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How to Display File Extensions in Vista

By default Windows Vista does not show you the extension for the files listed in Windows Explorer, although inconvenient for some I believe...

How to Pair Bluetooth Devices in Windows Vista

If you own a Bluetooth enabled device or BlackBerry as is my case, you have the ability of syncing your phone wirelessly via a...

How to Take Control of Vista’s Autoplay Feature

As a Windows user, specifically a Vista user, I find myself constantly closing the Autoplay window when I insert any type of media into...

How to View RAW Images in Windows Explorer

One of the most annoying aspects of shooting RAW is MS Windows inability to display RAW images natively. I came across the media section...

How to Access the Command Prompt

The command prompt is the non-graphical user interface that enables you to interact with your operating system. Nowadays the majority of the...

How to Enable File Sharing in Virtual PC

If you've ever worked with Virtual environments then you know the importance of file accessibility. In my case I have a preset list of...

How to Select Multiple Files Using Checkboxes in Vista

If you are into checkboxes then this is the guide for you. Among the many ways that you can select multiple files in Windows...

How to Speed Up Internet Browsing With Windows Vista

Every time you type www.GilsMethod.com Windows sends a request to your internet provider's nameserver, these servers then respond with an address like 109.239.146.34 (which...

How to Change the Standby Button to Shutdown in Vista’s Start Menu

The first thing I noticed when I used Vista was the fact that the Shut down button was not a Shut down button (as...

How to Optimize Vista’s Virtual Memory and Improve Performance

One of the problems with Vista's default Virtual Settings is that the swap file size is variable meaning, that it grows and shrink with...

How to Save Windows Vista Searches

With the introduction of Vista close to 2 years ago, my favorite feature to this day is the built-in search function and the ability...

How to Make Home Video DVD’s Using Windows Vista

If you've ever wanted to author your own DVD's for family events, travel, and/or your favorite clips, you can now accomplish this using software...

6 Ways to Improve Your Windows Vista Experience

I've been using Vista for some time now and through time I've found that several annoyances can easily be fixed by several short tutorials...