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Turn off the creation/use of thumbs.db files in windows 7

Posted in Information Technology, Microsoft, Windows 7 with tags , , on 2010.29.07 by w3bguy

Click start;

Type gpedit.msc in the search box or typr run and then type gpedit.msc in the run box.

Navigate to

  • User Configuration
  • Administrative Templates
  • Windows Components
  • Windows Explorer

Enable the following items:

  • Turn off the caching of thumbnails in hidden thumbs.db files.
  • Turn off caching of thumbnail pictures.

Reset computer if needed.

Hope that helps anyone else who has this ridiculous issue…

Bing Search Tainted by Pro-Microsoft Results | CIO – Blogs and Discussion

Posted in Apple/Mac, Google, Information Technology, Microsoft on 2010.16.06 by w3bguy

Hilarious… And it seems to be true… Big shocker that micro$oft is doing anything it can to beat out the competition…

http://advice.cio.com/shane_oneill

Oh Microsoft, just when we were starting to believe in this thing called Bing, you go messing with the search results.
Case in point: a search on Bing for the phrase, “Why is Windows so expensive?” returned this as the top link….