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Born out of the things that annoy us about Microsoft Windows, has become a useful reference site for issues with Windows.

If you ever search Ask Leo!, you'll note that below the site-specific search results is a option to search "partner sites" for more answers.

At the top of that list is OK, ok, the list is alphabetical, but still - it's on the list, and for a very good reason: you'll find a lot of Windows specific answers there. is by the folks that brought you the books "Windows XP Annoyances" and "Windows Me Annoyances", among others. This site is another reference since full of useful and interesting information about the things that annoy in Windows.

From their site: is the most complete collection of information assembled for and by actual users of Microsoft Windows. Explore this free web resource by selecting one of the destinations on your left, or use search to find a specific solution.

In addition to the content on the site, there are accompanying discussion forums for each version of Windows as well, providing yet another opportunity to ask your questions or find the answer already posted. I recommend it.

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Leo Leo A. Notenboom has been playing with computers since he was required to take a programming class in 1976. An 18 year career as a programmer at Microsoft soon followed. After "retiring" in 2001, Leo started Ask Leo! in 2003 as a place for answers to common computer and technical questions. More about Leo.

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Marlis Wilson
July 14, 2009 12:18 PM

Went to, downloaded FREE Quad Cleaner....guess what, download was free but to clean register you have to register and pay for it.
FREE??? I THINK NOT!!!!!!!!

Martin Lauer
April 20, 2010 10:55 AM

Windows7. I am annoyed that in Windows 7 I cannot add a new toolbar to the desktop AND move it to a location other than on the task bar as can be done in XP. Thank you

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