Monthly Archives: January 2009

Windows 7 – is it ‘King’ material? In my opinion..

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The news is that Windows 7 will skip from Beta 1 to RC very soon. The beta testers have been sending in reports to the MS Beta team as the rate of one every fifteen seconds. So, is Windows 7 working well? It certainly should be by the time that the RC is released. However,… Continue reading Windows 7 – is it ‘King’ material? In my opinion..

Features and Functions.. Operating Systems

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First question.. Do you use the  XP or Vista Quick Launch bar? If you do and you are intending to migrate to Windows 7 at the earliest convenience, I would suggest that you find some other way to organise your program icons. The Quick Launch bar will not be included in Windows 7, and there… Continue reading Features and Functions.. Operating Systems

Snappy start-up = no features

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I did something recently that I have never done before. I used the ‘disable’ function in WinPatrol to eliminate some start-up items. For the most part, they were the ones which auto start but don’t show in the notification area, so I would lose nothing, yes? NO! I knew that the problem wasn’t related to… Continue reading Snappy start-up = no features