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How to Speed Up Shutdowns on Your Computer Part II

This is Part 2 of Speeding Up Shutdown Times. This time around instead of messing with the registry as we did last time, we...

How to Speed Up Shutdowns on Your Computer Part I

One of my biggest problems at the end of the day is shutting down my laptop...it takes way too long to shut...

How to Get Rid Of The Annoying Windows Update Restart Prompt

I hate it when I'm working on my computer with all my winodows open, I just found an awesome website, I started my...

How to Backup Your Registry

The Windows Registry allows you to make changes to every aspect of your computer. Of course you have to be somewhat knowledgeable when...

How to Resize Pictures the Easy Way

I use Photoshop for everything that involves picture manipulation, I even use photoshop to resize images, I have macro's (actions) set up so...

How-to Enable Clear Type in Windows XP

I really recommend enabling Clear Type on your Windows XP machine, it will make it a lot easier to read on your...

How to Display the Volume Icon in Your Taskbar

I have run into computers that do not have the Sound control icon enabled by default. Now this can be annoying if...

How to Create Scrap Files in Windows XP

Scrap files allow you to transfer selected data from on program to the other. Let's say there is an address that I would...

How to Create a Shutdown Shortcut on Your Desktop

I must admit that sometimes I can be rather lazy...lazy to the point that I wont go to the start menu to shut...

Regain Control of Your Shared Computer

If you have a valid Windows XP installation you can download Microsoft's shared Computer Toolkit. The toolkit allows you to control restrictions and other...

How to Change Drive Letters in Windows XP

At work all of our computers have designated network drives that are used by numerous applications that require connections to them. I found...

How to Change Explorer’s Default Thumbnail Size

I have a ton of pictures on my computer and normally use Picassa to manage them, however when I simply want to view...

How to Disable the Delete Confirmation Dialog Box

I am constantly deleting old files that I no longer use or need, but find myself always having to click twice to delete...