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Turn Off Annoying UAC (User Account Control) Pop-Ups in Windows Vista

Posted on April 18, 2008 at 12:52 AM
If you are using Windows Vista, you may have noticed some 'enhancements' to the operating system that just aren't that welcome. One of the most obvious changes is the behavior of the UAC, or User Account Control, service.

The way it works is this: Nearly every time you try to change a Windows setting or install a new program, you see ...
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Speed Up Your Computer With CCleaner

Posted on March 23, 2008 at 10:44 AM

CCleaner is a powerful FREE program I use weekly to help keep my computer up to speed. It has all kinds of great features that make it very useful to me. If you find that your computer is slowing down, one of the easiest ways to help speed it back up again is to delete all the temporary and junk fi...

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My Experience With Vista Service Pack 1 (SP1)

Posted on March 23, 2008 at 12:05 AM

On Tuesday, March 18th, Microsoft released Vista SP1. This service pack consisted of hundreds of updates to Microsoft's newest operating system, Windows Vista. I decided to go ahead and download the whole 434 megabyte install package and give it a go.

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Auslogics Disk Defrag

Posted on March 12, 2008 at 12:55 AM

This article is basically a slightly modified version of the script for my short video tutorial demonstrating the FREE program, Auslogics Disk Defrag. That video can be viewed at the end of this article.

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