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    Auto-Tune Your Voice

    I'm still around, Mike. Life has gotten busy for me over the past year. I haven't had a lot of time to write anything new.
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    omg what's wrong with my taskbar?

    Maybe you have a registr y problem. Hmm... That would make me think that something needs to be reset. Try right-clicking on your taskbar. A menu should appear, select properties. Then change the option "taskbar buttons" to "never combine". Press the apply button and see if that fixes the...
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    Things to install after installed Windows 7

    You can't dramatically make your computer faster by installing additional software on it. Your computer will only be as fast as your slowest component. Although, you can make you computing experience better. Here's a list of software I personally like to have installed on my Windows 7 operating...
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    Preventative vs. Reactionary Maintenance: How to Save Your Computer from Breakdown

    From what I have read Microsoft Security Essentials is not known to have many false positives. All-in-all, this was a very good article.
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    Windows 7 Allows Logon UI Change

    Microsoft’s newest operating system came with a lot of enhancements “under the hood”. One of those enhancements is the ability to change the logon screen without the use of third-party software. For most users, this may or may not be a welcomed change as this feature was specifically made...
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    Auto-Tune Your Voice

    Have you ever wanted to auto-tune your voice? If your a person who has listened to popular singers such as T-Pain, you’ve probably heard this effect in action. Surprisingly, this technology was originally created to make minor corrections to a singer’s pitch, which allowed them to sing perfectly...
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    Microsoft® Office 2010 Beta

    With the release of the Microsoft® Office 2010 beta many people have been looking forward to the new changes and enhancements. Although it is too early to tell what Microsoft has planned for the final release of Office, a preview of the beta gives us a hint. The most noticeable changes made...
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    ♪Can't Do That♪ - Vista Error Remix

    Thanks very much.
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    Need help and getting frustrated-Media Player

    Windows has a service called "Windows File Protection" that prevents you from deleting important system files. That may be why you can't just simply delete it. I found a website that explains how to uninstall Windows Media Player 12. Then you can put Media Player 11 on your Windows 7. Here is...
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    Need help and getting frustrated-Media Player

    Try This I have had a similar problem. I'm guessing that your library is corrupt. Try this. First bring up the menu. You can do this by right-clicking near the top of the Media Player titlebar. Once you have the menu up, go to "tools", then "advanced", then finally "restore media library". A...
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    ♪Can't Do That♪ - Vista Error Remix

    This is a video that I have recently made using Sony Acid Express and WavePad sound editor.
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    Sound Editing & Compilation

    In my last post I showed off the WavePad Sound Editor application. It allowed for the editing of anything from music to your very own voice. Let’s say that you want to create a song, but you can’t get the timing quite right. Maybe you want to add additional sounds and/or voices. What do you do...
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    Big Problem , please help !!

    I forgot say that inorder to get at the built in diagnostics tool, you need to press F8 while booting Windows. If that doesn't work, try some of the other F keys because my is F12, not F8 so it may differ for different computers. Here is an image of what it should look like.
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    Big Problem , please help !!

    Try this I have heard of instances similiar to yours and have a few reasons why your compouter might be doing this. One reason might be that the contacts for your ram cards are some what dirty, causing a bad connection between it and the motherboard. Another reason may be that your RAM cards...
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    Windows 7 Themes

    All the background pictures are stored on the main hard drive. This is usually the C: drive. Ok, so to get at the default pictures that came with Windows, go to your local disk drive, the go to a folder called "Windows", then go to the folder "Web", then finally there is a folder inside called...
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