Articles tagged: windows

Windows 10 DVD

How To Reinstall Windows Without an Installation Disc

The best way to prepare for needing an installation disc is to create one before you need it. I’ll review some approaches.

Change folder icons

Tip of the Day: Change a Folder’s Icon

Folder Properties Advanced Highlighting Compression Option

Should I Use Windows File Compression?

Windows File Compression automatically compresses files so they take up less space. In the best of circumstances, it can free up a lot of space, but all too frequently it’s not as much as you might expect, and there is a cost.

What’s the Best Registry Cleaner?

Registry cleaners are widely available. When do you need one? Why? What’s the best registry cleaner if you do? In general, a registry cleaner isn’t needed and when it is, shouldn’t be used frequently.

Java

Should I disable Java, and if so, how?

Another zero-day exploit has been discovered in Oracle’s Java VM; something that has many security experts suggest that you disable or uninstall Java. I’ll explain why and how.

External Monitor

My window is too large and wider than my screen. How do I resize it back?

A window that is too big for your screen can be a real problem. Let’s fix that.

How Do I Get Administrative Privileges on Windows XP?

If you have the password for the administrator account, you can easily elevate any other login account to have administrator privileges.