If your PC is likely to be used or interfered with by others, and you want them to keep their sticky paws off it, here’s a way to create a special message that will appear when anyone other than you tries to logon. In Vista go Click Start, All Programs, Administrative Tools and Local Security …

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If you have ever downloaded any of the google products like picasa ,google screen saver etc, you may have googleupdater.exe running as a process in your system right now. You can check by pressing “alt+ctrl+del” to open task manager and click the process tab. What is googleupdater.exe? GoogleUpdater.exe is a process which belongs to the …

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Here are some things you can try. Let it run completely once. Then try this : Run regedit Edit: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Contro l\Session Manager Change the BootExecute entry from: autocheck autochk * /. To: autocheck autochk * Or else try this : Start> Run> bring up a command prompt by typing in “CMD” and type ” fsutil …

Indexing Services is a small little program that uses large amounts of RAM and can often make a computer endlessly loud and noisy. This system process indexes and updates lists of all the files that are on your computer. It does this so that when you do a search for something on your computer, it …

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If you really got bored with all the new looks and new features being offered with new windows vista and want to remove vista to free up some disk space. But you may have installed vista in dual boot configuration with xp so i that case you have to adopt a whole new different procedure …

Windows Vista delivers an impressive line up of network tools that can be used to keep the operating system connectivity on a short leash. The total of 12 command-line tools can be used to manage all aspects of Vista networking. Users will be able not only to closely monitor the networking activity of the platform, …

When you enable file and printer sharing in Windows Vista it automatically opens the ports needed to share files or printer in the Windows Vista firewall for you. What if you’re not using the Windows Vista firewall or you’re using a hardware firewall like a router, firewall appliance, Linux firewall, or a Cisco PIX? Below …

With Windows Vista, third party Partition application like Partition Magic, Disk Director or any other Partition Manager is no more required because Windows Vista itself is equipped with their in-house partition manager. This Vista partition application is easy to use which it allow to shrink and extending existing partition like other popular partition program. Below …

One of our readers Vimal reported us a problem saying: “windows not genuine , this comes when I start my Windows XP“. This is one of the most common problem which is faced by lot of windows users these days as they don’t have the legit copy of windows XP. This message as shown in …

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You cannot password protect individual folders in XP. You restrict access by assigning permissions to drives, folders and files. To do this, you must be running NTFS as your file system on the drive in question. If your hard disk/partition is not NTFS you will need to convert it. To do this, open a Command …