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Easily Transfer, Share or Store Files Online

A few months back I stumbled across a really cool Website @ http://drop.io which makes files sharing, backup, transfers, etc… EASY.  Although I’ve previously used other services like box.net or Live SkyDrive, drop.io, in my opinion, sets itself apart from the competitors even though the FREE version of the site only offers 100 megs. UPDATE […]

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Fix for Slow WordPress Admin Pages

A few days ago something very odd started to happen on all my WordPress sites.  The site itself was lightning fast (as normal) however all the admin pages were taking over 30 seconds to display as shown below: The first thing I did was take a look at the SQL side and discovered the WordPress’s […]

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How-To Disable the Windows Recycle Bin

Although the Recycle Bin can be useful from time to time to recover a file deleted by accident, I personally hate clutter. When I delete something, I want it removed. Additionally, this quick tip also helps free up hard drive space/system resources, thus increasing performance. (more…)

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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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