Removing ThinkPoint Without Having To Ctrl+Alt+Del
The ThinkPoint issue has been occuring on more and more computers as of late and can be quiet annoying and time-consuming to combat, so I thought I would dedicate this tutorial to a simple and effective way of how to successfully remove ThinkPoint.
How To Burn An ISO Image Using Nero
In a Windows environment, it is sometimes impossible to burn an ISO image using the
tools that Microsoft has provided you. To accomplish this, the user will need download and install third-party software so that they can easily perform this task.
Fixing The Missing HpSdpAppCoreApp In Windows
Recently I've found this error message windowthat says "HpSdpAppCoreApp" cannot be found whenever I try to install certain softwares. Any idea what that might be, and what I should do about it?
How To Free Up Space On Windows
I keep running low on space on my PC hard drive and am wondering if there's any
sort of trick for freeing up all my wasted space, especially with temp files and such? I'm running Windows 7 if that makes a difference?
Got A BSOD? Use This Program To View It
In some cases, after third-party hardware is installed in your computer without proper installation of the software that makes it function, you may end up seeing messages that communicate this problem to you, most commonly referred to as a "Blue Screen of Death" or "BSOD" by Windows users.
How To Name Your Windows XP Machine And Join A Domain
As we are all aware, it is fall, which means time for you (or your son/daughter) to be heading off to school. This means having to configure their computer or laptop to their school's network, which (in some cases) may be quite tricky.
Microsoft Security Essentials - A Great Alternative
For quite some time, many Windows users have been scrambling to find a great, free, and effective virus protection program without having to pay for it.
Reinstall XP Without Losing All Your Stuff
I was recently given the task of reinstalling XP on my coworker's machine. He had contracted a nasty virus and despite my best efforts, I could not oust it. So I decided that reinstalling would be the best course of action. Of course, the first question asked was "what about all my stuff?"
IE 9 Beta To Exclude XP Users
Next month, the beta version of Internet Explorer 9 will be released to the public, giving many people a chance to see what Microsoft is offering in its race to stay ahead of Firefox and Chrome. .
Give The Icons On Your Desktop A Retro Theme
If you have been using Windows since its early days of Windows 3.1 and you are used to the icon set that it provided, there is a way to have Windows XP mimic the icons that Windows 3.1 was themed with.
Microsoft Extends Support For Windows XP Until 2020
Microsoft announced yesterday that a public beta of the forthcoming service pack for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 is available for download.
Windows XP SP2 Deadline Looms
More than three-quarters (77%) of organizations could face security risks due to Microsoft ending support for Windows XP Service Pack 2 (SP2), according to a new report from technology provider Softchoice.
Gartner: Drop Windows XP By 2012
Most organizations should be planning and testing Windows 7 this year, and should try to drop Windows XP by the end of 2012, according to Gartner..
Parallels Offers XP Users Upgrade To Windows 7
Virtualization software firm Parallels has launched "Parallels Desktop Upgrade to Windows 7." The new software allows PC users to upgrade from any edition of Windows XP or Vista to Windows 7, as well as keep and use their existing programs.
Support For Windows XP SP2 To End
Windows XP users who for some reason haven't upgraded to Service Pack 3 should probably think hard about finally taking the leap. Microsoft has announced that it will stop supporting Windows XP SP2 (along with Windows 2000) after July 13th of this year.
TuneUp Adds Library Support For Windows Media Player
TuneUp, a really useful app that cleans up digital music libraries "automagically" today added support for Windows Media Player (WMP). New features also connect the users' music with Facebook and Twitter.
How To Save Your PC From Memory Loss
This has been bothering me for quite some time, and noone else has been able to give me a good answer: How do you retrieve RAM lost to memory leaks? I have one gig of RAM my computer, but I can only use 550MB of it... I just recently got into programming, and I am sure that memory leaks are the cause of this RAM loss.
Windows XP Mode Now More Accessible To PCs
Microsoft recently announced an update to Windows XP Mode aimed at making it more accessible to PCs in small and midsize businesses who want to move to Windows 7 Professional but have applications that still require Windows XP.
How To Remove Your Recycle Bin From Your Desktop
I have been getting really frustrated that I can't hide or remove my recycle bin from my desktop. I have never really found it very useful to have to begin with, so how do I remove it?.
Using Windows XP Movie Maker For Simple Videos
Looking to put together a touching video for a friend's wedding, or a simple montage of your family? If you own Windows XP, then you more than likely have the tools needed to put one together yourself.
How To Find Your Free Space On Windows XP
How do I find the amount of free disk space left on my Windows XP, Windows Vista, or Windows 7 machine? Dave's Answer: In Windows XP, Windows Vista, and Windows 7, the following steps will work for finding out how much space you have available on your computer's hard disk.
How To Landscape Print In Microsoft Word
How can I print a document "sideways" in Microsoft Word (or print a Web page in Internet Explorer sideways, for that matter), so that the words run lengthwise down the length of the paper, rather than running from side to side parallel with the shorter sides of the paper?
How To Select File Groups In Windows XP
I know how to move files around on my computer and copy them to/from a disk by dragging and dropping, but it's a pain that I always have to open two windows and line them up side by side to drag and drop from one location to another.