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How can I block Java updates, network-wide?

Java is constantly prompting users to upgrade and, when they do, it tries to install all sorts of other things which we must uninstall. Lately it installs a backup program called Carbonite. We’ve ...
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Why can't I drag/drop a file for editing in notepad in Windows Server 2008?

When notepad is run, I can drag/drop a file to open it, but then it can't save the file. When I run notepad elevated to save the file, I can no longer drag/drop to open the file. I understand its a ...
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Remove the Language Bar from the taskbar (WinXP)

I've repeatedly gone through the language bar configuration unchecking everything that will let it appear on my taskbar and the thing keeps coming back. I've just gone through the exercise again. ...
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How do you find what process is holding a file open in Windows?

One thing that annoys me no end about Windows is the old "sharing violation" error. Often you can't identify what's holding it open. Usually it's just an editor or explorer just pointing to a relevant ...
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Can I disable the “Document was sent to printer” messages?

I have a few users complaining about the document was sent to printer messages that show up from the system tray. Can they be turned off?