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Windows Update Releases a Ton of Windows 7 Fixes [groovyDownload]

Today Microsoft released almost a dozen updates to it’s various operating systems including Windows XP, Vista, Windows 7 and Server 2008.  The updates / fixes include everything from 100+ game fixes/performance improvements to an update to the Windows Activation Service and Windows Media Player.   Here’s the most notable: Update for Windows 7 (KB976264) – […]

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Building a Home Virtual Host Server

Recently in our groovy Community Forum, goLfie (one of our groovy readers) asked a Question about Computer Component Advice.  Over time the discussion turned to questions about building a Virtual Server.  As I was typing my response to the thread, I figured this topic was worth a front-pager so without further ado…   Server Case […]

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Microsoft Releases Security Update MS08-078 Out of Band [Security Alert]

Microsoft releases Security Updates on the 2nd Tuesday of every month.  In the “industry” it’s called “Microsoft Super Tuesday.”  I usually don’t talk about it much because it’s been happening for years and under most normal circumstances your Windows machine will Auto-Update using Windows Update or WSUS if you have a Corporate machine.   Once […]

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Disable IE ESC for Windows Server 2003

Removing or Disabling Internet Explorer Enhanced Security Configuration (IE ESC) for Windows Server 2003 is a simple process, however, today when I showed someone how to do this at work, I realized I’d not documented the process yet here on so…  Let’s get to it!   Note – This How-To Tutorial is for Server […]

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Customize Microsoft Command Prompt Window

Earlier in the Week, a reader asked how I customized the colors in my Microsoft Command Prompt/Shell (also known as CMD.exe) or Window <funny, I’ve been doing this for 15 years, and I don’t know what it’s called lol>.  The process is super easy and hasn’t changed as far back as I can remember so […]

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