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HowTo: Create and Use a Windows Recovery Disk

This is a guest post by Keith McDonald. If you want to guest post on this blog, check out the guidelines here. In the olden days, you nearly always got a separate copy of the

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HowTo: Disable Windows XP Startup Sound

As the in-house desktop support among my family and friends, I get a lot of questions regarding computer and technical stuff. Most of these questions fall under basic computer configuration, setup and/or tweaks. One of

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Updated to Vista Service Pack 1

Even though Windows Vista Service Pack 1 was finally released and made available for download 2 months ago, I didn’t immediately update my Windows Vista installation. Why? Because I wasn’t excited and neither was I

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Software

Windows XP Hidden Password Generator

In my post entitled How Secure Is Your Password, I promised you guys that I would show you how to make use of the hidden password generator in Windows XP. This is a built-in feature

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HowTo: Remove/Restore Language Bar

One of the most annoying features in Windows XP is the Language bar. You usually see it after you do a fresh install on a computer. It’s annoying because most users don’t use it or

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HowTo: Restore Show Desktop Icon

Have you mistakenly deleted the Show Desktop icon from the Quick Launch bar? Or is it just simply missing and you don’t know how to restore or recreate it? I’ve been using Windows for a

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Joining the Linux Bandwagon

Previously, I was running Windows XP Home Edition on my Compaq Presario notebook. I had to limit the number of applications running because if not, it would become annoyingly slow. You see, my laptop has

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If Operating Systems Ran The Airlines…

Found this funny article while surfing the web. It tells about what happens if the different commercial airlines were run by different operating systems. Some of you must have heard or read this before but

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HowTo: Fast Boot Windows

This tip is for people running Windows XP on their machines with multiple user accounts or for people just like me who have only one account but uses passwords to login into their machine. This