Windows has blocked some startup programs

You might have noticed the message “Windows has blocked some startup programs” when using Windows Vista.  This is probably due to modifying startup programs using msconfig.  Normally, with other Windows versions, you would modify the msconfig, and after rebooting…a message box would appear on the screen saying something like “You have used System Configuration to…

Cool Windows Vista Dilbert Gadget

I started off today facing reality, after my three-day weekend, and acknowledging I would have to return to work today.  I needed a pick me up and found this cool Windows Vista Gadget.  It’s a Dilbert gadget!  So instead of have having one of those little Dilbert calendars on your desk or having to fight…

Where’s telnet in Microsoft Vista?

You might be asking yourself….WTF happened to telnet in Microsoft Vista.  I felt the same way earlier today when trying to telnet into an smtp server.  Well apparently in this version of Windows it’s not installed by default.  In order to install it, you need to do the following: Start Control Panel Programs Turn Windows…