Articles tagged: windows

What’s the Best Registry Cleaner? What to Use, and Not

The best registry cleaner is none at all. There may be cases where you want to use one, though, and I’ll review which I’d use and how to use them safely.

What Does “Not Responding” Mean?

Not Responding is Windows’ way of telling you that a program might have a problem. Sometimes it’s benign, but sometimes it’s a sign of a deeper issue.

Windows Startup Repair

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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.

Tip of the Day: Change a Folder’s Icon

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.

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.

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.