Recently, John and I have been doing a lot of database work using MySQL and have had to connect to several large databases and manage them correctly. This can be a daunting task without a tool to easily do so. This is where Heidi SQL comes in. This tutorial will walk you through downloading, installing, and configuring Heidi SQL to use against your MySQL databases.
This tutorial will walk you through disabling the UAC that is enabled on all Windows Vista machines by default.
This tutorial will walk you through installing Microsoft’s SQL Server 2008 Express Edition. This will allow us to create a database and start writing more advanced applications in Visual Basic that require a database.
This tutorial will walk you through configuring windows XP (look for the Vista tutorial later) to act as a kiosk mode without needing to buy additional software. There is software available that will do most of the options that we are going to cover for you, but they cost money.
This simple tutorial will walk you through the steps to configure you thumbnails to be bigger than the default size. Alternatively, you could make them smaller as well, if you would like to fit more on a page but still have the thumbnail view.
This tutorial will walk you through how to modify system files in order to change the text that is displayed on the start menu’s “start” button.
This tutorial will walk you through changing the Windows XP logo that appears when you are first logging onto your machine as well as when your machine is in the locked state.
If you have some files and/or folders that you would like to be hidden, this tutorial will show you how to mark them as system files so that they will only be displayed when the options to show system files is enabled.
This tutorial will help you use an application to make a graphical “roadmap” of the files on your hard drive. It will allow you to see what takes up the most of the space and where they are on the drive.
Do you not know your computer operating systems’ serial number and you need it? If you want to re-install windows, or do any major updating it may require you to enter you serial number to confirm you indeed have a license for the software. This tutorial will guide you through using a website and information from your registry to get your CD-Key.
Tired of launching a command prompt window, only to have to type in folder names to get where you want to be? Well, this tutorial will guide you though making it possible to launch a command prompt from any folder on your computer.
This tutorial will guide you through disabling system restore so that you will be able to remove all viruses and the like from your machine. Once completed, your machine will be running a lot smoother with less wait time for applications to load.