If you’re using an old computer or if your system is taking longer, here’s how you can speed up the shutdown process with a couple Windows registry tweaks.
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If you are in a server environment or want to control device drivers using the command line, DevCon is a good alternative for the regular Device Manager in Windows.
There are a few ways to get the BIOS version information in Windows, namely the command prompt, power shell, registry and System Information tool in Windows. Check out the details here.
Do you feel that the preview thumbnail in Windows is taking too long to show up? Here’s a simple tweak for you to change the Windows taskbar preview time.
Are you keen to add your favorite, or frequently accessed location to the Places Bar in Windows File Dialog box? Here is how you can do it.
Are you confused about how the Windows Registry works? Find out what you need to know about the Windows Registry and its components here.
Changing a wrong option in Windows registry can be fatal. If you want to track the changes made to the Windows registry, Regshot is the tool for you.
If you have installed plenty of fonts and find that you can’t delete them later, follow these steps to delete fonts using the Windows registry.
Windows 8.1 introduced a variety of folders to This PC, and some of them aren’t really necessary. Check out how you can remove folders from This PC in Windows 8.1.
Perhaps one of the most annoying things about using Windows is the fact that you have to wait eons for it to shut down. If you want to shut down your computer faster, there are a few ways to do this, some involving the Windows registry. As nasty as it gets, don’t let the Windows shutdown process keep you behind the keyboard when you have other things to do.
Just a bit ago, we explained how to use your registry to improve your Windows experience. Today, we’re going to show you even more ways of doing this, with a little touch of ingenuity. Instead of using a program that occupies resources to automatically tweak your computer, you can take control of it yourself and […]
Everyone wants to make their experience on their computer more convenient, and possibly even shave off a bit of resource usage. Unfortunately, not many people know how to do these things. Most people are totally oblivious to the fact that there are so many ways to make Windows a better operating system without having to […]
Earlier this week, we had a discussion on how to increase the speed and efficiency of your network through a couple of added registry values. As discussed before, there’s no practical reason to use a program that promises to speed up your Internet connection. While some applications actually work, most of them just occupy resources […]
There are tons of applications that would promise you higher network functionality and extreme Internet speeds. Usually, these applications present nothing but a gimmicky interface while sucking money out of your wallet for no realistic benefit. Some of them might even be malware. Today, I chose to teach you how to increase your network productivity […]
We’ve all seen them – those ads on nearly every software website that offer to clean your registry or speed up your downloads. Many of us have learned to ignore them. Occasionally, however, you come across such an application that actually does what it says. It really cleans the registry, and it really can help […]
Windows registry is nothing but a system defined database where various system components and applications store their configuration data. Whenever you install or remove a program in Windows, the registry is changed. More precisely, the values of certain keys are changed. Think of registry editor as a large table where the system configurations and application […]
The biggest problem after a fresh Windows installation is obvious – you have to start installing all the softwares from scratch. This includes installing your browsers, office programs, media players and so on. Most of the applications come free these days but there are some applications which are not (e.g Microsoft Office, Microsoft frontpage etc). […]
Do you feel bored seeing the same logon screen every day in Windows 7? The good thing is, you can easily customize it to display the image of your favorite logon screen. In this article, we will discuss two methods that you can use to change your Windows 7 logon screen.
One of our readers has asked for this solution and hence as the post title says we will be trying to fix a very common error faced by many USB Drive users. This post includes four different solution sets for removing the write protection error for USB drives or simply pendrives. Primary Checks Prior to […]
The Windows registry is a database which Windows uses to store all user and system related settings. Most Windows software also use the registry to store their settings. Most, if not all, of these software packages also do not remove their entries from the registry when uninstalled. Needless to say, the windows registry tends to […]