Wednesday , 23 January 2019
Home 4 Windows

Windows

Login to Your PC by Simply Looking

Logging into Windows has never been easier! Just look into a webcam for a moment, and you’ll be logged into your account before you notice. Blink! Advanced face recognition technologies to provide automatic, quick and reliable login to one or many computer users. Blink is a biometric PC access application that enables the user to log …

Read More »

Still need Fixing in Windows 7

Flawless windows 7, of course not, think of these still need fixing areas as constituting a working to do. Overall consistency For a Microsoft product, Windows 7 is quite refined, but it still suffer from needless inconsistency, why most of its tools place menus on the left, while internet explorer and the help system shove them over to the opposite end, does the new media sharing feature have zero, one or two capital letters, why does office 2007’s ribbon interface show up only in paint and WordPad. The name of things Too often, Microsoft naming decisions confuse rather than clarify, “User Account Control” has nothing to do with the feature it supposedly describe, “Action Center” sounds like Ron Burgundy’s TV newscast, and an OS that already has a feature called Device Manager shouldn’t call a new feature “Devices and Printer”. Windows Update The operating system’s build-in patching capability is essential, …

Read More »

Windows XP Service Pack 3 RC

Microsoft works to continually improve the performance, security, and stability of the Windows operating system. As part of this effort, Microsoft develops updates, fixes, and other improvements that address issues reported by the company’s customers and partners. To make it easier for customers to get these updates and enhancements, Microsoft periodically combines them into a single package, and makes that package available for all Windows customers. These packages are called service packs. Windows XP Service Pack 3 (SP3) includes all previously released Windows XP updates, including security updates and hotfixes. It also includes select out-of-band releases, and a small number of new enhancements, which do not significantly change customers’ experience with the operating system. Windows XP SP3 provides a new baseline for customers still deploying Windows XP. For customers with existing Windows XP installations, Windows XP SP3 fills gaps in the updates they might have missed—for example, by declining individual …

Read More »

Optimize Windows Vista for better performance

No matter how fast or shiny computers might be when they are new, they all seem to get slower over time. That state-of-the-art PC you bought last year might not feel like such a screamer after you install a dozen programs, load it with antispyware and antivirus tools, and download untold amounts of junk from the Internet. The slowdown might happen so gradually you hardly notice it, until one day you’re trying to open a program or file and wonder, “What happened to my poor PC?” Whatever the cause, there are a lot of ways to help speed up Windows and make your PC work better—even without upgrading your hardware. Here are some tips to help you optimize Windows Vista for faster performance. Delete programs you never use Many PC manufacturers pack their new computers with programs you didn’t order and might not want. These often include trial editions and …

Read More »

How to reset your password in windows vista

After you install Windows Vista on your PC or you change the password of your user account, it is a good idea to create a password reset disk. This disk will be of great help if you forget your password for some reason. In this tutorial we will show you how to create such a disk and how to reset your password when needed. How to create the password reset disk In the Start Menu search box type the word “user”. One of the displayed results will be User Accounts. Click on it and the User Accounts Panel will open.

Read More »

Turn on/off the firewall Windows Vista

There are cases when, for different reasons, you might need to disable or enable the Windows Vista’s firewall. In this short tutorial we will show you how this can be done. Just follow the steps described below and you will be done in no time. The easiest way to find the Windows Vista Firewall is to type the word firewall in the Start Menu search box. You will see these two results: Windows Firewall with Advanced Security and Windows Firewall. Click on the second result and the main window of Windows Firewall will open.

Read More »

Installing Windows Rights Management Services

This step-by-step walks you through the process of setting up a working Microsoft® Windows® Rights Management Services (RMS) with Service Pack 2 infrastructure in a test environment. During this process you create an Active Directory® domain, install a database server, install RMS, configure the RMS cluster, and configure the RMS client computer. Once complete, you can use the test lab environment to evaluate RMS on Microsoft Windows Server 2003 and assess how it might be deployed in your organization. As you complete the steps in this guide, you will: ·      Prepare the RMS infrastructure. ·      Install and configure RMS. ·      Verify RMS functionality after you complete the configuration. The goal of an RMS deployment is to be able to protect information, no matter where it goes. Once RMS protection is added to a digital file, the protection stays with the file. By default, only the content owner is able to remove the protection …

Read More »

File and Printer Sharing in Windows Vista

Microsoft® Windows Vista™ has made some important changes to the way that file and printer sharing works. This article describes the changes and provides step-by-step instructions for sharing files and printers and connecting to shared files and printers from a computer running Windows Vista for a small-office or home office network that does not use the Active Directory® domain service. This article is designed for IT professionals and experienced users that are familiar with file and printer sharing in Windows. If you are new to file and printer sharing, see the following Windows Vista help topics: • File sharing essentials • Share files with someone • Sharing files with the Public folder • Share a printer Differences in File and Printer Sharing in Windows Vista The differences in file and printer sharing in Windows Vista are the following: • The default workgroup name in Windows Vista has been changed to …

Read More »

Dual-Booting Windows XP, Vista and Ubuntu 7.04 part III

Installing Ubuntu with Windows XP/Vista installedIf you are reading this part of the guide, then you likely have a computer in which XP/Vista takes up if not all, almost all of your hard drive space. This will help you edit your partitions in order to make space for Ubuntu. Disclaimer – Editing your partitions on an already installed OS is not always the safest method. You should back-up all data that is important to you in case an accident occurs. Also I take no responsibility for any data loss as a result of using my guide. Editing XP Partitions Unfortunately Windows XP does not come with any utility to edit your partitions. This also makes editing XP a bit more difficult. You have two options on how to do this: Buy a partition editor (best choice would be Partition Magic). Do the following steps I am about to show: using …

Read More »