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.
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 is another addition to the newly added Windows Basics section of our site. This tutorial will show you how to use Windows XP’s Set Program Access and Defaults to set which programs will open for certain tasks.
This tutorial will show you how to configure Microsoft Windows XP Automatic Updates. The main reason that you want to install update automatically is for security. Microsoft will regularly release patches to the operating system, and you can have them installed for you with no hassle.
If your computer is used by other people, it may be a good idea to create some user accounts so that you can protect your personal data. By creating user accounts, you allow users to access only certain resources, like certain folders, applications and so on. Apart from having a good firewall and an antivirus, creating separate accounts for each user is a great way to increase your network security.
Users migrating to XP from previous versions of windows may be surprised to see that the file extensions are not shown. Even if you aren’t accustomed to it, it is good practice to show the extension of known files. This tutorial will guide you through the simple steps to show the three letter file extensions. … Read more
The purpose of this tutorial is to beginners some insight into TCP/IP settings. For this guide I will be using Microsoft Windows XP, but the version of the operating system you are using doesn’t really matter. If you are using a different version of Windows, you should be able to find the same settings that I talk about in the tutorial, but there may be a different way of getting to those settings.
Are you tired of your employees/coworkers playing solitaire all day long? Maybe you are just tired of playing the games yourself, or you need the disk space. This tutorial will show you how to uninstall the default games that come with windows.
This is another addition to our Windows Basics section. In this tutorial you will learn how to add users to Windows XP. Adding users is a great way to keep your personal files separate while still having the ability to share programs.
Having too many programs run at startup can slow down the time it takes to log on or restart your computer. It also can be a pain to have 30 different icons in your task bar. This tutorial will show you how to remove the items from Windows XP startup.