Latest Articles tagged with windows XP

Snippet: Remove the Username from Windows XP Start Menu

Snippet: Remove the Username from Windows XP Start Menu

Previously, we have written how you can change the look and usability of Windows XP start menu and make it look like Windows Vista. By default, the start menu in Windows XP shows the name of the logged in user at the top. This is fine, but may lead to problems when you are working […]

Mojopack Allows You to Carry Your Windows XP In An USB Drive

Mojopack Allows You to Carry Your Windows XP In An USB Drive

Suppose you are going to cyber cafe due to disconnection of your home internet connection. You must know that there are not enough installed programs in cafe computer to make your job smooth. If you need 2-3 extra programs then you can use the portable versions of any software, available at Portable Apps.com. But to […]

How to Remove or Change Administrator Password In Windows XP

How to Remove or Change Administrator Password In Windows XP

Sometimes you need to access your administrator account without password because you have already forgotten it. If there is a guest account created earlier, then there is no issue here. Otherwise you will need to format your computer. Here we are going to discuss a technique which you can change or remove your administrator account […]

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 Not to Place a Deleted File in the Recycle Bin

How Not to Place a Deleted File in the Recycle Bin

Whenever we need to delete a file/folder in Windows Explorer it does not delete the file/folder totally. Instead it places a copy of the file/folder in the Recycle Bin. And again we have to go to the Recycle Bin, locate the file & then delete it again to remove it completely. But let me show you how to tweak the settings of Windows which will completely delete a file/folder whenever we delete a file using the Windows Explorer.

How to Upgrade Windows XP to Windows 7 Without Losing All Your Settings

How to Upgrade Windows XP to Windows 7 Without Losing All Your Settings

Windows 7 is the latest incarnation of the Microsoft Windows family of operating systems. It is also the latest darling of the blogosphere and is being widely regarded as the only true successor to Windows XP. While Microsoft did release Vista after Windows XP, it was a disaster and most people, including yours truly, resisted […]

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 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 Sync iPod Touch With Win XP Virtual Machine In Ubuntu Intrepid

How To Sync iPod Touch With Win XP Virtual Machine In Ubuntu Intrepid

Syncing your iPod Touch with iTunes on your Mac or Windows is a no-brain job. Simply plug in your iPod, fire up your iTunes and your synchronization will be done in a minute. However, since there is no Linux version of iTunes, there is almost no way that you can sync your iPod Touch with […]

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 […]

Customize Windows Installation with nlite

Customize Windows Installation with nlite

Have you ever wanted to remove Windows components like Media Player, Internet Explorer, Outlook Express, MSN Explorer, Messenger… How about not even to install them with Windows ? nLite and vlite are two useful tools that allows you to customize your Windows XP or Vista installation CD and add/remove extra components of your choice. You […]