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Top 5 Benefits of Windows 7

New Taskbar: This is one of the most visible changes in Windows 7. The Quick Launch toolbar is gone. A user can now ‘pin’ applications to the toolbar (Internet Explorer and Windows Explorer are here by default). Applications are now launched and managed from the toolbar. All open windows of a given application will be grouped together under a single icon. A user can simply hover over this icon to get a thumbnail sized live look-in to each window, a feature known as “Aero Peek”. While this may take some getting used to, we really like that it organizes windows [...]
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Word of the Month: “64-Bit”

If you’ve gone PC shopping lately, you’ve probably noticed more computers with 64-bit processors, and you may have wondered what advantages they offer. Put simply, a 64-bit PC can handle larger amounts of information than a 32-bit system. Since it can use more RAM—4 GB and up—a 64-bit computer can be more responsive when you’re running lots of programs at once and switching between them frequently. Windows 7 is available in both 32-bit and 64-bit [...]
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Top 5 Ways to Keep Your Computer Safe

1. Anti-Virus Program: Remember that it is not enough to simply have an anti-virus program, it is important to make sure it is updated regularly and running scheduled scans on your computer. Many times you can set these tasks to run at a time when you are not working on your machine (like in the middle of the night). There are a number of quality programs out there and some are even free. [...]
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Keyboard Shortcuts

Keyboard shortcuts are a great way to let you work quickly without lifting your hands from the keyboard. Here are some basics that can help you cut down on the number of times you reach for the mouse every day: CTRL + S: This saves the file that you’re working on. CTRL + C: Use […]
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Backing up your data

Most corporate networks have a system for backing up all company data stored on the server. But what about all the personal photos, pictures, and music that are on your home computer? Most people think about backing up their data about 5 minutes after it’s too late to do any good. Make sure you’re not […]
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Window’s Vista Service Pack 1 Now Available

Windows’ Vista Service Pack 1 is available for free download from Windows Update or Microsoft Download Center. Microsoft says SP1 will bring “improvements that address many key pieces of customer feedback, especially in the areas of performance and reliability.” Download it now from Windows Update or you can get it here: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/windowsvista/bb738089.aspx
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