Help Desk Geek – Page 131 – Help Desk Tips for IT Pros

Retrieve Your Wireless Network Security Key in Windows

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Have you experienced a situation where you have to add a computer to your wireless network and you can’t find the network security key? Windows 7, like previous versions of […]

Show the Classic Navigation Tree in Windows 7 Explorer

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Windows Explorer in Windows 7 has undergone some major changes, one of which is the new Navigation pane. The classic tree view of folders and directories from Windows Vista and […]

Terminal Tricks: Use the Terminal as an alarm clock

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If you keep your computer on all the time, and are looking for a nice way to wake up in the morning, it’s simple.  All you need is your regular […]

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 […]