Windows Vista, introduced a new Task Scheduler service that provides controlled, unattended management of task execution, launched either on schedule or in response to events or system state changes. The ability to perform actions based on an event occurrence enabled proactive, […]
In Windows, a Striped Volume is a volume, which uses the free space from more than one physical hard disk to create a bigger volume. Unlike the regular spanned volume, a striped volume writes across all other volumes in in […]
One of the oldest tricks used by rogue antivirus products is to use a similar name as, or have a similar look and feel to, legitimate security software. It’s been commonplace for them to mimic the Windows Security Center.
Windows Firewall with Advanced Security, a Microsoft Management Console (MMC) snap-in, in Windows 7 & Vista is a stateful, host-based firewall that filters incoming and outgoing connections based on its configuration.
Some time back we had a giveaway of Oops!Backup here, where the company had given away 25 licenses of its Oops!Backup software. The giveaway is back, by request! Altaro is pleased to offer 15 more licenses to the readers of […]
OK, if you are here, you were probably trying to configure your Windows firewall, and maybe something went wrong somewhere, and you messed up! In such a case, you may want to import, export or restore Windows Firewall Policy default […]
The Microsoft Local Language Program or LLP, is part of a worldwide initiative dedicated to providing individuals with access to desktop computer software in their native language. Beyond providing fully localized versions of Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office in nearly […]
If you are looking for a free toll tat allows you to change the icons of your drives in Windows 8 or Windows 7, then this post will interest you. You can change the Icons of your Windows Drives easily […]
Want to go retro? Try applying the old Windows 98 Plus! themes to Windows 7 / 8. Yes they do work and you can apply them easily! Use Windows 98 Plus! themes on Windows 7/8 Extract the contents of the […]
A key goal for Windows 7 is to improve performance in common customer scenarios. To increase system responsiveness and performance, Windows 7 adapts over time to user behavior and takes advantage of the machine’s idle cycles to perform background tasks.
Does Rundll32.exe advapi32.dll,ProcessIdleTasks really clear memory? Not really! There is a clear misconception on the net that Rundll32.exe advapi32.dll,ProcessIdleTasks clears the memory and makes the Windows PC run faster! What does Rundll32.exe advapi32.dll,ProcessIdleTasks do More light on this from Microsoft: […]
In this post, we will see how you can create a shortcut to launch your favorite screensaver in Windows. To launch your favorite screensaver in a click, you can create its shortcut on your desktop. To do this, you will […]
OrangeNote is a Sticky Note and clipboard Manager program, wrapped up in one. It is a free WPF-based text clipping manager for Windows that allows you to store an unlimited number of fully-indexed and taggable text clippings in its database […]