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Google offers FREE 411 service to find businesses

Just tried out the new Google 411 Service.  I have to admit, the service worked "ok" the first try.  For those of you who haven’t used the service yet, try it out.  Dial 1-800-GOOG-411 (1-800-466-4411), say your City and State then the business your looking for.  The service will do the rest. (more…)

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Desktop Optimization Pack 2007 available for download

Desktop Optimization Pack 2007 (MDOP) is now available for download by Select/EA customers on the Microsoft Volume Licensing Site. For those of you who have licensed the Windows desktop OS on Software Assurance or have Enterprise Agreements, the MDOP 2007 is a very nice upgrade compared to the previous Desktop Optimization Pack 1.1, which was […]

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Microsoft Outlook Issue Reported by Microsoft

How To Fix IE 7 lockups

Problem: Closing the Microsoft Internet Explorer 7 browser or a Tab in IE7 will freeze the browser for 5-10 seconds. Fix: Windows LIVE Toolbar is the issue. When enabled with IE7, you will run into lockups when closing the browser or TABS in the browser. Open IE7 Browser Click Tools Click Toolbars Uncheck Live Toolbar […]

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Microsoft Outlook 2007

Fix Slow Outlook Email Address Auto Complete

OH, MY GOD! Outlook Auto Complete is SOOO SLOW!  HELP ME!!  <phew> got that out.  The good news is I have the fix.  Thanks to a bug with McAfee, Outlook 2007 (and possibly 2003) users will experience SEVERE lockups (3-10 seconds) and delays while typing in email addresses or deleting email addresses in Outlook.  The […]

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Windows Desktop Search 3.01 Released

Microsoft just released Windows Desktop Search 3.01 for Windows XP (KB917013). This is news being that Microsoft just released Windows Desktop Search 3.00.  It’s a “MUST” have for you Office users out there who like me, spend 75% of the day in Microsoft Outlook 2003 or Outlook 2007. The update however appears to have several valuable […]

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