In the corporate world, a lot of time is spent on locking down computers to minimize the risk of confidential information leaving the company. With the popularity of USB storage devices in recent years the problem for large corporations has exploded. Almost all users want to use USB storage devices to move data around. With …

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Every time a file is read from your Linux ext3 partition it writes back a attribute to the file detailing the last access time. There are very few programs that actually use this to operate and it slows everything down. Disabling atime and diratime on your Linux ext3 file systems can improve disk performance up …

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As you know Windows Vista, like XP before it has a built-in firewall that protects your PC against external hack attacks. What you may not know is that like all the best third-party firewalls the Vista firewall can also block outgoing traffic, in other words it puts you in charge of the software on your …

Requirements: 2 Hard Drives Linux Install CD Vista Install DVD Computer powerful enough to run Vista Why this is necessary Vista comes with a more difficult to work with bootloader. If you install Vista, then Grub, it wipes out the Vista Bootloader. It used to be that you could just tell Grub what to do …

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As we know, Firefox has problem with the memory usage. It makes the Firefox load slow, use too many resources and drag our computer down. Here are 5 tips on how you can use to handle and improve Firefox memory usage. 1. Reduce memory usage when minimize This tip will reduce the memory usage when …

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It is really easy to set Windows XP to delete the contents of your Temp folder (or run any other commands) on shutdown. There are numerous reasons why you might want to delete your Temporary files when you shutdown Windows XP. Your Temporary files folder can get extremely large. Take a look at what is …

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The Microsoft Update site in Vista has been replaced by a Control Panel applet. To automate the reminder in Vista, you’ll need to set up two automated processes: one for patching Windows, and another for launching a browser showing the Secunia Software Inspector. Follow these steps to run Windows Update once a month after Patch …

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IEs4Linux is the simpler way to have Microsoft Internet Explorer running on Linux (or any OS running Wine). No clicks needed. No boring setup processes. No Wine complications. Just one easy script and you’ll get three IE versions to test your Sites. And it’s free and open source.This may be very helpful for software developers …

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Now this particular problem arises when you have installed Microsoft Windows Vista Beta\RC1 on your existing Windows system in dual-boot mode, while installing windows vista overwrites the system MBR (Master Boot Record) to let you make choice between Windows Vista and Windows XP Or any other operating system. But when you uninstall windows vista these …

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Firefox 3 one of the maximum downloaded open source browser which has set a Guinness world record. Their were Over 8,000,000 downloads in 24 hours!. Along with Firefox 3 Spreadfirefox also got new cool look. Firefox 3 about:config file is the core configuration file of Firefox. By editing about:config file we can get amazing hacks …

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