DMA for Best Performance

Posted on August 13, 2017. Filed under: Windows | Tags: |

Enable the DMA modes for bringing out quality performance in Windows XP. Hard drives and optical drives nowadays support DMA modes but most of the times, the modes does not activated under Windows XP. DMA (Direct Memory Access) is a technique that allows a peripheral to read and write to memory

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Active programs on the welcome screen

Posted on August 9, 2017. Filed under: Windows | Tags: |

One of you might face this problem, when the Windows Welcome Screen appears it also reveals how many programs are still active and have been opened by the user the last working session before. How could we get rid the display of active programs? Edit the counter ‘ProgramCount’ through the

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Windows 8

Posted on August 4, 2017. Filed under: Windows | Tags: |

A first look at the new ‘Windows 8’ user interface. Developers: Learn how to take advantage of the future of Windows at the Build Conference: http://www.buildwindows.com/ The main feature that was shown is the extensively redesigned user interface, optimized for touch as well as use with mice

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Setting up a transparent background

Posted on August 1, 2017. Filed under: Windows | Tags: |

How to get the operating system to display a transparent background for the icon labels? First of all, click Start > Control Panel and ‘Performance and Maintenance’ Then click on ‘System’. (For Classic View just click on ‘System’ in Control Panel). Click on ‘Advanced’ under ‘Performance’ and

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Solutions for Booting Problems for XP (III)

Posted on July 25, 2017. Filed under: Windows | Tags: |

Initiating Kernels – The NTLoader gives the command to the Windows kernel Error: Computer hangs – The PC hangs when it shows the message ‘Windows is booting…’. Solutions: Microsoft Help further – The Windows developers present several solutions for the numerous errors under

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Icons without labels

Posted on July 18, 2017. Filed under: Windows | Tags: |

Remove the labels if the icons seem indicative enough for you Follow this tricks: Right click on the icon, select the ‘Rename’ or press F2 Press the Alt key while you enter the number combination ‘0160’ on the numeric key pad. Release the Alt key and confirm it with Enter and you could see the

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USB drive as a portable pc

Posted on July 17, 2017. Filed under: Hardware, Windows | Tags: , |

USB flash drive; despite being use as a storage to save and transferring files, could be changed as a portable computer or a portable office that will always accompany you. How’s that? Simple, get a flash drive with a good specification and a collection of portable applications. There are so

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Finding drivers for unknown devices

Posted on July 7, 2017. Filed under: Hardware, Windows | Tags: , |

Drivers for unknown devices Does your motherboard have a chipset or is there any other device on your computer that doesn’t have a driver? Use this tip to find out more about the device or even find drivers that will enable it to functions correctly. Open ‘Control Panel’ and double click on the

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‘watermark’

Posted on June 26, 2017. Filed under: Windows | Tags: |

Simple tip on how to print ‘watermark’ feature using Microsoft Word 2003. Go to the Format menu in your Word, select background and click ‘Printed Watermark’. Here, you have the option of either incorporating an image or a text string as your watermark. You can even set the ‘washout’ effect for

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Shared Folders in a Single Interface

Posted on June 18, 2017. Filed under: Windows | Tags: |

To manage all your shared folders, use one of the Microsoft sap-ins. Click Start > Run and type ‘fsmgmt.msc’ and press Enter. This will show you all your shared folders in a single window. You can also see the other computers which are connected and what files they have opened and you can also

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