You may experience problems with Vista after you install SP1. Here are a few pointers to get you up and running again if you have the following problems:

  • Sound Missing or No Sound
  • Unable To find the Group Policy Management Console (GPMC).
  • System Restore Points and Shadow Copies are missing.

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Graphic and Desktop Publishing Freeware

Posted by Rich On March - 21 - 2008


Graphic and desktop publishing freeware; this list completes all your graphic and desktop publishing needs without spending a penny.

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Free Stylish Graffiti Fonts

Posted by Rich On March - 20 - 2008

Free Graffiti Fonts

There are so many fonts out there – but it seems you have to pay for all the good ones. Put your credit card away and enjoy these free graffiti fonts. Available to you are two more sets – linked below.

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Vista Service Pack 1

After downloading the standalone SP1 today, I found Uninstalling a pre-release version of Vista SP1 in order to install the official release can be a little tricky. In this guide you’ll learn how to remove the beta service pack from your system and update to the official release.

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Vista SP1 Officially Released

Posted by Rich On March - 18 - 2008

Vista SP1 Officially Released

Vista SP1 is now officially available. The update can be obtained from the Microsoft’s site; however, Microsoft strongly recommends using Windows Update to download and install Windows Vista SP1 on single PCs

Tricks to Try with Windows Games

Posted by Rich On March - 18 - 2008

Some great tricks to play with Windows Games. Give them a try!

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