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Make Firefox 3 Use Windows Vista Glass Like Internet Explorer Does

One of the things that has really annoyed me about running Firefox on Vista is that Internet Explorer looks really slick with the Aero Glass extending down onto the entire navigation bar... and Firefox just looks pathetic sitting next to it. Thanks to the Glasser extension from my new favorite person 6XGate, IE no longer holds the edge in slick UI.

Keyboard Ninja Beginner: Using Hotkeys the Easy Way in Windows

If you've been a reader of this site for any amount of time, you are probably familiar with the Keyboard Ninja concept... we like to feature all sorts of ways to quickly access applications or functions with complicated shortcut keys. But what about regular people? Isn't there a simpler solution?

Customizing Your Icons in Windows XP

My new friend Sue asked me the other day how to customize icons on Windows XP, so I thought I'd write up all the ways to change the icons, both by using the built-in methods and also with additional software.

Easily Summarize A Word 2007 Document

AutoSummarize is a feature in Word 2007 that scores the document by giving points to sentences that contain frequently used words. You can then use the highest scoring sentences to create the summary or use the Auto function.

Disable That Irritating AutoScroll Feature in Firefox

So you try to middle click on a link on a page and miss the link... then the round "Auto Scroll" icon shows up and suddenly the page is moving around and scrolling all by itself. It drives me crazy, so when it was mentioned in the latest Coding Horror article I figured I would write it up in case anybody else wants to disable it.
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