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Disable Windows Defender for Microsoft Vista

Windows Defender is a free Spyware/Malware active scanner Microsoft shipped with their latest client Operating System, Windows Vista (you can download here for XP). Vista enables Windows Defender by default, which is OK unless you’re using another product like Spybot (my fav). Recently in my forum, a user asked How To Disable Windows Defender, so […]

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Windows Live Writer Beta 3 Released Today

Today was a big release for Windows Live.  Windows Live Writer Beta 3,  Hotmail, Live Photo Gallery, Toolbar, Windows Live SkyDive were all released over the last few days (500 Megs of personal/shared/public storage; do I smell the death of FolderShare??)  All fascinating. However, the one I’ve been waiting for is Live Writer Beta 3.   […]

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How To Add Week Numbers to Microsoft Outlook Calendar

At work, I interact with Europeans on a daily basis.  When building schedules they often refer to “Week Numbers.”  Before I found this calendar option in Outlook, it was a little annoying.  However now I’ve been converted…..  I love it, and I use week numbers for all kinds of things. Update 3/2/2010: Article updated to […]

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Remove The Windows Recycle Bin From Your Desktop

As useful as the Microsoft Windows Recycle Bin might be, if you’re like me… (sorry, didn’t mean to scare anyone) it’s one of those “things” which rarely gets used if “ever.” Rather than ignore it, here’s a simple step by step “How-To” remove it from your desktop. (more…)

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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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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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