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Hibernate is missing in Windows XP

Not only is hibernate hidden from the shutdown/log-off options in Windows XP… It is also disabled by default! The procedure to enable hibernate is not difficult, but it took a while to figure out where the configuration settings were hidden.  …

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Windows Mobile screen calibration

Screen calibration is tucked away under a myriad of icons and menus. Despite the calibration you did when you first got the device, the touch screen may need to be re-calibrated.  There’s no need to do a hard reset if …

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Lenovo Thinkpad T400 wireless problems

The built-in wireless for the Thinkpad T400 gave me endless issues on Vista. Everything works perfectly for a while.  Then all of a sudden it doesn’t work, and worst of all…  nothing I do from the Vista network configuration windows …

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Acer Aspire One Slow?

The Acer Aspire One netbook running Windows 7 Starter Edition won’t win any performance benchmarks.  However, you can greatly improve this netbook’s responsiveness with some targeted tweaking. DISCLAIMER: Some of the tips mentioned below potentially leave your system vulnerable.  Although …

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Get media content now – SOLVED

I got an SMS a few days ago with a Get media content now hyperlink. Here’s how to view it. If I press the hyperlink, the text appears to change for a moment like it’s downloading something, but then it plays a …