Tag Archives: system

How Create a System Repair Disk in Windows 7 on a USB Drive

I created a article the other day on how you can easily create a system repair disc in Windows 7, this time I will show you how you can  create a Windows 7 system repair disc on a USB drive. This will be very useful if your CD/DVD drive suddenly died on you or just can’t seem to make your ... Read More »

How to Rip DVD using VLC

Do you know that aside from watching and playing music and videos is that you can also rip DVD movies using VLC? VLC is my favorite player, you can run almost everything and it’s very light. It can read almost any kind of video and audio format. See it’s full feature here. If you don’t have VLC yet then you ... Read More »

How to Fix Windows Security Reporting Antivirus Programs

My friend recently uninstalled his two previous antivirus (McAfee and Norton). He said that after he completely uninstalled both AV’s, His Windows Security Center still reported that those programs are still installed on his machine. What I did first was to check if there is anything running on the background but could not find any traces of any of the ... Read More »

How to Diagnose DirectX on XP

If you want to make sure that your directx is running perfectly or you want to fix some 3D application problems then running a directx diagnostic is the best solution. To start the diagnostic, click on Start –> Run then type dxdiag If you are running the diagnostics for the first time it will then ask you for your permission ... Read More »

Hard Drive Failure Signs

Knowing hard drive failure signs is very important. Hard disk failure is the number one cause of computer data loss. If you know the signs and symptoms you can therefore prevent your computer from crashing and also help you to prepare a data backup plan before it’s too late. Backing up your files on a regular basis  is a necessity, ... Read More »

How to Remove Windows XP/Vista Focus Rectangle

Have you notice the dotted rectangle your around your icon or made a file selection. This dotted line is better known as focus rectangle. I know what you’re thinking–there’s nothing we can do to remove it. It seems that XP and Vista were born with it. But just like how doctors manage to separate a Siamese  twin, there is a ... Read More »

How to Solve Your XP Memory Low Problem

A friend of mine reach up to me and ask for some advice on how he can solve his memory low problem on his old Pentium 4 machine. When this problem appears he can’t use his computer, all he can do is close other programs or restart the computer which is very disturbing especially when you are in a middle ... Read More »

Take Advantage of your Windows Shortcuts

Do you always use your mouse to launch a favorite program or accessing other programs functions? are you tired of doing it all the time? With the help of your keyboard, you can reduce a series of mouse clicks to a single keyboard shortcut, and – if you own a Microsoft keyboard – you’ll also be able to browse the ... Read More »