XP Tweaks

Automated troubleshooting in Windows 7, Vista and XP

Any application after a long use gets buggy and Windows is not an exception. There are many issues which users face and they try to solve but certain issues which are common to many of us such as Audio problems, broken shortcuts, power issues, startup slow down because of missing application itself etc, etc. In Windows 7  Troubleshooting was given ...

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Quick Fix issues in Windows XP in a button click

Even though Windows 7 is rolling out fast and people are either switching or upgrading to it, Windows XP will stay for a while both in corporate environment or home till the support exists. So if you are one of the person still using Windows XP, here is a small application which solves Windows XP major and regular issues with ...

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How to setup Windows XP mode in Windows 7

Since Windows Vista there is a compatibility mode enabled for every program which allows users to run programs like they are running in Windows XP machine. Same goes for Windows 7. It allows users to run programs which were running in Windows XP and Windows Vista under compatibility mode. However some of the applications might just not work due to ...

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Download RDC 7.0 for Windows XP and Vista

Remote Desktop Connection 7.0 Client was initially rolled out for Windows 7 and Server 2008 with lots of new feature but that was not available to users who used to connect from XP or Vista to any of the above OS.  However according to the updates today they are also availble  for Windows XP and Vista users also. You can ...

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Syspad : Network paths on your Fingertips

In corporate or IT environment we regularly deal with shared path when it comes to transferring files or taking backups or sharing data between team and Most of my team members had hated on thing : Remembering the share path which takes lot of remembrance specially if your computers are have naming conventions like columns rows and grid. The other ...

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Clone Spy : Powerful duplicate file finder

Downloading files, copying from one location to another and many situations like this tend to generate lot of duplicate files which occupy lot of hard disk space unnecessarily. Moreover we sometimes have numerous  and same version of a file to confuse us which is latest. Though windows provide us with time stamps, sorting etc but its a cumbersome job to ...

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Device Remover : Perfect for Computer Administrators

Device Remover is pretty powerful, absolutely free but complex ( Yeah, A normal user will be blown seeing it ) software which Systems or computer administrators or computer geeks can use on  Windows 7 , Windows Vista and Windows XP in order to Manage Devices attached to computer Manage Services running in a computer Gather information from any computer on ...

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Prevent accidental or forced shutdown with Shutdown Guard

There are lot of cases when you shut down your computer accidentally or just think I should not have done. May be your friend did even when you asked him not to shutdown. These things happen and you really can help it either. The idea of preventing shutdown can be done by a registry hack where we talked on how ...

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Find and Manage Windows Directory Usage in Statistics style

May a times we just keep loosing space in our hard drive. We just dont know where all the space is going even though we all try to run clean up utility and keep checking here and there for un wanted file. It just dont seem to work and you are either lost or call a friend for some help. ...

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Run Vista Aero glass effects in Windows XP

Fast Aero allows you to get aero glass effects in windows XP which is available in Windows Vista. And the best part is you just need to run it instead of installing like themes. Basically this program simulates the Windows Vista Aero effects like transparent borders, making your windows backgroud translucent, thus giving your a close look of aero effect on ...

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Manage Virtual Desktops with Windows Pager [ Windows Vista / XP ]

Virtual Desktops are useful when you have large number of programs to work on and you dont have enough space on the normal desktop. Virtual Desktops are created by duplicating your current default desktop and you can manage and run programs like on any default desktops.  Windows Pager is one such program which allows you to create Virtual Desktops and ...

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Create virtual drive of any folder from windows command prompt

Few days back I talked about a software which allows you to create a virtual drive of any folder i.e. like your c drive or d drive it can create another drive say Y which appears in your my computer.  The software name was Visual Subst which made me thought if it was a windows command. I looked around and ...

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