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News Letter Tips. 10/30/2008

1. You can make changes to the way a page will print when using IE7.

2. Hide messages that you've already read.

3. How to Use Windows Meeting Space for Collaboration Sessions

4. Dual Boot (multiboot) between Vista and Windows XP.

5. Independently control the sound level for each application in Vista.

6. Vista Parental Controls let you decide how your children use the PC.

7. MUSICAL REMINDER OR WAKE UP CALL

8. A FIX FOR USB SECURITY HOLE IN XP.

9. WHEREíS MY XP CD KEY?

10. SETUP AUTOMATIC DEFRAG ON YOUR PC.

11. SINGLE CLICK SHUTDOWN FOR XP.

12. Super Speedy Shutdown For XP.

13. Copy Error Messages To Clipboard In XP.

14. Hidden XP Utilities

15. AUTOMATICALLY CLOSE FROZEN PROGRAMS IN XP.

News Letter Tips. 10/15/2008

1. Here are 5 Windows XP reinstallation tips that will save your bacon.

2. Access Your System-Checking Tools Easily

3. Optimize The Paging File And Alter Settings

4. Use The System File Checker To Repair Files

5. Quick Access To The Device Manager

6. Repair Your Windows XP Installation

7. Analyze Your PC's Recurring System Problems

8. Speed Up File Performance In XP

9. Speed up XP's menu display

10. Crash And Freeze Avoidance In Windows XP

11. Restoring the Windows XP Registry

12. Enable Auto-Logon in Windows Vista (Warning: Security Risk)

13. Remove ToolTips From Showing When You Mouse Over Something in Vista.

14. Delete The Hibernate File in Vista.

15. Enable Hidden BootScreen in Windows Vista.

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News Letter Tips. 10/08/2008

1. Bring Off-Screen Window Back Onto Screen.

2. Find Current System Uptime in XP.

3. In Windows XP or Windows Vista, the My Documents folder is missing from the My Computer view.

4. When you open a file in Windows XP that has a corrupted video, image files, HTML pages, or MP3 file, Windows Explorer crashes.

5. Remote Tab Missing From System Properties in XP.

6. When viewing Folder Options in Windows XP, the General and View tabs are missing.

7. XP/Vista Error: STOP: c0000218 {Registry File Failure}

8. Internet Explorer Text is Too Large or Too Small

9. When you try to access an FTP site using Internet Explorer, you get an error.

10. Enable/Disable Sounds on Web Sites in Internet Explorer 7

11. Enable/Disable Content Advisor in Internet Explorer 7

12. Delete My Music, My Documents, My Pictures Folders Forever

13. Disable CTRL+ALT+Delete Unlock Prompt After Wakeup in Vista.

14. Enable/Disable Network Icon in Notification Area in Vista.

15. Enable/Disable Laptop Power Icon in Notification Area in Vista

 

News Letter Tips. 10/01/2008

1. These Services May Be Safely Stopped In Windows XP!

2. Improve XP Performance By Changing Display Options!

3. Using Web Folders To View And Transfer Files!

4. Do You Prefer More Speed or More Room?

5. Allowing A Program To Communicate Through Windows Firewall!

6. Adjusting How Often To Update Pages When Going Online!

7. Add A Web Site To The List of Trusted Or Restricted Sites!

8. You Want To Activate Content Advisor? OK. This Is How!

9. Edit The Registry Safely In Windows XP!

10. Test TCP/IP Connections By Using The Ping And Net View Commands In XP Pro!

11. Easily Create A Partition On Your Hard Disk With Windows XP!

12. Copy Outlook Express Mail Files to a Backup Folder!

13. Using IP Security Policy Management In Windows XP!

14. Share A Folder On A Network With Windows XP Pro!

15. Outlook Express User Files In Windows XP!

 

News Letter Tips. 09/24/2008

1. Create Multiple CDs From A Set Of Files In XP!

2. Set All The Backup Options In Windows XP!

3. Increase Page Viewing Space In Internet Explorer!

4. Set Advanced Restore Options In Windows XP!

5. Windows XP System Properties Overview!

6. To Remove Items Permanently When You Delete Them!

7. Troubleshoot Burning CD's

8. With Remote Desktop And Windows XP Professional You Can!

9. To Add Another View To An Event Log!

10. To Assign A Drive Letter To A Network Computer Or Folder!

11. Compress A File Or Folder On An NTFS Drive!

12. Edit The Send To Menu In XP!

13. Create An Auto-Play CD!

14. Use The Image Toolbar To Work With Pictures On The Web!

15. Disable Windows XP And Me System Restore When Infection Occurs

 

News Letter Tips. 09/17/2008

1. Installing Software on your Homemade PC.

2. Add a Create New Folder icon to the Windows XP Quick Launch toolbar.

3. Re-enable icon transparency on your desktop in Windows XP.

4. You Lost your Vista Recycle Bin on your Desktop, here is how you can get it back.

5. Does mixing Windows XP and Windows Vista on a network require anything special.

6. Put your name in the Windows XP notification area.

7. Can't Update Windows XP after a Reinstall?

8. Web Browsers and Clearing Cookies.

9. Change Windows Mail Preview Pane View In Vista.

10. Backup The Vista Registry.

 

News Letter Tips. 09/10/2008

1. Have Windows Notify You When You Accidentally Hit the Caps Lock Key.

2. Uninstall Additional Windows XP Components.

3. Adjust System Restore.

4. Easy enable real Administrator Account in Windows Vista Home Premium.

5. Backup Important System Files the Easy Way.

6. Change Your XP Sounds.

7. Checking For Viruses.

8. Clean up your Hard Drive In Windows XP.

9. Your Computer Reboots rather than shutting down in XP.

10. Disable Auto-complete In Internet Explorer 7.

11. Temporarily Disable Restart Now Dialog from Windows XP's Automatic Updates.

12. Keep User Account Control active, but get rid of annoying popups in Vista.

13. Map a Network Printer In Windows XP.

14. Open Programs Fast by Assigning A Shortcut Key.

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News Letter Tips. 09/04/2008

1. Customize the Taskbar

2. You can also create your own Toolbar from any Folder in XP.

3. Creating your own Sleep button in Windows XP.

4. Automatically Wake a hibernating Windows XP machine.

5. Web Browsers Ė Clearing the Cache.

6. Quick Fix for Networking Problems for Windows XP & Windows Vista.

7. Displaying, Releasing and Renewing a DHCP Lease.

8. Use Backup to Back Up Files and Folders on Your Computer in Windows XP.

9. Telling Office to ignore Internet addresses when Spell Checking.

10. Change Behavior Of Icons In Vista Notification Area.

11. Enable/Disable Vista  Internet Connection Activity Animation.

12. Run Blocked Startup Programs In Vista.

13. Disable Vistas Data Execution Prevention (DEP).

14. Backup The Vista Registry.

15. Disable Automatic Restart to Read Vista Blue Screen Messages.

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News Letter Tips. 08/21/2008

1. Some measures you can take to protect yourself from viruses using Outlook Express.

2. Internet Explorer Windows open 'off screen' or tiny or minimized to the taskbar.

3. PC stopped responding! What do you do?

4. How To - Perform a Clean Boot in Windows XP.

5. Change the Default Font Face and Color in Windows Mail or Outlook Express.

6. Cleaning The Prefetch Directory In Windows XP!

7. Defrag Multiple Hard Drives At Once In Windows XP.

8. Run a Faster Windows PC, by Keeping it Clean.

9. Configure Windows Explorer to display Windows XP disk drives.

10. Skip the CD setup for your Wi-Fi router.

11. Create different user accounts in Vista.

12. Protect your computer with Windows Vista Firewall.

13. How to Automatically logon in Windows Vista.

14. Change Screen Resolution in Vista.

15. Create A System Restore Point In Vista.

 

 

News Letter Tips. 08/14/2008

1. Impassable Passwords For Windows Operating Systems.

2. Reposition Windows XPís Quick Launch toolbar.

3. To keep the Numerical Lock always on at start-up?

4. Configure the Windows XP logon screen saver.

5. Renaming The Recycle Bin For Microsoft Windows XP Users.

6. To remove a Stored Password in Internet Explorer 7.

7. Prevent a shutdown of a Windows XP System.

8. Take advantage of Windows XP Proís Remote Desktop Connection shortcuts.

9. View Your Computer Specs.

10. Would you like to copy some files you update during the day to a network location before you log off and go home at night?

11. Turn Off The Windows Sidebar.

12. Turn Off The Vista User Account Control (UAC).

13. Checking System Memory With Windows Memory Diagnostics Tool (Vista).

14. Turn Off System Restore In Vista.

15. Create New Partition Using The Vista DVD.

 

 

News Letter Tips. 08/07/2008

1. Running Scheduled Tasks in Windows XP.

2. Using The Advanced Options in Scheduled Tasks.

3. Add a Map Drive Button to the XP Toolbar.

4. Turning AutoComplete Addresses On or Off in Outlook Express 6.0.

5. Prevent a User From Running or Stopping a Scheduled Process in Windows XP.

6. Install or Remove a Font in Windows XP.

7. You Can Drag And Delete Files when the Recycle Bin is Hidden in XP.

8. Use Ctrl+Alt+Del Without Pushing All the Buttons in Windows XP.

9. Change the XP Start Menu Style.

10. Using a XP Folder Type as a Template.

11. Skip the Recycle Bin Confirmation Message in XP.

12. Vistaís Startup Repair Tool Will Automatically Diagnose And Fix Startup Problems.

13. Run As An Administrator In Vista.

14. Create A System Restore Point in Vista.

15. Change Windows Mail Preview Pane View In Vista.

 

News Letter Tips. 07/30/2008

 

 

News Letter Tips. 07/24/2008

1. Copy Files And Folders To A CD In Windows XP!

2. Encrypt A Folder To Protect Files You May Be Working With!

3. You Can Disable The Windows XP Startup Screen!

4. Stop Password Expiration In Windows XP Pro!

5. Change The Picture Displayed Next To The User Name In XP Pro And Home!

6. Enable Or Disable The CTRL+ALT+DELETE Sequence For Logging On In Windows XP!

7. Using Automatic Logon In Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition And In Microsoft Windows XP Professional!

8. What Programs Are Installed On Your Windows XP Computer?

9. Creating A Windows XP Password Reset Disk!

10. Quickly Lock Your Computer In Windows XP!

11. Using System File Checker In Vista.

12. To Take Ownership of a System File In Vista.

13. Share A Folder Or File Directly From Your PC With Windows Vista.

14. Enable Parental Controls On A Domain Computer Running Vista Ultimate.

15. Create A Complete Backup And Restore Image With Windows Vista.

 

News Letter Tips. 07/09/2008

 

News Letter Tips. 07/02/2008

1. Easily Open Documents And Settings Folder In Windows XP!

2. Remember Which Windows Were Open Between User Sessions!

3. Do Not Display Folder Size In Windows XP!

4. Show Or Hide Control Panel In My Computer!

5. Frequent Reboots During Intensive Operations!

6. Securing An Auto Logon In Windows XP!

7. Remove A Destination From The Send To Menu In Windows XP!

8. Did You Know Windows Rearrange's Your Data On A Daily Basis!

9. We All Like A Little Of Our Own Personality In Our Surroundings!

10. To Configure Client For Microsoft Networks In XP!

11. Copy Mail Files to a Backup Folder in Outlook Express.

12. Export the Mail Setting Account to a File.

13. Share A Folder Or File Directly From Your PC With Windows Vista.

14. Enable Parental Controls On A Domain Computer Running Vista Ultimate.

15. Create A Complete Backup And Restore Image With Windows Vista.

News Letter Tips. 06/25/2008

1. How Can I Stop Microsoft Internet Explorer (IE) from opening documents in the IE window instead of using the document's regular application?

2. I am unable to see full amount of a new hard drive I bought and installed.

3. My Old Computer Is Running Slowly?

4. My Web Browser Has Been Hijacked.

5. How Do I Enable / Disable Or Delete Internet Cookies?

6. How Do I Prevent Windows Messenger Pop-ups?

7. How Do I Stop Pop-up Or Pop-under Internet Ads?

8. How Do I Enable And Or Disable The Microsoft Windows XP Firewall?

9. Canít Find A Lost Windows Product Key?

10. Hyperlinks Not Working In Internet Explorer 6.0.

11. Your Windows Installer Could Not Be Accessed Error (Windows XP).

12. How Do I Create A New User Account Profile In XP.

13. Using System File Checker In Vista.

14. To Take Ownership of a System File In Vista.

15. Collaborate With A Co-worker With Windows Meeting Space.

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News Letter Tips. 06/18/2008

 

 

News Letter Tips. 06/12/2008

1. Get system info from Windows XP's Help and Support Center.

2. Speed up Windows XP's defrag operations.

3. Clear the Windows XP Run command's most recently used list.

4. Schedule a restart operation with Windows XP's Shutdown utility.

5. Disable Windows Messenger on a Windows XP machine.

6. Troubleshoot Windows XP with the Driverquery command.

7. Map drive letters to local folders in Windows XP.

8. Alter Windows XP's most frequently used programs list.

9. Instantly create Restore Points in Windows XP.

10. Specify Disk Cleanup configuration settings in Windows XP.

11. I lost the Windows XP Quick Launch Toolbar.

12. I Am Missing The LAN Connection Icon In The Taskbar.

13. When I hit the START, ALL PROGRAMS I only get one column of programs. How can I spread them out to multiple columns?

14. In Windows XP, is there a way to make the contents of the clipboard visible or available over a network?

15. I would like to make a folder within my Quick Launch Taskbar.

 

News Letter Tips. 06/06/2008

 

1. There are several ways to run CHKDSK.

2. Remove Unwanted Windows Components.

3. Doing A Little Spring Cleaning In XP To Improve Performance.

4. Control Size Of IE Windows.

5. To check your BOOT.INI file.

6. Always use Caution!

7. Having problems with Microsoft Word?

8. CHKDSK running every time the computer starts.

9. To make sure you are an Administrator.

10. Hyperlinks Not Working In Internet Explorer 6.0.

11. Turn Off Script Reporting Errors In IE 6.0

12. MSI files they have to be opened with Windowsģ installer.

13. Stop Internet Explorerís Annoying Clicking Sound.

14. IE 7 with no Add-ons for trouble shooting.

15. Your Screen Flipped upside down.

 

Wednesdays News Letter Tips. 05/14/2008

1. A Red X For An Image.

2. Enable Cookies in Internet Explorer 7.x

3. Computer Problems? Check the Event Viewer.

4. You Get No Send Mail Response When Right Clicking A File.

5. Create Vista Dual Dialup Connections.

6. Where is the Phone Dialer in Windows XP?

7. System Restore giving you problems?  You can reinstall it.

8. Doing A Repair Install In Windows XP!

9. The page cannot be displayed or the page you are looking for is currently unavailable.

10. Run System Restore From The Safe Mode Command Prompt.

11. Create A Boot Log For Troubleshooting In Windows XP.

12. Unable to open Zip Files in XP.

13. Delete A User Account Profile in Windows XP.

14. Network Your Printer In Windows XP!

15. Do you know what Ports were open?

Wednesdays News Letter Tips. 05/07/2008

 

1. CD/DVD not working correctly or not Showing Up at all.

2. You get a warning that tells you that you don't have permission to access the files or folders.

3. When I get a question about controlling a computer remotely I send them the following.

4. When your XP Help Center is not working try the following.

5. You are trying to install a program and you get the following error. Not a valid Win32 application.

6. You want to Delete all the Restore Points on your XP PC.

7. Explorer Redirect.  You can redirect to just about any Drive or or Folder.

8. Installing Remote Desktop on non-XP systems.

9. Correct Script and Runtime Errors.

10. Having Problems With The Microsoft Word Default New Page Template?

11. Re-installing System Restore in Windows XP.

12. You just upgraded to Windows Vista and are having trouble figuring out how the CD AutoRun feature works.

13. You went to use your CD ROM drive for something and when you go to look for the icon it has suddenly disappeared. It was there a couple days ago, so how could it be gone now?

14. You are having problems with IE 7 during startup, after startup or while surfing the net.

15. You want to change the Download Directory that Internet Explorer Uses.

 

Wednesdays News Letter Tips. 04/30/2008

1. There are two ways you can convert a volume to NTFS!

2. Track down startup programs in Windows XP!

3. Export, Import or Back Up Your Cookies!

4. Turn Off Multimedia and Graphics on Web Pages!

5. Customize Internet Explorer Printing

6. Add details to the Getmac command's report in Windows XP!

7. Using the System File Checker in XP!

8. If you ever open the Task Manager and see 5 or 6 Svchost.exe Don't Become Alarmed!

9. Add a Safe Mode option to the Boot menu in XP!

10. Add Fields to the Details View of Folders in XP!

11. Add a Map Drive Button to the Toolbar!

12. Arrange Multiple Monitors in Windows XP

13. Windows Task Manager has a built in CPU Meter!

14. Windows XP's Prefetch Directory!

15. Manually clean out the Temp folder in XP!

Wednesdays News Letter Tips. 04/23/2008

1. Load Internet Explorer the fastest way possible.

2. Instantly research system information in XP!

3. Accessing the Internet in no time flat!

4. Create a Run command shortcut in Widows XP!

5. Network Your Printer in Windows XP!

6. Share a Folder on a Network with Windows XP Pro!

7. transfer Microsoft Outlook Address Books from one Windows XP machine to another!

8. Clear existing restore points in Windows XP!

9. Get rid of a jammed print job in Windows XP!

10. Block access to Web sites with the Route command in Windows XP!

11. To select a color scheme in Windows XP, do the following!

12. Creating a boot log for troubleshooting in Windows XP!

13. Schedule a Task to Defragment Drives!

14.  Launch the Forgotten Password Wizard!

15. Quickly track down computers on a network With XP!

 

Wednesdays News Letter Tips. 04/16/2008

1. Speed Up Detailed View in Explorer.

2. Turn Off System Restore to Save Space in XP.

3. Very Slow Boot When Networking In Windows XP.

4. Disable IE's downloading capability in Windows XP!

5. Track down startup programs in Windows XP!

6. Use the Recovery Console in Windows XP!

7. Hide drive letters in My Computer!

8. Add a frequently used folder to the Send To menu in XP!

9. Retrieve declined Windows Update Reminders!

10. Create an Icon to Switch Users in XP.

11. When having problems installing Windows XP. You can get more information about debugging the installation.

12. XP creates the following log files during installation.

13. Copying all of the files on C: to a folder called BACKUP on D

14. Disable XP's Splash Screen!

15. Turn off Indexing to speed up XP.

 

Wednesdays News Letter Tips. 04/09/2008

 

IF01101  How Can I Stop Microsoft Internet Explorer (IE) from opening documents in the IE.
IF01102 
I am unable to see full amount of a new hard drive I bought and installed.
IF01103 
Is Your Computer Running Slowly?
IF01104  My Web Browser Has Been Hijacked.
IF01105  How Do I Enable / Disable Or Delete Internet Cookies?
IF01106  How Do I Prevent Windows Messenger Pop-ups?
IF01107  How Do I Stop Pop-up Or Pop-under Internet Ads?
IF01108  How Do I Enable And Or Disable The Microsoft Windows XP Firewall?
IF01109  You Canít Find A Lost Windows Product Key?
IF01110  Hyperlinks Not Working In Internet Explorer 6.0.

IF01311  Your Windows Installer Could Not Be Accessed Error (Windows XP).
IF01312 
How Do I Create A New User Account Profile In XP.
IF01313  Hyperlinks in Outlook Express Messages Stop Working.
IF01314 
Correct An NTLDR Or NTDETECT.COM Not Found Error.
IF01315 
Rectify A Missing Or Corrupt NTFS.SYS Error In XP. 
IF01316  The Text In Web Pages Appears Too Blurry In Internet Explorer 7. Is There A Setting To Fix This?
IF01317  How do I fix the "Details" view in Explorer?
IF01318  Resolving Most Hardware Conflicts.
IF01319  How can I remove Windows XP Service Pack 2 from My Computer.
IF01320  How can I change the Screen Resolution in Windows XP?

 

Wednesdays News Letter Tips. 04/02/2008

 

On my Laptop, Microphone Settings are Disabled.  Whenever I double click on volume control, I cannot see microphone settings. Please guide me to enable microphone settings.


How can I Print a Page without the URL Path showing at Bottom of the Page? I got a new pc and now can't eliminate this URL when I print a web page.  I am running Windows XP Pro.


Whenever I get an error with my Internet Explorer 6.0, a pop-up appears asking me if I would like to run Dr. Watson Debugger. Is this a legitimate program?


Double-click with Mouse on Windows XP.  I used to be able to double-click on icons and get them to open or run automatically. Now I can't do that anymore, and have to click once and then on the drop-down menu, click "Open", to actually open the folder. However, that means that when I open a WinRAR folder or similar to run an application, I can't double-click on the application to let it run.

 

I had 2 sessions of Windows Explorer open the other day and I hit some Key Combination that arranged both windows on my screen evenly. Basically I had 2 windows explorer screens each taking up half of my screen. I cannot seem to make this happen again? Is there a key stroke (or command) that evenly arranges all active programs (windows) on the screen? I am using Windows XP.


I am using XP Home, Version 2002 with SP2 Firewall, also have Norton anti virus 2005 anti-spyware edition with firewall. I have read somewhere that it's best to use only one firewall, Is this correct?  If so which one do you think would be best?


When I try and access 'Help and Support' I get an error message telling me Windows cannot open H & S and telling me to fix the problem by starting service named 'Help and Support'!  I'd be very grateful for any help.
I need to find a way to Print Out The Results of ipconfig /all. When I press Print Screen I get no output. Have I overlooked something as I can remember doing this successfully in the past i.e. Windows 3.1.


I'm not sure what I did but my URL address under my tool bar no longer appears and I'm not sure how to get it back. If I want to type in an address I can't I have to do a search to find the site. It's really frustrating. I'm sure the answer is simple but I can't seem to figure out how to get that URL section back under my tool bar. I know it must be a dumb question, If you can help I'd appreciate it.  Thanks.


10  I prefer to see the lists of subdirectories and files in "list" or "detail" format rather than as icons of some sort, which seems to be the default setting on my computer.  I always have to go change the way the info is displayed.  How can I get Windows XP to present the data listed as I would like to see it, in non-iconic format?


11  I'm using XP Pro (SP2). I've noticed that all of a sudden, and only recently too, the names of many of my files appear in blue text when I view them in Windows Explorer. Not all files are affected, and it seems that ANY file type can be affected. All the files open as normal and behave as normal so this blue text doesn't seem to have affected the file in any other ways, so it's more of a mystery than a problem (and it's beginning to annoy me now because I can't figure out what caused it). Any ideas about what may have caused this and how I can fix it?


12 
How do I clear the list of documents that have been opened or looked at?  Anyone can hit documents and up comes the last 20 or so files that have been opened.


13  I have a WINDOWS XP HP Pavilion desktop, I would like to know if it has a database? That information can be submitted to from a webpage locally?. Like this page I am writing on now only done offline locally but so a administrator can use to submit information to a database?


14  I am new to XP down by the clock i have an arrow "show hidden icons" or "hide" how do i set this to show them all the time? and also coming from Windows ME I had another short cut section on the task bar next to the START button can i set this up on XP also? and if so how?  Thank you so much.


15  My friend's son has forgotten the password that he uses to get into his laptop running Windows XP. He was the sole user so I presume he must be the computer administrator. How do you get passed the bit that asks for a password when you don't know what the password is?


16  My PC currently runs on Windows 98 so I would like to change the operating system to Windows XP but am no sure how to do it. Do I have to uninstall Windows 98 before I proceed with Windows XP? Or do I just reformat my PC with XP? I don't want to lose all my files in the process so will it help if I made backup copies and kept it in the 2nd partitioned drive?


17  How do I restore the taskbar and desk top icons on XP that got delete/hid somewhere? Tried regedit/deleting the file. Even tried downloading some patches found on Ask Jeeves. Nothing worked but from searching this seems to be a common problem. I even tried to do a restore it won't let me go back but 4 days. When I boot on the folder with all icons showing comes up but not the desktop all that is on it is the wallpaper. Any ideas would be a big help.


18  I note that after I conduct a search for a particular file or folder using the search companion - (XP Home SP2) all the files or folders with that name will appear in the search window.  That's fine, but when I either use "Open Containing Folder" or just double click on that particular file (or folder) to open it,  the search companion automatically creates a  shortcut for that file or folder that appears at the bottom of the list.  Is there some way to disable this behavior from happening so that a shortcut is not created?.


19  When I choose "Shut Down" from the Start Menu, my computer hangs at the "Please Wait" screen.


20  I am having a problem when starting up Windows - a message appears with a Windows - No Disk error. I have seen similar posts, and have followed the first steps. I have run Hijack This and saved the log file. Also, when booting in Safe Mode, there is no error message.  Any advice on what to fix based on the Hijack This log?

 

03/26/2008

 

Loss of Task Manager Functions.
I Lost The Quick Launch Toolbar.
Missing LAN Connection Icon In The Taskbar.
Will Programs Stop Working After A Defrag.
When I hit the START, ALL PROGRAMS I only get one column of programs. How can I spread them out to multiple columns.
I replaced the modem in my computer but I have been told I need to turn the one off on the motherboard and I have no idea how to do that.
Trying to setup network: If i ping from wireless router my ping works.. If I ping from cmd it does not,I tried echo.
I would like to know some great things about Windows XP registry like ,how to show version of Windows of desktop right bottom I had seen this at my friends computer.
"Network Connections" Folder Empty.
10  In Windows XP, is there a way to make the contents of the clipboard visible or available over a network.
11  I have the various Microsoft Office applications such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint but would like to make a folder within my Quick Launch Taskbar.
12  How can I stop the computer from offering me a choice at startup as to which Operating System to boot to.
13  Please help! My task bar is now upside down, that is, the Start button is upside down on the lower right side of the screen (that is, if I put the task bar at the bottom. If I pull the task bar to the top, it appears with the Start button upside down and on the upper right hand corner. My desktop has also rotated 90 deg. The icons are now lined up towards the top of the screen. What can I do?
14  Someone tweaked my Windows XP pro system to remove the "Group similar taskbar buttons" from the taskbar.

15  When I boot my computer, it asks me to find TrayApp.msi for some sort of HP software I assume.
16  How can I tell what is running while the machine is on?
17  I was doing email stuff and searching the internet when all of a sudden everything got much smaller - even the icons on the desktop.
18  Status bar in Windows XP no longer showed the programs running.
19 
Using IE-7 ,with Google Toolbar. I Get Message Internet Explorer Cannot Display This Webpage I Donít Know What To Do.
20  Run disappeared from the start menu and taskbar properties.

 

03/19/2008

 

1.  Reduce Temporary Internet Explorer File Space!

2.  Windows XP Has A Program Called SHUTDOWN.EXE!
3.
  Put An Entire Drive Into A Folder In Windows XP!
4.
  Easily Create A Partition On Your Hard Disk With Windows XP!
5.
  Using The System File Checker In Windows XP!
6.
  Re-Enabling System Restore In Windows XP Pro!
7.
  Here Is How You Can Back Up Files And Folders In Windows XP!
8.
  Opening Internet Explorer Full Size!
9.
  Switch Users Fast In Windows XP With Fast User Switching!
10.
  Highlight Your Address Bar Without Using Your Mouse In Windows XP!
11.
  Closing Multiple Taskbar Items In Windows XP!
12.
  Recommended Minimal Security Settings In IE 6!
13.
  Rollback A Device Driver In Windows XP!
14.
  Increasing Graphics Performance In Windows XP!
15.
  De-clutter Your System Tray By Hiding Unused Icons In Windows XP!
16.
  Unable To Save Images In Proper Format In IE6!
17.
  Use The Show View In Groups With Windows XP!
18.
  Using Full Screen View And Auto-Hide In Windows XP!
19.
  Adding Sort Options To The Details View In Windows XP!
20.
  Force My Computer Desktop Icon To Open In Windows Explorer Mode!
21.
  Restore Your Internet Explorer Favorites!

03/11/2008

1. Reset the Administrator Password in Windows XP.

2. Would you recommend a program (Freeware if possible) with a few more features that the bland XP Calculator?

3. Instantly Create A List Of All Files In Windows XP.

4. Locate that Missing Download In Windows XP.

5. Fix an Unbootable Windows XP PC.

6. Fix A Mangled XP PC With A Repair Install.

7. Add Safe Mode To Your Boot Options In Windows XP.

8. Navigate Your Computer Without A Mouse In Windows XP.

9. Clear IE7 Browsing History From the Command Line.

10. Clear Recent Commands From the Run Dialog in Windows XP.

11. Change Default Wallpaper Folder to My Pictures on Windows XP.

12. Disable those annoying "X Application has Encountered a Problem and Must be Shut Down" messages in Windows XP.

13. Troubleshooting "My Computer" Opening Slowly on Windows XP.

14. Display Hidden Folders in XP.

15. Keep Start Menu From Closing After Opening Applications.

03/05/2008

1. Formatting The Hard Drive For XP.

2. Display Your Own Message At Startup In XP.

3. Common Command Console Utilities For Windows XP.

4. Using Windows XP MSCONFIG.

5. Remove The Shared Documents Folders from My Computer.

6. Clear Your Page File on Shutdown.

7. Remove Orphaned Entries in Add or Remove Programs.

8. Customize the CPU Cycles Given to Programs and Processes.

9. Customize Your Paging File Size

10. Turn Off Script Reporting Errors.

11. Windows XP will let you decide what you want your processor to work hardest on.

12. Create a drive menu for My Computer.

13. Enable advanced file-system and sharing security for a Windows XP machine in a workgroup.

14. Stop the My eBooks, My Videos, and My Music subfolders from appearing in the My Documents folder in Windows XP.

02/27/2008

1. Add More Memory To Your Computer.

2. Extract Troubleshooting Info From Windows XP BSOD Error Messages.

3. Create And Control Shared Folders In Windows XP.

4. Create a clean environment with Microsoft Virtual PC.

5. Configure Microsoft Windows XP Remote Desktop!

6. Configure Windows XP Remote Assistance!

7. Upgrading Windows XP to Windows Vista

8. Tweak Windows XP For Optimum Performance.

 

IF02083  Empty Internet Explorer 7 Cache when Browser is Closed. 02/25/2008
IF02084 
Restart Windows From Task Manager. 02/25/2008
IF02085 
Resize the Recycle Bin in XP. 02/25/2008
IF02086 
Why Do My Icons Have a Background Color in Windows XP? 02/25/2008
IF02087 
Display a list of Started Services from the Command Line (Windows). 02/25/2008
IF02088 
Using Password Phrases For Better Security. 02/25/2008

IF01987_Q  Remove Windows Logo During Boot Up In XP. 02/25/2008

IF01987_R  Find a Forgotten Password Saved in Firefox. 02/25/2008

IF01987_S  How to Run a DirectX Diagnostic on XP. 02/25/2008

Wednesdays News Letter Tips. 02/20/2008

1. Add A Program Or Port To The Windows XP Firewall.
2. Create A Virtual Private Network for Secure Internet Data Transfer.
3. To Change Folder Options In XP.
4. I have heard that it is possible to add files that I use daily right to the my places bar.
5. I went to use my CD ROM drive for something and when I go to look for the icon it has suddenly disappeared.
6. Speech Recognition in Windows XP
7. Using The Windows XP Event Viewer Log.
8. Clean up your Hard Drive In Windows XP.
9. How to use the scannow sfc tool in Windows XP.
10. Stop Internet Explorerís Annoying Clicking Sound.  7.0.
11. Disable Auto-complete In Internet Explorer 7
12. Tile Windows Horizontally.
13. Using Windows Vista System Restore
14. Change Your XP Sounds

IF01987_I  Clear IE7 Browsing History From the Command Line. 02/18/2008

IF01987_J  Clear Recent Commands From the Run Dialog in Windows XP. 02/18/2008

IF01987_K  Change Default Wallpaper Folder to My Pictures on Windows XP. 02/18/2008

IF01987_L  Disable those annoying "X Application has Encountered a Problem and Must be Shut Down" messages in Windows XP. 02/18/2008

IF01987_M  Troubleshooting "My Computer" Opening Slowly on Windows XP. 02/18/2008

IF01987_N  Display Hidden Folders in XP. 02/18/2008

IF01987_O  Keep Start Menu From Closing After Opening Applications. 02/18/2008

IF01987_P  Make Disk Cleanup Compress Older (or Newer) Files on XP. 02/18/2008

 

IF02075  Printing Email Image Attachments. 02/13/2008 
IF02076 
Don't Ignore the Windows Logo Key.  Many People Go Without Ever Pushing It. 02/13/2008 
IF02077 
The default printer in the host computer changes when you logon using Remote Desktop? 02/13/2008 
IF02078 
How You Should be running a scan using Ad-Aware. 02/13/2008 
IF02079 
Not prompted to specify the Download Directory when downloading files from the Net. 02/13/2008 
IF02080 
Disabling the hovering Image toolbar in Internet Explorer. 02/13/2008 
IF02081 
You Select Open in New Window and the Command does nothing. 02/13/2008 
IF02082 
Sort order is not preserved when you Transfer Favorites to another PC. 02/13/2008 

 

IF02067  Create a Personal Screen Saver in Windows XP. 02/11/2008 
IF02068 
Create a Keyboard Shortcut to Open a Folder in XP. 02/11/2008 
IF02069 
Show Hidden Program or System Files in Windows XP. 02/11/2008 
IF02070 
Rename a Series of Files in Windows XP. 02/11/2008 
IF02071 
Very Slow Boot When Networking in XP Pro. 02/11/2008 
IF02072 
Use the Ultimate Configuration Tool (XP Pro Only) 02/11/2008 
IF02073 
Using Advanced Options in XPís Scheduled Tasks. 02/11/2008 
IF02074 
Schedule Tasks in Windows XP. 02/11/2008 

 

IF02056  My Web page won't print properly.  What can I do if anything? 02/07/2008 
IF02057 
How do I print only certain text or images from a Web Page? 02/07/2008 
IF02058 
Opening Your Email Attachments Safely! 02/07/2008 
IF02059 
I can't open my e-mail attachments in Outlook Express? 02/07/2008 
IF02060 
Uncover Windows XPís built-in image resizing utility. 02/07/2008 
IF02061 
Iím Having Problems locating the folder containing Outlook Express dbx files. 02/07/2008 
IF02062 
Disable the Indexing Service on Windows XP. 02/07/2008 
IF02063 
Document That Problem Before Contacting Support! 02/07/2008 
IF02064 
Registry Hack to Set Internet Explorer Start Page. 02/07/2008 
IF02065 
How To Repair XP and Avoid a Full Reinstall. 02/07/2008 

 

IF01987_G   Add Safe Mode To Your Boot Options In Windows XP. 02/04/2008 

IF01987_H  Navigate Your Computer Without A Mouse In Windows XP. 02/04/2008 

IF01998  You Can Speed Up Your Search Function in Windows XP. 02/04/2008 
IF01999 
How to disable script and runtime errors in Internet Explorer.
 02/04/2008 
IF02000 
Prevent Changes to your Wallpaper in Windows XP.
 02/04/2008 

IF02051  Fix a Messed Up Windows Media Player Library. 02/04/2008 
IF02052 
Open Programs Fast by Assigning A Shortcut Key in Windows XP.
 02/04/2008 
IF02053 
Recreate the Show Desktop Shortcut in Windows XP.
 02/04/2008 
IF02054 
Require Control+Alt+Delete For More Security in Windows XP.
 02/04/2008 
IF02055 
Fix An Unbootable XP with Last Known Good Configuration.
 02/04/2008 

 

IF01988  Speed Up XP Boot with a Boot Defrag. 01/30/2008 
IF01989 
Minimize Running Programs to Boost Your Available Memory in Windows XP. 01/30/2008 
IF01990 
If I Unload My Unused Fonts Wouldn't It Make My Computer Boot Faster? 01/30/2008 
IF01991 
Can I Disable The Unread Mail That Displays on Logon Screen In Windows XP? 01/30/2008 
IF01992 
Do You Have Any More Performance Boosts For Windows XP? 01/30/2008 
IF01993 
You Can Add Any Program Or Location To Your "Send To" Menu In Windows XP. 01/30/2008 
IF01994 
Ensure That Your Hard Drives Are Set At Maximum Speed! 01/30/2008 
IF01995 
You Can Enable the Shortcut for Run in Vista's Start Menu. 01/30/2008 
IF01996 
Here is How To Run a Complete System Diagnostic with Vista! 01/30/2008 
IF01997 
Backup Important System Files the Easy Way in Windows XP. 01/30/2008 

 

IF01984  Is it possible to open a program and when it opens have it Minimize to the Task Bar? 01/28/2008 
IF01985 
I am trying to rename the icon to a blank name or Just No Text At All.  Is this possible? 01/28/2008 
IF01986 
I have four other Users on this computer and I would like to Create a hidden folder that cannot be found real easy.
IF01987 
Is there any way that I can Scan For Dead Links in my Bookmarks?  I have years and years worth and would like to weed out the dead ones. 01/28/2008 

IF01987_A  Reset the Administrator Password in Windows XP. 01/28/2008 

IF01987_B  Would you recommend a program (Freeware if possible) with a few more features that the bland XP Calculator? 01/28/2008 

IF01987_C  Instantly Create A List Of All Files In Windows XP. 01/28/2008 

IF01987_D  Locate that Missing Download In Windows XP. 01/28/2008 

IF01987_E  Fix an Unbootable Windows XP PC. 01/28/2008 

IF01987_F  Fix A Mangled XP PC With A Repair Install. 01/28/2008 

 

 

IF01842  Week Of 01/26/2008

 

IF02040  How do I... Change file extension associations in Windows Vista.  01/25/2008 

 

IF01975  Is there any measures I can take to protect myself from viruses using Outlook Express? 01/23/2008 
IF01976 
What is the difference between COMMAND and CMD DOS Virtual Machine in Windows XP? 01/23/2008 
IF01977 
When I start my Computer A little page comes up about TrayApp telling me to insert disc Which I don't have and don't know what TrayApp is for.
 01/23/2008 
IF01978 
I have a file on my Desktop that I canít get rid of.  I have Right Clicked and selected delete with no luck.  I tried to Drag and Drop the file in the Trash Bin again with no luck.  Can you help.
 01/23/2008 
IF01979 
Can you tell me how to Capture a Screen Shot of an Error Message that I want to send you from a Windows Problem I am having? 01/23/2008 
IF01980 
I don't like IE 7 and would like to put IE 6 on instead. Can I do this with Vista?
 01/23/2008 
IF01981 
What is the InstallDriver Table Manager (IDriverT.exe)?
 01/23/2008 
IF01982 
How can I attach an audio file to an email and have it start to play as soon as they open the email?
 01/23/2008 
IF01983 
Just a Hard Disk Space saving Tip From Me. 01/23/2008 

 

IF01966  How Do I Remove A Second Installation Of XP From The same Partition 01/16/2008 
IF01967 
How does one share a drive or folder in Windows XP with other computers on a Windows network?
 01/16/2008 
IF01968 
Where did the Clipboard Viewer go in Windows XP? 01/16/2008 
IF01969 
You can get more out of Internet Explorer 7 Tabs when using Windows XP 01/16/2008 
IF01970 
I'm having a problem with Outlook Express. It started when I downloaded my e-mail and there were a much higher number of e-mails than usual. 01/16/2008 
IF01971 
Is it possible to send a 'folder' as an E-Mail attachment? 01/16/2008 
IF01972 
How Can I Use Word as My Default Email Editor in Microsoft Outlook?
 01/16/2008 
IF01973 
I was wondering why there is a delay in receiving my e mail. 01/16/2008 
IF01974 
Enable Internet Time Services behind Windows XP Personal Firewall. 01/16/2008 

 

IF01957  Delete Files Using Vistaís Disk Cleanup. 01/14/2008 
IF01958 
Hide shared folders with Windows XP Proís Net command line tool.
 01/14/2008 
IF01959 
Create a New Normal.dot File For Microsoft Word.
 01/14/2008 
IF01960 
Make sure you are an Administrator in XP.
 01/14/2008 
IF01961 
Automatically run a batch file when you open a Windows XP command prompt.
 01/14/2008 
IF01962 
How to redirect shared folders in Windows XP?
 01/14/2008 
IF01963 
Still using Floppies?
 01/14/2008 
IF01964 
Have you observed that F7, F9, F10 and F12 have no use in Windows.
 01/14/2008 
IF01965 
Create a shortcut to (map) a Network Drive with Vista. 01/14/2008 

 

IF01933  Should I Disable Windows XP PreFetch? 01/02/2008 
IF01934 
Having trouble starting up my Windows XP system. A friend told me to run the Recovery Console from the bootup screen, and then enter some commands. But I don't see a Recovery Console option when I turn on the computer. 01/02/2008 
IF01935 
I want to take a screenshot of my screen and save it in a graphics file, so I can email it to a friend. Do I need to purchase or download special software to do this? 01/02/2008 
IF01936 
Should I Buy Anti-Spyware or Anti-Virus Software? 01/02/2008 
IF01937 
Can I Make Windows XP Run Faster And Faster? 01/02/2008 
IF01938 
Help Me Print a .PRN file in Windows XP. 01/02/2008 
IF01939 
My Microsoft Fax doesn't work with XP SP2. 01/02/2008 
IF01940 
Why Doesnít Scandisk work on Windows XP? 01/02/2008 
IF01941 
Do the Icons in the System Tray Slow My Computer Down? 01/02/2008 
IF01942 
My Internet Connection Fails for no Reason? 01/02/2008 

 

IF01835  Week Of 12/08/2007
IF01836 
Week Of 12/15/2007
IF01837 
Week Of 12/23/2007
IF01838 
Week Of 12/28/2007  Top 50 Tips And How-To's In 2007!

IF01641  I have a raft of KB files residing in my Window folder. What are these files and can I get rid of them?
IF01642  When I go to Start / All Programs, I get a list that is in an order that is understood only by the computer gods.  How do I get that listing to be in Alphabetical order?
IF01643 
I downloaded Windows Media Player onto my laptop. Iím not much of a computer whiz but from the researching Iíve done there is no way to completely rid yourself of the media player because it is a feature of the operating system. However, I do not want the media player on my laptop. Its an annoyance! Please help me find a way to remove it completely.
IF01644  Recently, I created another computer administrator account on my Windows XP based computer. I now want to delete it. How can I go about it so that I will remain the only administrator as before?
IF01645  I was wondering how to stop my computer from auto filling in: search bars and email subject lines, login username lines etc. I would also like to know where to delete this information, I though it would be under internet options but it isnít there, as far as I know, if you could help that would be great.
IF01646  Iíve got 2 files of MS Outlook emails which are of 1GB each. How do I backup of those files? CDs are maximum 700MB. So is there any other way I can back up those files in a place other than My PC.
IF01647  I would like to be able to take a picture file from Google images and place them on top the plain manila file thatís on my desktop.  In other words how to I make a folder icon out of a picture file, jpeg or gif etc?
IF01648 
I recently increased my memory of 512MB to 1G. I use a Dell 8400 Hyper thread 3200 Intel chip. I have the hyper thread turned on in the bios. Windows XP OS.
I didn't seem to get any performance increase, and wonder if I should change the setting in Performance Options from the Virtual Memory Paging file "custom size" (which is set to 1533 MB with max of 1536; which is what is says is recommended) to "system managed size", or something else. The Memory Usage is set for "system cache'. My Hard Drive is 40MB. Is there any other tweaking I could do?

IF01649
  Six to eight months ago, I deleted a folder that was full of jpeg pictures. I emptied the recycle bin as well.  Can that folder and it's contents be recovered?
IF01650
  How can I show two (or more?) windows side by side. I've been switching back and forth between two websites in IE 6 and I'd like to be able to show them both simultaneously. I'd also like to be able to show two drawings (from the same drawing program) side by side. I'm using Windows XP Home edition with all the latest updates from Microsoft. I've tried to look up how to do this in a few books, unsuccessfully, perhaps because I'm not using the correct terminology.

 

IF01180  Create New Partition Using The Vista DVD.
IF01181 
Change Behavior Of Icons In Vista Notification Area.
IF01182 
Enable/Disable Vista  Internet Connection Activity Animation.

IF01183 
Run Blocked Startup Programs In Vista.
IF01184 
Disable Vistas Data Execution Prevention (DEP).
IF01185 
Backup The Vista Registry.
IF01186 
Disable Automatic Restart to Read Vista Blue Screen Messages.

IF01187 
Prevent System Restore Points Being Lost When Dual Booting Vista With Windows XP.
IF01188 
Show Hidden Vista Files And Folders.

 

IF00031  Troubleshoot Burning CD's
IF00032 
With Remote Desktop And Windows XP Professional You Can!
IF00033 
To Remove Unused Desktop Icons In Windows XP!
IF00034 
Detecting And Repairing Disk Errors With XP!
IF00035 
Internet Connection Sharing For Your Home Or Small Office Networks!
IF00036 
To Add Another View To An Event Log!
IF00037 
To Assign A Drive Letter To A Network Computer Or Folder!
IF00038 
Getting Older Programs To Run On Windows XP!
IF00039 
Set The Compatibility Properties Manually In Windows XP!
IF00040 
Configure Internet Explorer To Work As An FTP Client!

 

IF01170  Run Pre-Vista Programs In Compatibility Mode.
IF01171 
Vistaís Startup Repair Tool Will Automatically Diagnose And Fix Startup Problems.
IF01172 
Clear Recent Items In The Vista Start Menu.
IF01173 
Run As An Administrator In Vista.
IF01174 
Create A System Restore Point.
IF01175 
Change Windows Mail Preview Pane View In Vista.
IF01176 
Turn Off The Windows Sidebar. 
IF01177 
Turn Off The Vista User Account Control (UAC).
IF01178 
Checking System Memory With Windows Memory Diagnostics Tool (Vista).
 
IF01179 
Turn Off System Restore In Vista.

IF01621  On my Laptop, Microphone Settings are Disabled.  Whenever I double click on volume control, I cannot see microphone settings. Please guide me to enable microphone settings.
IF01622 
How can I Print a Page without the URL Path showing at Bottom of the Page? I got a new pc and now can't eliminate this URL when I print a web page.  I am running Windows XP Pro.
IF01623 
Whenever I get an error with my Internet Explorer 6.0, a pop-up appears asking me if I would like to run Dr. Watson Debugger. Is this a legitimate program?
IF01624 
Double-click with Mouse on Windows XP.  I used to be able to double-click on icons and get them to open or run automatically. Now I can't do that anymore, and have to click once and then on the drop-down menu, click "Open", to actually open the folder. However, that means that when I open a WinRAR folder or similar to run an application, I can't double-click on the application to let it run.

IF01625  I had 2 sessions of Windows Explorer open the other day and I hit some Key Combination that arranged both windows on my screen evenly. Basically I had 2 windows explorer screens each taking up half of my screen. I cannot seem to make this happen again? Is there a key stroke (or command) that evenly arranges all active programs (windows) on the screen? I am using Windows XP.
IF01626 
I am using XP Home, Version 2002 with SP2 Firewall, also have Norton anti virus 2005 anti-spyware edition with firewall. I have read somewhere that it's best to use only one firewall, Is this correct?  If so which one do you think would be best?
IF01627 
When I try and access 'Help and Support' I get an error message telling me Windows cannot open H & S and telling me to fix the problem by starting service named 'Help and Support'!  I'd be very grateful for any help.
IF01628 
I need to find a way to Print Out The Results of ipconfig /all. When I press Print Screen I get no output. Have I overlooked something as I can remember doing this successfully in the past i.e. Windows 3.1
IF01629  I'm not sure what I did but my URL address under my tool bar no longer appears and I'm not sure how to get it back. If I want to type in an address I can't I have to do a search to find the site. It's really frustrating. I'm sure the answer is simple but I can't seem to figure out how to get that URL section back under my tool bar. I know it must be a dumb question, If you can help I'd appreciate it.  Thanks.
IF01630  I prefer to see the lists of subdirectories and files in "list" or "detail" format rather than as icons of some sort, which seems to be the default setting on my computer.  I always have to go change the way the info is displayed.  How can I get Windows XP to present the data listed as I would like to see it, in non-iconic format?

IF01160  To Take Ownership of a System File In Vista.
IF01161  Collaborate With A Co-worker With Windows Meeting Space.
IF01162  Share A Folder Or File Directly From Your PC With Windows Vista.
IF01163  Enable Parental Controls On A Domain Computer Running Vista Ultimate.
IF01164  Create A Complete Backup And Restore Image With Windows Vista.
IF01165  Enable Bitlocker Encryption In Vista.
IF01166  Disable Hibernation In Vista.
IF01167  Preview Documents In Vistas Windows Explorer.
IF01168  Logon To Windows Vista as Administrator.
IF01169  The Windows Vista Customization Of The Control Panel.

 

IF00382  Run Command Prompt utilities successfully from shortcuts in Windows XP.
IF00383 
Select 'No to all' when copying files in Windows XP.
IF00384 
Using Quick Edit in the Command Prompt in Windows XP.
IF00385 
Compressing files and folders to save space in Windows XP.
IF00386 
Enlarge and resize the Quick Launch bar
IF00387 
Disable desktop cleanup wizard in Windows XP.
IF00388 
Create passwords for all your user accounts in Windows XP!
IF00389 
Email attachments are the most common vector for viruses.
IF00390 
Use system restore when you cannot boot your Windows XP system normally.
IF00391 
Giving a password to the 'Guest' user account in Windows XP.

IF01601  Loss of Task Manager Functions.
 IF01602  I Lost The Quick Launch Toolbar.
 IF01603  Missing LAN Connection Icon In The Taskbar.
 IF01604  Will Programs Stop Working After A Defrag.
 IF01605  When I hit the START, ALL PROGRAMS I only get one column of programs. How can I spread them out to multiple columns
 IF01606  I replaced the modem in my computer but I have been told I need to turn the one off on the motherboard and I have no idea how to do that.
 IF01607  Trying to setup network: If i ping from wireless router my ping works.. If I ping from cmd it does not,I tried echo
 IF01608  I would like to know some great things about Windows XP registry like ,how to show version of Windows of desktop right bottom I had seen this at my friends computer
 IF01609  "Network Connections" Folder Empty.
 IF01610  In Windows XP, is there a way to make the contents of the clipboard visible or available over a network

IF01321  I Need a Step By Step on how to do a Clean Install of XP?

IF01322  Any attempt to access files on the old HD shows a message that the HD is not formatted. Other utility programs(Norton) show the HD has no partition. What happened and what can I do to retrieve my files, favorites, and Thunderbird E-mails??

IF01323  I often get an error message of MDATA.DAT every time I restart my computer. What does this mean?

IF01324  I cannot open Internet Explorer [flashes and quits] every time I try and open it.  This is a real pain and I am hoping you can help.

IF01325  I have been trying and trying different things to Speed up Windows XP boot times and nothing seems to work.  Have any new tips on the subject?

IF01326  While trying to install the Windows Installer Cleanup Utility the following errors occur.  Can you give me any ideas of how to fix this one?

IF01327  My Internet Explorer Cannot Connect to Secure Web Sites?

IF01328  Can I Remedy An Operating System Not Found Error?  I Have Two Computers And When I Booted My Older One This Morning I Got This Error.

IF01329  How Do I Prevent CHKDSK From Running Every Time My PC Starts

 

IF01311  Your Windows Installer Could Not Be Accessed Error (Windows XP).
IF01312 
How Do I Create A New User Account Profile In XP. 
IF01313 
Hyperlinks in Outlook Express Messages Stop Working. 
IF01314 
Correct An NTLDR Or NTDETECT.COM Not Found Error.  
IF01315 
Rectify A Missing Or Corrupt NTFS.SYS Error In XP. 
IF01316 
The Text In Web Pages Appears Too Blurry In Internet Explorer 7. Is There A Setting To Fix This?
IF01317 
How do I fix the "Details" view in Explorer?
IF01318 
Resolving Most Hardware Conflicts. 
IF01319 
How can I remove Windows XP Service Pack 2 from My Computer.
IF01320 
How can I change the Screen Resolution in Windows XP?

 

IF01101  How Can I Stop Microsoft Internet Explorer (IE) from opening documents in the IE.
IF01102 
I am unable to see full amount of a new hard drive I bought and installed.
IF01103 
Is Your Computer Running Slowly?
IF01104  My Web Browser Has Been Hijacked.
IF01105  How Do I Enable / Disable Or Delete Internet Cookies?
IF01106 
How Do I Prevent Windows Messenger Pop-ups?
IF01107  How Do I Stop Pop-up Or Pop-under Internet Ads?
IF01108 
How Do I Enable And Or Disable The Microsoft Windows XP Firewall?
IF01109 
You Canít Find A Lost Windows Product Key?
IF01110 
Hyperlinks Not Working In Internet Explorer 6.0.

 

IF01930  Is it safer to have Automatic Updates "download and notify" and wait to see if anyone posts a problem before installing? 10/31/2007 
IF01931 
I can't show my hidden folders in Windows XP please help me now thank you. 10/31/2007 
IF01932 
How can I get the computer to stop asking for an Operating System that no longer exists? 10/31/2007 

 

IF00021  Set All The Backup Options In Windows XP!
IF00022 
Increase Page Viewing Space In Internet Explorer!
IF00023 
Set Advanced Restore Options In Windows XP!
IF00024 
Using Windows Task Manager!
IF00025 
To Prevent The Information Bar From Being Displayed For All Websites!
IF00026 
Windows XP System Properties Overview!
IF00027 
To Prevent The Delete Confirmation Messages From Appearing!
IF00028 
To Remove Items Permanently When You Delete Them!
IF00029 
Copy Files And Folders To A CD With Windows XP Pro Is Pretty Simple!
IF00030 
Delete CD Recorder Temporary Files!

 

IF01921  When I Right Click my desktop and choose properties, the panel that opens doesnít have any tabs.
IF01922 
Hi, having installed XP again I see the icons on the desktop are bigger than they used to be and the start bar seems about 1/3 or so deeper than before. 10/29/2007 
IF01923 
What do I need to do so that XP sees the new drive? 10/29/2007 
IF01924 
Default action "search" instead of "open"? (In my computer) opens. 10/29/2007 
IF01925 
Command Prompt color problem. 10/29/2007 
IF01926 
How do I display Administrator account option? 10/29/2007 
IF01927 
Please help me find my "Show Desktop" shortcut. 10/29/2007 
IF01928 
Need Help Repairing NTFS. 10/29/2007 
IF01929 
Will changing the boot order of my drives make my startup faster? 10/29/2007 

 

IF01187  Prevent System Restore Points Being Lost When Dual Booting Vista With Windows XP. 10/27/2007 
IF01188 
Show Hidden Vista Files And Folders.
 10/27/2007 
IF01189 
Show Protected Vista Operating System Files.
 10/27/2007 

 

IF02017  Temporarily Disable Restart Now Dialog from Windows XP's Automatic Updates.  10/24/2007 
IF02018 
Clean up your Hard Drive In Windows XP.  10/24/2007 
IF02019 
How to use the scannow sfc tool in Windows XP.  10/24/2007 
IF02020 
Adjust System Restore.  10/24/2007 
IF02021 
Uninstall Additional Windows XP Components  10/24/2007 
IF02022 
Backup Important System Files the Easy Way  10/24/2007 
IF02023 
Have Windows Notify You When You Accidentally Hit the Caps Lock Key  10/24/2007 

 

IF01329  How Do I Prevent CHKDSK From Running Every Time My PC Starts  10/17/2007 

 

IF02014  Set XP To Automatic Logon 10/17/2007 
IF02015 
Open Programs Fast by Assigning A Shortcut Key 10/17/2007 
IF02016 
Repair the Defrag Utility in Windows XP. 10/17/2007 

 

IF01916  How Can I Restore The Missing Address Bar In Internet Explorer Even Though The Option Is Enabled On The View Menu 10/17/2007 
IF01917 
Is It Possible And If So How Can I Add/Remove/Disable Start Up Options In Windows XP? 10/17/2007 
IF01918 
Can I Install Windows XP On A SATA Hard Drive And How Many Problems Should I Expect? 10/17/2007 
IF01919 
Make A Web Page Available Offline In Windows XP! 10/17/2007 
IF01920 
Where Is The Run Button In Windows Vista? 10/17/2007 

 

IF02013  Put a Restart or Shutdown Button on the Vista Desktop 10/15/2007 

 

IF02012  Checking For Viruses  10/15/2007 

 

IF01770  Using Windows Vista System Restore 10/15/2007 

 

IF01911  System Restore Is Not Working For Some Reason.  I Am Going To Have To Re-install XP.  Is It Possible To Re-Install System Restore?  10/15/2007 
IF01912 
I Have Done This Before But It Has Been Awhile.  How Do I Enable Or Disable The Active Desktop In XP?
IF01913 
I Am Back!  I Asked You Last Week About Deleting A User Profile.  Now I Need To Create A New User Account Profile.  Can You Help?  10/15/2007 
IF01914 
How Do I Clear System Restore Points To Improve Performance And Add A Little Spare Space?  10/15/2007 
IF01915 
Is It Possible To Create A Desktop Shortcut To The Windows XP Disk Defragmenter.  10/15/2007 

 

IF01904  I Am Going To Restore My Computer Back To The Way It Was When I Bought It. How Do I Format My Hard Drive Using Windows XP?  10/10/2007 
IF01905 
Can I Enable CD-ROM Support in The BIOS?  10/10/2007 
IF01906 
I Tried Your Article On Netmeeting In Mondays Newsletter.  Can I Clear The Netmeeting Call History?
IF01907 
How Do I Install A Font in Windows XP?  I Am Hoping This Will Cure My Problem With Word.  10/10/2007
IF01908 
How Do I Change The Default Location Of My Documents Folder?  10/10/2007 
IF01909 
Is It Possible To Stop The URL And Command History From Displaying In Windows XP?  10/10/2007 
IF01910
  Can I Delete A User Account Profile In XP?  Had This Question Asked This Past Week So I Thought I Would Visit It Again.  10/10/2007 

 

IF01328  Can I Remedy An Operating System Not Found Error?  I Have Two Computers And When I Booted My Older One This Morning I Got This Error.  10/10/2007 

 

IF00380  Display a list of Started Services from the Command Line In Windows XP.  10/10/2007 
IF00381 
Create An Emergency Start Up Disk For Windows XP  10/10/2007 

 

IF01901  How Do I Install Recovery Console In Windows XP  10/08/2007 
IF01902 
How Do I Get XP To Empty The Temporary Internet File Folder When My Browser Closes?  10/08/2007 
IF01903 
How Do I Disable Automatic Restart To Read Blue Screen Messages  10/08/2007 

IF01797  My Old Computer Continues To Freeze.  Is it time for a new Hard Drive or New Computer?  10/08/2007 
IF01798 
My PC boots up to a Black Screen with a message that my Hard Drive does not exist.  10/08/2007 
IF01799 
I Have Heard About It And Saw It Once.  How Do I Run Netmeeting  10/08/2007 
IF01800 
How Do I Silence My Modem In Windows?  Squeals And Strange Sounds I Should Record For Halloween.

 

IF00378  Running Network Diagnostics In Windows XP Pro!  10/08/2007 
IF00379 
Viewing Hidden Files In Windows!  10/08/2007 

IF00379A  Viewing Hidden Files In Windows 95  10/08/2007 
IF00379B  Viewing Hidden Files In Windows 98
 10/08/2007 
IF00379C  Viewing Hidden Files In Windows ME
 10/08/2007 
IF00379D  Viewing Hidden Files In Windows NT
 10/08/2007 
IF00379E  Viewing Hidden Files In Windows 2000
 10/08/2007 
IF00379F  Viewing Hidden Files In Windows XP and Windows 2003
 10/08/2007 
IF00379G  Viewing Hidden Files In Windows Vista
 10/08/2007 

 

IF01327  My Internet Explorer Cannot Connect to Secure Web Sites?  10/03/2007 

 

IF01789  I can't see any system files or folders! Where are they?  10/03/2007 
IF01790 
Why does online music or video keep cutting out?  10/03/2007 
IF01791 
Just within the last couple of weeks, I suddenly cannot delete emails from my inbox.  10/03/2007 
IF01792 
How can I print only certain text from a web page.  10/03/2007 
IF01793 
Some Web sites will not display correctly for Me?  10/03/2007   
IF01794 
Why canít I Reset Internet Explorerís window size in Windows XP.  10/03/2007 
IF01795 
I Can only Save Images in Internet Explorer as .BMP Files.  10/03/2007 
IF01796 
When I create a new document in Microsoft Word 2003, there's a problem: If I try to make a hanging indent on just one paragraph, the entire document changes to hanging indents for every paragraph. Other documents do not have this problem, including files transferred from my old computer and some other new documents recently created. Is there a solution?  10/03/2007 

 

IF00376  Advice for Parents To Help Them To Protect The Kids.  10/01/2007 
IF00377 
Using the Create a Shared Folder Wizard in Windows XP Pro.  10/01/2007 

 

IF01321  I Need a Step By Step on how to do a Clean Install of XP?  10/01/2007 

IF01322  Any attempt to access files on the old HD shows a message that the HD is not formatted. Other utility programs(Norton) show the HD has no partition. What happened and what can I do to retrieve my files, favorites, and Thunderbird E-mails??  10/01/2007 

IF01323  I often get an error message of MDATA.DAT every time I restart my computer. What does this mean?

IF01324  I cannot open Internet Explorer [flashes and quits] every time I try and open it.  This is a real pain and I am hoping you can help.  10/01/2007 

IF01325  I have been trying and trying different things to Speed up Windows XP boot times and nothing seems to work.  Have any new tips on the subject?  10/01/2007 

IF01326  While trying to install the Windows Installer Cleanup Utility the following errors occur.  Can you give me any ideas of how to fix this one?  10/01/2007 

 

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