Category Archives: Windows

Tidy Start Menu

I recently downloaded and tried a cool little freeware utility called Tidy Start Menu (TSM).  It’s purpose in life is to easily help clean up your Start menu.  My original Start menu probably spanned at least three columns making it … Continue reading

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Performancing Firefox Extension

Here’s a quick test using the Performancing Firefox extension.  I’m testing the categories fix.

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Microsoft Update versus Windows Update

 I just want to make sure I copied this link from Scott Hanselman’s blog about the new Windows Update site.  Also, spend some serious time looking around his site.  He’s got some really great stuff!   http://www.hanselman.com/blog/MicrosoftUpdateVersusWindowsUpdate.aspx

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XML Marker – Free XML Editor/Viewer

 Here’s a great free program to easily edit and view XML files in a tree, table, and syntax-highlighted text view.  It’s really handy for those data-intensive xml files that seem to overwhelm you in IE. http://symbolclick.com/

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Task Manager Replacement

I just found this great FREE task manager replacement utility called TaskSwitchXP that shows you a graphical window when you do alt+tab. It’s very fast. Don’t confuse this with the slow PowerToy one. http://www.ntwind.com/taskswitchxp/

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Running as Non-Admin

Here’s a great list of running as non-admin.  I really need to spend some time and do this! Quote Aaron Margosis’ WebLog : Table of contents, Aaron Margosis’ non-admin blog

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