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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: …

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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 …

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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 …

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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The Microsoft Update site in Vista has been replaced by a Control Panel applet.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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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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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 …

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To Microsoft, ‘downgrade’ describes the licensing rights it grants to older operating systems. Downgrade doesn’t mean the process for rolling back Windows from Vista to XP, since there isn’t such a procedure, not in the generally accepted use of ‘upgrade’. In an older-to-newer move, developers usually make it possible to retain all the digital detritus …

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