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How to Stop Msconfig From Popping Up in XP

How to Stop Msconfig From Popping Up in XP

Microsoft Windows XP includes the Msconfig utility, which is used to troubleshoot system configuration problems. Msconfig contains several tabs for making temporary changes to what loads during system startup. When changes are made the computer enters the "Selective Startup" state. When in Selective......[Read More]
How to Fix a Windows XP Validation Failure

How to Fix a Windows XP Validation Failure

The most common reason a Windows XP validation failure occurs is due to an improper product key. When this happens, typically the error message "0x80070005" or a similar one will be returned because Windows diagnostic did not detect the correct permissions. Fighting against piracy is perpetual as lo......[Read More]
How to Restrict User Email Searches

How to Restrict User Email Searches

Restricting user search for emails that are stored on a server or computer system is done by limiting the search options available. To do this, disable the Instant Search feature in Outlook. You also may want to remove Outlook search results from appearing. This will require you to log in as an admi......[Read More]
How to Open Whiteboard Files in XP

How to Open Whiteboard Files in XP

Windows Whiteboard is an application typically used in conjunction with Windows NetMeeting which is an older application. NetMeeting is a conferencing solution software includes text chat, multipoint data conferencing, whiteboard. NetMeeting Whiteboard files have the file extension ".wht" and can be......[Read More]
How to Create a Recovery CD for Windows XP Pro SP2

How to Create a Recovery CD for Windows XP Pro SP2

Windows XP Pro SP2 makes creating a recovery CD and a backup of your data files a task that can be done at any time you desire. Having a recovery CD on hand is especially important when installing new software or devices that may corrupt files or lock the operating system because of incompatibility.......[Read More]
How to Add Image to Inventory & VMware

How to Add Image to Inventory & VMware

VMware server virtualization products use an inventory and datastore to store all the data related to virtual machines. Desktop level VMware products allow you to install an operating system using an ISO image on the local computer, or using the DVD/CD drive. The ISO image must be in the Inventory t......[Read More]
How to Uninstall Docsvault Home Edition

How to Uninstall Docsvault Home Edition

Today, people store more documents on their computers than ever. Docsvault Home Edition is one program that assists in keeping these digital files organized, offering a central storage location for all documents and a quick way to search through them. Docsvault Home Edition includes a trial period t......[Read More]
How Do You Zoom Out Without Your Window Shrinking in Photoshop

How Do You Zoom Out Without Your Window Shrinking in Photoshop

When you edit a document in Photoshop, you need to zoom in and out to inspect different areas of the document. If you don't like how the image window automatically shrinks to fit the image when you zoom out, you can change the settings and force the window to stay the same size. This allows you to s......[Read More]
Instructions for NetCat

Instructions for NetCat

NetCat is a powerful tool for interacting directly with networks over the Internet. Though it is primarily used by network administrators to diagnose problems and find security holes in their own systems, it can be a dangerous tool, since it is capable sending and receiving any arbitrary data over t......[Read More]
How to Fix a Disabled Task Manager in the Registry

How to Fix a Disabled Task Manager in the Registry

The task manager is used to control the running processes on your computer. You can start a process from the file menu and end a process from the process tab. This makes the task manager a very useful tool when troubleshooting viruses or spyware. Unfortunately, this is why many viruses will disable ......[Read More]
How to Clone a Dynamic Disk

How to Clone a Dynamic Disk

A dynamic disk is a disk, such as a hard drive, that can be written to repeatedly. Creating a clone, or backup, of a dynamic disk is one way to protect your data from unexpected loss or destruction, which can happen with a system failure. This can be accomplished using the backup tools present in yo......[Read More]
How to Restore Start Menu Bar

How to Restore Start Menu Bar

The Start menu is the portal to gain access to the files, folders, applications and settings on the Windows operating system. Clicking the "Start" button will display a list of choices to perform functions in the system. Adjusting system settings, opening files and starting applications are just som......[Read More]
Can I Delete System Restore & Shadow Copies in Disk Cleanup?

Can I Delete System Restore & Shadow Copies in Disk Cleanup?

Disk Cleanup helps free space on your computer by deleting temporary files, downloaded Internet files, items in the Recycle Bin and archived Windows error reports. It also included an option for removing all restore points except the most recent and older shadow copies of files. Since restore points......[Read More]
How to Print in Windows Mobile 5.0

How to Print in Windows Mobile 5.0

A printing utility on the phone gives you the freedom to print out anything you want, wherever you want. You do not necessarily need access to a computer, as you can simply connect your printer with Windows Mobile 5.0. Various applications have been designed to help with printing, such as Print Boy ......[Read More]
How to Install a X64-Bit SEP

How to Install a X64-Bit SEP

Choosing the appropriate security software for your organization or business can be difficult. Every company claims it's "the best," but how do you know unless you have a chance to implement the solution?Symantec offers its enterprise-level protection for free so that organizations can t......[Read More]
How To Set a PC Running Windows XP to Defrag Every Day

How To Set a PC Running Windows XP to Defrag Every Day

Disk defragmenting sets computer files in order to conserve disk space, which helps the machine operate more efficiently. Sometimes this is the cure for an agonizingly slow computer. A computer defrag will arrange all the new files after new hardware or software is installed. The process can even be......[Read More]
How Do I Stop Redirects to Different Web Pages?

How Do I Stop Redirects to Different Web Pages?

Web pages can automatically redirect visitors to other pages as a way of driving up hits and advertising revenue. This practice is often used for increasing the profits of a legitimate page, but can also be used by untrustworthy sites to spread viruses and other malware. Fortunately it is quite simp......[Read More]
Windows Task Manager Help

Windows Task Manager Help

The Windows Task Manager is a tool used to manage applications, processes and Windows services currently running on your system. You can access the Windows Task Manager by pressing "Ctrl +Alt+Delete" and selecting "Task Manager" from the dialog that appears. Windows Task Manager also displays inform......[Read More]
How to Make Sonic Look Like a Shadow in "SSBB" With a Mac

How to Make Sonic Look Like a Shadow in "SSBB" With a Mac

In the Wii game "Super Smash Brothers Brawl," players can unlock Sonic the Hedgehog and use him to battle in every game mode. Sonic is available only in his default blue color, but you can use a Macintosh computer to perform a texture upload and change Sonic's color. Once changed, Sonic wi......[Read More]
Styles of Double Glazed Windows

Styles of Double Glazed Windows

Double-glazed windows come in a range of styles, each appropriate for specific climates and uses.window; image by lisichka from Fotolia.comDouble-glazed windows can offer improved energy efficiency for homes in many regions. Double-glazing consists of using two parallel panes of glass to.........[Read More]