Windows Operating System Tutorials

Microsoft Windows operating system articles, tutorials and resources
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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...
Introduction VMware’s applications are very powerful. They are useful in many ways. In this tutorial we are going to see the power of VMware ThinApp. ThinApp is used to create standalone portable programs. Tools required VMware ThinApp – can be downloaded from This is...
Introduction Here I will highlight some tips/tricks about windows, which might be known to some and not to some. :) I will post this as I've it on my blog. Using the What/Why/How approach :happy: Cannot create a folder with name as CON, PRN... What - Why can’t I create a folder in...
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...
Introduction I'm gonna tell you some process using these you can speed up your pc :crazy: The Procedure Just log on to your pc with any administrator account, and go to RUN ant type <msconfig> press enter. Then click services tab. Now I'm giving you some service names which are related...
Introduction Hello Once Aging Guys! :mean: Today I'm going to tell a great thing that will help you to get online while the cable Internet is not available! Procedure
What is Registry? Registry is a database where Windows stores all types of settings and option related information, in other word, it consists of all information regarding hardware, software, users etc. Now, in place of Win 95 or 98, registry was build up with two hidden files - USER.DAT &...
Introduction Among all features of Windows ME or Windows XP the best is System Restore! Now I’m going to tell you a little bit about this system restoration process! THIS ARTICLE IS FOR THOSE WHO ARE NEW TO COMPUTING WORLD OR NEW TO WINDOWS! Why Should We Use This Feature? When we...
Lock XP Workstation You can lock your XP workstation with two clicks of the mouse. Create a new shortcut on your desktop using a right mouse click, and enter 'rundll32.exe user32.dll, LockWorkStation' in the location field. Give the shortcut a name you like. That's it -- just double click on it...
Here are a few Windows Explorer shortcuts which we all can put to some use. Move backward to a previous view. => ALT+LEFT ARROW Move forward to a previous view. => ALT+RIGHT ARROW View the folder one level up. => BACKSPACE Copy a file. => CTRL while dragging the...
A ADDUSERS Add or list users to/from a CSV file ARP Address Resolution Protocol ASSOC Change file extension associations ASSOCIAT One step file association AT Schedule a command to run at a later time ATTRIB Change file attributes B
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...
If you find yourself locked out of your Windows because you lost or forgot your password, here are some things you could do. * First, do you have the administrator password? Login as an admin and change the password of your user ID. * NEW: If you are an Administrator user, and are...
Would you like to have a Mac look on your Windows machine? Skins and themes would be nice, but there's more to that when you want to REALLY emulate a Mac OSX interface entirely. There are plenty of programs available to emulate specific features of OSX, e.g. Finder, icons, etc. Find more Mac icons...
Would you like your email client to automatically convert all HTML email that is sent to you, into plain text? First, this is secure as many of the worms and bugs rely on HTML script code. One good example could be the needless advertisements or images sent inside spam (junk) emails. When you so...
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
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...
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...
A proxy server is one that receives requests intended for another server and that acts on the behalf of the client (as the client proxy) to obtain the requested service. A proxy server is often used when the client and the server are incompatible for direct connection. For example, the client may...
Introduction Microsoft Outlook Express is a popular and free e-mail client that comes bundled with most versions of Windows client (except for Windows Vista, which replaces Outlook Express with Windows Mail). It's easy to set up, and it's easy to use. However, it's also a target for a lot...