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Running a Locked cmd.exe *-This actually isn't written by me. It was written by a guy by the name of CamoDeveloper in my RSTips forums. I just wanted to share it here. Well, I had to do this earlier today actually. I was at the library and was bored so I decided to have a little fun with...
The Parental Controls in Windows Vista lets you easily control what your child can or cannot do, and monitor his/her activities using the built-in reports. Step 1: Create An User Account For Your Child Parental controls work by placing restrictions on a user account. Creating an...
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...
When troubleshooting driver problems in Windows XP, one of the first places you may look is Device Manager, which provides detailed information about every piece of installed system hardware. In light of devices such as removable USB drives becoming more and more common, you may need information...
Vista and Mac whos better? No one really knows but what's true is that Vista has a lot of new applications and cool new features but the problem are the rumors which say that Vista is a Mac rip off. Instant Search and Spotlight First lets start with the search tool. As we all know Apple...
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...
When it comes to accessing accounts, the goal of every hacker is to get access to the administrator (or root) account. On Windows systems, this can especially present a problem -- the administrator account comes with no password and an obvious default name ("administrator"). While many people...
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
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I am having a dial-up connection at home and I noticed the Windows Update service downloading updates, thereby consuming a big chunk of my valuable bandwidth, I was wondering how could I stop it, I opened the task manager and killed the process named wuauclt.exe but it kept on coming back. I...
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...
Remove MSN Instant Messenger Program Some of us just don't like to use this IM program. I myself have looked in the Add/Remove Program panel and can't find any way to remove it there. I found out how to do it with a little research. Just go to Start->Run and type in rundll32...
INTRODUCTION We have discussed the power of VMware ThinApp in the last tutorial; in this we will see how to work with VMware workstation as well as Virtual machines. VMware Workstation is designed to run virtual operating systems. The operating systems will run as if it is in a real system....
Introduction In the Working with Virtual operating systems, we learned some basic stuff about VM ware workstation and its configuration. In this article we will discuss the installation of a Virtual operating system. Booting the operating system As we have discussed already we can...
INTRODUCTION In the last two parts ( Working with Virtual operating systems (Part II) & Working with Virtual operating systems ) of the article we have seen about creating and configuring a virtual machine. In this part we will look into some of the miscellaneous options in VMware Workstation....
Here is a list of commands you can execute from the Run command prompt in XP: Accessibility Controlsaccess.cpl Add Hardware Wizardhdwwiz.cpl Add/Remove Programsappwiz.cpl Administrative Toolscertmgr.msc Character Mapcharmap Check Disk Utilitychkdsk Clipboard Viewerclipbrd Command...
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:...