Windows has a built-in DOS-based utility called systeminfo.exe that shows complete information of the system including the exact date and time when was Windows installed.
Windows Home Server is one of the most under rated product of Microsoft which has got great potential for homes with multiple-connected computers. Based on Windows Server 2003 codebase, Windows Home Server is intended to be a solution for homes with multiple connected PCs which offers file sharing, automated backups, and remote access.
Mike has this very useful guide on how to share Recorded TV with other Media Center based networked computers in your house. However it only applies for those computers which are running Windows Vista Ultimate which means that it does not apply to Media Centers which are recording tv shows using Windows Vista Home Premium. [...]
One of the most irritating & annoying problem which Windows Vista users face is that they find Windows Explorer forgetting time and again the folder view settings which he or she set for a particular folder only to find it reverted back to the default settings. I have a 22” LCD monitor and so with [...]
A few days ago I wrote about the possibility of Microsoft making Windows Dancer available as Ultimate Extras for Windows Vista Ultimate users. After doing some research, I found out a way to have Windows Dancer and yes it works(not fully) under Windows Vista. Windows Dancer was essentially a part of Microsoft Plus! Digital [...]
I finally got my Xbox 360 Universal Media Remote to work with Windows Media Center under Windows Vista Ultimate. Xbox 360 owners might already be aware of the fact that the only way to get your Xbox 360 universal media remote to work with Media Center machine is to connect your Media Center PC with [...]
There are times when you just want to listen to some music on your notebook/laptop and want the display(LCD) of your notebook to remain off while the lid is still open, while there are small amount of notebook manufacturer’s who provide this simple option of turning off the notebook’s LCD when not in use [...]