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Radiohead – In Rainbows Free Online Download

Today I downloaded the latest (Amazing) Music CD from one of my favorite bands, Radiohead.  With the release, Radiohead is breaking new ground in how they are selling their music. They are cutting out the middleman between them and their fans (bye bye distributors and sleazy music industry) and They’re not selling the music, they’re […]

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Microsoft TechNet Virtual Labs [groovyTips]

I’ve recently been playing with the Microsoft VirtualLabs, and I have to say, it’s a nice way to play around with the latest Microsoft software without having to invest more than a few minutes getting set up.  I’ve been playing with Microsoft SoftGrid for over a year now.  However just a few moments ago I […]

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Take a ScreenShot or Screen Capture in Windows XP

Unlike Windows Vista, Windows XP doesn’t have a great screen snipping tool.  That being the case, it’s still possible to take Screen Shots, Screen Capture or Screen Snip in Windows XP; it’s just not as easy OR sexy. Using the process below, I’ll demonstrate a few ways to capture virtually any image you see on […]

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Microsoft Releases Windows Server 2008 RC0 [groovyNews]

Today Microsoft released Windows Server 2008 RC0 along with a slew of other downloads. Taking a look at the Download Center on the Forum, for all the releases. Here’s a few I noted: Windows Server 2008 RC0 Enterprise Windows Server 2008 RC0 DataCenter Windows Media Services for Windows Server 2008 RC0 Windows Server 2008 Technical […]

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Password Protect Microsoft Office 2003 Documents

Recently I wrote an article explaining how to Password Protect Office 2007 Documents. Because the process is so much different, I felt it necessary to write a separate groovy How-To Article for Password Protecting (and encrypting) Word 2003, Excel 2003, and PowerPoint 2003 documents (yes it’s also possible to add Passwords to Access – however, […]

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Remove Windows Defender from Vista System Startup

Recently I discussed how to Disable Windows Defender for Microsoft Vista.  Going along with that topic, this groovy How To will show the simple step by step process for removing Windows Defender from the Windows Vista Startup process. UPDATE – Since I wrote this article, I’ve written YET ANOTHER another article on the subject which […]

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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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