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The Safely Remove Hardware mechanism is by no means something new to Windows Vista. In fact the feature has only survived into Vista with little to no enhancements. Essentially, Safely Remove Hardware is an integer part of the Vista model for managing Plug and Play devices, designed to notify the operating system that a certain …

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Right now, I am actually looking for some instructions on how to automatically shutdown the computer by using only the built-in components of Windows Vista, without any additional “shutdown computer” applications (oh boy, there are thousands or even billions of those). I am thinking about using Task scheduler in Windows to set up a computer …

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1. PC Safeguard I rarely let anyone use my PC because I’m afraid he will mess it up, but it seems Microsoft has been thinking at me and came with a solution. The PC Safeguard doesn’t let anyone mess your PC settings, because after the user logs off, the configurations are reset back to normal. …

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The Windows 7 driver store includes a small collection of drivers for legacy devices, mostly older printers, modems, scanners, infrared ports, PCMCIA controllers, and other oddball devices that don’t use Plug and Play connections. As you might suspect, Windows will not automatically set up such devices, and you’re rolling the dice if you find one …

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This How To is made for those that refresh pages very often and look for ways to improve their efficiency. It’s a small trick. Ok, there are 3 ways to refresh a page in firefox efficiently: Pressing F5, this is simple and fast way, requires your finger to press a key. The RAW refresh is …

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The page file is a dedicated spot reserved on your hard drive that the computer refers back to when it needs extra memory for programs and applications. Page file, or virtual memory is the slowest component of the memory process, because your computer has to call to the hard drive to access the page file. …

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Windows XP Service Pack 3 (SP3) is not scheduled until the second half of 2007, and Microsoft’s first shot at its successor, Windows Vista, may not be due out before “early 2007.” Meantime, many system builders (and their clients) will be keeping today’s WinXP SP2 systems running for some time. That makes now the perfect …

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One of the annoying features of Vista is that because you have to create an account and a password for every other PC or device that you want to share files with. Because of this, everytime Vista all of these accounts are displayed, even if you dont actually use them on the PC, and you …

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To change the interval that Windows updates the time using the internet time servers via regedit, navigate to: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Services \W32Time\TimeProviders\NtpClient Select “SpecialPollInterval” Change decimal value from 604800 to a different value in seconds. i.e.: 172800 (2 Days) or 86400 (1 Day) and so on. We don’t recommend changing this unless you are on a broadband …

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Description: This is a tutorial video that shows you how to perform a clean installation of Windows XP. This video is intended for new PC users. Includes: Windows XP – How To Perform a Clean Install [Tutorial Video] TechSmith Screen Capture Codec 2.0.6 Running Time: 8:13 Resolution: 800×600 Bit rate: N/A [uncompressed] Codec: Techsmith Aspect …

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