Category: Windows

Change Antivirus

Before installing a new Antivirus you must uninstall every other Security Software which you have installed in your computer and then clean-up every part of them which might be remaining in your windows. to do, first you must go to control panel and then “Add or Remove Programs” menu (for Windows XP) or “Programs and …

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Take a screen capture

Sometimes it’s easier to show someone what you’re seeing on your computer screen instead of explaining it. In Windows, one easy solution is the PrtScn key. When you press it, an image of your screen is copied to the Clipboard. This is called a screen capture or screen shot. To print the screen capture or …

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Show File Extensions

If you want to know how to open a file, then you need to know the extension. Windows hides that from you by default. Let’s unhide it really quick so you can know what type of file it is you are working on. Windows XP Double Click the My Computer icon on your desktop. Choose …

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Reset Windows System Restore

Symptoms Sometimes, even after viruses and other threats have been disinfected, the antivirus may still detect them again and again in the System Protection (Windows Vista/7) or in the Restore (Windows XP) folder without being able to eliminate them. Cause Although malware is detected in these folders after disinfecting the computer, it does not mean …

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Enable or Disable Hibernate

This article describes how to disable and re-enable hibernation on a computer that is running Windows. More Information The Hiberfil.sys hidden system file is located in the root folder of the drive where the operating system is installed. The Windows Kernel Power Manager reserves this file when you install Microsoft Windows. The size of this …

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Show hidden files and folders

Windows XP In Windows Explorer, choose Tools > Folder Options. Click the View tab in the Folder Options dialog box. In Advanced Settings, select Show Hidden Files And Folders. Deselect Hide Extensions For Known File Types. Click OK. Windows Vista and 7 In Windows Explorer, choose Organize > Folder And Search Options. Click the View …

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Safe Mode

If you cannot boot into normal Windows mode or cannot troubleshoot because of errors in normal mode boot into Safe Mode. Windows Safe Mode bypasses startup programs and drivers that are not required for Windows to load and will allow you to fix Windows problems. Which Safe Mode option should I choose? Users who are …

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Compress and Extract files

Did you just receive e-mail with a Zip file attached to it, or did you just download a Zip file and don’t know what to do with it? This page explains the basics of Zip files and how to use them.These files are not always in .zip format and might be ,rar, .7z or… but …

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Disk Errors

In addition to running Disk Cleanup and Disk Defragmenter to optimize the performance of your computer, you can check the integrity of the files stored on your hard disk by running the Error Checking utility. As you use your hard drive, it can develop bad sectors. Bad sectors slow down hard disk performance and sometimes …

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