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Windows 7 Sales Go Big, What A Whopper!

You don’t have to eat through 7 patties of beef to understand that Windows 7 is a big deal.  Microsoft’s flagship product went on sale October 22nd and blew away its predecessor Vista.  The actual difference is a staggering 234% increase over Vista, according to NPD Group’s market research. (more…)

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How to Effectively Use Windows 7 Sticky Notes

Sticky Notes is a new groovy little application included with Windows 7. When I first tried Sticky Notes I wasn’t that impressed, however, after running Windows 7 for several months, I now find myself using this new app daily.  I guess you could say I’m “stuck” on Sticky Notes (sorry I couldn’t help myself.) What […]

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Change Firefox Default Download Folder [How-To]

Firefox is my browser of choice. However, one thing I think they could improve on is their default behavior for file downloads.  Unlike IE which prompts you for the location to save downloads, by default Firefox downloads files to the “My DocumentsDownloads” which for some might be just fine however for me, I prefer the […]

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Install Firefox Flash Plugin Manually on Windows 7 [How-To]

Recently a groovy reader wrote in with the following question: “Mrgroove, please help, I’ve installed Firefox on Windows, and I can’t get the flash plugin to install.  There is an ‘Install Missing Plugins’ button that I’ve gone through many times.  The wizard doesn’t work, the restart doesn’t’ work, it just won’t install!  What should I […]

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How-To Add The Quick Launch Bar To Windows 7

The Windows 7 taskbar combines the functionality of the Quick Launch bar with that of regular taskbar tab buttons.  Coupled with the new Windows Search or even RocketDock (MrGroove’s favorite tool), most users are MORE THAN HAPPY.  I’m not most people, however, as I still miss the Quick Launch bar. Why?  With the old Quick […]

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