Windows XP

4 Computer Personalization Tips That You Probably Do Not Know

windows personalization

Almost every computer user out there knows a thing or two about computer personalization. There are so many ways to personalize one’s computer. Probably the most popular way to personalize a computer is to change the desktop background. Any person can change the default computer background to a landscape wallpaper if he wants to. Another way to personalize the computer ... Read More »

How To Easily Remove Dual Boot Option

Windows 7 and Windows XP dual boot selection

  A client of mine requested to remove the dual selection of his computer, disable Windows XP and only set Windows 7 to be the primary boot OS. I suggested that the best way is to do a clean install of Windows 7 or I can just modify his windows settings to remove the dual boot selection and set his ... Read More »

How To Install Windows Fonts Using A Shortcut

With my previous post, I have shared the steps on how to install windows font, the common way. But this time, I will share a more advance process that will enable you to install Windows font using a shortcut. This procedure can be really helpful if you are running out of space for your partition C: but has plenty of ... Read More »

How To Install Windows Fonts

If you are a computer geek, you can skip this post. This post is created for beginners who want to learn how to install Windows Fonts. Installing fonts is a simple job, but that’s if–you know how to do it. For beginners who rely to computer technicians to do formatting and software installation, this can mean a complicated task. How ... Read More »

How To Easily Change Windows Registered Owner

Here is a very quick and easy guide on how you can change the Windows registered owner. I’m sure this trick will not be that useful for most windows users but it can be handy if you got a machine from somebody else and don’t want or don’t have the proper knowledge to perform windows installation. Open your registry editor ... Read More »

Make your XP run faster by disabling unneeded services

Did you know that you can still be able to squeeze out some more performance power just by simply disabling unneeded services on your Windows XP? Some people are asking me why am I still giving tips for Windows XP when there is Vista and the upcoming Windows 7, the quick answer is “I love XP” and there are still ... Read More »

How to Change The Default Location For Installing Applications

When you install a certain software or game it normally installs them to the default location of installed programs which is C:\Program Files. Most application installer gives you the option to change the location where you will place the software, but some applications don’t give you the luxury to do that. You may want to change the program installer location ... Read More »

How to Remove Recycle Bin Icon on Desktop

If you don’t use your Recycle bin to store deleted windows files then you might want to remove it from your desktop. Here is a quick trick to remove it. This trick involves registry editing so I highly suggest that you make a backup first on your registry before proceeding with the steps below. 1. Click on Start –> Run ... Read More »

Windows XP Secrets

Do you know that there are lots of Windows applications, processes and other things that are still unknown to common users? well here are some Windows XP secrets that are worth a look and some you will find useful. 1. Application Secrets. Hidden Command Line Switch on Defrag Go to Start click on Run then Type defrag c: -b. This ... Read More »

Reasons Why You Don’t Need Windows Defender

Windows Defender is a antispyware protection software from Microsoft. It also comes with your Vista installation, but why do other people prefer third party antispyware protections? Here are some of the reasons why Microsoft Windows Defender is not good enough to protect your computer against spywares. It’s runs a little slow than it’s counter part spyware protection software. Tested it ... Read More »