Method 1: Connect the mobile PC to a power source When you plug the mobile PC into a power source, Windows Vista switches the wireless network adapter power setting in the default power plan from the Medium Power Save setting to the Maximum Performance setting. This turns off the 802.11 power save mode. Method 2: …

Speeding up Firefox seems to be a meme going around the blogsphere lately. Most of the tips I’ve seen, though, are only for broadband connections with the latest hardware and only include some of the settings that would affect performance. The Firefox Tweak Guide has the full details on how to speed up Firefox regardless …

There is no other feature that I have heard so much positive and negative feedback about than ClearType screen font smoothing. Some users think this feature is great while other complain that it makes the text blurry and hard to read. If you are one of those that do not like ClearType then this tweak …

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Now that you have enjoyed the speed of Google Chrome, it’s time to dig deeper and get more out of it. Here are 10 tips/tricks to supercharge your chroming experience. 1) Install flash player in Google Chrome After you have installed Chrome, some of you will find that you are not able to view Youtube …

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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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …