Does your computer continuously give you pop-ups, even when you are not surfing the internet? Does your computer seem slower than it used to be. Well, one reason could be that your system is plagued with spy-ware and ad-ware. These “applications” are used to collect data about you, your surfing habits, your computers info, as well as give you directed advertising. They can become a nuisance really quickly. This tutorial will walk you through using a free application called Super Anti-Spy-Ware to eliminate those pesky “applications”.
Don’t have an anti-virus and don’t want to shell out a lot of money to get one? This tutorial will guide you through setting up AVG Anti-Virus to eliminate all viruses on your machine. The nice things about AVG is it has a high detection rate and is totally free.
Has your computer been running slower than normal? This could be due to too much buildup of temporary files and unneeded registry keys. In this tutorial, we will walk through using a free application called CCleaner to clean up these pesky issues.
The Windows XP quick launch tool bar usually has an icon that allows you to show the desktop by minimizing all windows, and if you click it again, it brings them all back. That icon can be deleted. This tutorial will show you how to create that icon and put it back where it belongs.
A Simple, but useful, tutorial showing you how to make your computer show hidden files and folders. This needs to be done to do a lot of tweaking within windows XP.
Ever get a Blue Screen on your computer, only to have it automatically reboot without showing you the message? This tutorial will walk you through making sure your computer is configured to show you the details of the message before rebooting.
Computer being slow and you hate running a defrag because they take so long? Never manually defrag your computer again. This tutorial will show you how to set up a software application to defrag your hard drive(s) automatically, using unused resources on your machine. You will never have to modify it or tell it to run and you will not notice a degrade in performance.
If you are looking for ways to increase the speed of your computer, defragmenting is a good portion of that process. This tutorial will show you how to use the Windows XP built-in defrag tool to help increase loading times of your PC.
If you are running Windows XP on a slower computer you may want to turn off all the excess visual effects. These effects can look appealing, but there is no doubt that the more visual effects the Operating System has to handle, the slower the system will be. You can disable the visual effects to increase the speed of Windows XP.
This tutorial will show you how to speed up Windows by increasing the page file size. The page file, or virtual memory, is a space on the hard drive that is used to store data for temporary to use. This is similar to the way RAM works, only the data is store on your hard drive instead on a memory chip.
Use this tutorial to set all the folder on your computer to look the same automatically. It will set all of them to lok the same, as well as all the folders you create in the future.
This tutorial will show you how to use common Windows options to make a folder completely invisible.