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What happened to the Address Bar in Windows XP Service Pack 3?

Like the Show Desktop button, I’m also a huge fan of the Address Bar toolbar in Windows XP. Or at least I was until Service Pack 3. The Address Toolbar (RIP) Recently, Microsoft under the guise of a Service Pack removed functionality. I believe the explanation they used was something like, “Due to regulatory requests […]

The Show Desktop Button

Back in the late 90’s, Microsoft rolled out a feature as a part of Windows 98 that I have come to love far and away above all others. It was a simple feature that 85% or more of folks don’t even know exists. If they have seen it, chances are they’ve never used it and […]

Welcome to Marktastic

This is the innaugural post of Marktastic. A site that will hopefully help you get more from your computer. Find more information here: About Marktastic Thanks for stopping by.