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Task Manager Menu Bar and Tabs Are Not Visible in Windows.

Does your “Task Manager” (Ctrl+Alt+Del) or (Ctrl+Shift+Esc) suddenly have no menu or tabs? You may be running “Taskman.exe” in “small footprint” mode. Small footprint mode allows more information to be shown in the available space and allows the window to … Continue reading

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Moving Windows XP from an Intel based PC to an AMD based PC

Moving Windows XP from an Intel based PC to an AMD based PC will cause a BSOD during startup (STOP 0x07E).  Instead of reinstalling Windows, spend fifteen minutes following the steps below.  You will be rewarded with a working computer. … Continue reading

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Protected: Bypass Windows Logons with the Utilman.exe Trick

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Increase the FileSystem Memory Cache Size in Windows 7

I’ve always wondered why Windows doesn’t allow you to set an arbitrary size for the filesystem cache. What if you have a slow hard drive in your laptop, but loads of available system memory? Shouldn’t you be able to maximize … Continue reading

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Getting the most from your Gigabit NIC.

Many new workstations and servers are coming with integrated gigabit (define) network cards, but quite a few people soon discover that they can’t transfer data much faster than they did with 100 Mb/s network cards. Multiple factors can affect your … Continue reading

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Clear pagefile on shutdown.

By default, Windows XP Professional does not clear the virtual memory pagefile when the system is shut down. In some organizations this is considered a breach of security because the data in the pagefile might be accessible to users who … Continue reading

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Synergy on Debian

Wednesday, January 5, 2011 Installation Synergy server in Debian GNU/Linux Lenny 5.0 After installing the Synergy keyboard/mouse sharing program, I needed to figure it out how to set up the server. The installation process of Windows XP is mostly done … Continue reading

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