Tips N Tricks

Uncommon Windows Keyboard shortcuts

Some of the keyboard shortcuts are not mentioned at all the places. We use the same old shortcut keys all the time. This post I will be listing out some “Uncommon” Keyboard shortcuts. Till now we talked about Microsoft Management Console Window Keyboard Shortcut and Microsoft Remote Desktop Connection Keyboard Shortcut. Remember one thing being a power user ( person ...

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Download Vista Codec Package (with screenshots)

Ever got an error saying Unable to play video, Download required codec . Many of us do when we download some movie or song and we try to play. The primary reason is, these days videos and music files are distributed over the world in compressed format to save bandwidth. But many of the regular readers are not aware of ...

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Microsoft Management Console Window Keyboard Shortcut

The Microsoft Management Console (MMC) is a component of modern Microsoft Windows operating systems that provides system administrators and advanced users with a flexible interface through which they may configure and monitor the system. Most of Microsoft’s administration tools included with both Windows itself, and Windows Server System products are implemented as MMC “snap-ins”. Third-parties can also implement their own ...

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How to troubleshoot PC in 10 steps

Personal Computer is one of the most important aspect of life now. Be it games or internet you just need one. But what do you do when it turns off ? It just wont start and you have an important work to do. Well in most of the cases we will just call the help from where you took the ...

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Trojan asks for credit card when activating windows !!

MS Piracy Control

ZDNet reproted a case where a Trojan named as Trojan.Kardphisher, (spotted by Symantec researchers ) . This Trojan doesnt sit in background but after it gets into your system pops up a message that “Your Copy” of windows has been activated by other user and asks you to reactivate ( Is that possible ? Once activated its never asked for ...

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Game Explorer in Windows 7 and Vista

Gaming has taken a big leap with Windows Vista and Directx10. Now even the in house games of windows comes with 3D support, not the least Games on Windows  7  and Vista have their on explorer now. Yes you heard it right!!. Games when installed on windows either leave a shortcut on desktop or a link on program menu but ...

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Download Free Amazing Seven Windows Vista Themes and Suit

Vista themes are like skin on your default Vista. These themes will make Vista look amazing by providing different icons or wallpapers and yeah the sound and graphics effect.Windows Vista is growing everyday and becoming popular among 3d Fanatics. Directx10 , the secret of Vista has been boon to both game players and user experience on desktops. If you haven’t ...

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How to tweak your Vista performance Part -2

In the How to tweak your Vista performance Part -1 of this series we covered the following vista tweaks to increase performance A) Disable some useless start up items first. B) Disable the not required services. C) Disable UAC (user account control) in Windows Vista. D) Disable Network Printer Search.Now lets move on to few more tweaks to increase performance ...

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How to tweak your Vista performance Part -1

Microsoft just released of Windows Vista started to hit the market with lots of sales of licensed copies of windows vista with lots of flavored releases according to different type of user requirements .But some of the people actually using Windows Vista are not satisfied with their experience as it is heavy on the system with so much of graphics ...

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How to speed up Windows XP and Vista patches and update ?

Windows get updated frequently like 4-5 times a week and with patches and addons. We generally use windows automatic update feature, but what if you have to reinstall the system again. All the updates of windows is lost. But now there is a solution.Some of the updates issued by Microsoft such as administrative updates or network do not require an ...

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Yahoo Messenger for Windows Vista Coming Soon

Yes, this is what Yahoo Messenger will look like when installed on Vista. The interface is super cool and users have more control over the looks which allows changing the color ( Take a look at the end of image, a slider allows you to do so ). The only bad news is , you might have to wait for ...

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How to Tag Your files in Windows 7 / Vista

Add tags from Windows Explorer

Now its easy to search files on Windows 7 / Vista with a new property called as “tag”. With all previous edition of windows it was very difficult to search a file if you have forgotten the exact name. Even if you remember partial name, search was difficult.But with this new feature of of “tagging” a file in Vista, searching ...

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