Systems Diagnostic as Troubleshooter

As you may know, Microsoft Windows Vista can and will encounter strange problems here and there. Some of them may be catastrophic, in that they cause the system to crash, but others can be more of an annoyance in that they pop up and prevent an operation from completing successfully, yet leave the system running. Read the rest of this entry »

BREAKING NEWS: More Uncovered Vista Tricks

So here are some interesting goodies – tips and tricks, again, for Vista. These may be heaven sent for some of you! let us know of anything else you may be aware of! Read the rest of this entry »

Tweaking Vista’s Services… Correctly!

There are countless articles on the Web that tell you that you can improve Microsoft Windows Vista’s performance by disabling unnecessary services. While some of these articles simply provide explanations of the services and leave it up to you to decide which ones to disable, others point out specific services that are generally unnecessary. Read the rest of this entry »

Want to see what isn’t there?

When troubleshooting driver problems in Windows XP, one of the first places you will look is Device Manager, which provides detailed information about every piece of installed system hardware. However, with devices such as removable USB drives, you may need information about devices that are not currently connected; Device Manager recognizes these as nonpresent devices. Here’s how to get information about those devices. Read the rest of this entry »

Restoring Systems using XP’s Systems Restore

Oh no! Your computer just crashed after you downloaded and installed the latest video card driver for your system. Don’t sweat it. Windows XP is bundled with a cool feature called System Restore. It allows system administrators to restore XP computers to a previous state without losing the following files: Email, Favorites, My Documents, and Cookies. Read the rest of this entry »