Latest Articles tagged with windows vista

Use FilerFrog To Organzie Your Files & Folders In Flash! [Windows]

Use FilerFrog To Organzie Your Files & Folders In Flash! [Windows]

Managing files and folders can become overwhelming especially if you’ve let it go for a while. Moving items takes time and arranging them takes even longer. Using third party applications to manage them can become a bother and then you simply give up using them. FilerFrog has a perfect solution to managing your files without […]

How to Increase the Memory Limit for 32-bit Applications in Windows 64-bit OS

How to Increase the Memory Limit for 32-bit Applications in Windows 64-bit OS

Most of us are now probably using a 64-bit Microsoft Operating System like Windows 7 x64 or Windows Vista x64, which allows the computer to address more than 3GB of RAM. Did you know, however, that any 32-bit applications you run are still limited to making use of only 2GB of RAM? This includes many […]

What Is File Streams And How to Make Good Use of Them? [Explanation]

What Is File Streams And How to Make Good Use of Them? [Explanation]

When Microsoft designed Windows, instead of using a normal attribute to store information of a file (for example, the date the file was created), it decides to store this information in a hidden place. This hidden place is known as the file streams. In this tutorial, you will learn about file streams and how you […]

How to Run your Older Programs in Windows 7/Vista

How to Run your Older Programs in Windows 7/Vista

Sometimes, it can be very annoying to get an older program to run in Windows 7 or Vista. These programs are often not compatible with your current installation of Windows, and yet they are essential for your daily usage. So what can you do about it? Luckily, there is this Program Compatibility Wizard in Windows […]

Backup and Restore Your Hard Drive in Windows 7/Vista

Backup and Restore Your Hard Drive in Windows 7/Vista

There are a lot of software in internet, by which you can create and restore a backup of your hard drive but a large number among them does not work in Windows Vista/7. Often, at the time of restoration, the backup file made by a third party software either does not work or crash your […]

VistaUACMaker Makes Your XP Apps Compatible With Windows Vista & 7

VistaUACMaker Makes Your XP Apps Compatible With Windows Vista & 7

Windows Vista and 7 come with User Account Control (UAC) that controls the permissions the users have for running each application. Due to this restriction, many program in Win XP that require administrators privilege will not be able to run smoothly in Vista or Win 7. In such cases, you can use the VistaUACMaker to […]

How to Uninstall Internet Explorer 8 in Windows Vista

How to Uninstall Internet Explorer 8 in Windows Vista

I like to call myself a reluctant Windows user, at best. Microsoft Windows is something I use only when I have to and even then I make sure I don’t touch Internet Explorer even with a 10 ft pole. Needless to say, whenever I login to my Windows desktop, every couple of weeks, I usually […]

Tweak Your Windows With Ultimate Windows Tweaker

Tweak Your Windows With Ultimate Windows Tweaker

Think you know your Windows well? Wait till you have tried out Ultimate Windows Tweaker, then you will know how much more things that you never know exist can now be tweaked and configured. Ultimate Windows Tweaker is a freeware Tweak UI Utility for tweaking and optimizing Windows Vista and 7, 32-bit & 64-bit. There […]

How To Auto-Clean Windows Vista With CCleaner

How To Auto-Clean Windows Vista With CCleaner

If you’re not familiar with everyone’s favourite system cleaner, CCleaner, it’s a freeware system optimization, privacy and cleaning tool.  This application does a very nice job at cleaning up after you, assuming that you actually remember to run it. In today’s fast-paced world, many of us don’t have the time or capacity it takes to remember […]

Make Your Windows XP/Vista Functions Like Windows 7

Make Your Windows XP/Vista Functions Like Windows 7

If you have downloaded and try out Windows 7 beta on your computer, you will know that it comes with plenty of useful features and an improved usability over its previous version. If you like the features very much and would like to implement them to your existing version of Windows (XP or Vista), here […]

How to Dual Boot Windows Vista And Windows 7

How to Dual Boot Windows Vista And Windows 7

For those of you who have waited long for the beta release of Windows 7, Micosoft has finally released the link for you to download a copy to test. In case you have not downloaded, here is the link: Windows 7 beta 32-bit version Windows 7 beta 64-bit version (the download is no longer available) […]

Speed Up Your External USB Drives in Windows Vista

Speed Up Your External USB Drives in Windows Vista

If you’re like me, you’ve probably expanded the storage on your computer by adding an external hard drive or two.  I’m not talking about one of those USB thumb drives.  I’m referring to the USB connected 80GB+ drives that often require a separate power source. In my system I store backups and archived data to […]

How To Properly Maintain Hard Drives with Defraggler

How To Properly Maintain Hard Drives with Defraggler

If you read our earlier article about tuning up your PC with CCleaner, then you already know about the high calibre of software that is developed by Piriform.  I’m definitely a big fan of the CCleaner product.  I’m sure you can guess that it was a no brainer that when Piriform released their next masterpiece, I just had […]

How To Dual Boot Windows XP And Vista

How To Dual Boot Windows XP And Vista

Even though Windows Vista has been around for close to two years, there are still many people who can’t bear to get rid of Win XP due to its stability and better hardware support. Luckily you can get the best of both world by creating a dual boot between Vista and XP. Here is the […]

4 Tools To Make Vista’s UAC Less Annoying Without Compromising Your Security

4 Tools To Make Vista’s UAC Less Annoying Without Compromising Your Security

No doubt the Vista User Account Control (UAC) is the single biggest irritation in the whole operating system, but if you are thinking of turning it off altogether, you better think twice. UAC is a security feature that can help prevent unauthorized changes to your computer. By turning it off, you will lose all protection […]