We always hear spy ware but what basically is it? It is a type of malware that is being installed on computers and collects information about users without their knowledge. These are typically hidden from the user, and are difficult to detect. on purpose in order to secretly monitor other users.
While the term spy ware suggests that software it secretly monitors the user’s computing. Spy ware programs can collect various types of personal information such as Internet surfing habits and sites that have been visited. Spy ware is known to change computer settings, resulting in slow connection speeds, different home pages or loss of Internet or functionality of other programs.
In response to the emergence of spy ware, various tools are being designed in order to protect from the spy ware attack.One of them is the Spy DLL Remover. More »
If you’re experiencing problems with IE8 being slow to load pages, especially when multiple tabs are involved, this might be worth a try. Because this tweak is simply registering a DLL that should have been registered as part of the IE8 installation, there is no harm that can come from trying this.
Here are the instructions.
FOR WINDOWS XP
1. Click Start, then click Run.
2. In the Run dialog box, type cmd and press Enter.
3. In the Command Prompt window, enter this text and press Enter:
4. Restart your computer.
On some XP Pro installations, when connected to a network (peer-peer in this case), the computer boot time is over 1:40. The system seems to freeze after logging in and the desktop may not appear or will freeze for a minute. As timed with the utility, Bootvis.exe, the problem was with the driver mrxsmb.dll, adding over 67 seconds to the boot time. Turning off and restoring file and printer sharing eliminated 65 seconds from the boot time. More »
The new Network and Sharing Center in Windows Vista is great for the average Windows user but can be a huge headache for advanced users. When I need to make a change to my network settings I don’t want to be forced to go through the networking interface for the average non-technical users. I want to go right to the settings screen and make the change.
I am a big fan of the old Windows XP network approach where I could modify all of the network settings and connect to wireless network from the Network Connections screen. In Windows Vista, the Network Connections screen still exists, More »