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Which Version of Windows 7 Operating System Best Fits Your Needs (05/31/2010)
... But the question now is, is it right for your computer too? Remember that you must use the right version of the software for your computer. Therefore, you need to know which one is the most compatible. This article will help you in choosing the best Windows 7 upgrade for your computer. Home Premium Edition: This is the cheapest among the other versions. Most of the computer users are satisfied with this version....
Frame Buffer Memory (05/31/2010)
... Even these still use the VGA frame buffer range for compatibility purposes. The physical memory of the frame buffer is usually separate and distinct from the main memory of your PC. In most PCs, the frame buffer is part of the video board installed in an expansion slot. Even PCs that incorporate their video circuitry on the motherboard separate the frame buffer from main memory (although this design is changing in Unified Memory Architecture systems, noted later in this chapter). Because of this separation and because it cannot be used for running programs, the amount of memory in the frame buffer is usually not counted in totaling up the amount of RAM installed in a PC....
How to repair window XP (05/24/2010)
... System configuration changes due to change in hardware.Many a times the hardware card is not compatible to your system and while installing it, you are forced to change the system registry which poses a problem to other applications. You need to remove the newly installed hardware and set configuration to the previous settings.To change the system configuration with previous settings, you need to log on as an administrator. Go to Start->Programs->Accessories->System Tools->System Restore....
Plans For The Future Which OS to Choose: Windows XP or a Newer Version of Microsoft Windows (05/18/2010)
... Before doing so, however, you'll want to look into whether or not the common programs or applications that you are using on a daily basis with your current XP system will work on a newer Windows operating system version like Vista or Windows 7. Compatibility can be one of the biggest concerns when going from one operating system to the next, and should be addressed before making a purchase of a newer system. In most cases if you have a program that is not compatible with a new version of Windows, you may have then ability to run in a compatibility mode on the newer machine in order to execute programs in the same older environment that they were originally intended to be run. This is the case with the new Windows 7 operating system which gives you the ability to run in XP mode, which allows you to run the older operating system in a setup know as a virtual machine. If you enjoy the XP operating system, but don't want to be left behind when the rest of the world moves forward into the newer era of Windows operating systems, then you may want to look into purchasing a newer operating system....
How to Remove Your Windows 7 Password (05/12/2010)
... Before Windows 7 will let you remove the password for your account, you must first type in your current password. This is a precautionary step to prevent just anyone who maybe sitting in front of your computer and logged into your account from removing or changing your password. Type in your current password and click the Remove Password button. Unfortunately, Windows 7 does not give you any indication that your password has actually been removed from your account. Therefore, you should verify that you no longer have to type in a password to enter your account by restarting your computer and clicking on your account icon at the welcome screen....
Cant Remember Windows XP Password (05/05/2010)
... 3.You should get the Windows startup menu. Use the (Up or Down) arrow keys to highlight (SafeMode) 4.Press (Enter) on (Safe Mode), then press (Enter) on (Windows XP). 5....
How to Change your Password in Windows 7 (05/05/2010)
..." Click that link to go to the "Change your password" window. Step 4 If you have a current password, type in your current password in the first text box, then type a new password and confirm. If you do not have a current password, just type in and confirm a new password. Note: You can choose to type a password hint, although this step is optional. Be aware that the password hint will be visible to all other computer users....
How To Login To Windows Server 2008 (05/05/2010)
... The password contains characters from three of the following four categories: English uppercase characters (from A through Z) English lowercase characters (from a through z) Base 10 digits (from 0 through 9) Non-alphanumeric characters (for example: !, $, #, or %) The password does not contain three or more characters from the user's account name. If the account name is less than three characters long, this check is not performed because the rate at which passwords would be rejected would be too high. After you type the password and confirm it, you will receive a page confirming that the password has been changed, click on OK. It will take few seconds to log on as the administrator profile will be created. If you forgot windows server 2008 login password, you need download a windows password recovery tool ....
How To Get Rid Of Windows 7 Hanging Issue And Have A Fast Running Computer (04/21/2010)
... After carrying out the registry clean, a big improvement in the computers speed and performance will be noted by the computer user. Due to the complexity of the registry memory it is not advisable to try to carry out the registry clean up manually as making even a tiny error while trying to carry out the clean up would result in causing major damage to the operating system. Other problems thought to be adding to the hang up issue are related to viruses and spyware. It is thought that malicious files which may be in the system corrupt your computer files and affect the computers performance causing the operating system to hang. It is advisable to always ensure that the computers virus protection is kept up to date and any updates are installed....
Things to Know About the New Windows 7 When Upgrading Windows Vista (04/14/2010)
... If you want reassurance that your money is being spent wisely, you can head to the internet because many PC experts and technology bloggers have all had the opportunity to try Windows 7. See what they have to say and I am sure you like the mostly positive, but honest feedback. In the past, Microsoft has released a boatload of different editions with Windows Vista. With Windows 7, you have the Home Premium, Professional, and Ultimate versions to choose from. These are the different editions available to most users living in the United States....
Wireless Connection on Windows Vista and Windows 7 (04/13/2010)
... Of all the Windows Operating Systems that have been released, setting up a wireless network in Vista or Windows 7 is much more intuitive to manage. Vista or Win 7 includes many improvements for connecting to wireless networks starting with support for non-broadcasting wireless networks and new dialog boxes to easily configure connections to wireless networks. This following guide will step you through setting up and connecting to a wireless network on Vista and get you on your way to surfing the Net. Two methods exist for setting up a wireless connection on Vista/Win 7. This guide assumes your Wi-Fi router or access point is already setup and running on the Network and your PC or Laptop wireless card has been installed....
Ten Windows Password Myths (02/01/2010)
... This article is meant to bring you closer to understanding passwords in Windows 2000 and XP by addressing common password myths. Myth #1: My Password Hashes Are Safe When Using NTLMv2 Many readers will be familiar with the weaknesses in LanManager (LM) password hashes that made L0phtcrack so popular. NTLM made hashes somewhat stronger by using a longer hash and allowing both upper and lower-case letters. NTLMv2 made even more advances by computing a 128-bit key space and using separate keys for message integrity and confidentiality. It also uses the HMAC-MD5 algorithm for further message integrity....
Windows 7 Pictures Library (01/24/2010)
... Click and drag the photo from the folder that contains the photo to the Windows Pictures Library.Importing Files into the Windows Pictures Library from a Media SourceTo add all the photos from a specific multimedia storage device, simply connect the device to your computer. These devices are typically your digital still camera or a media card or USB thumb drive. Windows Pictures Library will scan the device and add any photos and movies it finds to the associated libraries (that is, images will go to the Windows Pictures Library, videos will go to the Videos Library, and so on). A folder can be removed just as easily in Windows Explorer, by finding the folder under the Folders selection in the left pane, right-clicking it, and choosing Delete....
Scanner Not Recognized by Windows Pictures Library (01/24/2010)
...Contact the scanner vendor for help if you’re still unable to use the scanner with either the wizard or its own scanning software. Finally, you need a way to view and organize your pictures after you’ve scanned them. Although the Pictures folder has some built-in tricks, third-party software can help you view and locate pictures stored in any folder and on any type of media. Here are a few programs that you should consider:• IrfanView (www.irfanview....
Configuring Fax Settings in Windows 7 (01/24/2010)
...If you want incoming faxes to be printed automatically, check Print a Copy To and select a printer from the drop-down list. Click OK to save the information.3. Click the Tracking tab to adjust how to be notified about the status of a sent or received fax. By default, all notifications (which appear as pop-up balloon notes), fax monitor settings, and sound options are enabled....
Sending Faxes from Windows Fax and Scan (01/24/2010)
...Inserting Images, Text, and Files To insert an existing image file, place the cursor where you’d like the image to go and click Insert, Picture. You can insert bitmap, JPEG, GIF, or PNG file types. Navigate to the picture location, select the image, and click Open. The picture is imported at the cursor location.To insert a file attachment into the fax, click Insert, File Attachment....
Using the Snipping Tool in Windows 7 (01/24/2010)
... Think of it as precropping an image. Otherwise, you’d have to capture the entire screen and then cut out what you want. This option eliminates the extra steps.• Windows Snip—Enables you to click on a particular window to capture only that window, automatically cutting out the desktop image and anything else, even underlying windows.• Full-screen Snip—Enables you to capture the whole screen in one go....
Windows 7 Ease of Access Center (01/24/2010)
... These options fall into three categories: Sticky Keys, Filter Keys, and Toggle Keys.Sticky Keys are settings that, in effect, stay “down” when you press them once. They are good for controlling the function of the Alt, Ctrl, and Shift Keys if you have trouble pressing two keys at the same time. To use them, set the Sticky Keys option on; then choose the suboptions as you see fit. For some users, the shortcut of pressing the Shift key five times is a good way to activate Sticky Keys....
Interpreting the Windows Experience Index (01/24/2010)
...9, Microsoft provides more headroom for today’s faster subsystems. Microsoft’s Engineering Windows 7 blog points out changes in WEI ratings of hard disks and graphics:• Hard disks with poor write cache flush performance will receive lower disk scores compared to the same hardware measured under Windows Vista’s WEI. Most conventional hard disks with properly operating write flush cache are expected to score in the 5.0–5.9 range....
Windows 7: How to access the Real Administrator Account (01/24/2010)
...) This is a good fail-safe scheme, and we recommend that you leave it set up this way. Still, if for some reason you want to set a password on the Administrator account or use it directly, here’s how: 1. Click Start, right-click Computer, and select Manage. 2. Select Local Users and Groups, and open the Users list....

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The Vista Desktop. Now with Aero! Home Premium ~ Business ~ Enterprise ~ Ultimate - Once you've recovered from the excitement of the Welcome Center, you get your first glimpse of the full Vista desktop. All of the usual Windows landmarks are herethe Start menu, taskbar (more...)
Performing a Clean Windows Vista Install - The Windows Vista installation DVD is bootable and self-installing, so you need only put it into your DVD drive and reboot, and the installation program will launch. To configure your (more...)
What`s in the Start Menu: All Windows Vista Versions - All Programs When you click All Programs, you're presented with an important list indeed: the master catalog of every program on your computer. You can jump direct (more...)
How to change the desktop background in Windows Vista - Vista has a whole new host of desktop pictures, patterns, and colors for your viewing pleasure. You want widescreen images for your new flat-panel monitor? No problem, Vista's got 'em. Want som (more...)
Common Windows Vista and XP Filename Extensions - This tutorial lists many of the most common filename extensions that you'll find on your system, that you might download, or that you have received over the Internet. Extensions were un (more...)
Upgrading to Windows Vista from Earlier Versions of Windows - When you buy Windows Vista, you buy either a full version of the operating system or an upgrade. Ideally, you'd like to upgrade, because an upgrade is less expensive than buying the full versio (more...)
Potential Problems During Windows Vista Setup - Fully documenting all of the problems that could occur during the installation of Windows Vista would require a tutorial10 times the size of this one. Here, though, are some of the most common (more...)
Windows Vista Sidebar and Gadgets - Gadgets perform automated tasks and display information; they live in the Windows Sidebar on the Desktop. To open Double-click the Windows Sidebar icon in the notification (more...)
How to Start Up Applications in Win Vista - Windows Vista has more ways to launch a program than just about any other operating system: Double-click on a program icon in Explorer, on the Desktop. (more...)
How to use the clipboard in Vista - A shared, system-wide storage area for temporarily holding and moving data. To open Edit -> Cut (Ctrl-X) Edit -> Copy (Ctrl-C) Edit -> Paste (Ctrl- (more...)
Deleting Windows Vista User Accounts - It happens somebody graduates, somebody gets fired, somebody dumps you. Sooner or later, you may need to delete an account from your PC. To delete a user account, open the User Accounts p (more...)
Short introduction into Windows Vista Control Panel: windows|system32|control.exe - The central interface for most of the preferences, hardware configurations, and other settings in Windows Vista. To open Start -> Control Panel Windows Explorer -> (more...)

 
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