Posts Tagged ‘Windows’

Useful Windows Shortcuts

In a previous post, located here I outlined some of the most useful shortcut keys for Intemet Explorer 9. I thought it would be good to replicate this type of post and outline some of the most widely used shortcuts for Windows. There are a great number of shortcuts other than the ones that I have […]

Useful Windows Hints and Tips – Part 1

In today’s world we are all looking to do things quicker and get frustrated when items take an eternity to do certain tasks. I have decided to write a couple of hints and tips that could speed up the use of your PC. Firstly for all those of you who have dual or quad core […]

How to restore your Outlook Back up

The last post was related to how to back up your Outlook contacts and emails. This is a great simple thing I would recommend to do on a weekly basis as you never know when disaster may strike. This post is aimed at restoring that back up in case you buying a new computer or […]

MS Removal Tool (Malware) – Registry removal method.

A number of weeks ago I created an article of how to remove the MS Removal Tool using a combination of safe mode and MalwareBytes anti malware program. Since then I have had a couple of requests asking for the registry entry removal method. Firstly a word of warning, editing the registry of your computer […]

A worrying statistic of Malware infections

A rather worrying statistic has been documented on the website Computer World  that shows Windows 7 Malware attacks had risen by over 30% in the second half of 2010 whilst Windows XP cases had dropped by 20%. Whether the drop was down to less users of Windows XP wasn’t noted though. These figures show just how vulnerable PCs and laptops can be and […]

Best way to update drivers?

To keep your PC running smoothly it is sometimes best to update the drivers for the major components of your system. Updating drivers for components, like your graphics card, sound card and drivers most users don’t think of the system board drivers, most new releases give an improved performance to you machine Firstly I would download the new driver to […]

Stop Windows rebooting automatically

Have you ever had it where your PC suffers from a crash and you get the dreaded “Blue Screen of Death” (BSOD) but when it happens the PC reboots so quickly that you cant read the error code to determine what caused the issue? There is a simple way to stop Windows from automatically rebooting […]

Boot Windows faster

Is your PC slow to start up and load Windows? Does it take an eternity to load all those programs that start up when Windows Loads? Well here is a quick guide to help speed up your PC a little. Please note in this guide we will be removing programs from the startup so please […]

Internet Explorer 9 Short Cut Keys

As we all lead busy lives nowadays there seems to be ways and means of speeding up the way we achieve things. The same goes for using shortcuts in programs some of the obvious ones are CTRL+C for copy and CTRL+V for paste. Internet Explorer 9 has its own set of useful shortcuts which many […]

How to turn UAC controls off in Windows 7

One of the most annoying things for competent users of Windows 7 and Vista was Microsoft’s inclusion of User Account Control (UAC) settings which pop up after when you try to run any program that runs a system process of requires Windows access. The following image shows the average pop up box that must be […]

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