How to Add a Program to Startup in Windows XP

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Want a specific program to run every time Windows starts? Maybe you created your own program or downloaded something off the Internet. Either way, it’s relatively simple to add a […]

Should You Use ReadyBoost on Your PC?

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With the introduction of Windows 7 came a cool sounding new feature called ReadyBoost. It was the talk for a while about how you could instantly speed up your computer […]

CD/DVD Drive Missing in Windows?

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I recently ran into a problem where my DVD drive on Windows was missing from the list of devices in My Computer. It was there earlier, but simply disappeared! After […]

Optimize Windows 7 Startup and Boot Time

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I have found that Windows 7 runs fairly faster than Windows XP and Windows Vista right out of the box. The footprint has definitely been lessened and it doesn’t feel […]

Fix Internet Explorer 9 Issues

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With every new edition of Internet Explorer, there are always a new set of problems that one must contend with! IE 9 is a good step forward in that it […]

5 Free Programs to Completely Wipe a Hard Drive

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Looking to sell an old computer and want to wipe the hard drive clean before you sell it? Whatever your reason may be, there are lots of programs out there […]

Export, Clear, and Increase Size for Event Logs in Windows

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The Event Viewer in Windows is a centralized log service utilized by applications and operating system components to report events that have taken place, such as a failure to complete […]

Enable and Disable Windows Features

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No matter which version of Windows you use, there is a lot of features that are installed with the system by default, many of which you probably will never use. […]

Use the Linux ‘dd’ Command With A Simple GUI

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In a previous article, we talked about different ways to use the ‘dd’ command in Linux.  The ‘dd’ command is useful for many different tasks, such as creating disk images, […]

Speed Up Windows 7 and Vista by Turning Off Glass Transparency

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The transparent glass look of Aero Glass in Windows 7 and Vista may look nice, but it also may slow down computers that don’t have powerful video adapters. If the […]