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How to Minimize Windows Live Messenger to System Tray in Windows 7

Windows 7 has one of the major changes in UI in the form of task bar which is called Super taskbar. Windows Live Messenger or any other IM clients generally minimizes to system tray in Windows Vista, but in Windows 7, even when minimized it stays in the task bar. If you feel the task […]

Clear the Auto-Complete Email Address Cache in

Outlook 2003 has an automatic completion for any email address that you try to type into the To or CC fields. This feature does not pull from the contacts or address book, because you may have tried to email somebody that wasn’t in your contact list, and it will still add that to the auto […]

How to force windows updates with wuauclt.exe

In order to use WSUS the PC needs to be in Active Directory. Once the PC is in Active directory you can run: wuauclt.exe /detectnow This will force the PC to talk to WSUS to get the updates needed instead of waiting for the PC to talk to WSUS. To view the log go to […]

Microsoft® My Phone – Sync your Windows Mobile 6 online

Back up phone information to a password-protected web site Microsoft My Phone syncs information on your mobile phone to a storage space on a web site hosted by Microsoft. If your phone is lost or stolen, or if you upgrade to a new phone, you can easily restore the contacts, calendar appointments, photos, and other […]

Cannot Open .jpg Attachments in Outlook Express

After you upgrade to Outlook Express 6, you may receive the following error messages if you attempt to open a .jpg attachment: An error has occurred in the script on this page. Line: 107 Char: 1 Error: syntax Error Code: 0 URL: mhtml:mid://0000000 0000000 Do you want to continue running scripts on this page? object […]

Open IE’s Private Browsing Mode the Easy Way

Internet Explorer’s “private browsing” mode is an excellent way to hide what you’re looking at from prying eyes, but it’s normally hidden under a menu… but we can make it easier to access. The Normal Way To open an InPrivate Browsing window, you can either use the Ctrl+Shift+P shortcut key, or just use the Safety […]

Disable/Enable Click Sound in Internet Explorer (IE) for Windows XP/Server 2003/Vista

If you want to disable the click sound in Internet Explorer found in Microsoft Windows XP, Windows Server 2003 or Windows Vista, then follow these steps: Open the Start Menu / Settings / Control Panel Double click on the “Sounds” control panel. In this control panel, Scroll down in the events window until you reach “Windows Explorer” […]

You cannot specify a USB-based tape drive as a backup device in SQL Server 2005 and in SQL Server 2000

Link: When you use a universal serial bus (USB-based tape drive as a backup device on a computer that is running Microsoft SQL Server 2000 or Microsoft SQL Server 2005, you cannot specify the USB-based tape drive as a backup device in SQL Enterprise Manager or in SQL Server Management Studio. Back to the […]

IIS Feature Requirement Warning Message on SQL Server 2005 Setup

IIS Feature Requirement Warning Message on SQL Server 2005 Setup Warning message on the System Configuration Check during SQL Server 2005 Setup If you receive a warning message for the IIS Feature Requirement item on the System Configuration Check page during the SQL Server 2005 installation on Windows Vista/Windows Server Longhorn, chances are you did […]

IE8 and FF3 Crash while playing songs on

IE (internet explorer) FF (firefox) mozilla users please uninstall flash player v 10 and install version 9 Visit this link and download Flash player uninstall utility for windows After uninstall using the utility restart your pc. After the restart install this. Flash player 9 for IE users Flash player 9 for mozilla/firefox downloadlink […]