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How To Schedule Microsoft Security Essential To Work At Night

How To Schedule Microsoft Security Essential To Work At Night

While there are plenty of anti-virus suite around, Microsoft Security Essential (MSE) is fast becoming one of the most popular security suite for end-users. The main reasons for its success is because it is free, lightweight and it just works. Being developed, endorsed and maintained by Microsoft also help. In MSE, one of the useful […]

How To Track Applications Resource Usage In Windows 7

How To Track Applications Resource Usage In Windows 7

Most of us tend to overlook this, but it is very important to control the resource usage of your applications. When an application misbehaved, it can cause other programs to work erratically. If your system runs out of CPU or memory, the programs has to stop until those resources become available. Since the first version […]

How To Block Specific Programs In Windows 7

How To Block Specific Programs In Windows 7

AppLocker is a new Windows 7 feature that will allow you to control the usage of your computer’s applications. Just a quick list of things you can do with this new function: Restrict apps to inexperience users: How many times have you lost an entire day because your children have clicked on the wrong button? […]

A Quick Look At Ubuntu One For Windows Public Beta

A Quick Look At Ubuntu One For Windows Public Beta

Canonical’s own cloud storage service – Ubuntu One has been quite mature in its own Ubuntu platform. The previous news was that a version of Ubuntu One for Windows is coming soon and could bring the cloud service up a notch. Well, that day has arrived. Ubuntu One for Windows is now in beta and […]

Step by Step Guide To Install Windows XP Mode In Windows 7

Step by Step Guide To Install Windows XP Mode In Windows 7

Windows 7 came with a very interesting feature called Windows XP mode. This feature allows you to setup a Windows XP virtual machine inside Windows 7 and execute any Windows XP’s program from it. If you are an advanced user, for sure you know about VirtualBox, which has been covered plenty of times in Make […]

How To Create A System Repair Disc in Windows 7

How To Create A System Repair Disc in Windows 7

I don’t know when you are going to have your next computer disaster but I’m sure you are going to have one. You can be sure that eventually you are going to suffer from one of the following issues: An electrical failure A virus infection A fault in your operating system A faulty driver Any […]

3 Native Tools to Help You Troubleshoot Your Problems In Windows 7

3 Native Tools to Help You Troubleshoot Your Problems In Windows 7

Having problems with your Windows 7? It will be a surprise if you don’t have a problem. How many times, for example, a problem with your network settings has stopped your internet connection? It’s something so common that we have already memorized the system restoration steps by heart, or worst still, reinstall the whole OS. […]

How to Reinstall Windows 7 Without Formatting the Hard Drive

How to Reinstall Windows 7 Without Formatting the Hard Drive

It is very common for WIndows OS to become sluggishly after some time, but when it reaches the point where you can’t get anything to run properly, you know that it is time to do a re-installation. For my Windows 7 machine, after countless installation/uninstallation of various applications (all for testing purpose), it starts to […]