Windows XP

A Portable Solution To Update Drivers For Windows XP, Vista and 7

An updated driver lessens the chance of errors encountered if not totally negating them. SlimDrivers is a portable tool that can scan your PC for outdated drivers and find available updates for them at the same time.

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Beginner’s Guide To Windows Batch Files

Learning some basics about batch files will make your computer experience much easier and interesting. In this tutorial we won’t be covering advanced commands and functions but beginners can learn a lot to start with.

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Auto-Restart Your PC after a Power Failure And Logon To A Specific Windows User Account Automatically

Here is a step by step tutorial that will explain how you can start your PC automatically after an accidental power failure and logon to a specific user account by editing your registry and system properties.

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Block Websites Using OpenDNS for Better Parental Control

No matter who you are, web-content moderation is a necessity to be safe while browsing. And here is how we can enable a proven web-content filtering for our network (office or home) with a simple DNS hack with OpenDNS.

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How to Lock Windows XP Using Your USB Drive

Does it happen with you that your PC gets intruded with other people? And if you need to lock it, your pendrive could be a lifesaver. Learn how to lock your PC with your USB drive. This trick will help you achieve the goal without using any 3rd party software.

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How To Install WordPress in Windows XP, Windows Vista and Windows7 Using Bitnami WordPress Stack

You can install a local Wordpress blog in Windows XP, Windows Vista and Windows 7 using Bitnami Wordpress stack. Using the Bitnami Stack requires no complicated setups and is the easiest way to set up a local Wordpress blog.

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How To Close or Minimize All Open Windows At Once

Every time we are finished working, we need to close all the windows that were opened manually. Or what if we need to minimize them all at once? Its really frustrating to close/minimize each one of them one at a time. Let us see how to minimize or close all open windows in a single step.

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Rotate desktop backgrounds automatically in XP using Microsoft’s own tool

On my previous article I’ve already explained how to rotate desktop backgrounds automatically in Windows 7. And I hope you also know that there are many 3rd party softwares that can perform this job for XP too. But did you know that Microsoft has their own tool to do this in XP and Vista?? Lets

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Do Not Experiment On your Main PC – Get Free Virtual PC for Windows

Frequent Installation of Software programs and Uninstalling  them  makes the System Slow and it performs poorly after some time.It is highly recommended to experiment on a Virtual PC rather than Experimenting on your Main System.

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Turn Off Auto Play on CD/DVD Drives and USB Storage in Windows XP and Windows7

Almost all versions of Windows operating system have a built in feature to automatically detect external storage e.g CD drives, DVD drives, removable USB storage or an external hard drive. Whenever you plug in a removable device, Windows starts scanning its files and pops in an autoplay dialog box. The auto play dialog box in Windows shows you a

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Set File and Folder Permissions for Specific users in XP/Vista

If you share your computer with multiple users, family members, friends or office colleagues – there can be situations when you might want to set folder access permissions for specific users in Windows XP or Windows Vista. If you are the administrator of your computer and don’t want other users of the same computer to

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