Tag Archives: Vista

Windows QuickLaunch Hidden Feature

A useful time-saving feature is hidden in the Windows  taskbar. Use your keyboard to launch a shortcut on your Vista QuickLaunch Toolbar: press the Windows key plus that item’s number.  For example, when I press Windows key + 3: Firefox launches Advertisements

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Vista 4GB

I recently received a comment from a reader who thought Vista didn’t support 4GB of RAM. I was a bit dismayed at first because 32-bit flavors of Window support 4GB, and they always have (nitpickers: I’m mean 32-bit NT, not … Continue reading

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Performance Reset

You may have seen news articles and blogs on Vista SP1 performance (or lack of). What people are upset about (myself included), is Microsoft officially says that Vista SP1 brings performance increases. One problem: people can’t find these performance increases. … Continue reading

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Operating System Of The Future (Vista)

I guess this is as good a time as any to voice some gripes I have with Microsoft’s latest and greatest desktop Operating System. Granted, it’s pretty common (even expected) for Microsoft’s newest OS to take some heat. So before … Continue reading

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Performance and Usability

It looks like Vista SP1 may not provide much of a performance increases: http://exo-blog.blogspot.com/2007/11/vista-sp1-performance-dud.html If this is true, then it really is a shame, because my experience with Vista has definitely left me wanting for more performance. With light use … Continue reading

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