Posts Tagged ‘Windows Tips’

Here’s a step-by-step tutorial on how to create a guest user account in Windows 10. This is a new method that works even on the latest Windows 10 updates.

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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.

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Drive Icon Changer helps you customize your hard drive icon shown in My Computer and Windows Explorer to an icon of your personal choice. Like Turn Off LCD, I developed this little tool in C# using Visual Studio 2008 to change drive icons on the fly. It just takes a couple of clicks to customize the icon to your personal choice.

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All of you must know by now that Windows 7 will not be featuring a sidebar, as the gadgets will be integrated in the desktop. But, this feature shouldn’t come as a surprise, since this functionality is achievable in Vista as well. Yes, not many know this, or might not have noticed this, but it’s […]

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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.

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Not many of you would know that you could actually create or map a drive directly to your FTP site from within Windows Vista without having to install any third party software. This trick comes in handy when you run or manage a website,and are required to upload or download files frequently using your site’s […]

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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. […]

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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 […]

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Virtual Desktops in Vista

By | August 23rd, 2008

Virtual Desktops are an integrated feature of OS X and Linux, but have always been an add on functionality in Windows. Windows XP had a powertoy for this, but for Vista there hadn’t been anything available till now, from the Microsoft Sysinternals team. Does it stand well against the competition? Read on for more!

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Not many of you would know that you could actually run Microsoft Origami Experience 2.0 on your regular Windows Vista machine. Origami offers touch features and is basically designed for Windows Ultra-Mobile PCs also known as UMPC’s which are running Windows Vista. You would be wondering what’s the use of running a software optimized for […]

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