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Happens to the best of us

I was screwing around with my computer today and messed it up. I had to reinstall XP Home from my recovery partition. I did the choice that said "Don't wipe my hard drive clean, but instead reinstall XP". It said that I would have to reinstall my applications to get everything working. I kept a…
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Has Spyware Turned off your Task Manager

Here's a quick fix on how to repair this functionality. Go to Start Button: Run Command Prompt Type: regedit Navigate to: Hive: HKEY_CURRENT_USER Key: Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System Name: DisableTaskMgr Type: REG_DWORD Value: 1=Enablethis key, that is DISABLE TaskManager Value: 0=Disable this key, that is Don't Disable, Enable TaskManager
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Bellsouth DNS Servers Experiencing Problems

Bellsouth is experiencing problems support DSL's DNS servers here throughout the metro area. To fix, click START button click CONTROL PANEL double click Network Connections double click on the connection that you use to connect (wired or wireless) double click properties double click on Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) At the bottom, it says 'Obtain a DNS...'…
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Problems with Vista x64 – Positives for Costco

Although not as scary as the previous topic, but more prevalent is Microsoft Vista x64 SP1. This is the latest and “greatest” (only using the word greatest because latest and “not as good as Windows XP” doesn’t rhyme) version that has hit the streets. When Vista first came out, it was built for a 32…
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Microsoft Office Viewers and Alternatives

If you have someone that sends you a Word, Excel or Powerpoint document and you don’t have Office on your computer, you don’t need to run out and buy those products. Microsoft has free downloads for viewers/printers available for download from their website. Word 97-2003 Viewer: Excel 97-2003 Viewer: Powerpoint 2003 Viewer:…
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Freeware Title of the Season: Picasa

You don't need expensive photo editing software or clunky camera software to be able to organize and edit your pictures. If you go to, you can download for free this very cool software. From their web site: Picasa is software that helps you instantly find, edit and share all the pictures on your PC. Every…
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