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.
This tutorial will show you how to setup a printer to be shared by multiple computers on your home network. In this tutorial I will be using Microsoft Windows XP, but process should be very similar for other versions of Microsoft Windows. Note: This tutorial assumes that the printer is already installed on a pc … Read more
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.
Want to remotely access to your PC at home, but your workplace has security in place to prevent you from using Remote Desktop? Well, this tutorial will show you how to use a simple browse (IE, Firefox, Ect..) to remote in to your home PC.
This tutorial will show you how to use a simple Windows Batch file and the task scheduler to create an automated daily backup. We will use the date variable to backup the files into folders with the first three letters of the day as the folder name.
Have you ever wanted to send an EXE at work, but your firewall and/or e-mail system will not allow such a thing – even if you archive it into a .RAR or .ZIP? This tutorial will show you how to hide these files into a JPG (Picture) and make them undetectable.
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.