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Jan 272009

With the default Category Control Panel: Head to Start Select Control Panel Select System and Security Select Administrative Tools Select Services Select a service to adjust by double-clicking In the General tab, Startup type section, select Automatic (Delayed Start), Automatic, Manual or Disabled. If you like, you can also do: Start –> All Programs –> Accessories –> Run –> type in services.msc –> Select OK. After configuring all services that you desire to change, reboot to see the effects of your tweaking. Note: Do not use msconfig to stop services. [Continue Reading]

Jan 212009

Another day, another year in the “age” column. 37 years and still a geek. 🙂

Jan 132009

Important Information Before posting your question in the comments below, see if your question has been addressed in the FAQ! All of the following services are “Strange” with Windows 7. If you discover one of these Services or processes running, they were installed by another program. At the bottom of the page, I have listed some processes that are not really “Services,” but applications running in the background when looking at Task Manager. I will try to identify “why” these particular applications are now running on your system… Table Header Information Display Name [Continue Reading]

Jan 102009

Official Windows 7 BETA (looks like build 7000) is now available for download in 32/64-bit versions. 32 bit version: 2.44 GiB 64-bit version: 3.15 GiB They are in limited supply, so check them out now: I could get a BETA key for each version using Firefox 3, but no download happened. I fired up IE *shudder* and an ActiveX component was installed to download in that manner. If you are having issues, try IE! Also, according to the installation instructions located here: The Beta will stop working on August [Continue Reading]