Mar 14

Back on Windows XP, What a relief. Windows 7 is not for me. Below is the comparison.

System Specs: 2.66 Ghz Core 2 Quad, 8 GB Ram.

Load Times (both Fresh Install + drivers): Windows XP: 14 seconds , Windows 7: 30 seconds.

Sep 27

The Windows Vista edition you purchase determines its basic feature set

Sep 27

Windows experts often change display options for Windows Explorer so that it shows “super hidden” files—files with both the system and hidden attributes.

Sep 27

When you plug in a USB flash drive or other removable drive and specify you want to use it as a ReadyBoost device

Sep 13

The easiest ways to create a new shortcut are

Aug 20

Windows distinguishes two types of access privileges: permissions and rights.

Aug 20

In compensation for its incompatibility with Windows 9x

Jul 29

So far you’ve seen quite a few substantive changes to the Windows file system

Jul 29

If you access the Internet using a broadbandcable modem or DSLservice

Jul 19

Even novice users can open the Backup and Restore Center and work their way through the wizards.

Jul 18

When you save a new file, Windows records its information onto the hard drive in small pieces called blocks.

Jul 15

Internet Explorer maintains a repository of shortcuts to your favorite websites in the Favorites folder within your user profile.

Jul 15

If you’re having a hardware problem that you suspect is caused by a device driver

Jul 13

Your first clue that Microsoft is serious about gaming in Vista is the newly elevated status of the Games folder.

Jul 06

The criminal mind knows no bounds. How else do you explain the clever nefariousness of phishing attacks?

Jul 06

NTFS permissions, a technology that’s a core part of Vista’s security system.

Jul 04

When a system goes into hibernation, Windows places a file on your hard drive that it uses to store data about your current computing session.

Jul 04

Both XP and Vista protect you with an incoming firewall. And with Vista, you can configure the outbound settings to protect you as well.

Jul 03

With as many shortcut keys as Windows has, there are bound to be some functions you use on a daily basis that don’t have a convenient shortcut.

Jun 25

To run Disk Management, do any of the following

Jun 25

Networks that use the TCP/IP protocol rely on IP addresses to route packets of data from point to point.

Jun 25

The default network settings in most cases produce a working network environment with minimal fuss and bother

Jun 23

In order for an attacker to gain access to your system, they really only need two things: a valid username and its associated password.

Jun 23

Disabling the Guest account has been recommended by security experts since the Guest account was first created.

May 30

Live Search Maps launches photo-realistic 3-D imagery of New York City and several other cities.

May 27

The problem is that Windows Update uses ActiveX, and neither Opera nor Netscape (or Mozilla) supports ActiveX.