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Disable and Delete the Hibernation File in Windows

Posted by Rich On April - 15 - 2008

Windows places a file on your hard drive that stores your current data when your computer goes into hibernation. If you do not use hibernation, you can delete these files and save as much space as you have RAM (i.e. 512mb or 2gb etc.) In this guide you will learn how to disable hibernation and remove the old hibernation file.

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Have you noticed that when Windows Vista prompts you to allow a program to take action, that the screen blacks out? This is to show you that you are moving to an elevated desktop – where you will allow the program to continue. This can be annoying but you can disable this feature.

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Disable Windows Vista User Account Control [How To]

Posted by Rich On April - 1 - 2008

Turn off User Account Control in Windows Vista

If you feel confident with taking control of security, you probably don’t need the User Account Control (UAC) that comes with Microsoft Windows Vista. This guide will show you how to turn off the UAC so that it doesn’t bother you any more.

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Put a Mac-like Dock in Windows Vista or XP

Posted by Rich On March - 6 - 2008

ObjectDock for Windows

Ever seen OS X running on a Mac and though to yourself: “I wish my windows computer looked like that?” Well it can, and in this guide I will show you how.

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Add Up to Two Extra Clocks in Windows Vista

Posted by Rich On March - 3 - 2008

vista clocks

Ever wanted to see, at a glance, what time it is in say… London or even Nuku’alofa? With Windows Vista you can.

This guide will show you how to add up to two extra clocks with Windows Vista without adding any extra software.

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Customize Your Vista (or XP) Start Menu

Posted by Rich On February - 24 - 2008

Windows Start Menu

The Windows Start Menu is notoriously bloated. Here I will tell you how to organize things better.

If you are experimenting with customizing Windows, this guide is for you.

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