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Vista RTM Activation Error Fiesta Ahead of SP1

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Vista RTM Activation Error Fiesta Ahead of SP1

Microsoft’s latest Windows client brought to the table in November 2006 (for businesses) and in January 2007 (for the general consumers) a revamped activation architecture. But most importantly, Windows Vista features an intimate connection with Microsoft’s Windows Genuine Advantage anti-piracy mechanism, as well as the Reduced Functionality Mode kill-switch designed to cut access to products detected as non-genuine or that failed to activate properly. But despite the fact that Microsoft was applauding a more flexible, accurate and secure activation process in comparison to Windows XP, the fact of the matter is that the latest Windows client did manage to produce its fair share of frustration to end users.

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List of Freeware Vista Tweaking Utilities

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Windows Vista Tweaks

There are some great programs out there - available to you for free - that will help you tweak Microsoft Windows Vista. Here are a list of the best programs available - now you don’t have to search for them and wonder if they are any good.

Please backup your files/create restore points etc before you use these files.

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Mascot Bloopers - VERY FUNNY

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This is one of the funniest videos I’ve seen in a LONG time and I thought I would share it with the readers of www.mintywhite.com.

Look out for the red mascot missing the mini trampoline and the mascot on roller skates falling down the stairs! Video after the jump.

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Complete Resource for Freeware Office Applications

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Office Application freeware - this list completes all your office needs without spending a penny.

Check out more freeware on www.mintywhite.com.

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Conspicuously Car-y Desktop Wallpapers (Cars)

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A round up of the best car wallpapers on the web. Full credit goes to the image authors. Let us know about any others you really like!

Check out more wallpaper collections on www.Mintywhite.com

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Make User Account Control (UAC) Stop Blacking Out the Screen

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Stop User Account Control blacking out the screen in Windows Vista

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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