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Technical Papers

Tweaks and advice on computer configuration, optimization, maintenance and troubleshooting.

PDF file type (Requires Adobe Acrobat or Adobe Reader) Windows 7 - Stop Wake-up (10/1/2011, Level: Medium)
How to stop unprompted (seemingly random) Windows wake-ups.
PDF file type (Requires Adobe Acrobat or Adobe Reader) Windows 7 - Hidden Folders (6/8/2011, Level: Medium)
Less-known, hidden folders and useful locations in Windows 7. (Most can also be found in Windows Vista.)
PDF file type (Requires Adobe Acrobat or Adobe Reader) Stuck E-mail Message in Outlook Outbox (3/12/2009, Level: Medium)
How to clear a stuck e-mail in Outlook Outbox. (Works with Outlook 2003, 2010 and 2013.)
PDF file type (Requires Adobe Acrobat or Adobe Reader) E-mail Account Configuration for Outlook (5/2/2005, Level: Simple)
How to set up a new e-mail account in Outlook XP/2003 and Outlook Express 6.0 or later.
PDF file type (Requires Adobe Acrobat or Adobe Reader) Windows XP Tweaks, Maintenance and Troubleshooting Tips (8/31/2005, Level: Advanced)
Extensive collection of configuration, troubleshooting and maintenance tips for Windows XP.
PDF file type (Requires Adobe Acrobat or Adobe Reader) NTbackup Command Line Parameters (For Windows XP) (8/29/2004, Level: Advanced)
How to schedule automatic backup in the Scheduled Tasks utility, command line or from a batch file.
PDF file type (Requires Adobe Acrobat or Adobe Reader) Windows Hidden Extra Programs (9/1/2005, Level: Advanced)
List of useful Windows XP/2000 applications that are hidden or not installed by default.
PDF file type (Requires Adobe Acrobat or Adobe Reader) How To Speedup Disk Cleanup (8/31/2004, Level: Medium)
Use this fix if the scan to determine 'how much disk space you will be able to free' takes too long.

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