista” and before that “Windows Millenium Edition” (ME) ), overall the glitches and bugs have been mostly overcome.  If not overcome,...
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Outlook 2007 and ScanPst.exe

There’s nothing more annoying than… Your email not working right. Outlook 2007 in this case. Seriously, there’s a lot of things more annoying than your email not working right: computer not booting at all, an unexpected computer shutdown that hammers your last hour or three of work, the girlfriend deciding you need to go walk the dog while you’re in the middle of an...
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Windows 7 – Tips And Strategies On Making It Faster

All things being equal, Windows 7 will run faster than earlier versions of Windows, even if you don’t do anything special to your computer.  And we are ALL about getting some performance out of a computer!  Yet, how fast your computer runs depends on many factors, and making some tweaks here and there can often make a big difference. Most likely, you have settings that are slowing it down,...
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Increasing Your Productivity with Windows Vista

If you are running Windows Vista on your computer, you might want to know how you can make it process faster. Learn what methods you can try to implement if you want this operating system to start running smoother. Some of these are very simple, while others may require special tools. Continue reading to find out how you can increase the speed of Windows Vista. If you don’t want to try any...
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