Windows System Administration
Disable Cutesy Effects to Speed Up Windows 10
If you have someone on your butt to be more productive, or you rely on your productivity to earn a living, then to increase your computer's performance (and thereby your performance) you need to get rid of all the cutesy animations, fades, shadows, and slides that Windows performs. More ...
DOS Tasklist and Taskkill Commands
The Windows operating system is actually just a bunch of co-operating programs called tasks or processes. Using the DOS tasklist and taskkill commands, we can explore and control processes running on the system. More ...
How to Reset Windows 7 Password
I would like to think you're reading this article because you've forgotten your Windows 7 password,
but we both know it's really because you want access to a computer you're not authorized to use.
If the authorized user didn't bother to create a password reset disk, or if they hid it where you can't
find it, you'll need to use a windows 7 password cracker tool. More ...
Windows PC Performance Troubleshooting and Optimisation
If your aging PC is running slow and you're considering getting a new one, this
article explains how you can diagnose your performance problems, streamline and
tune up. You'd be surprised just how much more you can get out of what you have. More ...
Guide To Setting Up Dual Monitors
Adding another monitor, especially having two large monitors, gives you a totally
different vista. With two monitors you can have your browser and massive spreadsheet
on screen at the same time. Most people don't have any idea how really easy it is to
set up dual monitors on their system. More ...
Create a Windows 7 Disk Image Backup
A Disk Image is an exact copy of a disk. It includes the operating system, system settings,
programs, and files, and everything required for Windows to run. You can use a disk image
to restore your computer if your hard disk or your computer stops working. More ...
Installing a Local Printer on Windows Vista
Installing a local printer, especially a USB printer, is a non-issue on Windows Vista.
You connect it, turn it on, and Vista automatically installs it. But if you have a less
common printer, an older printer, or if you've previously removed the printer and want
to add it again, you may need to use the Printer Wizard. More ...
How to Configure the msdos.sys file
Msdos.sys was one of the three files (along with io.sys and command.com)
that DOS 6 and earlier versions was composed of. Beginning with Windows 95,
msdos.sys was combined into io.sys and the new msdos.sys became a text editable
configuration file. More ...
Disable Long Filenames to Improve Window's Performance
To be backword compatible with 16-bit FAT partitions, both the VFAT and
the NTFS file systems create two names for each file, the long filename
and a short filename compatible with the FAT file system. More ...
Make a Shortcut to Create a Restore Point on Windows 10
In Windows 10 Automatic Updates are primarily used to bind the operating system tighter to Microsoft's Store. That's one good reason why you might want to return your system back to a previous state. But to do that, you need to have set a previous restore point. More ...
How to Change Process Priorities in Windows Task Manager
In modern systems, many processes can run simultaneously. When an application is running, it's consuming system resources such as processor cycles. Sometimes, you may want to adjust a processes priority. More ...
How to Optimize Your Solid State Drive
Solid state drives or SSDs are replacing the slower, chunkier magnetic hard drives in the personal computers. SSDs function very differently from magnetic drives so it needs to be treated differently. More ...