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How to Delete Files That Refuse to be Deleted

I am almost certain that all of you who use a computer has run into a file that you cannot delete Simply put...

How to Adjust the Speed of Your Mouse Pointer

Your mouse pointer like everything else in your computer is configurable. One of my favorite and often forgotten tweaks for you mouse, is modifying...

How to Disable Balloon Tips in Windows XP

If you're like me and find that Windows XP's balloon tips are somewhat annoying then follow the steps below to disable them. The registry...

5 Things You Probably Don’t Know About Windows XP

1. Windows has a Scientific Calculator. To use the scientific calculator, open the standard calculator, click View from the toolbar and...

How to Disable Error Reports in Windows XP

This article is a forum request and thought that would be good information for everyone else visiting the site. Windows XP has a...

How to Unload Unused DLL’s to Regain Memory in Windows XP

The registry change discussed below tells the operating system to unload DLL(dynamic link library) files every time a program is closed. Most of the...

How to Speed Up Applications in Windows XP

Update: Please read the article below as changes were made regarding the value to use when changing registry settings and the applications affected by...

How to Disable the Annoying Desktop Cleanup Feature

Whenever you have mutiple shortcuts on your desktop (as I do) Windows sometimes suggests that you need to clean up your desktop...

How to Make Your Start Menu Load Faster

I just hate it when I click the Start menu and it takes forever to load, so I started looking around and found...

How to Show Hidden Files On Your Computer

If you've ever looked for files that you knew were in a certain directory, but can no longer find them there is...

How to Speed Up Shutdowns on Your Computer Part III

The following instructions will allow your computer to shut down much faster. This specific change tells the operating system to shut down...

How to Rename Multiple Files Simultaneously

In this brief tutorial you will learn how to rename multiple files without having to go through the trouble of renaming one...

How to Disable Your Computer’s Startup & Shutdown Sounds

"You just sat down in a conference call (which you're late for), your boss is in the room with his boss at...