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Entries from February 2010

Preventing Windows Update from Rebooting your computer Part 1

February 9th, 2010 · 1 Comment

In my previous post about 64 bit computers I mentioned a time when Microsoft Automatic Updates ran and rebooted a computer of mine while compiling a video. Since then another person I know told me of the same issue and I have received many calls over the last year about “lost” data that occurred when […]

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Tags: Optimizing · Soap Box · Uncategorized

Speed up Windows XP Menu

February 2nd, 2010 · No Comments

When you click on the “Start” button and hover over the “All Programs” button and then your individual programs buttons, there is a slight delay. I see no reason for that. We can decrease and even remove that delay with a simple registry edit. Before you make the following changes to the registry, be sure […]

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Tags: Speeding Up